Scheduled to open in 2018, the new-build Anantara Desaru Resort & Villas will be located in a new beachfront development in Desaru Coast. It will have 123 keys comprising a 103-room resort with deluxe guestrooms and villas and 20 three- and four-bedroom villas. Facilities in the resort will include restaurants and bars, two swimming pools, a lounge and observation bar, kids’ and teens’ clubs, meeting rooms, a gym and an Anantara Spa. Watersports will also be available.
Desaru Coast is a resort area located at Malaysia's south-eastern tip in Johor Bahru and spans over 3,900 acres along a 17-kilometer beachfront facing the South China Sea. It is close to Iskandar Malaysia, 45-minutes from Senai International Airport and a two-hour drive from Singapore.
Attractions in the area will include two championship golf courses (27-hole Ernie Els and 18-hole Vijay Singh designed) managed by Troon Golf, a water adventure park, a waterfront retail village, a conference center and additional hotels and resorts.
MHG currently hash a portfolio of 135 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean.