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“Still a place to visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coolangatta Beach

Coolangatta Beach
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Gold Coast Opera on the Beach: Aida
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Coolangatta
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Batehaven, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Still a place to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014

Point danger headland with landmark and costal patrol station interesting. Never new so many ships went down off the coastline over the years. Number of cafes around ,rainbow beach still the spot for kids to swim. Still retains its place as coastline not changed to much over the years

Visited January 2014
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Frankfurt, Germany
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“Good clean family beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2014

The Gold Coast is large and glorious but in some places it's too large and commercial. For example Surfers Paradise has a huge concrete jungle of tower blocks for kilometers along the beach front. Not nice. From Coolangatta beach you can see Surfers Paradise in the distance but it's a completely different experience as you feel much more like you're in a seaside town rather than an impersonal metropolis.
The beach at Coolangatta is clean and patrolled with lots of space to set down. Just back from the beach is a grassy strip with a play area for toddlers as well as toilets, and over the road is the town with a variety of shops. There's an airconditioned indoor shopping arcade immediately across the road from the beach if you need to cool down which also has a cinema.
Could have stayed for days, the kids certainly wanted to.

Visited December 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Inviting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

Proximity to property (walking distance) and the beach is patrolled by surf rescue. Plenty of room on the beach so you don't have to fight for a spot. Very clean beach, both in and out of the water.

Visited January 2014
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Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
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“Nothing better in the morning after a walk the beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

What we loved we like to exercise first thing in the morning with or without the kids fantastic walking tracks for bikes and walkers nice and flat and the best view in the world the best beach in the world

Visited December 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
“Great Family Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great family beach and terrific surf club for family meals right next door to hotel. A very safe beach for every body that is very clean and beautiful water.

Visited November 2013
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