why the perhentian island are worth a visit to relax
1.) the beaches are not crowded by people or beach chairs etc
2.) you can snorkel off shore and see lots of varieties of fish..
3.) Nobody bothers you. You can sit anywhere on the beach , under any beach umbrella , beach hut and nobody comes to ask you for payment for using that particular umbrella or hut.
4.) On the beach there are nobody who comes and bothers you while you are sunning yourself offering a massage or trying to sell drinks etc. There are also no touts who ask you to go diving, snorkeling etc.
5.) The locals are running businesses for a living but they remain sincere and honest to all.
Basically you are left very much on your own on a very nice clean and white sanded beach to do your own thing and to relax. Very unlike the popular over touristy beaches of Thailand, Bali where I have been