One&Only Desaru Coast

East Coast, Malaysia

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Year round destination. Tropical without extremely high temperatures. Days are very warm and often humid, while nights are fairly cool. Average daytime temperatures in Desaru are around 30°C year round. Although there’s rain through the year, November – February are the wettest months.

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Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to One&Only Desaru Coast or take a look at our itineraries to Malaysia


One&Only Desaru Coast's spectacular collection of private sanctuaries provide a blissful tropical hideaway that is nestled on the south-eastern coast of Malaysia, perfect for those who want a seamless blend of nature, sea and adventure.

Located in a secluded coastal location in south-eastern Malaysia, One&Only Desaru Coast is the ultimate tropical oasis that's cloaked by lush, unspoilt rainforest and stretches of powder white sandy beaches. Designed by award-winning Kerry Hill architects - this is the very first One&Only resort in Malaysia and Asia.

Here you can lap up sun and sea with access to the pristine beach and a variety of watersports such as stand up paddleboarding, jet-skiing, kite-surfing and more. Or head into the rainforest and unwind in a swing suspended in the shade of jungle canopy.


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One&Only Desaru Coast has 42 spacious suites, 2 grand two-bedroom suites and an exclusive 4-bedroom Villa One, all with stunning views of either the ocean or rainforest, private plunge pools for spontaneous dips, generous outdoor and indoor spaces, and phenomenal bathrooms. Select rooms have direct beach access. Villa One also features ocean-facing lawns, a private spa treatment room, an open cinema and a barbecue.

Ocean Suites

Framed by the stunning horizons of the South China Sea, soak up the hypnotising views from your Ocean Suites.

Rainforest Suites

Enveloped by lush jungle canopy, our elegant Rainforest Suites are perfect escapes to relax and recharge. 

Villa One

The pinnacle of One&Only living, Villa One is the ultimate address on this coastline, offering exceptional levels of privacy and generous spaces to celebrate with your loved ones.


Venture out on incredible adventures to uncover indigenous wildlife, warm local communities and cultural wonders. Golf enthusiasts will be pleased to know that One&Only Desaru Coast is also a short distance away to the world-class Els Club that offers unparalleled play on two championship golf courses. Hone your swing and game with a tailored golf class taught by an international PGA golf coach. One can also opt to find inner balance and zen with bespoke health and wellness treatments offered at the resort's many facilities.

Location & directions

East Coast, Malaysia

Nestled on the south-eastern shoreline of Malaysia, on 128-acres of white powder sands between lush jungle flora and South China Sea, One&Only Desaru Coast is a spectacular retreat that embodies the essence of her location, known as the ‘village of palms’.

How to get there

Easily accessed from a number of major and local airports, including:

-Singapore Changi International Airport (2.5 hours by car transfer)

-Senai International Airport, Johor (45 minutes by car)

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