Cottesloe Beach, Cottesloe

If you want to know how good the lifestyle of many of Perth's residents is, head to Cottesloe Beach. Only 15 minutes from the city center, this 1.5 km (1 mi) expanse of golden sand meets clear Indian Ocean water ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and surfing. Enjoy a picnic and watch a game of cricket on the grass of the nearby Cottesloe Esplanade. The town of Cottesloe has a slow pace, but also plenty of restaurants and cafes where you can sample fresh seafood specialties. Plan to see Cottesloe Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cottesloe itinerary planner.
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  • We spent a few afternoon hours enjoying the beautiful white sandy beach, took a walk along the groyne and cooled off in the sea spray from waves crashing on the rocks. Caught a bite and coffee at the ...  more »
  • Took my wife here for her the first time as she thought the east coast beaches were good, she was impressed! Cottesloe beach is one of the best beaches in my opinion and needs to be experienced for on...  more »
  • Good shore. Not quite youthful family friendly in certain areas as the entry to water is quite steep. Birds from the trees round sunset may earn a dreadful racket. So much so that you can't talk. Sculptures from the ocean is well worth the trip down.highly recommended
  • The beach is simply great!! It’s clean and beautiful with pine trees around. It’s well connected by city bus

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