Turtle Sanctuary Beach, Pulau Perhentian Besar

4.8
#1 of 11 in Beaches in Terengganu
Lounge on the soft white sands of Turtle Sanctuary Beach, a place where blue skies and crystalline waters come together. Snorkel and see a myriad of fish, colorful coral reefs, sea anemones, and even small sharks. With any luck, you may spot the large sea turtles that give this beach its name. Make sure to bring refreshments, as there are no facilities on this isolated beach, reachable only by water taxi. Before you head to Pulau Perhentian Besar, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Pulau Perhentian Besar route planner , to make sure you see all that Pulau Perhentian Besar has to offer, including Turtle Sanctuary Beach.
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  • Beautiful white sandy beach with pristine forest behind and nice reef fish and corals even large dimensions. On the beach there is the cabin of the volunteers of the project of preservation of sea turtles.
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  • You can only get here by boat and it is a short boat ride from Perhentian Island Resort (PIR) beach. A great beach to swim and relax. There are no amenties or stalls here. It is other beach goers, you...  more »
  • Many size of turtle you can found here while you go for snorkeling. The more fun when go for dive, you can touch the turtle and play with them.  more »

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Where to stay in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Out of all the Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Besar offers arguably the best lodgings suitable for budget travelers and families. Look for resorts near the northernmost bay for easy access to good beaches, or head to the southern section for a quieter atmosphere. Keep in mind that most resorts close during monsoon season, which last between October and March.
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