Desaru Coast is an awesome beach destination that not only brings you closer to nature but also provides modern indulgence
Located in the state of Johor, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km beachfront that faces clear ocean waters.
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Whether you're travelling with bae or making memories with family, Desaru Coast is the perfect spot to vacation! Check out all the amazing places to visit:
1. Take a stroll along the white sandy beach
Desaru has a gorgeous coastline and is a great spot for nature lovers to chill by the beach. But if you're more of a thrill-seeker, go ahead and get your adrenaline pumping with surfing, kiteboarding, parasailing, and other water-based activities!
2. Enjoy the cool outdoor breeze as you make your way through The Els Club Desaru Coast golf course
With the South China Sea and lush rainforest as your backdrop, this is a golfing experience unlike any other! There are 45 holes of golf in total with two distinct courses - Ocean Course and Valley Course.
3. If you've never tried golf before, this is the perfect time to take a day course and feel like a pro!
The Els Performance Golf Academy is the first of its kind in Asia and allows both kids and adults to learn the sport.
The Els Club Desaru Coast - Ocean Course, No. 4, Jalan Danau, Desaru Coast
The Els Club Desaru Coast - Valley Course, No. 2, Jalan Pantai 2, Desaru Coast,
Operating hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 8am-9pm; Closed on Monday
Visit the official website for more information.
4. Live out your rockstar fantasies at Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast
While there are loads of amazing places to stay at Desaru, the iconic Hard Rock Hotel is definitely a must-visit. With multiple different packages to suit your individual needs, you'll definitely be spoiled for choice!
Other top hotels to explore include The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, and Desaru Coast.
Address: Hard Rock Hotel, Jalan Pantai 3, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar
Operating hours: Opens daily
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Visit the official website to see the latest packages.
5. Bring your little ones to Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark for some splashing good fun
Your kids will LOVE the water play areas that include 13 different water slides and loads of splash zones.
6. And hit the big rides like the Kraken's Revenge, Wild Whirl, and The Tempest!
This brand new waterpark also boasts one of the biggest wavepools in the world! With over a dozen different attractions in the park alone, you'll definitely want to spend the whole day here.
Address: Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, No. 4 Jalan Danau, Desaru Coast
Operating hours: Opens daily; 9am–6pm
Price: Adult (aged 12-59) RM105, Child (aged 3-11) RM78, Infants enter for free
Visit the official website for more information!
7. Indulge in the freshest seafood without breaking the bank
Explore the seaside restaurants around Sungai Rengit and Teluk Sengat for the freshest seafood around. For a hearty meal (and awesome chili crab), check out Sengat Seafood Restaurant.
Address: Sengat Seafood Restaurant, 58 Jalan Belanak, Johor, 31350 Kota Tinggi
Operating Hours: Opens daily; 10am-9pm
Telephone: +60 7-895 5116
Looking for something extra? Dine at Bujang Seafood Restaurant, a floating restaurant that comes with great eats and a view! The restaurant is actually a dock where the boat picks up visitors for the different cruises down Sungai Lebam, so you should absolutely make the most of your visit and hop on for the cruise too.
Address: Bujang Seafood Restaurant, Jalan Johor Silica, Sg. Lebam, Bandar Penawar
Operating hours: Opens daily; 12pm–12am
River Cruise (1 hour) – RM 20 (adult), RM15 (children)
Fireflies River Cruise (30mins), from 8pm-12am – RM20 (adult), RM15 (children)
Telephone:+60 12-759 3468
8. For an elevated makan experience, check out The Elephant and Butterfly for more great eats
This poolside bar and grill blends traditional Mexican flavours with a modern twist. Enjoy artisanal drinks, while you chow down on delicious food by the pool.
Address: The Elephant and Butterfly, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru, Jalan Pantai 3, Desaru Coast
Operating hours: Opens daily; 11am-10.30pm
Telephone: +607-838 8888
9. Go fruit picking and visit the mini zoo at Desaru Fruit Farm
The award-winning Desaru Fruit Farm has around 100 varieties of fruits and herbs, including local favourites like jackfruit, guava, and durian. But on top of learning how to select the best fruit and eating to your heart's content, the farm also offers loads of other activities. From an ATV track and paintball course, to a petting zoo, there are so many things to experience!
Address: Desaru Fruit Farm, 92, 82200 Kota Tinggi
Operating hours: Open daily; 8:30am – 6:30pm
Telephone: +60 7-822 3886
10. Get up close and personal to animals at the ostrich farm and crocodile farm
The Desaru Ostrich Farm is one of the largest in Malaysia, hosting about 100 ostriches within its compound. Feeling up for an ostrich ride? That can be organized, too!
Address: Desaru Ostrich Farm, EMR 15, Teluk Ramunia, Kota Tinggi
Operating hours: Open daily; 10am-6pm
Price: Adult RM12, Child RM8
Telephone: +60 7-826 5846
Visit over 1,000 crocodiles at Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm, including crocs that are over 130 years old! Get a hands-on experience by holding a baby crocodile or feed the adults with fresh chicken.
Address: Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm, Lots 1289 & 1290, Jalan Sembilan, Kampung Belading, Kota Tinggi
Operating hours: Opens daily; 9am – 6pm
Price: Adult RM8, Child RM4
Contact: +60 7-895 5220
Sun, sea, food, and endless attractions... You're sure to have an unforgettable holiday experience at Desaru Coast!
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