Development Partners
Located at the southeastern tip of Johor and spanning
over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km beachfront, facing
the South China Sea, Desaru Coast is easily accessible via
road, air and sea.
By Road: Accessible by road from Johor Bahru, Kuala
Lumpur and Singapore
• 45 minutes from Johor Bahru via the Senai-Desaru Expressway
• 1 hour 30 minutes from Singapore via the Causeway
• 4 hours from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Highway
By Air: Accessible via the Senai International Airport, Johor
• 45-minutes flight from Kuala Lumpur to Senai International
Airport, followed by a 45-minute scenic drive to Desaru Coast
By Sea: Accessible via the Changi Ferry Terminal, Singapore
Aman Country Club and Aman Villas
Aman Resorts introduces its first Country Club on
the shores of the South China Sea at Desaru Coast. This
elegantly modern and understated club offers intimate
accommodations in beautifully appointed suites and villas,
all with the legendary service that Aman is so famous for.
With a broad selection of sports and activities, Aman
offers the thrill seeker an invigorating escape, whilst
being the serene haven to those who simply wish to
luxuriate and relax.
Datai Desaru
Drawing its inspiration from the multiple-award-winning
Datai Langkawi (HAPA’s Best Luxury Hotel 2014), Datai
Desaru offers the same hospitality, subtle splendour and
world-class amenities that its sister hotel is distinguished
for. Nestled on the hill tumbling to the beach, Datai Desaru
is blessed with a stunning outlook over the South China Sea,
best admired from its cantilevered infinity pool.
• 30-minute ferry ride from Changi Ferry Terminal to Tanjung
Belungkor Ferry Terminal, followed by a 30-minute scenic drive
to Desaru Coast. The Changi Ferry Terminal is adjacent to
the Changi International Airport.
Anak Datai
A further addition to the burgeoning family of Datai Hotels
and Resorts, this family-oriented property sits in the very
heart of Ocean Quest, Desaru Coast’s immersive and
educational marine park. Underwater guestrooms bring
the amazing marine world right to you, a first-of-its-kind
feature in the region. Enjoy time with your family at the
family-themed restaurants, which offer an all-day dining. Kids
can enjoy facilities like the Teen and Kids Club. The whole
family will be entertained throughout your stay – indoors and
outdoors. Everything that Desaru Coast has to offer is at your
doorstep, from the world–class marine and water parks, to
the Riverwalk and the beautiful ocean coast.
• UEM Sunrise – One of the best in resort residential
development with a proven string of success in developing
quality homes for a luxurious lifestyle.
Partners for Resorts, Hotels and Residences
• Amanresorts International Pte Ltd – The people behind
the ultra-exclusive Aman properties, a highly distinguished
and recognised resort brand that promises an intimate
and exclusive experience while providing the highest level
of service. With over 17 resorts around the world, each
resort and its setting is uniquely designed, but certain
elements characterise all of them; beautiful natural location,
outstanding facilities, exceptional service and a small
number of rooms to ensure exclusivity and privacy.
• Archipelago Hotel and Resorts Sdn Bhd (AHRSB) – The hotel
management behind The Datai Langkawi, awarded as
the 2012 World’s Best Luxury Island Resort by the World
Luxury Hotel Awards in the global category and the only
recipient from Malaysia.
Sheraton Desaru Resort and
Convention Centre
Stay in the heart of Desaru Coast at the upscale Sheraton
Desaru Resort and Convention Centre. The perfect base for
exploring Desaru Coast or hosting an event, the resort is
conveniently integrated in the Riverwalk, with easy access
to the Anak Datai Hotel, Ocean Quest and Ocean Splash.
The resort enjoys pristine beachfront with stunning views of
the ocean, which integrates with its natural salt water beach
pool. Enjoy world famous Sheraton hospitality in the gorgeous
Rajasthan inspired architecture.
• Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd – A company set
to ignite a whole new level of attractions and family theme
park fun, Themed Attractions and Resorts develop, manage
and operate theme parks and attractions in Malaysia such as
LEGOLAND, Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, HiT Entertainment
The Little Big Club and KidZania. Themed Attractions and
Resorts also creates world-class, home-grown themed
attractions such as LAT’s Place, a themed dining experience
based on the popular Kampung Boy character by famous
local cartoonist LAT. In Singapore, Themed Attractions and
Resorts will develop and operate KidZania, an indoor family
edutainment centre.
• Starwood Resorts and Hotels – Acclaimed resorts and hotels
operator renowned for its extensive collection of luxurious
brands such as Sheraton, Westin, St Regis, W Hotels and
Le Meridien.
Partners for Golf
To ensure the success of all developments, DRH works with
well-established, renowned partners with proven track records
in their respective businesses.
About Us
• Ernie Els Design – A full-service golf course design company
wholly owned by four-time major golf champion and World
Golf Hall of Fame inductee Ernie Els. Having won prestigious
awards, Ernie Els Design has created many golf courses of
distinction around the world.
• Troon Golf – A renowned golf management company that
looks after some of the most luxurious golf courses in more
than 25 countries.
Destination Resorts and Hotels (DRH) is an owner and
developer of world-class premier destinations. Established in
2010 by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, we have the clear wisdom
to transform Malaysia’s tourism landscape by delivering
commercially sustainable resort destinations fulfilling
the needs and desires of the discerning global traveller.
