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. Work out when and for how long to visit Turtle Sanctuary Beach and other Pulau Perhentian Besar attractions using our handy Pulau Perhentian Besar travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful white powder Beach away from it all there is nothing just jungle and Beach (there are no talking bar talking premises and servos) ... the monkeys in the trees that you scrutinize curious sea turtle eggs (in this beach come to lay thousands of eggs) ... when we went we got 5 across the beach! was all ours I recommend viviamente as excursion!
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  • August 13, 2017
    We did see a turtle! That was fun. All the tourists that surrounded it and were filming it the whole time made it a little sad, felt sorry for the turtle.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    transparent water predict, however, to eat and drink because there is nothing there and it's very hot a magical moment with children
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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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