< ">Located on the eastern coast of Malaysia, the Perhentians are two islands. Both are stunningly covered with a lot of palm trees, wide beaches, and crystal blue water. There’s not much to do here, and visitors typically lay on the beach all day, resting from the night’s drinking before. It’s the perfect place to put up a hammock. A strong monsoon season limits when to go to between March and October. During the other times, it’s best to head to Thailand where the weather is nicer.
The crystal clear water and bright white sand beaches of the Perhentian islands in Malaysia for many years captured the hearts and imaginations of backpacking tourists and travelers. But recent years have seen a different type of travelers who arrives at Perhentian Island, like his reputation as a diving destination of the first has slowly between the diving communities. Actually, it would be fair to say that a large part of the success of the Perhentian Islands as a dive site should be in neighboring countries Thai country, diving resorts and Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Phuket.
Some ten largest dive sites, regularly visited by diving centers Perhentian Islands According which Tokong (Temple of the Sea) is widely considered the best dive site on the islands. A large rock boulder directly off the North West coast of Perhentian Kecil offers some of the best examples of soft coral formations in the region. This impressive carpet of soft coral provides a home for a wide variety of marine creatures, including Kingfish, barracudas, nurse sharks and black tip sharks.
For fans of shipwreck diving, there are two excellent dive sites Perhentian Islands. The decline of sugar, 90-metre ship that sank in 2000, and the Vietnamese are still possible wreck diving inside the wreck. If you plan to go diving in Perhentian Islands, the best time to visit is from April to October, when the visibility and weather conditions are more favorable. November to March, the monsoon season, when the weather is poor and access to and from the islands is limited by rough seas.
Perhentian islands offer excellent diving, and the superficial nature of the dive sites here, this is a good choice for most beginners or inexperienced divers. But what makes the islands so special is its breathtaking natural beauty and landscape underdeveloped. You really feel as if you were diving into own piece of paradise!