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Fuze Ecoteer Community House

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

An amazing two weeks spent with amazing people! Definitely would have regretted staying for less, and if I didn't have to return home for work and university I would have stayed a lot longer! Although the amenities are a bit basic (cold showers, wooden house with gaps everywhere for the creepy crawlies to come in - ahh!), I felt very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

An excellent week spent at Ecoteer and could have easily spent a few months there. Whether it was painting, snorkelling, beach clean ups, Malay dinners or teaching....the whole experience as extremely well organised from the moment I got there until I left. The staff were absolutely fantastic and the accommodation was basic, clean and safe. I thoroughly enjoyed the village.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I don't know why I haven't yet written a review for the Fuze Ecoteer Community House Project. I first saw the project in August of 2014. I remember the clear blue waters as I got off the jetty. It was like a swimming pool. I wanted yo jump in immediately. The Ecoteer staff was there to meet me at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Teaching, eco-snorkeling, beach cleans, Malay dinners, kuih sessions, painting, gardening and so much more... Volunteering at this project gives you a total view of island life, while making a small difference. And if you don't make a difference on the island itself, it's you as a person that changes. I don't think I've ever stayed in a village that is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My time with Ecoteer Community house was the highlight of my trip to Malaysia. The landscape of the Perhentian Islands is stunning enough to justify any length of visit to the islands. That being said, it was the activities and the friendships enjoyed at the Ecoteer House that made my stay incredibly special. This is not your average tourist stay... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Pulau Perhentian is so beautiful. I'm bored of just travelling to travel. So I tried Ecoteer for a volunteer vacation. I had a wonderful time snorkeling, swimming, teaching English and conservation in the school, working in the community garden and doing beach cleanups. The Malay dinner in a local home was one of the highlights. I wore a sarong, sat... More 

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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Would recommend this to anyone looking to stay on these beautiful islands. Volunteering here involves helping out at school clubs with the kids, beach clean ups and awareness campaigns and English clubs with the local women. It is truly an incredible experience to work with the local people within their community - they were so kind and welcoming to us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you're keen to get involved with village life, then this is a fantastic volunteer opportunity. You're able to participate in lesson planning, delivering lessons, cooking classes and going to Malay dinners. We volunteered with our two kids and the staff were fantastic at adjusting the program slightly so that we could participate in everything. Don't come for five star,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at the perhentian islands! And were very sad to leave after two weeks. The people from the island are amazing, so friendly and the children are so engaged in learning from the volunteers. The programme is so diverse from mural painting to snorkel trips, teaching Eco tourism and gardening. As well as educating the village... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I volunteered on the perhentian islands for one week and really enjoyed my time there! All of the staff and interns were very friendly and helpful and I felt at home in the village in no time! Some of the activities I took part in were house painting, english classes (for both children and adults), ecoteer club (a conservation class... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Try something different on the Perhentians - Stay at the Community & Conservation Project a.k.a. Fuze Ecoteer House in the one and only village that can be found on the Perhentian Islands. Immerse yourself in Malay culture, go on an eco-snorkel tour, get involved in beach cleans, spread environmental awareness to the children and share a traditional Malay dinner with one of the families. It's true island life with a twist! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fuze Ecoteer Community House

Address: Pulau Perhentian Kecil 48800, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Price Range: $10 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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