Desaru has amongst the best beaches in Johor. Many return visitors have agreed that its white sandy beaches are a sight to behold.
The beaches are clean, lined with casuarina trees and stretches 25 kilometres long. Visitors can enjoy fun-filled activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, hiking as well as other outdoor activities.
Take the opportunity to also relax or get a much needed tan under the sun, whilst listening to the rushing waves and enjoying the cool breeze.
Opt to stay at the numerous hotels, resort and chalets dotting the area.
Take heed of the monsoon season which starts from November to March, before planning your activities.
How to get there
From Johor Bahru, use the Johor Bharu – Kota Tinggi trunk road (45km). From Mersing town, use Mersing – Kota Tinggi trunk road. From the North – South Expressway, exit at Pasir Gudang interchange (Exit 256). Kota Tinggi town, it is another 57km to Desaru.