Perhentian Island, Besut · 8 hotels available
Pro Divers World is a dive center that is connected to the Coral View Beach Resort, located in the Greater Perhentian Island, the bigger main island which makes up the Perhentian Islands group, being placed within the jurisdiction of Besut district, state of Terengganu, Malaysia. It is easily found especially if visitors are staying at the said resort alongside with other facilities such as cafes and beaches.
Pro Divers World is definitely the go-to centre for all things diving on the island, offering daily boat trips to the various diving sites that are abundant around the area, up till eight trips per day in a high season from morning to afternoon. It is run by the resort itself since 2000 and has a long track record of teaching and guiding the divers to a delightful diving experience in the island. This is further proven with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) 5 Star Dive Resort rating achieved since April 2013, credits to the experienced instructors that have performed over four thousand dives for more than forteen years.
While taking pride in showing the beautiful underwater life around, the instructors too prioritize safety with a relaxed approach that is kind especially to new divers. In addition to the guided dives, the center also offers PADI-licenced diving courses, ranging from the beginner level to the more advanced level.
There are flights to Sultan Mahmud Airport of Kuala Terengganu or Sultan Ismail Petra Airport of Kota Bharu from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) which are provided by both Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia. Upon touchdown from either of these airports, guests may hail up a taxi or other public transportation to go to the ferry terminal in Kuala Besut in order to reach Pro Divers World.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through E8 route for direct access to Kuala Besut ferry terminal in order to reach Pro Divers World. The journey could take up around five hours and fifty minutes depending on the current traffic situation.
There are speed boats from Kuala Besut jetty terminal going to the Perhentian Islands, with trips up till three times a day. The trip is typically charged around seventy ringgit per person and takes about thirty to forty-five minutes to reach the islands, however it is not as merry during the monsoon seasons.
Located at Kampung Kuala Besut nearby the river estuary which is not far from the jetty, visitors can drop by here while waiting to go to Perhentian Islands. The Kuala Besut Square is definitely a great spot to enjoy the sunset view in Kuala Besut. There are eateries nearby to satisfy the tummy while waiting for the sunset, with a multitude of selection majorly coming from the well-known Terengganu food and delicacies such as seafood and fish crackers known as ‘keropok lekor’.
It feels incomplete to talk about the landmark without mentioning this accommodation. A two-star accommodation that is located at Greater Perhentian, Perhentian Island which is very close to the landmark, Coral View Island Resort is equipped with wooden settings that gives off a peaceful atmosphere. Among the available facilities and services for use such as cable television, refrigerator, desk, shower, restaurant and WiFi.
A three-star resort with a back-to-nature setting that can be found at the Greater Perhentian, Perhentian Island. It has a wide range of facilities and services to provide its guests such as cable television, refrigerator, shower, desk, safety deposit box, volleyball, outdoor tennis court, watersports, meeting facilities, photocopier, computer station, spa, karaoke, outdoor pool, restaurant, money changer and many more.