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Coogee Beach

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Address: Arden Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lived here my entire life

I love Coogee Beach so much that I have never ventured very far. Travelled the world but I always have lived within. 5 km radius of Coogee Beach. Clean water with oceans pools at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2015
Shelly J
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I love Coogee Beach so much that I have never ventured very far. Travelled the world but I always have lived within. 5 km radius of Coogee Beach. Clean water with oceans pools at both North and South ends. Plenty of nearby cafés and restaurants to visit before or after your swim. Or take food a cook a BBQ at... More 

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Province of Munster, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We were fortunate to stay here for a couple of weeks and loved the ambience, the beach, the coastal park, the excellent relaxed eateries and shops. What a great place to live and enjoy leisure time. Lovely even in the rain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Coogee has everything, a long expansive beach and golden-white sands. Long promenade, picnic shelters, push button barbeques, plenty of eateries and refreshments available on Coogee Bay Rd and Arden St. Public transport and street parking availalble. Something for everyone. 5 star hotel, historic rooms and motel rooms at Coogee Bay Hotel, Medina Apartment Accommodation and Backpacker Accommodation

Thank RozitadeiLeoni
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

A perpetual favourite: I love Coogee for swimming, relaxing, food/coffee options and so much more! Great family friendly beach with no/minimal surf.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We caught the bus from Redfern, Sydney to Coogee to start our coastal walk to Bondi Beach. The beach itself at Coogee lovely was nice and clean. The town had a nice laid back feel to it and would be a nice place to stay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

A nice beach with well developed trails for runners and walkers. Pleasantly surprised that the majority of dog owners acted responsibly meaning not having to watch where you placed your feet as intently. Running north to Bondi provides a good mix of climbs and flat running, with toilets and water fountains along the way. Great stuff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love coogee. Not great for swimming but perfect for sunbathing and chilling out.plenty of cool bars nearby too

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Luang Prabang, Louangphrabang, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

My favorite beach even though it has gotten alot more developed over the years. It is close enough to be in the city in minutes yet still has a relaxed vibe on the sand with a bit of room to move. As kid friendly as a beach can be and alot easier to keep your eyes on your kids too.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Great beach to visit especially first thing in the morning when it is just the locals and not full of tourists and backpackers after temp also pleasant for mid October

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Coogee is the end point of the beautiful Bondi to Coogee coast walk. It is still a nice destination in its own right. While not as big as Bondi it has great sand and good breakers if you fancy surfing. The town he a nice selection of restaurants to grab a bite to eat.

Thank Henchelson

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Very accessible by public transport, Coogee is the smaller, friendlier, more intimate version of Bondi Beach. Coogee is the only beach in the Eastern suburbs that does not have big waves, making it an excellent family beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel, located right across the beach, has one of the biggest beer gardens in Australia and plenty of entertainment every night of the week. Be on the lookout for celebrity footballers! A little further south is Wylie’s Baths, offering sweeping 180 degree views over the Pacific Ocean, and it is perfect for a swim or a few laps. Plenty of dining choices surround the beach, including the famous fish and chips.
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