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Desaru is an ideal place for a short getaway. Chance to run away from the city lights reminds us of the beautiful works of God. The beautiful coastal includes Eco-tourism place, holiday villages and the largest water theme park which culturalized with Malaysian’s culture all along the bay.


Let’s discover what we can do at this beautiful place!

THINGS-TO-EAT in Desaru:

Yard & Co Cafe

Enjoy the scents of the coffee with the view of the immense sea, dining beside a magnificent sea view makes us feel so relaxed. Minimalist interiors attracted many Instagammers to check-in here!

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(photo source// @yardnco)

Google Map: bit.ly/YardnCo

Address: 4785, 1, Jalan Siakap, Kampung Sungai Rengit, 81600 Pengerang, Johor

Super Lobster (龍皇海鲜楼)

Super Fresh and Mouth drooling seafood feast in Desaru is a must! Super Lobster seafood restaurant is the most popular choice to dine! Must try their lobster soup and crab. Well, their price is quite affordable too!

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Google Map: bit.ly/SuperLobster

Address: 7, 9 & 11, Jalan Jenahak 1, Sungai Rengit

Mama Jeli Recipe Warong Petang

Trying Malaysian fusion food is also a must at Desaru, a variety of local fusion food such as Iced Cendol, Mee Rebus, and their special Johor Laksa! It’s the traditional taste of Johor!

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(photo taken by YOLO Desaru Team)

Google Map: bit.ly/mamajelirecipe

Address: Kampung Baru Sungai Mas, 82200 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Deen Burger Bakar Bandar Penawar

In Malaysia, burgers are always our best choice for Supper! We can consider this as an advanced recipe for our favorite local burger! Let me remind you their portion is huge!

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(photo source// fb: Deen Burger Bakar)

Google Map: bit.ly/DeenBurger

Address: Saecho Burger Jalan Dato Onn, 81930 Kota Tinggi, Johor

Kedai Kek Lim Choo Seng (聚成中西饼店)

The hidden local cake house is hiding in the Kampung Sungai Rengit. Handcrafted pastry with 40 years of history in Pengerang. A traditional taste of Chinese handcrafted “Pillow-biscuit” (枕头饼) is their famous pastry in house!

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(photo source// fb: 聚成(中)西饼店 & JohorNow)

Google Map: bit.ly/kedaikeklcs

Address: Kampung Sungai Rengit, 81620 Pengerang, Johor

THINGS-TO-DO in Desaru:

Fruit Farm Argo Tourism

Desaru Fruit Farm Agro Tourism was awarded the "World Excellence Tourism Awards" Malaysia in 2020 with 180 acres of Tropical Fruit Land. Family and Friends can spend the whole day gathering there! They offer the freshest of the fruits in town and they come with a healthy lunch meal package for visitors too.

Fruit Farm

photo source// online images

Ticket Price: RM25 /adult, RM20 /kids (before discount)

Google Map: bit.ly/AgroFruitFarm

Address: River Pollution, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor

Crocodile Farm (Teluk Sengat)

It’s time to challenge your adventurous spirits at the fantastic Crocodile Farm, almost a thousand crocodiles in there! Get to discover the interesting facts of the crocodiles. You can take photos with the small alligators too!

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(photo source// online google images)

Ticket Price: RM8 /adult, RM4 /kids (before discount)

Google Map: bit.ly/DesaruCrocodileFarm

Address: Teluk Sengat, Kota Tinggi, Johor, 81920, Ayer Tawar 2, Johor

Guess what? Have you tried horse riding before? Grab this chance to have your first horse ride without flying overseas! It’s another perfect location for instagrammers to check in! Also an amazing idea to get your wedding or family photo done in this place!

