Malaysia can boast of a number of islands that are popular with tourists. Tourists come all year round to take in the beauty of the islands or to partake in a host of water activities or simply rest and relax. White sandy beaches, snorkelling and deep-sea diving are the main attractions. The more well-visited islands include the more popular ones of Penang, Langkawi and Pangkor on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia; Tioman, Redang and Perhentian on the east coast; and Sipadan off the coast of Sabah. Pictured above is Turtle Island in Sabah.