Perhentian Kecil is a popular destination for backpackers, featuring long white sand beaches, dense jungle trails and excellent diving and snorkelling. The island is part of a Marine Park, and as such a protected from excessive development, though each year a little of natures paradise is replaced. A renewable energy center (wind and solar power) supplied the local village with electricity, until critical parts were stolen, rendering the entire project useless.
Long Beach is the liveliest area of the island, followed by Coral Bay, accommodation consists mainly of Beach Huts, but a few resorts operate concrete and air-conditioned units.
Highlights from Perhentian Kecil
• Snorkelling and diving
• Relaxing on the beach
• Bands and beach bars
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