Desaru is located just a stone’s throw away from Singapore and it has been a very popular choice of Singapore families for a quick, fun and short getaway. This Lunar New Year, families can look forward to making meaningful, unforgettable memories at the ultra-luxury One&Only Desaru Coast resort.
True to its name, One&Only Desaru Coast hosts a breathtaking collection of expansive suites and positions itself as an ultra-luxury family getaway that’s just a 90-minute ferry service from Singapore.
One&Only Desaru Coast
Visitors can embrace the festive spirit with Chinese cultural traditions such as ceremonial lion dance performances, firecracker lighting, and a visit from the prosperity buddha AKA Dai Tou Fat. Among many other fun-filled family activities, guests can unleash their creative side with an interactive calligraphy workshop.
When it comes to Lunar New Year, the iconic glutinous dessert, tang yuan, is a quintessential must-have treat. A favourite among many Singaporeans, One&Only Desaru Coast’s very own Ambara restaurant will be hosting a class teaching guests how to recreate their very own rendition and the recipe for this delicious treat.
If there are bountifully planned activities for adults, kids won’t feel left out at all. The Kids Only club will offer daily activities for children based on CNY traditions of paper craft classes, a prosperity treasure hunt, and a petting zoo where kids can get up close with baby bunnies during their festive getaway.
Delish Festive Food
Food and beverage aficionados rejoice because there’s Flavours of Spring Reunion Dinner waiting for you on the eve of the Lunar New Year. The curated menu boasts of a selection of auspicious dishes to signify great prosperity.
Relish an abundance of festive dishes like Toro Fish Yee Sang with avocado, crispy fish skin and wasabi dressing, Double Boiled Fish Maw Soup with matsutake mushrooms and 10 Head Abalone, and Braised Money Bags with dried oyster and wok-fried garden greens. Ambara Restaurant will churn out the festive delights for visitors. The dinner set menu is priced at RM380+ per adult and RM 108+ per child, inclusive of Yusheng and live entertainment.
We have included details of the lineup below for your easy reference:
21st January 2023
2PM – 3PM Festive Craft Classes: Lantern Making at KidsOnly
4PM – 5PM Prosperity Treasure Hunt at KidsOnly
6PM – 10PM Flavours of Spring Reunion Dinner at Ambara
10PM – LATE Midnight Festivities at Dusky Monkey
22nd January 2023
11AM – 12PM Lion Dance Performance / Plucking of Greens / Visit by Buddha / Firecracker Lighting at Lobby
12PM – 2PM Lion Dance Visit Across Resort/ Spring Festival Couplet Calligraphy Demonstration at Lobby
2PM – 3PM Rice Ball (Tang Yuan) Making at Ambara
3PM – 4PM Festive Craft Classes: Dragon Puppet Making at KidsOnly
4PM – 5PM Bunny Petting at KidsOnly
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