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Visitors could swim, engage in beach activities, or visit the Malay kampung or simply laze away, while being massaged by the cool coastal breeze."
Batu Layar is a fairly secluded beach located quite close to Desaru, within the district of Kota Tinggi. Batu Layar beach is a nice quiet spot where you can indulge in a cosy picnic, go for a quick swim or enjoy a good game of beach volleyball. Relatively rocky in certain areas, the protruding rocks found around Batu Layar beach creates an interesting and picturesque backdrop to your holiday photos. You can visit the Malay kampung nearby or simply laze away, lulled into a quick nap by the cool coastal breeze.
There is one resort offering accommodations, including A-frame chalets, dormitory, meeting facilities and a restaurant. Barbeque and campsite facilities are also available here. Rest shades are provided at the beach. For more information, please contact the Johor Tourist Information Centre at 607-2234935, 2249960.
Last viewed - July 29, 2014
Batu Layar beach is situated about 70km from Kota Tinggi town and 115km from Johor Bahru. From Johor Bahru, head towards Kota Tinggi, driving for about 47km before turning left near the Petronas gas station. Then drive on for another 5km until you reach a round about and turn right (3 o'clock). Drive on for about 16km you will reach a junction. Take a left at this junction and proceed for another 2km and you will reach Batu Layar beach.
"A great place to get fresh ocean air." by OnFoot
"so beutiful place for picnic......." by Fazlee
"enjoy yourself there and you will know" by iwan
"what a great moment spend time wif my husband there..." by mai
"Beach is not suitable for swimming. The rocky outlay is interesting and the surf powerful and raging loud. Highly recommended. Those staying in nearby Desaru and drive can come here easily."
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