Just an hour boat ride from the town of Terengganu/Kelantan, immediately you will recognized the relaxing and laid back atmosphere in the island. The islands remained untouched and the only permanent habitants are the fisherman living in a simple self-sustained fishing village. Most part of the islands remained untouched and preserved its best native nature beauty. Apart from soft white sandy beaches and colorful underwater world, the islands also have thick lush of greenery to offer. Hence, jungle tracking be it day or night tracking is amongst the popular activities. Of course, water activities are the main attraction that so many visitors make it a yearly event to come to Perhentian Island. Diving and snorkeling is absolutely gorgeous, where in knee high water level you will be able to see colorful fishes swimming between your toes. It's simple yet fulfilling surrounding make it easy for visitors to come back for more. Young travellers can sometimes set foot in Perhentian Islands for months, mesmerize by the charm of the islands. Backpackers nest are widely available here making in no reason not to come back for more, as oppose to the more up market Redang Island (Pulau Redang) nearby.