- Cinema Under the Stars
Knowing the importance for relaxation after a fun day in the sun, the resort will be playing classic and award-wining holiday movies from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Herbs Garden on selected nights. This is the perfect way to end the day with the family with some popcorn and family time under the sky.
5. Nature Walk
Did you know that Desaru, located in Bandar Penawar is rich in herbs and natural health remedies? At Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, you can get to know more about all the medicinal plants located all around the resort in a brisk nature walk with naturalist Along who is available from Friday to Monday and available on special request on Wednesday and Thursday. Along who originates from Langkawi is very passionate about nature and can provide insightful details on the birds, plants and other wildlife in the vicinity. There are over 30 species of herbs and flowers at the resort for you to learn about. Along will usually end her session by telling you the beautiful story of ‘Pokok Penawar’ (Scaevola Taccada) in which the town of Bandar Penawar is named after. The flowers of the penawar plant are symbolised in the Desaru Coast logo and corporate identity.
- Must Eats
Turmeric Restaurant offers a splendid breakfast buffet which is available daily with comfortable seating inside and outside near the pool. You can opt to have your lunch here as well. The restaurant serves rich culinary buffet and ala carte delights with intriguing flavours of exquisite Malaysian, Thai and Western cuisines. Enjoy cooked-to-order dishes from live cooking stations as you dine on a terrace overlooking the lagoon pool. I highly recommend ordering ‘The Chu Chi Goong Mungkron’ which is a rock lobster dish stewed in Thai red curry, coconut milk, kaffir lime leaf and Thai sweet basil!
Sea.Fire.Salt is all about serving customised culinary finesse from cocktails with spicy chilly to seafood platters served on Himalayan salt blocks. The choices are fresh, and the taste is a constant blend of spices, salt and sweetness. A dining experience here symbolises balance as you sense the balance in the mood, in the food and in the overall ambiance. The lavish line up of meals leaves you wanting for more and the experienced and friendly staffs make the dining experience a memorable one.
- Water Sports
Use this opportunity to explore the seas of Desaru with non-motorised water sports on a Hobie Cat or paddle at your own pace on a stand-up paddle board. Windsurfing or kitesurfing is also available for those of you who prefer more action!
This wraps up the 7 must do things at Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas for you and your family. The resort offers the ideal gateway for city dwellers looking to getaway to fresh air, gorgeous environs and customised wellness experiences. It offers abundant greenery for guests to meditate or perform their workout routines, a pristine beach to take long sunrise or sunset walks, and in-room tranquillity to wind down. Book your stay today via their official website – https://www.anantara.com/en/desaru-coast for special offers and enjoy paradise!