Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

4.8
#3 of 10 in Beaches in Gold Coast
Coolangatta Beach, considered the end of the Gold Coast, offers blue waters and a wide stretch of sand, frequented by picnicking locals each day at sunset. This area is family-friendly, safe, and rarely crowded by tourists. You can surf, swim, scuba dive, or simply relax on the warm sand. Lots of cafes and shops dot the beach, and several large restaurants are within walking distance of the sand. Don't miss walking out to the Snapper Rocks, where many Australian and world champion surfers first took to the waves. Using our online itinerary creator, Gold Coast attractions like Coolangatta Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Fantastic safe beach, fully patrolled and safe swimming in this wonderful part of Australia. Clean sand and friendly people with many overseas visitors. Great restaurants just off the beach and so muc...  more »
  • This is my pick for a great holiday near the airport great beach food transport, heaps of nice accomodation  more »
  • My partner and I went for a really nice walk on the beach, along the water and up the rocks. Was really nice and not too crowded. The view was amazing at sunset.  more »
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  • Was easy to find parking in the school holidays. Beach is clean, water warm and lots of space for the kids to play without disturbing other beach goers.
  • Great beach and beach volleyball for the Com Games is just down the road
  • Great beach all facilitates are well maintained the beach is patrolled by surf lifesavers the is a lovely rock wall to walk out on that you can spot whales off when there in season
  • Great beach and atmosphere.
  • Beautiful best place on the coast

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