Kuala Besut is a small fishing town in Besut District on the coast of Terengganu in Malaysia, situated in between Kota Bharu in Kelantan and Kuala Terengganu in Terengganu. It is about 3 hours away from Kuala Terengganu the capital of the state.
It is the departure point for boats to the Perhentian Islands.There are a variety of tour operators that tourist can choose for getting to Perhentian Islands. Small shops selling souvenirs of Perhentian Islands are also available around the town.
Kuala Besut Harbour and Jetty
Coordinates: 5°50′N 102°34′E / 5.833°N 102.567°E / 5.833; 102.567