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Desaru Beach

Jl Desaru | Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi, Malaysia
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Clean beach

Beach at Sand and Sandals resort side is the cleanest. Gently sloping beach. Beach at Lotus... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Not crystal clear beach but acceptable

If you want to just play with your friends or family, it's a nice beach. No fishing and snorkeling... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
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  • Terrible2%
2 days ago
“Clean beach”
15 May 2017
“Not crystal clear beach but acceptable”
Jl Desaru | Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beach at Sand and Sandals resort side is the cleanest. Gently sloping beach. Beach at Lotus resort is dirty. Steep slope down to the sea level. Water is not crystal clear but much better than what you get in Singapore.

Thank ahber79
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you want to just play with your friends or family, it's a nice beach. No fishing and snorkeling here. The water is not clear but just ok.

Thank Manaty
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Desaru Beach is serounding by a lot of resort. Pantai Desaru is still free to public and affordable to majority. We need only pay RM6 for parking and using the bathroom. It's still clean, well maintain and of course golden white & soft sand on...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

What a tranquil and serene beach! Glad we took the hour and a half car ride here after visiting the Fruits Farm on the way there. Bought many fresh cut fruits all at only RM2/- per packet on packed ice. The Farm is run by...More

2  Thank calvinleSingapore
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Not much activities and foods price is killing the pocket. Beach scenery worth checking out. Roads condition very bad and lots of heavy vehicles.

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

have been to desaru , area may not be that clean due to beach goers but the nature is fantastic . windy , beach waves so much being in nature . sit by the side of beach , the beach lovers will like it .

Thank akberaliz
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The beach was okay. I did expect a little more but overall the experience was one of kind. However, beware, do not wear skippy swimsuits. Most people swim in their clothes and will frown upon you for showing a lot of skin.

Thank Tamra S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Long stretch of white sandy beach good for basking in the sun (with sun lotion protection). Off-school holiday season is best and not too crowded. Hope for more choices of eateries in the near future!

Thank Choonfong
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Wow never expected such a beach in the outskirts of johor. The beach is clean and clear. Not so crowded in-spite of vacation. Good to spend evening with friends and family. We drove from johor after visiting ostrich farm. The drive route was Super cool...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Everything is expensive for Malaysian. Food option are limited. Road r very poor and mostly under construction. Wi-Fi r very limited.

Thank James D
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How good is the wave there for surfing?
24 January 2017|
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Response from emma100580 | Reviewed this property |
It depends I guess.. but I don't see anyone surfing there..
do u know if the surf shack is still there?
10 December 2016|
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Response from Stenhouse94 | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so , when i was there only a small restaurant that we have our evening treats