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Perhentian Tuna Bay Island Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 13 August 2011

Tuna bay is on the big island, the more family orientated island. The snorkelling is the best right outside the resort, other boats come to this spot for snorkelling. The variety and abundance of fish here is truly spectacular, clown fish for the kids and sharks for the adults!(Well only saw a reef shark once!). White sand with some coral...

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Denmark
Reviewed 8 August 2011

The logistic went fine. We were picked up at the right times with taxis, boats, etc.. This was working perfect with no delays or misunderstandings. The Tuna Bay Resort is located with a lovely beach where you have a lot of fish and corals 10 meter out in the water - superb! The resort is a little compact in terms...

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dorset
Reviewed 8 August 2011

The transfer from Khota Bharu to Kuala Besut by taxi went smoothly as did the boat ride on Tuna Bay’s (enclosed) speed boat to the resort. We were allocated room 18 - a standard bungalow just behind the restaurant. At first we thought it would be noisy and asked to change, but were told this was not possible as the...

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2Thank pier21
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 7 August 2011

I think this place may be okay for families. There's a lot of noisy kids everywhere - the beach, the dining area, everywhere! Not very relaxing. Couples expecting a romantic and relaxing time should really stay somewhere else. Very expensive, but basic rooms. They are small, somewhat clean, and everything works. Extremely hard bed! They cleaned the room very late....

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3Thank nilledk
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2011

We came to Tuna Bay in a group of 8, 4 adults and 4 teenagers. We all had an incredible holiday at this great, low key resort with everything you need to have a relaxing and adventurous holiday. We took our shoes off when we arrived and didn't put them on again until we left. 5 days was good but...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We stayed at Tuna Bay for a week in July. We are a family with 2 teenagers. We spent the week diving with Universal Divers who were great. The resort was nice, clean and comfortable. We ate at Tuna Bay every day except one when we tried another place but the food was not as good. You may pay a...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2011

A great option, lovely resort and staff. This place ticks all the boxes at a reasonable price. Great rooms and very clean / comfortable (and quiet) The staff are very friendly and efficient, trips offered are good and the food is just incredible. Best part is even though it is a “resort” all food and drink is very well priced,...

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Brisbane, Qld
Reviewed 23 July 2011

We had an interconnecting garden family room for 5 nights @ Tuna Bay and were completely satisfied. Everything worked and the room was clean and serviced daily. Bottle water replaced every day. Comfy, quality mattress. The room has an power adapter. Food was great. Lassi's were delish. Staff friendly and efficient. A cocktail bar - brilliant ! Beach was clean...

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3Thank LJC68
Hong Kong
Reviewed 17 July 2011

We stayed at Tuna Bay from 28 Jun to 30 Jun, one hillside room with full board package (3days/2nites) for 2 persons, one seafront room with b/f for myself and husband. We should stay longer cos definitely not enough. Warm welcome and good arrangement. Everyone is nice in Tuna Bay, from housekeeping to all staff. Very helpful staff. Thank you...

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Kuopio
Reviewed 2 July 2011

We stayed at the Tuna Bay for 12 nights and really enjoyed the resort and the whole island. The service was ok almost all the time except at times (7 pm -8 pm) the restaurant was pretty crowded. We had a superior seaview deluxe room which was really clean and comfortable. If there was a TV/DVD-player in the room, it...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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Address: | Perhentian Island, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
Price Range: $81 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Perhentian Tuna Bay Island Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Book the sea view. More expensive but well worth it”
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“room 3A definitely or any room with sea view and private balcony”
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“Stay in neighboring hotels same location half the price”
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“must be sea view”
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