Create exceptional moments that bring together 5-star
resorts, a state-of-the-art convention centre, premium
leisure facilities and international golf courses. Set amongst
a spectacular pristine beachfront with remarkable sea
views, your one-of-a-kind event will impress even the most
discerning of guests.
Level 8, Surian Tower, No 1 Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: +6 (03) 7964 5800 Fax: +6 (03) 7964 5900 Email: [email protected]
Coast and Valley Course Residences
Desaru Coast is more than a resort – it is a community.
DRH together with UEM Sunrise provides exclusive
residences articulated around the two Els Club Malaysia
courses. Bungalows, semi-detached and super-link houses
offer a comprehensive range of choice to those making
Desaru Coast their home.
Ocean Splash
Splash into a wet and wild world of fun at Malaysia’s best
new family water park. Zoom down high-thrill Tornado water
slides, surf the swell making waves in Asia’s largest saltwater
wavepool, or chill out with a leisurely float down the Lazy
River. The Ocean Splash adventure is a day full of shared
magic and memories.
The Riverwalk
The Els Club & Residences
Uncover the hub of Desaru Coast at the Riverwalk,
a beautifully landscaped lifestyle village set in a charming
mix of architectural styles. Explore an array of exciting
waterfront dining options, from chic and stylish restaurants
to delightful al fresco cafés. Find your retail therapy in
an eclectic mix of boutique stores. Complete your day
with a thrilling sound-and-light extravaganza that is sure
to captivate the whole family.
Els Club Courses and Clubhouse
Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary
Arts School
Ocean Quest
Discover an incredible underwater world at Ocean Quest and
come face to face with amazing sea creatures. You and your
family will marvel at a stunning array of marine life as you
swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of colourful
tropical reef fish, wade with mysterious sting rays, or simply
relax in your own private cabana or on our pristine beaches.
Experience the ultimate aquatic adventure immersed in
a phenomenal marine environment in this fun, memorable
and interactive ocean life encounter.
Desaru Coast is Malaysia’s first luxury destination resort that
presents a seamless integration of modern luxury living and
fun activities, making it an ideal holiday retreat for leisure
and business travellers. Located at the southeastern tip of
Johor and spanning over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km
beachfront facing the South China Sea, Desaru Coast is easily
accessible via road, air and sea.
Desaru Coast brings together world-class resorts, two
aquatic theme parks, championship–standard golf courses,
a convention centre, a hospitality school and a beautiful
waterfront retail village.
Desaru Coast is developed by Destination Resorts and Hotels
and will be completed in three phases, with the first
phase targeted for completion by 2016.
The premier integrated destination promises an array of
luxury resorts such as Aman Country Club and Aman Villas,
Sheraton Desaru Resort, Datai Desaru, and Anak Datai Hotel,
which will be complemented with differentiated leisure and
entertainment offerings. Desaru Coast also offers a beautiful
lifestyle village called The Riverwalk, with a variety of
eateries, retail and entertainment outlets.
Desaru Coast will have a fully equipped convention centre
catering to both leisure and corporate events such as
corporate functions, meetings, exhibitions and entertainment
events. In addition, it will be home to two water-based theme
parks, Ocean Quest and Ocean Splash. The development
will also offer two golf courses under The Els Club Malaysia:
a 27-hole championship golf course designed by Ernie Els
and an 18-hole course designed by Vijay Singh, both
complete with opulent clubhouses. Prime golf residences
will be developed surrounding the golf courses, offering 360
views across the greens.
DRH’s commitment to the creation of a sustainable luxury
destination on such a grand scale is underscored by its
collaboration with Taylors University School in providing
the University of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts.
Students are offered internationally accredited programmes
to give them every opportunity for career development and
reward in this rapidly growing sector.
Desaru Coast Beach
Seventeen kilometres of golden beach lines the entire
Desaru Coast development connecting it with the lapping
waves of the South China Sea. The beach is brought to life
with a range of engaging recreational activities, a boardwalk,
and myriad waterfront bars and restaurants, leaving other
stretches quiet for those preferring to soak in the sun
in peace.
The Els Club Malaysia at Desaru Coast is a golfer’s paradise.
With 54 holes designed by two multiple major winners and
an ultra-modern clubhouse featuring the Big Easy Wine Bar
and Grill, the Els Club at Desaru Coast is destined to become
an iconic regional golfing destination. The Coast Course
at Desaru, is a beautifully crafted 27-hole links course of
championship standard, designed by the legendary Ernie Els.
In addition, the 18-hole Valley Course enjoys a contrasting
jungle setting and is designed by Major winner Vijay Singh.
Els Residences
This Signature Collection of luxury villas overlooks the
stunning second hole of the Coast Course, within metres
to the shoreline and a beachfront green. These beautiful
properties fall within the Els Residence Programme and
offer the ultimate golfing experience.
The Els Club is managed by Troon Golf, the world’s foremost
luxury golf management company. The company oversees
operations at Troon Golf ® (daily fee & resort) and Troon
Privé (private) properties located in 29 states and 28
countries. Additionally, 48 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100
ranking by national and international publications.