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Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hamburg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros: - nice sea view from our chalet - cosy room with big bed and AC - delicious thai curry is served for dinner Cons: - the staff seems to privilege some of the guests and ignore others, they are rather careless, unfriendly and besides unorganised - the plastic tables at the restaurant need to be replaced, they are partly... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially I had looked around at other places but they didn't have rooms available for the dates I stayed at and knowing during the June season was the busiest & decided to try Bayu Dive Lodge as they had rooms still available. I booked at this place because they had a nice rounded package price for diving & accommodation. I... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights at Bayu Dive Lodge on Perhentian Besar due to not finding accomodation on Perhentian Kecil during the weekend. The owner Ali was very proffessional and friendly. However the rest of the staff should learn from their boss about hospitality :) We stayed in the Bamboo Shark chalet (cottage view) and really enjoyed our stay. The hut was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I stayed in 2 garden view cottages from 5-9th may. It's located on southern part of Perhentian Besar with few other accommodations in the vicinity. It is quieter than the Long beach on Perhentain Kecil. It was a clean and comfortable stay, with A/C and hot shower. The garden is well maintained and beautiful, with a poach... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I actually did not stay at Bayu but did all my dives there. Guislain is a very friendly and experienced divemaster and I have amazing memories of the dives I did. We also took all our meals there, the food is excellent and they serve beers. All the staff is very friendly and helpful. If I had to go back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If you call yourself a traveller rather than a tourist, Bayu is the best choice. The people there are very friendly and helpful. Guilanes is a super nice instructor who has taken good care of me as an inexperienced and clumsy diver. The room is lovely and you can see that the people there has put some thoughts and efforts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We spent about one week on Perhentian island on May 2014. Pierre is a very good instructor of diving. He can speak english, french, spanish and german. Really nice first experience in diving with Pierre.

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If u are looking for a perfect n relaxing gateway on the island so this is the place u have to look for. The island activities are widely waiting to be discovered in ur surrounding. Everything was great and above average; room cleanliness, en-suite toilet including lodge facilities n staff! No other word to be best describe that perhentian island... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Bayu is an excellent place. I went there twice for a total of more than two weeks. For those of you who like relaxed, friendly atmosphere, simple good food and DIVING in awesome spots, this is definitely the perfect choice. Bayu combines quality for price accommodation with trustable diving centre. In terms of accommodation there is a whole range of... More

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Pulau Besar, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Perfect and calm place to stay...good kitchen and accomodation - garden view cottage is very sofisticated and beach in lunch time is really superb.Only one minus is that some surroundings out of resort is quite dirty with junks comming from the sea.And if will be there less ships on the beach than will be fantastic at all.Anyway very good place... More

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Address: Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Unspoiled diving. Unspoiled scenery. Warm tropical waters. A focus on conservation. And no crowds. All reasons why those who have discovered diving at Perhentian Island come back again and again. From start to finish, we aim to give you the best experience possible. Our goal is to provide you with an unforgettable stay at Bayu Dive Lodge and an unforgettable day experience at Alu Alu divers. Our experienced and multilingual staff and dive crew are available to assist you and answer all your questions. Always greeting visitors with a warm friendly smile, our qualified staff is also trained to ensure your adventure with us is a safe and memorable one. Local diving sites are suitable for all levels of experience, from beginners to experienced divers. Experience the crystal clear blue water, abundant sea life and thriving coral reefs. Variety is the key word on the reefs around Perhentian: soft and hard corals, sponges and anemones abound, and you will be amazed by the sheer range of fish species in these waters. We specialize in providing personalized service for small dive groups and try to be as flexible as possible. New divers can gain experience with the individual attention they may require and experienced divers can enjoy the freedom of spectacular reef diving, wreck diving and underwater photography opportunities. With five specially fitted dive boats, Alu Alu Divers is able to meet the needs of any size group while keeping each dive party small and personal. Bring your equipment and store it in our secure equipment room, or use our well-maintained rental dive gears. ... more   less 
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