- Name: Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas
- Rooms: 111
- Rating: 5-Star
- Brand: Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas
- Parent: Minor Hotels
Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens on the golden shores of Desaru Coast, Anantara’s premier Malaysian resort is a luxurious seaside retreat. Boasting a range of opulent accommodations, from low-rise buildings to stand-alone villas and expansive residences with infinity pools, full kitchens, and personalized butler and chef services, the resort offers utmost privacy and comfort for families and groups. Overlooking the gardens, lagoon, and ocean, the resort’s accommodations provide a serene escape from the bustle of Desaru Coast, a rising-star resort destination. Situated on a pristine 17-kilometre beachfront facing the South China Sea, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas immerses guests in authentic Anantara luxury, where they can unwind and relax in coastal tranquillity.
Guests can select from 111 rooms, villas, each offering stunning views from wraparound balconies. Choose a Malaysian-style villa for a serene escape or indulge in a beachfront residence with a private pool for the ultimate coastal getaway. The resort’s accommodations are tastefully decorated with deluxe rooms housed in low-rise traditional Malay buildings that overlook the gardens, lagoon, and ocean. Thirteen luxurious stand-alone double-story one and two-bedroom pool villas are located around a lagoon, featuring a design inspired by traditional kampong houses that are constructed to suit Malaysia’s tropical climate. Floor-to-ceiling windows slanted carved wooden panels, louvres, and vents under the roof, and wide-open doors allow natural airflow to cool the interior, creating a comfortable and authentic experience.
The resort is easily accessible via a 45-minute drive from Malaysia’s Senai International Airport (JHB) or a two-hour drive from Singapore. Visitors from Singapore can also travel to Desaru Coast by ferry, followed by a short drive. Located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Desaru Coast is a luxury integrated development that is within easy reach of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Home to prime attractions such as The Els Club, designed by Ernie Els, and the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, it is an ideal location for weekend getaways from Singapore, just a two-hour drive or a short ferry ride from downtown. Additionally, the nearby Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru receives multiple daily flights from Kuala Lumpur and international flights from around Asia.
- Location: Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas – Persiaran Pantai, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, Malaysia