Burleigh Heads Beach, Burleigh Heads
(4.9/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Sheltered from strong winds, the northeast-facing Burleigh Heads Beach is considered the Gold Coast's premier spot for swimming, body boarding, and surfing. The beach is home to hundreds of native birds and is lined by Norfolk Island Pines, which are reputably the oldest planted trees on this coast. The beach offers a wide strip of white sand where you can spend the day relaxing in the sun as well as several green areas often used by locals for weekend games of cricket. This area is rarely crowded and has lifeguards on duty every day. Nearby is a small village, which includes several cafes and shops. For Burleigh Heads Beach and beyond, use our Miami trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Miami vacation.
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  • A fantastic start to the day. A lovely walk and people watch. On a Sunday morning the nippers are in full swing, and on the last Sunday of the monk there are extensive markets. There a lots of coffee ...  more »
  • Very crowded. The beach is long. Overlooking the hotels. Very many surfers. The waves are high, not for swimming. Place is more suited for sports activities and parties.
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  • It's not just me who rates this the best Beach on the coast but it was currently rated no 5 in Australia It is a lovely beach to walk with views to Surfers and Coolangatta There are good coffee shops,...  more »