One&Only Desaru Coast's Ember Beach Club Cabanas

Guests can enjoy the view of Ember Beach Club on Cabanas prepared by One&Only Desaru Coast


An Unforgettable Festive Celebration at One&Only Desaru Coast

Start this upcoming Festive spirit by hosting countless celebrations, events and lively family activities at One&Only Desaru Coast, the place to be for the holidays.

Start this upcoming Festive spirit by hosting countless celebrations, events and lively family activities at One&Only Desaru Coast, the place to be for the holidays.

This holiday season, the ultra-luxurious One&Only Desaru Coast is set to come alive with the Festive spirit, hosting an array of celebrations that are guaranteed to delight guests of all ages. From the middle of December through the New Year, guests can anticipate countless moments of joy as they delve into a collection of one-of-a-kind experiences from epicurean extravaganzas to seasonal sports events and lively family activities, making One&Only Desaru Coast the only place to be for the holidays.

A Holiday Like No Other

The Christmas celebrations ignite with a glittering Tree Lighting Ceremony, signifying the official start of the festive line up. The following days will be filled with an abundance of seasonal masterclasses, holiday tipples, elaborate feasts, energising experiences as well as a signature Festive Bonfire.

In addition to memorable traditions such as a visit from Santa Claus, storytelling with the Christmas Elf and Christmas Carolling, children are invited to explore a range of interactive activities that spark creativity and wonder such as Ornament Painting and a thrilling treasure hunt, while guests who want to stay active can engage in friendly competition by joining sports tournaments or even a Sandcastle Building Competition.


One&Only Desaru Coast's Ember Beach Club Cabanas
The view of Ember Beach Club at One&Only Desaru Coast

Ember Beach Club hosts the ultimate celebratory Christmas Day Brunch where guests can enjoy al fresco dining with beach views and live DJ entertainment. In the evening, Ambara is the destination for The Ultimate Christmas Dinner, the perfect occasion to gather with loved ones and share an evening to remember.

One&Only Desaru Coast's Ambara Interior
Guests can enjoy The Ultimate Christmas Dinner at One&Only Desaru Coast’s Ambara

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

On the last day of 2020, Jerome Colson, General Manager of One&Only Desaru Coast will lead an invigorating morning run along the beach where guests will have the opportunity to experience the resort’s signature breath-taking sun rise views of the South China Sea. In the evening, there will be a final toast to the year with festive cocktails at the Dusky Monkey, as guests gather for a night of revelry and merriment ahead.

The spectacular celebrations then continue with a gastronomic feast at the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner before a countdown to 2021 in style with live music, Malaysian supper delights and a stunning fireworks display. Kids will not miss out as they enjoy their very own New Year’s Eve party filled with games, exciting entertainment and delicious treats.

New Year’s Day 2021

To welcome a relaxing start to the year, the New Year’s Lazy Day Brunch is the perfect way to celebrate new beginnings. At Ember Beach Club, guests can indulge in refreshing cocktails and a spread of delectable dishes such as wagyu beef tartare, short rib pastrami and passion fruit mousse nitro lollipops while lounging to live music against views of azure turquoise waters all afternoon.

One&Only Desaru Coast's Festive Bonfire
Guests can enjoy One&Only Desaru Coast’s Signature Festive Bonfire at the Ember Beach Club

With a celebration of extraordinary surprise and delight in store, a lifetime of memories is waiting to be made One&Only Desaru Coast this holiday season. All activities are complimentary for in house guests unless otherwise stated and advance bookings are recommended. Programme timing may be subject to change.


For more information, or to make a reservation, please call +607 878 3400 or email to

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