Sekolah Kebangsaan Pulau Perhentian is a primary school located at the island of Lesser Perhentian, the smaller 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 while going around the island alongside with other facilities such as resorts, post office, mosques, restaurants and shops. It is a Malay-medium national school, which uses Malay as its primary medium of instruction.
Just like any other similar schools in the country, this school is funded by government through the Ministry of Education, even though at times the school seeks its own funds by charging some fees to the parents, as well as being reliant on the contributions from the Parent-Teacher Association. It is a small-sized school catered to the children of the residents in Lesser Perhentian, with roughly less than 200 students of different genders and races at times ranging from Grade One till Grade Six with teacher to student ratio of eleven to one. The school is pretty close to the beach area, where one can reach there by foot from the school in less than ten minutes.
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 Air Asia. 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 Sekolah Kebangsaan Pulau Perhentian.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through E8 route for direct access to Kuala Besut ferry terminal in order to reach Sekolah Kebangsaan Pulau Perhentian. 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.
While Perhentian Islands are well-known for their beaches, this one is definitely a major point of attraction and is a tourist magnet. Located on the other side of the Lesser Perhentian, it is situated not far from Sekolah Kebangsaan Pulau Perhentian and is accessible by foot within tens of minutes or by the ‘water taxis’ which typically charge around twelve ringgit for hopping from one beach to another. While the beaches around are equally beautiful, Coral Bay is definitely a more peaceful beach that is perfect for visitors who loved enjoying the serenity and tranquility of the island. Couples, families and friends would adore picnicking here, getting mesmerized in the majestic sunset view. Besides, the waters nearby have some of the nicest reefs that are great for snorkeling.
A two-star accommodation that is located at Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Island that is designed with a tropical setting and decorated decently. There are facilities and services available for use such as cable television, desk, shower, concierge, luggage storage, money changer, barbecue spot and Wi-Fi.
One of the prestigious four-star resorts that can be found in the area with a wonderful setup situated at the Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Island. It has a wide range of facilities and services to provide its guests such as cable television, shower, bathtub, hairdryer, in-room safe, desk, safety deposit box, early check-in, late check-out, watersports, restaurant, massage, grocery shop and many more.