Premium Integrated Destination to Elevate Tourism Offering in Malaysia


Premium Integrated Destination to Elevate Tourism Offering in Malaysia

Desaru Coast to Share Latest Developments at MATTA Fair 2017

Being one of Malaysia’s most anticipated new tourism developments, Desaru Coast will participate at the annual Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Travel Fair to showcase the latest developments of the integrated destination. Visitors get a preview of the myriad of offerings they can enjoy at Desaru Coast from 8th – 10th September 2017 in Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.

Spanning across a vast 3,900 acres along a 17km pristine beachfront, Desaru Coast is situated in the south-eastern region of Malaysia in the state of Johor. Visitors can look forward to an array of world-class hotels and resorts, two championship golf courses, a state-of-the-art conference centre, a themed water park and a retail village with a wide range of offerings.

“Desaru Coast offers an endless escape for anyone looking to get away with family or friends. The destination has something for everyone, giving them the opportunity to indulge in the unique coastal lifestyle and carefully curated offerings. We are confident that this will see a massive surge in inbound visitors arriving to enjoy a premium retreat, both from Malaysia and beyond,” said Muhammad Zainal Ashikin, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd.

Desaru Coast’s development has successfully seen the opening of The Els Club Desaru Coast, with the Ocean Course in September 2016, and the Valley Course in March 2017. Ocean Course is a 27-hole golf course designed by 4-time Major Champion, Ernie Els while the Valley Course is an 18-hole golf course designed in collaboration with Els’ long-standing friend and major champion, Vijay Singh. Golf enthusiasts can be assured of a unique world-class golfing experience.

Desaru Coast is anchored by Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, one of the world’s biggest water parks set against the backdrop of a Malaysian fishing village. Visitors can plunge into the largest wave pool in Southeast Asia and experience the first water coaster in the region. Adding to the vast array of entertainment and leisure offerings is Desaru Coast Riverside, a stunning 23-acre water-front landscaped retail and lifestyle village located in the heart of Desaru Coast that offers a wide range of upscale retail, restaurants, cafes and entertainment outlets.

Complementing the premium blend of offerings are globally renowned hotels and resorts namely The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, the luxury family-oriented Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, the iconic Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast and the exclusive 6-star luxury resort Aman Resort & Villas.

With an exhibition space that can host up to 1,000 guests, Desaru Coast will also be equipped with a state-of-the-art facility, Desaru Coast Conference Centre. The multipurpose conference centre is furnished with a banquet area, meeting and breakout rooms, VIP lounges, a pre-function area, and courtyard to cater to corporate functions, meetings, exhibitions and entertainment events like no other.

Exciting activities await booth visitors; from fun photo booth, golf activities, lucky draws to a chance to win exciting prizes worth up RM 5,000.

Visitors can find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast developments at Hall 4, Tourism Johor pavilion, booth number 4079, 4080, 4095 and 4096.

For more information, visit and Desaru Coast Malaysia Facebook.

Click here to download the hi-res versions of Desaru Coast artiste impressions.


For media enquiries, please contact:

Eva Law

Manager, Edelman Malaysia | Phone: 03-2287 8689, ext: 212


Nuthany Ganasen

Executive, Edelman Malaysia | Phone: 03-2287 8689, ext: 213 | Phone: +603-7688 6618


About Desaru Coast

Desaru Coast is a premium integrated destination resort and one of Malaysia's most anticipated new tourism developments creating a unique blend of globally renowned hotels and resorts, a Conference Centre, a 27-hole and 18-hole golf course, a themed water park, and a retail village. It provides the perfect escape for the discerning leisure and business travelers alike. Located in the south-eastern region of the country, in the state of Johor, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km unspoiled beachfront, that faces eastwards over the clear ocean waters. The destination is easily accessible via road, air and sea, and is expected to welcome a wave of new travelers to its shores, attracted by its array of fun activities, renowned hotel brands and the unique Desaru Coast lifestyle.

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