While long, narrow PULAU BESAR, which measures 4km by 1km, holds several resorts and sets of chalets, you’re likely to have the place pretty much to yourself outside weekends and public holidays. The island is, however, a regular location for international productions of the Expedition Robinson TV programme – the inspiration for Survivor – and can therefore be booked out during filming times (usually June and July).

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