We only got to spend one day and night at Perhentian Besar. It was wonderful but too short. At least a week would have been nice. The problem was they were closing up for the season because it was almost Eid. The kids had so much fun swimming and playing with the crabs and burying a dead jellyfish. Eating alfresco at the next door restaurant was wonderful too. The beach was almost empty but there were some half-naked tourists that I didn't appreciate. They were mostly white but none of them were speaking in English. Seems like most of the tourists in Malaysia are either from Europe or the Middle East. But on this beach we were the only Muslims sadly besides the staff. In our burquinis we felt like outsiders and I had to keep telling myself that I was in Malaysia; a Muslim country. The nicest experience I had on the beach was when I was swimming in the evening. Suddenly we heard the azan coming from Perhentian Kecil; the island next to ours which has fishing villages. It was so beautiful, the scenery, the water, the sound. I immediately got out and went to our cabin to pray maghrib.