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Desaru Coast's Ombak Festival: The Ultimate Weekend of Music, Art, and Fun

Experience the magic of Ombak Festival.

Get ready for a spectacular weekend as Desaru Coast presents the Ombak Festival from September 13 to 15, 2024. This award-winning destination in Johor promises an unforgettable experience with international headliners and over 50 events covering music, food, visual arts, and activities for kids.

The music lineup at Ombak Festival is nothing short of impressive. The Ombak Main Stage will feature 16 hours of programming, highlighted by an Asia-exclusive performance from pop icon Grace Jones. Grammy winner Macy Gray will also perform, celebrating the 25th anniversary of her debut album, along with Swedish band The Cardigans, known for their global hits. The festival will also showcase regional stars like Alena Murang, Thee Marloes, and Aisyah Aziz, ensuring a diverse and vibrant musical experience.

Food lovers are in for a treat, as the festival offers a culinary journey with Malaysian and international flavours. Top chefs and mixologists will present a series of delectable experiences, including Ember Beach Club Brunch by Chef Andrew Walsh, Kitchen Takeover by Carbon KL, Latin Street Flavours by Feliz, and Flavours of Borneo by Reka:bar, Vér, and Chocha Foodstore. It's a food festival within a festival, promising to delight every palate.

Art enthusiasts will find plenty to admire at Ombak Festival. The visual arts segment features intricate installations celebrating Malaysia's and the region's artistic heritage. Highlights include the fluid metal sculptures of Abdul Multhalib Musa and the participatory Shore Debris Table installation by artist and photographer Ernest Goh of Ayer Ayer. Additionally, two marketplaces will be available: Dia Guild's Southeast Asian fashion and lifestyle collection, and Lokal Market’s local artisanal designs, both focusing on environmentally and socially conscious products.

The festival extends its charm to the youngest attendees with Ombak Kids, offering family-friendly activities. Kids can enjoy the Silent Disco, Mereka Garden Games, Junglewalla eco-adventures, Flying Kites, and Sailing Jongs. These interactive workshops and games ensure fun and engagement for children and parents alike.

Ombak Festival Packages: Luxury and Convenience at Desaru Coast

Experience the Ombak Festival in luxury with exclusive stay packages at Desaru Coast’s four 5-star resorts: The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, and One&Only Desaru Coast. These packages, designed for two adults with a complimentary stay for one child aged 12 and under, include accommodation, breakfast, Festival Weekend Passes, access to Ombak Kids programs and Adventure Waterpark, selected food offerings, and entry to the Festival Opening Party on September 13. Early Stay Packages are available until July 13, 2024, offering the best rates.

For families, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, near Adventure Waterpark, has packages starting at MYR 4,500. Couples can enjoy The Westin Desaru Coast Resort starting at MYR 5,000. Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas offers art and culinary experiences from RM 6,550, while One&Only Desaru Coast features exclusive hospitality packages. Guests from Singapore can use the direct ferry service between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal from September 13 to 16, 2024. Secure your luxurious festival experience today!

Join us at Desaru Coast for the Ombak Festival, where music, art, food, and fun come together for the ultimate weekend experience. For more information, visit Ombak Festival.