Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas is a luxurious family-friendly resort for those looking for some sun, sand and sea. It also offers a range of activities for guests to explore the surrounding areas such as island-hopping in a luxury yacht and diving.
A luxury seaside resort nestled between lush tropical gardens and the dazzling Desaru Coast
Enjoy utmost privacy and an endless stretch of pristine beach in the three or four bedroom beachfront residences
Meticulously crafted for family-friendly indulgence with a great selection of five-star facilities, activities and experiences
A great base to explore the wealth of attractions in Desaru Coast such as the Kota Tinggi Firefly Park and the Desaru Fruit Farm
Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas is a luxury paradise hideaway that is modelled on a traditional fishing village. Featuring magnificent ocean views, a spectacular choice of facilities and a good variety of dining experiences, it’s a serene escape for discerning travelers and families looking for a quick, spontaneous trip out from Singapore.
Situated on the pristine golden beaches of Desaru Coast, the southern tip of Johor Bahru, the resort was designed by Singapore architect firm WOW Architects & Warner Wong Design. Taking architectural inspiration from traditional Malay buildings, the resort has 108 en-suite rooms while its 1 to 2 bedroom Malaysian-style villas and private beachfront residences each come with a private pool. Just steps from the ocean, the beach residences provide 3 and 4 bedroom options that are perfect for families or larger groups. Indulge in utmost relaxation as a personal butler and chef are available upon request to take care of your every need throughout your stay. Resort facilities include a spa, free bikes, a lagoon swimming pool, an infinity beachfront swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness centre, library and a teens and kids club for the young ones. For those who prefer some thrill, water sports activities are also available.
From succulent fresh seafood and premium meats that have been cooked on a charcoal grill to an evening of premium Japanese whiskies and Cuban cigars at the Observatory Bar which offers picturesque 360° views of the resort’s surroundings and ocean, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options at the Anantara. Take romance up a notch with the resort’s signature private dining experience, which involves a bespoke dinner for two, complete with a private chef and butler as you enjoy an intimate candlelight BBQ along the beach.
The resort is also home to the award-winning Anantara Spa for bespoke, luxurious and holistic treatments to rejuvenate and refresh your senses. For a truly unique experience, try the Roots of Malaysia massage that combines local healing traditions and techniques.
If you’re keen to venture out, the luxury integrated development is also within proximity to prime attractions such as The Els Golf Club and Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark. For a more immersive experience, embark on an eco-educational day trip to the nearby Desaru Fruit Farm to learn more about the local fruits or a guided tour of the Belungkor Mangrove to plant mangrove samplings as you hear stories about the traditions and superstitions of local fisherman.
When to visit
Desaru is a seaside town located in Southeastern Johor, Malaysia. It is home to a number of luxury resorts as and tourist attractions such as a waterpark and golf courses.