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Marriott Resort Opens In Perhentian Island: Your Perfect Family Beach Getaway


Cheryl Ann Felix •  Jun 03, 2024

Marriott Resort Opens In Perhentian Island: Your Perfect Family Beach Getaway

Marriott Resort Perhentian Island has officially opened its doors, offering a luxurious escape in one of Malaysia’s most pristine locations. Nestled on the stunning Perhentian Island, the resort provides a perfect blend of comfort, adventure, and natural beauty, making it an ideal destination for families.

Things to Do for Families

Perhentian Island is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life, providing endless activities for families. At Marriott Resort, you can embark on snorkelling adventures right from the resort's beach, where kids can marvel at colourful coral reefs and exotic fish. For those keen on exploring more, guided scuba diving trips are available, suitable for both beginners and experienced divers.

The resort also offers a variety of water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding, perfect for family fun in the sun. If you prefer to stay on land, take a leisurely hike through the island's lush jungle trails, where you might spot some of the local wildlife. Kids will love the resort’s dedicated children’s pool and the Kids' Club, which offers a range of activities to keep young ones entertained while parents relax.

Halal Dining Options

Marriott Resort Perhentian Island caters to Muslim travellers with several halal food options. The resort's main restaurant, Dapur, offers a variety of international and local dishes, all prepared in accordance with halal standards. Enjoy sumptuous buffets and à la carte meals featuring fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and traditional Malaysian cuisine. Sekoci, the poolside café provides light snacks and refreshments, perfect for a quick bite between activities. Do note that the restaurants and hotel lounge all serve alcoholic beverages.

Tips for Packing for a Beach Holiday

When preparing for your beach holiday at Marriott Resort Perhentian Island, it's essential to pack smart. Here are some tips:

  1. Swimwear and Rash Guards: Bring multiple sets of swimwear and rash guards for the whole family to protect against the sun and enjoy water activities comfortably.
  2. Sun Protection: Pack plenty of sunscreen with high SPF, wide-brimmed hats, and UV-protective sunglasses to safeguard your family from the strong tropical sun.
  3. Beach Footwear: Comfortable sandals and water shoes are a must for navigating both sandy beaches and rocky shores.
  4. Light Clothing: Light, breathable clothing is perfect for the warm weather. Don’t forget cover-ups for when you need a break from the sun.
  5. Snorkelling Gear: While the resort provides equipment, bringing your own snorkelling gear ensures a perfect fit and comfort for your underwater adventures.
  6. Reusable Water Bottles: Staying hydrated is crucial, especially in the tropical heat. Reusable water bottles are eco-friendly and handy for day trips.

With its stunning natural surroundings and family-friendly amenities, Marriott Resort Perhentian Island promises an unforgettable beach holiday. Pack wisely and get ready to create lasting memories with your loved ones in this tropical paradise.

Wondering how to get there? Check out our guide on taking the ferry to Perhentian Islands!