Hotels You Can Find In Desaru

Desaru beach is one of the most visited places outside Johor Bahru with an approximate distance of 100 kilometres from the city centre. This place is popular for Singaporeans, locals and foreign workers. It is the nearest beach to the city area with a lot of connecting places of attractions such as the Kota Tinggi Waterfalls, Desaru ostrich farms, crocodile farm, fruit farm and many more.

The Desaru beach is a perfect place for beach swimming, canoeing, water-skiing and setting up events like wedding, birthdays, reunions, and team building along the beach.

Upon entering Desaru area, you might be needing help on the different hotels and accommodation available in this area for you and your family to stay while enjoying those attractions that Desaru can offer to you.

Here are some of the listed hotels you can find in Desaru for your accommodations.


Lotus Desaru Beach and Spa Resort

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Lotus Desaru hotel started its operation in 2009 and it was renovated in 2013. The hotel is located in Desaru Bandar Penawar Pantai Timur and it can accommodate 700 rooms.

The hotel features a waterpark, fitness centre, spacious suites with kitchenettes and ample space for parking to all guests. The suites of this hotel is all air-conditioned room with modern décor and separate living areas, safety deposit box, tea/coffee maker, bathtub and shower facilities.

The hotel has also baggies to assist guest to get to their parking area, currency exchange, souvenir shops, bicycle rental services, Wi-Fi connection, and seafood restaurant offering Asian, Chinese and local cuisines.

Lotus Desaru Beach Resort is a 75-minute drive from Johor Bahru and a 1.5-hour drive from Senai International Airport.


Desaru Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort

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Desaru Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort started its business in 2015 with 134 rooms making it as one of the most visited hotels in Desaru Coast.

The hotel is known for its building structure as all rooms are facing the sea view with good amenities such as strong connection to Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, coffee/ tea amenities, 24 hours front desk, complete set of toiletries, spacious balconies facing the sea view, volleyball court, clean and refreshing adult and children’s pool, restaurants, souvenir shops and many more.

The hotel is also suitable for all kinds of guests’ requirements such as for weddings, reunions, teambuilding, conferences, annual dinner events, and many more.

Sand & Sandals Desaru Coast

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Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach and Spa resort started its operation in 1997 and it was renovated in 2016 with a room capacity of 208.

This resort is one of the most visited hotels in Desaru due to its proximity to the beach of Desaru for events, gatherings, and other types of celebrations that need the ambiance of a sea view.

The resorts offer 24 hours concierge service with security, good parking spaces, spacious and clean outdoor amenities such as adult and children’s pool, viewing site, café, spa and many more.


Amansari Hotel Desaru Coast

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Amansari Hotel Desaru Coast is nestled in the heart of Bandar Penawar with 238 rooms. All rooms are equipped with television LCD/plasma screen, internet Wi-Fi access, non-smoking rooms, and air conditioning facilities.

The hotel’s recreational facilities include fitness center with 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk and security facilities for all guests.

The hotel has also a conference space for training, ballroom area for big events that requires big audiences and with free parking facilities.

The hotel is also surrounded by small shops offering different types of services such as wellness, massage, food, supermarket, and many more.


Tiara Desaru Residences

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Tiara Desaru Residences is an apartment building type that is very near to the beach area with an ample space of outdoor pools and park with sea view. This place offers a wide array of services that caters every guests need such as internet access, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, car parking spaces, and air conditioned rooms.

Each apartment provides a fridge and electric kettle, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and an LCD TV with cable channels. Bottled water is also given free with a shower set of free toiletries for every guest.


Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast

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Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast is one of the newest hotels in Desaru Coast that is nearby Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark.

This hotel was opened in the last quarter of 2018 with 365 rooms. It has good facilities such as air-conditioned rooms fitted with flat-screen TV, strong connections to Wi-Fi, private room with complete bidet and toiletries.

The hotel also has bar/lounge, lift, fitness centre facilities, full-service spa, 24-hours front desk services, free breakfast, spa treatment room(s), porter, coffee shop, and wide ample spaces for parking.

The hotel has a wide conference room for events, Hardrock Roxtar Souvenir Shop, and kids’ indoor playroom for guests with children to occupy them.


Amerald Resort Hotel

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Amerald Resort Hotel is located at Jalan Kg. Punggal, Desaru Bandar Penawar, with 251 comfortable rooms equipped with electric kettles, free tea bags/instant coffee, complimentary wireless internet access and LED TVs with cable channels, balconies, and 24-hour room services and rainfall showerheads.

The hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre with free breakfast and free self-parking services. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, massage/treatment rooms and 24-hour room services.

Other amenities include towels, free bottled water, daily housekeeping, private bathroom, free toiletries, hair dryer, rainfall showerhead, slippers, adult and children’s pool.


The Westin Desaru Coast Resort


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The Westin Desaru Coast Resort is located in Desaru Coast Johor with approximately 15 minute walk along the entrance of Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, and Riverside. This hotel has a total 275 rooms to accommodate family and business trips for vacations, and others events.

The hotel is the newest hotel in Desaru Coast which is recently opened this year. The hotel has an outstanding layout on its outdoor pool, with clean and soothing fitness centre.

Westin hotel caters for business conferences/ training activities, Spa services, concierge services, complementary toiletries, flat screen TV, strong connection to Wi-Fi, 24 hour room services and many more.


  • Joycelyn Tan

    We would like to have a family tour to Desaru, preferably 4 rooms in a unit. Do you have any recommendation? When is the best month to visit beach?

    • Admin

      Hi, if you prefer resort style, you may choose Tunamaya Beach Resort, which is near to the beach. HardRock is a good choice for Family also and you can unlimited access to Adventure Waterpark within a day.

      For the best month is between March to October. Between November to next year February, it is Malaysia monsoon season. The wave will be stronger than usual. Thus, we will recommend you to visit before October.

      Please let us know your preferred travel date, we can check for you according to your preference.

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