PerhentianIslands is approximately 6.7 nautical miles (20 km) to the northeast of Kuala Besut. This island is located in Besut District Council area. Perhentian island group includes:
a) Perhentian Besar Island
b) Perhentian Kecil Island
c) Susu Dara Island and small islands.
Overall breadth was 1, 392.15 hectares. There is a sandy beach area and quite spacious. As a whole, the island covered by hilly areas with a beautiful panoramic view.
Public Infrastructure facilities
Almost all public facilities are available at Perhentian Kecil Island. The facilities include kindergartens, primary schools, mosques, community halls, police, health clinic, a representative post, fire people, graveyards, Mara 2 storey shop and some groceries shops.
Other facilities include a public jetty at the bay of Teluk Pauh and the main pier in the village. In accordance to the status of Pulau Perhentian as marine parks, the Department of fisheries has set up a Marine Park Center to house their staff to control and monitor the irrigation as well as to prepare facilities help.