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Desaru Beach (Pantai Desaru)
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" Getting its name from a `village of casuarinas or palms`, Desaru in Johor has a stretch of about 25KM of white, sandy beach and lush tropical greenery."

Twenty-five kilometres of white, sandy beach and lush tropical greenery makes up Desaru - the most popular beach in Johor.  Located 98km north east of Johor Bahru, Desaru, or also known as the 'Village of Casuarinas', was developed by the South Johor Development Authority (KEJORA) to boost tourism industry in Johor.

Desaru is a great destination for family vacation as it offers a variety of activities for the whole family including swimming, fishing, snorkelling, canoeing, horse riding, jungle trekking, go-carting, golfing and windsurfing. Regarded as Johor's 'gold mine', Desaru is equipped with a wide range of facilities and several up-market resorts, each with its own individual character.  An 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. makes Desaru a well-known destination among golfers.

Apart from first-class hotels and resorts, other accommodations available in Desaru include chalets, dormitories and camping facilities for those looking for a back-to-nature experience. Facilities at the beachfront include picnic grounds, restaurants, food outlets and souvenir shops.

Perhaps after a sumptuous seafood dinner, one can choose to admire nature's gift - the fireflies that gather in the thousands along the Johor River to display twinkling lights of love.

For the more curious ones, head for Kota Tinggi (57KM away) to shop for textiles and Malay garments at Bazar Kota. One can also visit the tombs of the past Sultans and dignitaries who shaped the history of Johor in Kampung Makam and Kampung Kelantan.

To get to Desaru, head for Kota Tinggi, while if from Johor Bahru, use the Johor Bahru-Kota Tinggi trunk road (45KM).

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Getting there
From Johor Bahru, use the Johor Bharu - Kota Tinggi trunk road (45km). From Mersing town, use Mersing - Kota Tinggi trunk road.
From the North - South Expressway, exit at Pasir Gudang interchange (Exit 256).
Kota Tinggi town, it is another 57km to Desaru.
User recommendation

"good enviroment"   by bapak budak


"bila jejak aje kaki kat pantai desaru, hati rasa cuak gak coz pantai nya walaupun cantik tapi rasa cam nak makan orang aje..."   by pyan screw


"ombak kat sini agak kuat..tapi pantainya cantik..angin pun boleh tahan kuatnya..dan aku suka makan mee goreng sedap yg dijual di salah sebuah gerai...teka gerai mana??"   by Iwan


"there are not much information provided"  


"The beach is long and the sand is white and very soft. It's very peaceful just to walk along the beach. Rent a chalet or dormitory and sleep to the sound of the waves splashing. Very relaxing..."   by jazila


"Amazing................ WOW!"   by razis


"have a beutiful place 2 stay&the people at desaru beach is very kind person"   by man


"Very nice scenery. A good place for you to bring your family outing."   by Irwana Ameera


"Away from hustle and bustle of the city. The best place for weekend retreat among Johorians."   by scalia


"the best resort"   by


"Pantainya cantik tapi tidak secantik pantai cherating,Pahang dan pantai-pantai di Negeri Terengganu( Maaf! orang Johor jangan marah ). Apa yang menyedihkan juga mengecewakan saya yg menjejakkan kaki buat pertama kali ke sini ialah bayaran parking yg dikenakan keatas pengunjungnya sebanyak RM 3.00. Saya tidak faham mengapa kawasan pantai awam dikenakan bayaran.Saya fikir perkara ini tidak sepatutnya berlaku. saya telah melancong ke hampir semua pantai-pantai di semenanjung malaysia tetapi tidak pernah ada mana-mana tempat(pantai) mengenakan bayaran ke atas pengunjung,hanya di Negeri Johor sahaja yang mengenakan bayaran iaitu di Desaru dan Pantai Air Papan,Mersing. Diharap pihak berwajib dapat memberi perhatian serta tindakan yang sepatutnya untuk tidak mendatangkan bebanan kepada pengunjung di sini. "   by ahmad


"Beautiful...cool surrounding...not really polluted as other beaches..and you can get the accomodation at the minimum price"   by Mifs


"pantainya sangat cantik&ianya terletak berhampiran dengan pelbagai kemudahan& berhampiran dengan pusat pengajian seperti SMSKT dan sebagainya......"   by firdaus f1(SMSKT)


"Nama Desaru memang tidak asing lagi bagi penduduk di Johor. Kawasan pantainya yang cantik memukau para pengunjung bukan sahaja penduduk tempatan tetapi di seluruh Malaysia."   by shoana


" Ya, benar kata en.ahmad, memang bayaran masuk ke pantai awam ini tidak sepatutnya dikenakan kepada pengunjung. kadar sewa bilik hotel ataupun chalet juga terlalu mahal tak masuk akal- Desaru Holiday Chalet 1 mlm hari biasa RM 300.00,hari minggu/cuti umum naik jadi RM 400.00 ."   by rakyat marhaen


"Crystal clear water make me happy to come here again GOOD!!!"   by WAWAN


"Tranquility+Romance=SUPERB HONEYMOON"   by Buck&Farah


"lovely beach!i know that stall yang jual mee goreng yang sangat sedap.."   by nurul


"Pantai yang bersih dan persikitaran yang mempersonakan. Menjadi tumpuan penduduk tempatan mahupun di luar negara."   by Fitri Alia


"Wide and clean sandy beach, with lots of activities to do. For examples educational Ostrich farm and tropical fruits farm, fire flies night-out, golfing, cheap sea food at Sungai Rengit which is abt 20 min drive. The Pulai Desaru Beach Hotel is a good choice, try also Golden Beach Resot."  



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