One&Only Desaru Coast

Made up of just 45 private 'sanctuaries' nestled amongst beautiful tropical jungle on Malaysia's south-eastern coast, One&Only Desaru Coast is a scenic escape like no other. 

The property offers a different take on a Malaysia holiday - while still offering an inspiring sense of place and a unique insight into local traditions and customs, here the experience is all about relaxation, beauty and luxury. A warm climate all year and an unrivalled location on 128 acres of beachfront property make for an exceptional holiday whenever you choose to visit. 

The resort was designed by the award-winning Kerry Hill Architects, and combines contemporary luxury with Malaysian elegance, all bound up with quintessential One&Only style. This is the first One&Only property in Asia, and signifies the luxury group's commitment to all-encompassing luxury and a dedication to reflecting local culture and traditions in ultimate style. All suites here offer butler service, top-of-the-range amenities and outdoor space designed to help make the most of your jaw-dropping surrounds. 

A true culinary hotspot, the resort offers seasonal Japanese omakase tasting menus, elevated barbecue fare and plenty more besides guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning of foodies. Take a break at Chenot Spa, or head to Club One for an array of activities; tennis, golf at the Els Club, traditional Malaysian martial arts, watersports and the excellent KidsOnly club offer the entire family plenty of fun.



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Accommodation Options

Rainforest & Ocean Junior Suites
With a choice of views, these suites offer plenty of natural light, the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor spaces and spectacular bathrooms sure to 'wow'. 
Ocean Grand Suite (One or Two Bedroom)
Step off your veranda straight onto the powdery beach. This blissful suite has an al fresco dining area, separate living room and can be interconnected upon request. 
Rainforest Grand Pool Suite
Perfect for families, this two-bedroom hideaway boasts a 17m lap pool, separate plunge pool, dining terrace and a chic living area.
Villa One
The ultimate in luxury, this split-level four-bedroom palace has its own courtyard, 27m pool, private spa room, open-air cinema, an ORFR barbecue and gorgeous indoor and outdoor living spaces. 



Ambara's field-to-fork concept works the very best of Malaysia's fresh produce into mouthwatering Mediterranean fare. 


Part restaurant, part theatre, Hoshi's performative approach to Japanese cookery makes for an unforgettable night out. Enjoy watching your sashimi, sushi and tempura prepared theatrically before your eyes. Don't end the night without sampling some top-shelf sake. 

Dusky Monkey
Dusky Monkey

This stylish lobby bar reflects the surrounding rainforest with its rich wood tones. Peruse a staggering menu of tipples, including regional rums, signature cocktails and a marvellous afternoon tea.


Relax on your sunlounger and enjoy the best of Malaysian ingredients and delicacies while soaking up the sun. 

Ember Beach Club
Ember Beach Club

Helmed by celebrated chef Andrew Walsh, this relaxed luxury beach club offers elevated barbecue cuisine that reflects the very best in Asian flavours. The place to be in resort, whether for watersports, live music, dining or just to soak up the atmosphere. 

Activities and Entertainment

No stay here is complete without a trip to the serene Chenot Spa, which combines cutting edge Western techniques with ancient Chinese remedies for a wellness experience like no other.

For more relaxation, take a dip in the stunning 50m infinity pool, or wander the 1.5 km of beach right on your doorstep. The resort is superbly located for adventures too, whether on the South China Sea or to nearby attractions to experience the native wildlife or learn more about local cultures. 

In-resort activities such as expert-led cooking classes, fitness tutorials, private tennis lessons and more mean there's never chance to be bored. For younger guests, the world-class KidsOnly and OneTribe kids' and teens' clubs offer the chance for a bit of escapism. 

Golfers will enjoy the chance to play on the Els Club Desaru Coast course designed by the legendary Ernie Els, as well as the 18 holes of the Valley Course and 27 holes of the Ocean Course, which was designed in collaboration with Vijay Singh. 

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