By Gaya Travel on May 22, 2017


Kota Tinggi, Johor, 18 May 2017 – Techvance Hotel & Resort Group unveiled its first resort, Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa at the heart of Desaru, Johor. Sand & Sandals is a secluded beachfront resort clasps by a 22 km stretch of uninterrupted beach, which offers an ultimate gateway for couples on having some ‘me’ time whilst other guests get to enjoy work and relax at one go.

“The anticipated debut of Sand & Sandals marks a milestone for Desaru.” said Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa, General Manager Azmi S. “Guests at Sand & Sandals will be able to experience what an exotic escape within reach really mean, a destination to luxuriate and indulge where it’s easily reach/ accessible. Our team at Sand & Sandals embraces passion, commitment, and consistent personalized service, guests can just leave themselves free with us.”

“Desaru is developing and been positioned as the next destination for leisure in Johor; with its white-sand beach, nature’s abundance and panoramic views of the South China Sea. We are excited to showcase Sand & Sandals along to travellers, who is looking for privacy, comfort and experiences,” Azmi S. added.



Rooms and Suites

Sand & Sandals offers 208 fully-renovated rooms and suites accented in contemporary casual design, harmonizing space and privacy, showcases Sand & Sandals identity in different light. Our rooms and suites are majorly configured with balconies, and bathtub sitting on the balconies, twin walk-in rain shower, private garden, private pool, and own personal line of amenities. Guest staying at the dedicated floor will have exclusive access to the Club Lounge.


Restaurants and Bars


Savor the expansive cuisine ranging from Chinese, Japanese, Malay, Indian, Western to Thai. The resort brings a selection of dining experience from 7 restaurant, bars and café: Fortune Dim Sum House, the all-day Dim Sum house serves traditional yet fusion dim sum; the restaurant illustrates an exquisite yet classy in gold and red tone; Shiokaze Teppan, a Japanese restaurant offers teppanyaki with live cooking, and get ready to shower by the Sakura once you enter; all-day dining restaurant, Spices & Herbs, offers a coincidental combination of Western and Asian; the restaurant themed loudly with black and gold tone, shouting for modern outer-space; aside from the adorable design of The Café, it takes guests on a surprise to being wrap under the blue skies and marshmallow cloud for a caffeine fix and specialty cakes.

Casual by the beach concept, Beach Hut Bistro provides an outdoor dining option; when you feel for the sea breeze and a light meal; Sunken Bar, a lounging poolside with jacuzzi, and a swim up bar for a refreshing drink you could enjoy with flavorful breeze. Moreover, a Thai restaurant, Snuk Thai Street BBQ is just a 1-minute walk from the resort to the restaurant that serve authentic Thai food and fresh seafood on BBQ.   


Meetings and Events

The resort phenomenal ballroom can accommodate up to 630 guests for a banquet; other meeting facilities can accommodate small group from 20 guests to cater for different needs. Furthermore, all of the ballroom and meeting rooms are well equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, realizing boundless work and relaxation at one go.  


Spa and wellness

Inspired by the traditional Balinese therapy, Senses Spa by Sand & Sandals uses a holistic approach to take on the well-being of mind, physical and spirits. Senses Spa by Sand & Sandals includes 4 luxury outdoor spa pavilions that specially design for couples, 2 stellar comfort treatment room with an extremely tranquilize atmosphere; following a magnificent view from the foot reflexology and lounge. Guest gets to enjoy every bit of nature yet relax at a space reserve only for them.


Recreational Activities

Overlooking the spectacular view of South China Sea, the resort features an active lifestyle; with tropical pool, gym standing on the pool, jacuzzi, sea sports, outdoor adventurous activities, kids playroom, arcade games and convenient shop.



Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, Sand & Sandals offers an easy access to the guests coming from all locations. Sand & Sandals ideally located at a good 45 minutes’ drive from Johor Bahru town, 50 minutes’ drive from Senai International Airport and 4 hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. Also, accessible through ferry ride from Singapore, Changi Ferry Terminal which opens up to international travellers to travel at ease. The resort is conveniently accessible to the international golf course, Els Club Desaru Coast, and other sightseeing that includes Fireflies Tour, Fruit Farm, Ostrich Farm and more.


For more information and reservation, please visit their website or follow the resort Facebook and Instagram.


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