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Perhentian Tuna Bay Island Resort

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 July 2011

Was expecting somewhere a bit more peaceful and relaxing. In reality it is a lot of people squeezed into quite a small physical area, not a lot of space, lots of noisy kids etc. At meal times the restaurant gets quite packed. The other thing I didn't like was there was a rule that everyone had to take their shoes...

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Reviewed 26 June 2011

there was a huge group of us all 13 families from sydney, colorado, kuala lumpur and singapore with 5 rooms. the staff members as well as the dive center adjacent to the resort were so friendly, helpful and fun to hang out with. there are no internet services or phone in the rooms, so be prepared to do alot of...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 20 June 2011

We found Tuna Bay to be a good resort to stay out while at Perhentian Besar. It was pretty much what I expected - fairly basic rooms and decent staff. If you are looking for a five star, classy resort then you are at the wrong islands and I suggest you go somewhere like Langkawi instead. The Perhentians are a...

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1Thank barbedwirestar
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 June 2011

Decent resort and one of the best beaches around the area. Service is definitely above average. However, breakfast should be improved. We stayed there 5days and the breakfast was pretty much the same everyday. If you're on a diving trip, you're at the right place! They've packages with Universal Diver, which is an awesome dive center. The instructors and divemasters...

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Thank zhengjie
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 June 2011

Pros : Clean rooms. Daily Housekeeping. White Sandy beach. CLEAN Beach. Wonderful snorkeling and diving spot just 50 meter from the beach. Staff was helpful(except for 1 at the reception area). Food was superb. Daily BBQ for dinner. Jimmy was our host most of the time. Great guy. A lot of snorkeling and diving trips available and cheap too. The...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 June 2011

Tuna bay is one of the better resort at perhantian, great food like bbq at the sea (RM8 per 100g of fresh fish) everynight and the house reef in front of the hotel is also not to bad..hope the corals can grow..and cope with more tourists..furthur up the sea is long beach,where the pollution starts.. tuna bay is nice, slightly...

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Oisterwijk, North Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 15 June 2011

Okay, Tuna Bay is a resort, but it's not a 'resort' resort. Don't get me wrong, it's fantastic and it's completely our style. But if you expect fancy stuff and getting dressed up, this is the wrong place to go. Tuna Bay has a very laid back atmosphere, with nice cabins ON the beach. The view is spectacular, the staff...

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5Thank Femke C
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 12 June 2011

1. We stayed here from 4th june to 7th june 2011. Reservation made through phone and email, efficient booking. There were 7 of us, 2 adults and 5 teenagers aged 12-17 years. 2. We took firefly from KL subang to Kota Baru. The pre-arranged van picked us up from airport and dropped us at the Tuna Bay resort office in...

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8Thank FaridahIsmail
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2011

We arranged our trip to Perhentian Besar through Tuna Bay's website. They picked us up at our hotel in Kota Bharu and arranged our boat transportation - everything went very smoothly. We stayed in a deluxe new hillview room ( which was the same price as an older seaview room). Everything was new and clean, the room was very large...

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1Thank dandd35
Honefoss, Norway
Reviewed 8 June 2011

My GF and I stayed at TB (Tuna Bay) for 9 days, 8 nights at Pulau Besar. We travelled with hope in our minds for a relaxing holiday, and I have to say... WOW! We totally got what we hoped for, and more. The chalets were nice and tidy (we did actually expect less from a island resort) and with...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $82 - $131 (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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