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5 Amazing must-do experiences in Desaru - For fun-filled vacation experience!

Being a quaint little coastal town in Malaysia, Desaru is a region that emanates a tranquil ambience. Read on to know about some of the exciting experiences that every traveller should partake during their time here.


Desaru Coast Adventure Water Park

Being home to one of the worlds largest wave pools, Desaru Coast Adventure Water Park is composed of a variety of regions dedicated to a unique set of water-rides and water-related activities. These regions within the park have also been designed based on unique themes and will surely bring delight to those who visit here. Offering you a myriad of activities to partake in, the park is ideal for a fun-filled family time during your holiday.


Desaru beach

Boasting a pristine stretch of white sand beach, turquoise waters and lush coconut palms, The Desaru beach easily ranks among the top beaches in Malaysia. The coastal reach boasts a surreal ambience and it is ideal for a relaxing stroll in the evening with your significant other. Surrounded by warm tropical waters, the beach is ideal for a relaxing swim and it also lets you partake in a variety of watersports such as jet skiing, boating, kayaking and more. Located on the eastern region of Malaysia, the beach also plays host to stunning sun-rise sceneries.


Relax and unwind in a resort

The region being a popular tourist destination that is surrounded by spectacular views, the majority of the premier beach resorts in Malaysia the likes of Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas are located here. These resort establishments are ideal for planning a relaxing holiday for you to unwind and revel in some luxurious comforts. These accommodation options also come replete with a variety of exclusive benefits that will ensure that you will have a good time during your stay here.


Sample Local food

Owing to its coastal location, Desaru has an abundant supply of seafood, hence the region's speciality when it comes to food is the freshest varieties of seafood. The freshly caught seafood is also the star ingredient in any of the dish that is served in restaurants and cafes in the region. Some of the must-try seafood dishes during your time in Desaru are, Fish head curry, Malaysian seafood laksa, Malaysian baked fish, Shrimp and pineapple curry and seafood satay. No matter what you pick from this list, you will certainly be in for a treat!


Visit the local attractions

Being one of the most popular travel destinations in Malaysia, Desaru offers its guests a lot of exciting things to do and see. The region also has plenty of attractions to explore some of them are as follows.

Desaru houses a variety of markets which sell everything from fresh local produce, handcrafts to decadent street food. The region also has a fruit farm that lets its visitors sample a variety of delicious and exquisite tropical fruits such as durian, passion fruit, cocoa, guava and over 100 more other fruit varieties. Other attractions include an ostrich farm, a crocodile farm and many more.