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Perhentian Tuna Bay Island Resort

| Perhentian Island, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose to book a garden chalet at Tuna Bay after reading all the great review and we weren't disappointed. During our time on the perhentian islands we visited many of the other beach resorts and we wouldn't hesitate in saying Tuna Bay had the best snorkelling off the beach. The resort also offers half day snorkelling trips to some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Initially plan to stay in this resort, too bad was fully booked. According the staff here, you need to book the hotel at least half year in adcanced. But we had our dinner and lunch during the stay in Perhentian island. Overall, the food here are tasty and the price also reasonable. If you lucky enough, you must try the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At Tuna bay everything is well organized since your arrival, staff is really friendly and the restaurant is very good but more expensive then island average. Be aware if the restaurant is crowded the service could be a bit slow but just relax and enjoy the nice view of the sea. We have 2 children 3 and 4 yrs old... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely beach and good food. Not much variety in the vicinity but good range of everything. Lots of sunbeds (although a bit hard to lie on). Staff very friendly and organised - resort is professionally run and service is good. Ace dive shop next door - we used Universal Divers who were fab. We booked the cheapest room (without a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my family stayed for 7 nights and really enjoyed it. We stayed in one beach front with connecting room to our children, perfect. The room are clean and fresh, they even clean the ac once a year. The hole! staff is great, very friendly and helpful. Big thanks to Jimmy who always took special care of us in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Since leaving the Perhentian islands, we have met a number of people that are heading towards the islands and before they even ask, we tell them that they must book Tuna Bay! We were only meant to stay for 6 nights but decided to lengthen our stay after having checked out the other resorts on the big island. The rooms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent 8 nights with my 4 children and husband (with other families) at this lovely holiday spot. If you like snorkeling or scuba diving, it is a fantastic location. I am recovering from an accident so was very limited in my activities but had a wonderful relaxing break. Beautiful protected reef off the beach to snorkel. Pier for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just one of the best places you can visit! Magnificent beach, water, location. Really nice standard charlets/bungalows! We stayed for two week with a lovely garden view (and a small sea view). Fantastic. Lovely staff, super nice food. Very tasty! The seafood and Malay/Asian food is superb! The small beach bar was also really nice, with some really tasty cocktails.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for five nights in one of the joined garden rooms (3 adults, 2 kids). Rooms are very simple and small- what I would consider 3 star accommodation. The shower is heated from a wall unit and barely had any flow. But we really didn't mind as the location is perfect to visit as a family and the beach is... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall the resort is recommended. Staffs are very friendly, excellent food. I stayed in the Super Deluxe Hill View Chalet. I would say that I'm quite happy with the room, clean and big with a safe vault. However, the location of the room was really lousy. The published "Hill View" was very misleading. I wanted to book the sea view... More

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Address: | Perhentian Island, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Perhentian Tuna Bay Island Resort is located on the south west coast of Pulau Perhentian Besar (Big Island), a quiet, untouched part of the island surrounded by tropical jungle, on a broad expanse of powdery white sand. The resort commands a breathtaking view of Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Island) and the South China Sea, right on your doorstep. All chalets are just a minute's walk from the beach and are tastefully built with wooden furnish. ... more   less 
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