5* One&Only Desaru Coast - Malaysia

sumptuous luxury resort

charm of Malaysia's captivating southeast

Escape to the five-star One&Only Desaru Coast, a stunning retreat on the south-eastern coast of Malaysia, to experience the pinnacle of tropical luxury.

Find out more about this magnificent selection of opulent suites, a magnificent villa, and One&Only Private Residences, all of which were inspired by the charm of Malaysia’s captivating southeast. One&Only Desaru Coast will reveal secrets of the east unlike anything else by showcasing fresh cuisine with flare and flavour, fostering health with the most recent developments in scientific diagnoses and therapies, and crafting excursions via pristine environment and warm tropical waters. 

If you’re looking for a truly magical and tranquil escape, then this resort is the one for you. 

What you need to know

Set amidst riotously green rainforest by the South China Sea sits this unashamedly luxurious resort.

Nestled between powder sands and lush, singing jungle, our luxury suites and Villa One are cloaked in heavenly seclusion. Each standalone suite offers generous outdoor-indoor spaces, sumptuous bathrooms and private plunge pools for spontaneous dips.

~ Rainforest Junior Suite
~ Rainforest Grand Pool Suite
~ Ocean Junior Suite
~ Ocean Front Junior Suite
~ Ocean Grand Suite
~ Villa One

~ Ambara: As East meets West in Ambara, capture the hearty, honest flavours of Malaysia and the Mediterranean coast. 

~ Hoshi: Indulge in top-notch omakase menus with a modern contemporary twist and served with the season’s freshest and finest ingredients.

~ Dusky Monkey: Shaken or stirred, every drink is carefully crafted. Framed by the evergreen forests, the open-air lobby bar boasts a menu of regional rums, curated gins, finest whiskies, artisanal tonics and house cocktails. The signature afternoon tea is also served.

~ Essential: Ease into the comforts of straits cuisine at the Malaysian-inspired pool cafe. Overlooking the expansive hanging pool and frangipani trees, relish on local specialities served to your sun day bed.

~ Ember Beach Club: Conceptualised by critically acclaimed Chef Andrew Walsh, Ember Beach Club serves unfussy barbecue fare, graced by the intriguing notes of Asia. Tear into the finest meats and fresh seafood, seasoned simply with smoke, salt and spice. Sitting at the edge of the ocean, the sleek beach club is the perfect spot to lounge, wine and dine.

Steeped in natural beauty, unearth a side of Malaysia that you never knew existed. Exchange ideas with a thought leader around a warming bonfire. Listen to the melodic calls of the gibbons in their habitat. Ascend an ancient tree for birds’ eye forest views. Learn from masters in a martial arts class. Journey into the ocean in search of magnificent sea creatures. Every day offers wonders a-new.

~ Surrender: Retreat and recharge at One&Only Spa with treatments that go far beyond the spa walls.

~ Shine: Indulge in the world-renowned Bastien Gonzalez’s unique approach to foot and hand treatments.

~ Optimise: Reset with a calming yoga session or pump your adrenaline with a tailored fitness class.

~ World-Class Golf: Close to One& Only Desaru Coast lies the world-class Els Club that offers unparalleled play on two championship golf courses. Hone your swing and game with a tailored golf class taught by an international PGA golf coach. Perfect for golf enthusiasts and families.

~ Endless Captivation For All: Enjoy the thrill of all things active at Club One, from competitive sports like tennis on state-of-the-arts courts to leisurely cycling from the Cycle Hub. Young ones can dive into an array of exhilarating activities at the KidsOnly club.

~ Dive Into The Blue: Wade into cerulean waters that lap gently against golden shores. Take a dip in an inviting infinity pool that seamlessly meets sky and ocean. Or simply relax in the comforts of your private plunge pool. Kids can take joy at the Children’s Pool at Ember Beach Club.

~ Unveiling Desaru’s Chic Boutique: Step inside our NEO Boutique and discover a curated collection of jewellery, beachwear and holiday-perfect clothing for you and your loved ones. Embellish your holiday wardrobe with labels such as Frescobol Carioca, Hansine, Paloma Blue, Mulo, Foxiedox, The East Order and Self-Portrait.


Nestled on the south-eastern shoreline of Malaysia, on 128-acres of white powder sands between lush jungle flora and South China Sea, One&Only Desaru Coast is a spectacular retreat that embodies the essence of her location, known as the ‘village of palms’.


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We are here to help. Our travel experts will organise and book your dream holiday.
call us today or complete our online enquiry form to start your next adventure.