5 Instagram-Worthy Spots You Need to Visit at Desaru Coast

Are you an Instagram addict? Just booked your holiday in Johor? Great! This state in Malaysia offers a brand new holiday destination, Desaru Coast – with a ton of locations that will earn your vacay photos double-taps on your Instagram feed.

1. Desaru Public Beach

Head to the picturesque beach in Desaru Coast – this is the ultimate escape. Feel the ocean breeze as you stroll along the coast. Think soft sand, clear waters, swaying casuarina trees, and blue skies — the stunning backdrop will guarantee you that perfect Instagram shot. Recommended hashtags: #GODesaruCoast #LifeIsABeach #DesaruCoastMalaysia

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2. Mexican Food at The Elephant & The Butterfly

We know you Instagram foodies will really appreciate the aesthetics at this poolside quirky restaurant. You’ll be spoilt for choice of authentic Mexican cuisine at The Elephant & The Butterfly. The restaurant’s favorite is the Mexican Spicy Burger. Before you sink your teeth into the juicy lean ground beef, paired with cheese, grilled onions, and fresh jalapeño on a charcoal-infused bun – get that Instagram shot that will earn you bragging rights. The cheeky bartender at the bar is also always ready to whip up a bespoke cocktail for you. Tip – tell him you want a crazy dramatic drink for Instagram! (PS Mocktails are pretty too!) Recommended hashtags: #TheElephantnTheButterfly #BespokeCocktails #HRHDesaruCoast

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3. The Els Club Desaru Coast

The Els Club Desaru Coast sits only 10 minutes away from Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast and on a sunny day, this is a great Instagram spot. With the greens in the background, everything in your photo pops! If you are up for a golf game and did not bring your gear, do not fret – they have EVERYTHING ready for you. Tip: Follow them on Instagram @theelsclubdc and check out the awesome shots they have. Take a Boomerang video of your swing. Recommended hashtags: #theelsclubdesarucoast #golf

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4. Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast’s Giant Mandala Guitar

A day trip to Desaru Coast is surely not enough. Hence many choose to spend a couple of nights at Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast — a haven for fans of music, food, and great times. Flaunt your best pose in front of the iconic Hard Rock guitar monument, one of the most popular spots, or even the delectable range of sweets at Roxtars Toys & SweetsTM, for a big splash of colour! While you are at this hotel, get that selfie with memorabilia of Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Madonna and more.

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5. The Sound of Your Stay®

Want to pose like a rock star? Have a private jam session in your room with Hard Rock’s exclusive complimentary music amenity. Guests staying at this hotel have the privilege to choose one out of 20 Fender® guitars, which comes with Marshall headphones, and a Fender® Mustang amplifier. This can be sent to your room! Definitely a unique experience and certainly a must-have Instagram post. Tip: Check out the hotel’s Instagram account @hrhdesarucoast for references. Recommended hashtags: #RockStarMoment #HardRockHotels #SoundofYourStay

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Be Camera-Ready for Your Next Getaway!

Recognizing that Instagram is this generation’s way of recording and sharing special moments, Hard Rock keeps its social media feed active. So, during your trip to Desaru Coast – geotag Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast in your posts and stand a chance to be featured on our social media platforms.

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