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The Arwana Resort
Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet Perhentian Island

The Arwana Resort at Perhentian island in Malaysia is one of the top hotels here. The resorts official name: The Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalets is an excellent option to stay, enjoy, have fun and go diving.

Beach at Perhentian, Arwana

The Arwana Resort is located on the most popular beach: the Long Beach on Pulau Perhentian Besar.  What sets it apart from other resorts on the beach, is the fact that it was built to blend in with nature, without sacrificing the comfort of the guests.

There is a restaurant, a bar, a karaoke room, a meeting room, snooker tables, a gift shop, a recreation center and a dive center housed together in the compound. The swimming pool is reportedly supposed to be the largest one available on the island. While some may argue, why would we need a swimming pool if there is the ocean basically on our doorsteps? We cannot deny that the pool is a nice addition to the landscape.

Arwana Resort Perhentian

Room Rates - How much will it cost me?

If you would like to be away from it all and enjoy the peace and quiet, the Arwana is the perfect place to soothe you. Besides pampering you with good food, the staff are so attentive to make your stay memorable.

The beach is clean with fine white sand, the sea water is crystal clear.  As one visitor put it: "As soon as we saw the beach, we did not want to leave the island or do anything else except basking! Other places seemed so irrelevant."

You can choose to relax or join in any activities that are organized such as snorkeling, jungle trekking, sign up to learn to scuba dive or join scuba diving excursions. Otherwise, have a rejuvenating body massage by a traditional Malay masseuse. Whatever your preference is, the resort is well prepared to serve your needs.

The suites, deluxe family rooms, superior rooms and the standard rooms are housed in a concrete building while other deluxe rooms are built according to Malay style longhouse, complete with balconies for the lower level.

Delux Sea View Rooms Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet

Deluxe Sea View Rooms

The resort offers a total of 117 rooms. Each room has air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom with hot shower, television with HBO channel and Indonesian Satellite TV.
Room type  Rate (nett)
Executive Suite (2 double beds with a mini bar and Jacuzzi) RM580.00
Deluxe Sea View with balcony (1 double bed, ground floor) RM280.00
Deluxe Sea View (2 single beds) (no balcony-first floor) RM260.00
Deluxe Pool View with balcony (1 double bed, ground floor) RM210.00
Deluxe Pool View (2 single beds) (no balcony - first floor) RM190.00
Deluxe Family(2 double beds) RM235.00
Superior Room (1 double bed + 1 single bed) RM200.00
Standard Room(1 double bed) RM140.00
Extra bed RM50.00

The rate includes breakfast for two people per room per night.

RM60.00 surcharge applies on Malaysian Public Holiday per room per night.

  • Extra mattress for children will be charged at RM30.00/mattress per night. Only one mattress may be requested per room.
  • Check in time is at 12 noon (subject to room availability) and check out time is at 11 a.m.

Booking rooms at the resort:

Special Packages at the Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet

Special 3 days 2 nights packages are also available. Check them out here. The packages description are extensive, so they are placed on separate pages.

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Diving facilities

Paradise island, as some call it, is one of the main hotspots for diving on the east coast of Malaysia. Here are the details:

Perhentian dive map