Getting Here

How to reach us:

  • By AirThe nearest major airport to Perhentian Islands is Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR) in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. From there, you can take a taxi or private transfer to Kuala Besut Jetty. Sultan Ismail Petra Airport offers domestic flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and other major cities in Malaysia.
  • By LandIt's approximately a 6 to 8-hour drive to Kuala Besut from major cities like Kuala Lumpur or Penang, Alternatively, you can opt for a comfortable bus ride from major bus terminals to Kuala Besut.
  • By BoatSpeedboats and ferries operate daily with multiple departures between Kuala Besut Jetty and Perhentian Islands. The boat ride typically takes around 30 to 45 minutes, depending on sea conditions.

Arrival at Perhentian Islands:

Upon arrival at Perhentian Islands, you’ll disembark at the designated Perhentian Marriott Resort & Spa jetty. The resort staff will provide assistance with luggage and ensure a smooth transition to your accommodation.

  • YBD Dive Centre @ Perhentian Marriott Resort & Spa Pulau Perhentian Kecil, 22300 Besut, Malaysia

About Perhentian Island

Perhentian Islands, nestled off the northeastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia, are renowned for their breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant marine life, making them a paradise for travelers and scuba diving enthusiasts alike. Comprising two main islands, Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil, these pristine islands boast crystal-clear turquoise waters, powdery white sandy beaches, and lush tropical jungle landscapes. The allure of Perhentian Islands lies in its rich underwater ecosystem. The surrounding coral reefs teem with an incredible diversity of marine life, including colorful coral formations, exotic fish species, and even sightings of turtles, reef sharks, and rays. This makes it an ideal destination for scuba diving and snorkeling adventures, offering enthusiasts the opportunity to explore vibrant coral gardens, dramatic underwater cliffs, and fascinating shipwrecks.