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Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta
(4.9/5 based on 850+ 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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  • Walking along the beach around to Kira was beautiful. I must say the highlight was the Sunday markets though with food clothes music and heaps of art! Loved it. 
  • I made a formal complaint about the misleading way that thrifty sales representatives conduct business and received a generic response with the promise of a follow-up which hasn't happened of course!!...  more »
  • Want 2 escape hoons, dance party & strip joints & have a relaxed family beach holiday - Coolongatta is the spot. Just stay on the M1,avoid chaos traffic & take airport turn off. Also good base 4 Nth N...  more »