DESARU TRAVEL GUIDE FOR 2022
Desaru, Johor, Malaysia
Desaru is a beach resort in Eastern tip of the Peninsular Malaysia, made famous by its clean sandy beaches with a lush tropical forest. The destination has been labelled by many holiday makers (both local and foreign) as their favourite choice for a beach resort holiday.
There are various types of resorts and hotels in Desaru which may cater to different type of budget.
Desaru has got many casuarina trees along the beach. For the sports enthusiasts, there are many water sporting activities available such as snorkelling, fishing, boating and canoeing.
For non water related activities, there are horseback riding, tennis, golfing and even jungle trekking.
Truly Desaru has one of the finest beaches in mainland state of Johor.
Historical Site - Tanjung Pengelih
Tanjung Pengelih is a place in Desaru where one can discover the remaining relics from World War II is kept. For more information on the Malay Johor Riao Empire, visit the historical artifacts at Johor Lama.
How to get there
Being easily accessible, DESARU can be reach by various modes of public transportation travelling from Johor Bahru, Kota Tinggi or Tanjung Belungkor.
From Singapore - Travel By Road Through Kota Tinggi or By Ferry From Changi Point
From those coming from Singapore, you can either travel by road through Kota Tinggi or by ferry from Changi Point, Singapore.
Approximately, it will take you around 1 to 11/2 hours for the journey from Johor Bahru to Desaru.