Horse Carriage Johor

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(photo source// online google images)

Ticket Price: RM50 /entry (before discount), RM10 /horse ride

Google Map: bit.ly/HorseCarriageJohor

Address: Route 90, Kampung Nelayan Tanjung Balau, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Restoran Terapung Seafood Bujang Firefly

Have you seen fireflies before? Can you imagine the feeling when you sink in the beautiful starry moment with firefly? Incredible experience

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(photo source// tripadvisor)

Ticket Price: RM20 /adult, RM12 /kids

Google Map: bit.ly/BujangFirefly

Address: Jalan Johor Silica, Sungai Lebam, 81900 Tanjong Surat, Johor

Ostrich Farm Desaru

Kids might fall in love in this place! We always heard about the ostrich run faster than any animals, how do you feel if you can grab a ride on the ostrich? Great family bonding place!

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(photo source// tripadvisor)

Ticket Price: RM20 /adult, RM15 /kids (before discount), RM15 /ostrich ride

Google Map: bit.ly/OstrichFarmDesaru

Address: Jalan Telok Ramunia, Kampung Changi, 81600 Pengerang, Johor

Fisherman Museum (Muzium Nelayan)

Desaru is located in the coastal area, fishing is a part of their livelihoods. Chance to experience and refresh about the things we reed in our primary school books! Get to see how the fisherman lifestyle in the old days.

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(photo source// tripadvisor)

Ticket Price: RM2 /adult, RM1 /kids (before discount)

Google Map: bit.ly/MuziumNelayan

Address: Kompleks Pelancongan, Tanjung Balau, Desaru, 81930 Kota Tinggi, Johor.

Adventure Water Park

The Adventure Waterpark Desaru is the largest water theme park in Southeast Malaysia. The 21 acres water park has a lot of different facilities in it, discover their adventure games here especially the Wave Pool and the splishy-splash Roller Coaster!

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(photo source// Adventure Waterpark Desaru

Ticket Price: Click here to check rates.

Google Map: bit.ly/Desaru-WaterPark

Address: No. 4, Jalan Danau, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Waka Waka Water Sport

Trying something new is fun! Hop on Jet Ski with an experienced instructor on your favorite Vitamin-Sea! Their water sports equipment is new for you to discover! Get your buddies and friends to try out the new water sport activity at Desaru now!

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(photo source// fb: Waka Waka Watersports

Ticket Price: Click here to check rates. 

Google Map: bit.ly/TanjungLompatDesaru

Address: Tanjung Lompat Desaru


Sungai Rengit the Secret Check-in Point

Get to check-in yourself with this beautiful evening sun scene at Desaru, as those Instagrammers will always choose to check-in yourself in this wonderful moments.


(photo source// google images) 

Search Place: Sungai Rengit Jetty

Sunrise at Tanjung Balau

In this sparkling heart of Desaru, watching a sunrise or sunset is a dream for many. Enjoy the amazing moment at the sea side with your mates.

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(photo source// google images) 

Search Place: Tanjung Balau Jetty

Hard Rock - Rock Bar

Grab the drinks under the chilled enthusiasm, with various cocktails and alcoholic drinks. Hard Rock Cafe infused  by Asian cultured design, try out this amazing experience in the virescence environment.


(photo source// google images) 

Search Place: Hard Rock Cafe

The Westin

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(photo source// google images) 

Search Place: The Westin

Try out different experience with easy access beach bar, enjoy romantic dining experience added with nature sea breeze and beautiful scene. The Westin Beach Bar serves main course, dessert, cocktails and liquors.


YOLO Desaru, the top selection for your group activities. Suitable for family, buddies & friends, colleagues or any team building trip. We are located at Bandar Penawar, an ideal location which is the township of Desaru.

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(photo source// YOLO Desaru Homestay)

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Google Map: bit.ly/YoloDesaru-Location

Address: 2A, Jalan Dahlia 3, Taman Sri Penawar, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Book now: Click here to check rates.

4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms designed in Modern Interiors.

✔ Wide and comfortable & privacy space for gathering.

✔ Luxury breakfast service & Snack Bar is available at our Homestay.

✔ Bonding games are available, such as Darts, Board Games.

✔ BBQ setup service is available at your convenience!