Backed by a US$1.1 billion investment from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, the integrated destination resort, Desaru Coast, hopes to rival other regional resort offerings in Singapore and Indonesia.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Can Malaysia’s Desaru Coast compete with Sentosa in Singapore or Indonesia’s Bintan Island?

  • Backed by Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, which invested US$1.1 billion in its development, the resort has a slew of luxury hotels and two golf courses
  • Doubts remain over its sustainability, however

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Backed by a US$1.1 billion investment from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, the integrated destination resort, Desaru Coast, hopes to rival other regional resort offerings in Singapore and Indonesia.
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The Boulders Resort & Spa emerges from the otherworldly landscape of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Photo: The Boulders Resort & Spa

The Boulders Resort & Spa in Arizona is a desert retreat made for lovers of luxury and the outdoors

  • Situated in the eerily beautiful Sonoran Desert, the family-owned resort has two Jay Morrish-designed championship golf courses and an award-winning spa
  • It offers everything from hot-air ballooning to rock climbing
Topic |   Luxury travel

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The Boulders Resort & Spa emerges from the otherworldly landscape of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Photo: The Boulders Resort & Spa
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