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Desaru Beach

Jl Desaru | Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi, Malaysia
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Tunamaya Hotel and Spa - very disappoointed

Tunamaya Hotel - forgot to fetch us from Ferry terminal - waited 2 hours for pick up then wanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
Good and Clean Beach

The beach is clean, water is not crystal clear, but it is better than in Sentosa, Singapore. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saurabh Vishal S
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good34%
  • Average40%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice beach” (19 reviews)
“public beach” (8 reviews)
“water sports” (8 reviews)
Jl Desaru | Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tunamaya Hotel - forgot to fetch us from Ferry terminal - waited 2 hours for pick up then wanted to charge double than the quoted price to return back to Ferry terminal no hot water in the room Cobwebs in the bathroom Very average hotel...More

Thank 393christine
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is clean, water is not crystal clear, but it is better than in Sentosa, Singapore. It's fun to spend time with friend playing along the waves. View into the sea is quite nice and no ships in water nearby, quite soothing and best...More

Thank Saurabh Vishal S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Its a long quiet beach. The sand beach was sandy. Its good for family gathering. Not much activity in here. A place for relaxing I for sure.

Thank Zylang2013
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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 10 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

3  Thank calvinleSingapore
Reviewed 9 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 7 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
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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..
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