About Long Beach Jetty (Perhentian Kecil Island)
Perhentian Island, Terengganu is divided into two main islands namely Perhentian Kecil and Perhentian Besar. Both islands are accessorised by beautiful beaches, forests, crystal-clear sea water and amazing aquatic life especially Perhentian Kecil, which is favoured by many visitors who prefer an island-hopping budget trip. The famous beach in Perhentian Kecil is Long Beach, located on the east part of the island.
Long Beach is popularly known as the party island where most entertainment takes place. There are plenty of accommodations and various types of food available in Long Beach ranging from budget to luxury options. Some resorts even offer package deals for their guests.
The Long Beach Jetty which is just a simple pier that serves as the arrival point for all speedboats that depart from Kuala Besut Jetty to Perhentian Island (Long Beach). The jetty is also where travellers depart back to Kuala Besut Jetty.
How to Get to Long Beach Jetty
The only access point to Perhentian Island is from Kuala Besut Jetty. Travellers can get to Kuala Besut Jetty by bus from Kuala Terengganu Bus Station that takes about 2.5 hours. Direct bus services from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (KL), Johor and Penang to Kuala Besut Jetty are also provided. The closest town in Terengganu near Kuala Besut Jetty is Jerteh so that travellers can take either a taxi or car ride from a friend or family member.
From Kuala Besut Jetty, daily speedboat ride is offered for travellers to Perhentian Kecil (Long Beach) that takes an approximate time of 30 minutes.
Popular Ferry Operators
Trips to Kuala Besut Jetty are managed daily by several boat operators.
- Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
- Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
- Aina Holidays
- De Penarik Beach Travel & Tour Sdn Bhd
Popular Ferry Route
Popular route from Long Beach (Pulau Perhentian)
Facilities in Long Beach Jetty (Perhentian Kecil Island)
There is not much at Long Beach Jetty as it is just a simple, sheltered jetty with a wooden pier to allow travellers to get to the shore. At the end of the pier, travellers will be able to see the various accommodations located along the beach.
- Sheltered waiting area
- Cafés and restaurants
- Currency exchange service
Long Beach is located within Perhentian Kecil Island, and the beach is not only famous for its water sports but also to go sunbathing, and nightlife entertainment is among the things to do here. Spend a night or two at any of the available resorts in Long Beach to fully enjoy what the island has to offer. Budget travellers would prefer checking out Perhentian Kecil because it offers better value for an affordable island trip compared to Perhentian Besar.
Long Beach Jetty (Perhentian Kecil Island) Contact Details
Perhentian Kecil Island, 22300 Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia