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Xterra Malaysia Special Edition 2018 @ Desaru Coast 🇲🇾

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has witnessed the press conference of the XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ ~ The world 🌍 ’s premier series of off-road extreme multisport competitions 😃

For the 1️⃣st time in the world 🌍 & 1️⃣-of-a-kind competition which organized by Tough Gorilla will be making its debut in Malaysia 🇲🇾 This XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 will provide the extreme sports local Malaysian athletes with an international sporting experience as there will be foreign participants 👬👭👫 from the Asia Pacific & other regions worldwide 🌍

There are workshops by the professional athletes & certified coaches too. For athletes 👬👭👫 traveling with their families, the Special Edition offers a shorter 5️⃣km route for a lighter challenge off-road 😆

“We are very excited 😃 to be the venue📍host of XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018. The natural landscape 🗾 in Desaru Coast makes it a fitting venue📍for the world 🌍 ’s 1️⃣st duathlon 🚴‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️& we look forward to welcome all extreme sportsmen 👬 & women 👭 in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & from all over the world 🌍 said Philip Whittaker, the CEO👨🏼‍💼of Integrated Theme Parks & Attractions (“ITPA”) & Chief Commercial Officer of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd

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The event will take place over a 3️⃣-day period starting from 28 Sept to 30 Sept 2018. Majority of the athletes’ 👭👬👫 between the age range of 25 to 45 years old 

It has announced this world 🌍 ’s 1️⃣st duathlon 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️in Malaysia 🇲🇾 will be hosted by Desaru Coast for its Special Edition 2018 with 2️⃣ categories i.e. duathlon 🚴‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️ & trail run 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️

Wow‼️ Definitely an exciting 😃 opportunity to compete in the stunning 🤩 scenic landscape 🗾 of Desaru Coast

 

“We sincerely hope that visitors & participants 👫👭👬 will receive an unforgettable experience through the unique ambiance & race routes. Malaysia 🇲🇾 has continuously proven itself to be a suitable destination📍for internationally renowned sporting events e.g. Ironman & Oceanman, attracting thousands of athletes & participants 👫👭👬 from all over the world 🌍 These extreme multisport competitions cultivate strong sporting sentiments for the country over the years, we are honoured to be part of it once again, at Johor’s upcoming hidden gem 💎 , Desaru Coast,” said Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General 👨🏾‍💼Tourism Malaysia

In addition, international sporting events e.g. XTERRA will play an important role in helping boost ⬆️ the local economy through tourism from participants & spectators 👫👭👬 This will promote ⬆️ Johor not just as a mere transit 🔁 point for travellers but as an international tourist hub; eventually making the tourism sector a key contributor in the state’s economic development

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XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ is supported by The Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Malaysia Major Events, Johor Tourism, Johor Sports Council & Desaru Coast as the venue sponsor. Located📍in the southern region of Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾 , Desaru Coast is a multi-phase development that includes 1️⃣ of the world’s🌍 largest water 💦💧 parks – the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, 2️⃣ championship 🏆golf ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️ courses, world 🌍 -renowned hotels & resorts, a retail village & a Conference Centre. Desaru Coast hosts 3️⃣ international hotel 🏢 brands under its wing, the Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast. Far from the saturated property & investment environments, the location📍is perfectly situated in the southern gateway to Malaysia 🇲🇾 which can be easily accessible by land 🚂🚌🚕🚗, ferry ⛴ & air ✈️🛩 for both domestic and international travelers

“We are honoured to organise such an event & would like to thank 🙏🏻 all our partners for having the confidence & trust in us with an event in such a scale. Execution & planning for events like this requires experience, hard work, dedication & to be able to cater to everyone’s needs. It is of utmost importance that we ensure that the event is carried out seamlessly & efficiently with success,” said Azura Zainol Abidin, Managing Director 👩🏻‍💼 of Tough Gorilla

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Ohh ya…The winners👫👭👬will stand a chance to compete in the World 🌍 Championship 🏆 held in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii & a prize money offering worth RM 30k

Yeah‼ It’s organised by Tough Gorilla & there will also be workshops conducted by XTERRA Pro Athletes🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️, Ben Ellen & Jacqui Slack to prepare contestants👫👭👬for the exhilarating & challenging courses available i.e.

