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Desaru, Johor

The beach at Desaru, JohorThe beach at Desaru, Johor
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Desaru (GPS: 1.56947, 104.2527) is a beach resort on the southeast part of Johor. It was developed since the 1970's as a day trip for holiday makers from Singapore and Johor Bahru. It has a few kilometers of golden sand facing the South China Sea. The name Desaru (pronounced day-sah-roo) means "casuarina hamlet", and refers to the casuarina trees along the coast.

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Getting there

Take Route 3 to Kota Tinggi, then Route 92 down to Desaru.

List of Beaches in Malaysia

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