DESARU located on the eastern tip of the peninsula has clean sandy white beaches and is popular with tourists as well as locals. It is a village of casuarinas with 25km of unspoiled beaches and lush tropical forest. Book a hotel in Desaru for your weekend retreat and get discounts in room rates.
The numerous resorts and hotels here cater to the budget traveler as well as families seeking fun in the sun. Among some of the many activities include golfing, horseback riding, tennis, canoeing, swimming, boating, fishing, snorkeling, jungle trekking, theme park and other sea sports.
The beaches are lined with casuarina trees dotted by rustic fishing village. To make your visit more memorable, visit Tanjung Pengelih to see the relics of World War Two and the historical relic of the Malay Johor Riau Empire at Johor Lama. One thing that keep attracts people to come back to Desaru is the beach. It's clean and no matter where you stay in any of the resorts, you can still enjoy the same clean and sandy beach.
The beach is quite unique as the sand is quite grayish but you can walk nearly 50 meters into the sea and still the depth is approximately 4 feet deep). Desaru has one of the best beach in the mainland of Johor.