By Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas on September 10, 2020
Desaru Coast, Malaysia (September 10, 2020) – Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, nestled in lush tropical gardens on golden Malaysian shores, is pleased to be welcoming back guests to its pristine beachfront location. Easily accessible via a 45-minute drive from Malaysia’s airport and a two-hour drive from Singapore, this property makes for the ideal nearby getaway for golf enthusiast, leisure travelers, and families ready for adventure and relaxation. With a spacious setting in Desaru, Anantara offers the ideal gateway for city dwellers looking to getaway to fresh air, gorgeous environs and customized wellness experiences.
An outdoor paradise, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas offers abundant greenery for guests to meditate or perform their workout routines, a pristine beach to take long sunrise or sunset walks, and in-room tranquillity to wind down. Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas is committed to creating lifetime memories by creating grand experiences for all.
The resort’s 108 accommodations comprise 90 tastefully decorated en-suite deluxe rooms in low-rise traditional Malay buildings that overlook the gardens, lagoon and ocean. They are adorned with indigenous materials and fabrics, such as woven textiles, renowned Malaysian wicker elements and silhouettes of traditional Malay crafts. Thirteen stand-alone double storey and luxurious one- and two-bedroom pool villas are located around a lagoon. Their design draws heavily from traditional kampong houses that are designed to suit the tropical Malaysian climate with floor-to-ceiling windows, slanted carved wooden panels, louvres and vents under the roof, and wide-open doors that allow natural airflow to cool the interior.
Dining at Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas is a gastronomic nod to fresh coastal dining with an array of options ranging from freshly caught seafood to flavours from across Asia and gourmet international dining, to Dining By Design, Anantara’s private dining experience in exotic locales. Plan a romantic bespoke dinner for two, complete with a private chef and butler, and a sumptuous 4- or 5-course menu. Enjoy a private BBQ on the beachfront, or arrange for an intimate dining setting with candles, flowers and torches in a serene setting within the resort gardens or by the pool. Dining by Design guests staying at the resort receive a special turndown service. Capacity: two to six people.
Al fresco beachside dining is served with aplomb at the breezy, Sea.Fire.Salt. which specialises in succulent grilled seafood and steaks served beachside. The Turmeric restaurant serves authentic local Malaysian fare and delicious Thai, Chinese and international cuisine. The elevated Observatory Bar is set to become everyone’s favourite hangout spot, enjoying 360-degree views of the lush resort and ocean and an extensive range of top vintages and spirit, and imported cigars.