Underwater life at the Perhentian islands, Malaysia

The clear, ethereal cerulean blue waters surrounding the Perhentian islands are a snorkeler’s paradise. I was able to walk off the beautiful white sand beach at the Bubbles Eco-resort and turtle conservation area ( and easily swim into coral beds and see interesting sea life…a variety of sea cucumbers, sponges, coral fish like parrot fish …

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Chumbe Island

Chumbe Island is amazing. It is an island previously used as a military post and later bought by a German environmental NGO. It is now an eco-resort and official environmentally protected area. The result is a group of self-sustaining solar-powered and rain-water huts, an ecology teaching center, and the best diversity of coral reef in …

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