  1. Run Bike Run Duathlon (5km Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️– 30km Bike 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ – 5km Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️)
  2. Trail Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️(21 km, 11km and 5km)
  3. Family Fun 👫👭👬 Beach 🏖️🏝️ Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️(Below 5km)

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is considering to register for a 🔟+1️⃣km trail run🏃🏻‍♀️, how about you❓⁉️

Interested too❓⁉️ Let’s sign up ☺

Website🌐: https://www.sbbhosted.com/event/xterra-malaysia-duathlon-115

FB: https://www.facebook.com/xterramy/

Foreign participants❓⁉️

No worries 😉, a video clip 📹🎥 on how to arrive at the beautiful 😍 Desaru coast location📍of this XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018

 

Need accommodation❓⁉️

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Desaru Beach

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 seldom ⬇️ travel to a beach 🏖🏝 / seaside 🌊…

Why❓⁉️

Reason being she just can’t ❌ swim🏊🏻‍♀️…Shy shy ☺️ to mention…Moreover, she also scard 😢 of having tanned skin colour 👩🏽 too. Ha…Ha…A typical “puteri lilin” aka scard 😢 of sunny 🌞 ☀️ day in Bahasa Melayu, Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language

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Hmm…Her recent stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿at Sand & Sandals Resort & Spa 🏢 (Sand & Sandals) at Desaru Beach 🏖🏝 has changed her mind‼️😃 She is now saying “I need  vitamin sea 🌊 ” 😁 lovely More & more ya 😉😎

How come❓⁉️

She realises when visiting a seaside🌊/ beach 🏝🏖 resort 🏢 doesn’t just mean sea 🌊 swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️ …

If you are sharing the similar concern as her, don’t know ❌ how to swim 🏊🏻‍♀️…You will be amazed you can still enjoy a beach 🏝🏖 stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿 after reading 📖 her sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 about how she has enjoyed 🤩 herself with her writers gang 👫👭👬 at this recent beach 🏖🏝 stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿🏢

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Sand & Sandals 🏢 is a spacious resort which owns a beautiful clean 2️⃣2️⃣km stretch of coastline🌊 She enjoyed her relaxing 😌 early morning 🌞☀️chill beach 🏖🏝 walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️while waiting for sunrise 🌅 from the South China Sea 🌊

Hey‼️ Why not a pre-wedding 💍🤵🏻👰🏻 shoot 📸📹🎥 here if you are currently planning for a venue❓⁉️

Hmm…She was satisfied 😊 though without ❌ a beautiful egg yolk sunrise 🌅 that morning 🌞☀️ due to a cloudy ⛅️ morning

It was monsoon 🌫🌊💨 season during visiting, so resort team 👩🏻‍💼👨🏻‍💼advised not ⛔️ to enjoy any sea sports/ beach water activities🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️🏄🏻‍♀️🏄🏻‍♂️

Oppsss…Feeling bored 😐😑 ❓⁉️

Of course not, the resort team 👩🏻‍💼👨🏻‍💼still providing a plenty of exciting recreational activities by the beach 🏖🏝 e.g. ATV 🚜 beach 🏖🏝 ride, team building games👫👭👬, beach 🏖🏝 volley 🏐 ball/ futsal ⚽️ etc.

Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured by 1️⃣ of her writers gang, Dboy Ahmad 🙋🏽‍♂️

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Satu lagi resort yang moden berhampiran pantai dengan kolam mandi yang besar dengan keindahan landscape yang menarik. . Tersedia bilik-bilik yang besar untuk seisi keluarga, spa , Gym dan 8 restoran. Terdapat permainan outdoor seperti permainan pantai, ATV dan paintball. Hotel terbaik di Desaru! untuk anda. Lokasi : Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa. #Colouroflives #traveloguemalaysia #johor #perodua #sittytravel #888teacoffee #tourismmalaysia #dekatje #sayangmalaysia #tourismjohor #datangler #dboystudio #jjcm #hotel #resort #Travelblogger #visitMalaysia #sandandsandalsdesaru Terima kasih kepada penaja utama kami yang membantu perjalanan ini. @myperodua_instagram @canonmalaysia @888teocaffee @sittytravel kerana menjadi penaja perjalanan kami kali ini. Apa yang perlu diketahui lebih banyak #traveltips untuk anda. Kekal follow hastag #TravelogueMalaysia untuk perkembangan kami.

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There are 7️⃣ restaurants🍴🍽 & bars 🍸🍻🥂 available for dining 😋 here, you don’t need ❌ to drive out 🚙🚗from the resort 🏢 once checked-in 🔐 , all are just within walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️distance😀

Bravo‼️ The selections 🍴🍽 available ranging from The Cafe 🍰☕️, Fortune Kitchen🍚🍲, Shiokaze Teppan🍣🍛🍱, Spices & Herbs🍳🥞, Beach Hut Bistro🍔🍟🍕, Sunken Bar 🍸🍻& Snuk Thai 🇹🇭 Street BBQ🍡🍢

