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Coolangatta Beach

Address: Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Coolangatta
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Coolangatta has alway been a well patrolled beach. Rips are un unusual here. Restaurant close by and a nice wide shared walking/bike path to Greenmount

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Flinders View
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Easy walk from accommodation we were in, beach was clean. Loved watching the Nippers at work. Patrolled beach making things safe

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Logan City, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The beaches are straight across from the shops cafes and resturants.The beach is patrolled well.There is a great walking access path to walk around the headland.view of the ocean.

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Lulea, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Coolangatta has a really nice beach, with a great view of Surfers paradise in the distance. The beach is not as crowded as in Surfers, which is just great! I recommend this beach for a visit, even though Australia have some other fantastic beaches.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

great spot for surfing and enjoying lunch watching the surfers! only a short walk from free parking is shopping and many restaurants.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

As the tide gets a bit lower, toward the Greenmount beach end, there is a shallow pool that develops between the surf and the beach, that can be great for younger children. The surf itself is great as well, and the showers as you leave the beach are handy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I honestly don't know why everyone seems to flock to the northern end of the Gold Coast around Surfers Paradise and the like. All the hotel skyscrapers and so on make it claustrophobic and there is no sun on the beaches after noon because of their shadows. Go for a twenty minute drive down to the south end and this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Beautiful blue water, white sandy beach and great walking tracks around the coastline to NSW. Not suitable for children as the water is a bit rough with lots of waves. Free BBQs on the beach front park with trees and grassed areas, gazebos and children's playground.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

White, clean sandy beach with two surf life saving areas, gorgeous view up to Surfers Paradise! There is a green strip in front of the beach with playgrounds for children and a great wooden walkway right around the headland.

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Yeppoon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Plenty of parking, along the foreshore, beach is lovely And white, quite a few lookouts to appreciate the view, shops line the street.

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