Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

4.8
#3 of 11 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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  • Staying at the Mantra right across the road from the beach is ideal for easy access. The golden soft sand is easy to walk on and the surf is not too forceful and great for the young ones. The sunsets ...  more »
  • This beach is a very open beach, usually not too rough. It has everything - shops across the road including a mall selling/serving all types food, a surf club with cafe at one end, lots of green space...  more »
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  • Waves and good vibes
  • Nice clean beach
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