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Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

(4.9/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Coolangatta Beach and other attractions in Coolangatta, use our Coolangatta holiday planner.
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  • Plenty of cafes and restaurants to enjoy, large sandy beach and walkways. Stunning on a sunny day. Great place for surfing also.  more »
  • I visited Coolangatta Beach and walked along the soft clean sand and while doing this I viewed the ocean noticing how clear and seaweed free the water was. Also I saw the attentive life guards on duty...  more »
  • I love Cooly! Is the perfect place for a swim, stroll along the Strand, and appreciate the beauty of the blue sea! The water is nice and warm, lots of sunscreen as UV is super high.... Love it!  more »