Desaru offers the perfect coastal getaway in Malaysia and if you have two full days to spend here, this itinerary is ideal. Of course, you can mix and match things to see and do accordingly too!

Day 01: First Half

This destination is famed for its beaches so make sure to spend time having fun and frolic on the shore; beachside properties like Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas are ideal for this. Depending on the season you can enjoy water sports or plan a visit to Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast.

Day 01: Second Half

As part of your sightseeing tours in Desaru, attractions such as the Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm are worth visiting; it’s home to over 1,000 of these reptiles and you can even take pictures with baby crocs! At night, take a boat ride at the Firefly Valley Leisure Park to glimpse fairy-like fireflies illuminate the landscape.

Day 02: First Half

You can visit the Desaru Fruit Farm home to vast acres of over 100 varieties of fruit. There are ATV tours, a petting zoo and a fruit buffet here too! Also popular is the Desaru Ostrich Farm where you can feed, take photos with and even ride these flightless birds.

Day 02: Second Half

Consider a Johor Bahru Old Town foodie tour which is a great way to sample popular local dishes and desserts. Alternatively, you can explore the Belungkor Forest mangroves, enjoy a cooking class or indulge in some spa pampering. Depending on the resort, you can end the day by watching movies under the stars!