Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast

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Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Beautiful spot, water is nice and clear and there‚Äôs nice restaurants and walks located nearby. I think we will definitely return to stay in the area again  more »
  • When you see these beaches- you understand why Australia is cited as having the best beaches in the world. Soft sand, plenty of space, policed beaches (by surf life saving to protect you!!!) and...  more »
  • Waves and good vibes
  • Nice clean beach

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