Perhentian means ‘stopover' in Malay. But, you may need more than a stopover on this pair of captivating islands. Some 21km off the coast of Terengganu, it comprises the islands of Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil.Pulau Perhentian
Pulau Redang, located 45 km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu, is the largest of a group of islands dotting the South China Sea off the Terengganu coast. The waters around Pulau Redang also contain two historic shipwrecks: The H.M.S Prince of Wales and H.M.S. Repulse, which sank here at the start of World War II, setting the stage for the Japanese occupation of Malaya.