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Coolangatta Beach

Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A vast beach with soft white sand, warm clear water ideal for children and a good surf if its on, but be prepared to compete for the waves as it gets very crowded. A wonderful holiday destination.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lovely, white sand and surf close to our accommodation. We even saw someone catching fish. Perfect venue for the Saturday craft n food market.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Coolangatta Beach is one of the best beaches I have ever seen in Australia if not the world. Great waves, huge expanse of white fluffy sand that provides the perfect space for a chilled out session watching the waves roll in and the world pass you by. Kids absolutley loved it, kicking the footy, building sand castles and splashing in... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Coolangatta Beach is great for families and chilling out. This beach is good for a relaxed holiday or weekend away. There are some good reasonably priced restaurants and bars nearby. A more relaxed vibe than Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Family orientated atmosphere with beautiful clean white sand in a patrolled sheltered location. Great views of the Gold Coast looking north back up the coast.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a fantastic family friendly beach away from the hussle and bussle of Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. Never feels crowded, even on school holidays.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Terrific if you want to get away from the usual tourist spots - great for families. Just like it was when I was a kid on scgool holidays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great swimming beach, kids will love it. Very family friendly area. Surf school close by where the kids were having a great time.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I absolutely miss this beautiful beach! The beach is clean, the air is fresh, the sand is powdery soft. :)

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great Beach, I was here a few years ago and watched the Women's Roxy Surf Pro. It was awesome! The beach is clean, water is really nice! Theirs nice bars and restaurants directly behind the beach!

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