Accommodation in Perhentian Islands

Most of the accommodations are located along the beautiful beach of Pulau Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil.  Pulau Perhentian Besar, which is more developed, therefore offers better facilities and higher end resorts.


On the other hands Pulau Perhentian Kecil is more geared towards backpackers where you’ll find a wide range of budget options for both accommodation and food except a few good quality accommodations such as Bubu Villa, Bubu Resort and Alunan Boutique.

In general, your cost for accommodation fluctuates based on tourists arrival season. The seasonal are categorized as the followings: –

  • Low Season (February, March and October)
  • Peak Season (April, May, June and September)
  • Super Peak Season (July and August).

Top 10 Resorts in Perhentian Islands

Good resorts sell fast on websites or by local travel agencies. Below are Top 10 resorts, choiced by travelers to Perhentian Islands. To secure your prefered room, Book Now!


Bubu Villa

Inspired by local architecture with tropical wood furnishings, each chalet comes with high ceilings, thatched roofs and a balcony. Air-conditioning, wooden floors are standard in all chalets, which also include a private bathroom with hot shower.

Book Now

Alunan Boutique Resort

Offering sea views from the private sundeck, air-conditioned rooms are furnished with parquet flooring, a desk, clothes rack and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The en suite bathroom includes shower facility, towels and free toiletries.

Book Now

Bubu Resort

Guests can enjoy activities such as kayaking, snorkelling or relaxing at the sun lounges. Sunset cruises and island-hopping trips can be organised by the tour desk. Free Wi-Fi is available in the resort’s common areas.

Book Now

Tuna Bay Island Resort

Set amidst a tropical jungle, Tunabay Island Resort provides air-conditioned rooms and chalets with a private balcony. This property houses a restaurant and offers guests with a variety of recreational activities.

Book Now

Suhaila Palace

Suhaila Palace is located on Perhentian Besar Island, a 30-minute boat ride from Kuala Besut Jetty. It offers direct beach access and on-site snorkelling opportunities. Most rooms offer a balcony with sea views.

Book Now

Ombak Resort Perhentian Island

Ombak Resort Perhentian Island is located in Gua Sai just a 10-minute stroll from the beautiful Long Beach. Enjoying sweeping sea views, the resort provides free Wi-Fi access and well-appointed guestrooms.

Book Now

New Cocohut Chalet

Located in Pulau Perhentian Besar, New Cocohut Chalet features a restaurant and a variety of recreational activities. Its suites have a private balcony offering views of the garden or sea.

Book Now

Shari La Island Resort

Shari-la Island Resort is located on Pulau Perhentian Kecil, a 30-minute speedboat ride from Kuala Besut Jetty. It offers diving and snorkelling opportunities on-site. The resort offers a restaurant and 24-hour front desk.

Book Now

Cozy Resort

Suites come with elegant wooden interiors and warm lighting. All well-appointed units have a TV, seating area and private balcony. Shower facilities are in the en suite bathroom.

Book Now

Perhentian Island Resort

Surrounded by tropical greenery, steps from the beach, Perhentian Island Resort offers a variety of water activities and charming wooden bungalows with private balconies. It provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and tennis courts.

Book Now