Her writers gang 👫👭👬 & herself 👩🏻has enjoyed the breakfast ☕️🥪buffet @ Spices & Herbs 🥞🍳which offers a coincidental combination of Western & Asian flavours😋

She loves the fish 🐟 porridge 🥣 , half boiled eggs 🥚 , salad 🥗 bar etc. Happy satisfied tummy😋

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Then, the huge pizzasss 🍕🍕lunch @ Beach Hut Bistro🍔🍟, a casual by the beach 🏖🏝 & outdoor dining concept. Definitely an enjoying meal🍴🍽 with the dazzling sunlight 🔆🔅 & pleasant chilling sea 🌊 breeze🌬

Love ❤️ the juicy pizzasss 🍕🍕here, lots of ingredients e.g. prawns 🍤 🍤 , chicken 🐓🐔etc.

A refreshing 😋😎 coconut 🌴 juice to end your meal here, perfect‼️

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An authentic Thai 🇹🇭 food & fresh BBQ 🍡🍢 seafood 🦐🐟🦑🦀 dinner @ Snuk Thai Street BBQ😋

With a group of friends👬👫👭❓Feel free 🆓 to request for some dining🍽🍴㊙️ privacy by opting for a room/ mini dining hut 🏘 ya🤗

A superb full satisfied 😋😃 dinner 🍽🍴for a night🌃❗️Hmm…Must order dishes❓⁉️

Not to miss the Tom Yam seafood🥘🦐🦑🐟, Thai 🇹🇭 styled mango salad fried fish🐟, mango sticky rice 🍚 & Thai 🇹🇭 milk tea 🥤as dessert ya😁

Hmm…Supposed the salted eggs 🥚squild 🦑🐙 served would be her favourite (she loves all dishes with salted eggs 🥚 ), however the squids 🦑🐙 served were a bit too chewing that night🌃, so she was experiencing a tiring chewing😔 Quite a dissappointing 🙃 moment as it was the 1️⃣st dish she had 🍽🍴that night🌃…

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Wow‼️ Really a satisfied 😄 comfy stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿 here

You may ask SiennyLovesDrawing👩🏻, “What’s your favourite ❤️💗 to-do here❓⁉️”

Ha…Ha…She would highly recommend you for a wellness Balinese massage💆🏻‍♀️💆🏻‍♂️/spa with Senses Spa (operating from 🔟am to 🔟pm) & you may choose to enjoy your massage💆🏻‍♀️💆🏻‍♂️/ spa here either its indoor 🏢 or outdoor 🏖🏝space

She was suffering 😔 a slight back pain 🤕 from her earlier staircase falling before her travelling. So, she went for a relaxing massage 💆🏻‍♀️ to ease her discomfort. She really enjoyed 🙂 it & felt a relief 👍🏻 after to continue her travelling journey😉

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Yeah‼️ She was impressed 🤩 with the care & concern exercised by the female massage therapist💁🏻‍♀️, Ms Selly. She has taught her a simple 5️⃣mins daily exercise to help with her back pain recovery. A special thanks 🙏🏻 to her bravo 👏🏻 👍🏻 guest service shared, keep it up Selly‼️

Hmm…You may wondering how about the room 🛌 & surrounding of this resort🏢❓

She was in a Premium Deluxe with Private Garden😍🤩 Her photos explain her satisfaction 👍🏻😃

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Many other room 🛌🛌 types available for your choice e.g. Sunny Deluxe Seaview, Romantic Deluxe with a private pool, Couple Suite, Family Suite (either garden view/ pool view) etc.🤗

Definitely worth an exotic escape stay here❗️This resort 🏢 is strategically located in the heart 💓 of Desaru & easy to reach by,

  • A 4️⃣hours drive 🚙🚗 from Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia 🇲🇾
  • A 4️⃣5️⃣mins drive 🚙🚗 from Johor Bahru, West Malaysia 🇲🇾
  • A 5️⃣0️⃣mins drive 🚙🚗 from Senai 🇲🇾 International Airport 🛫✈️ (airport transfer 🚌 at a charge💱available)
  • A 3️⃣0️⃣mins ferry ⛴ ride from Singapore 🇸🇬 Changi, Tanjung Belungkor Terminal

Do explore for your vitamin sea 🌊 vacation ya 😀

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Address📍: Lot 2263, Jalan Desaru, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://www.sandandsandals.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/sandandsandals/

#Coloursoflives #TravelogueMalaysia is organised by #Borakkitadotcom​ & supported by #TourismMalaysia

Special thank you to Tourism Malaysia for accompanying & believing, also great thanks to #PeroduaMalaysia​ , #CanonMalaysia​ , #888TeaCoffee & #AikenMalaysia for being the sponsors & #SittyTravel for being the main transporter & travel tips advisor

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