Coolangatta Beach
Coolangatta Beach
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RB1224
Leatherhead, UK27 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Apart from a long, sandy beach Coolangatta consists of a strip of shops, restaurants and hotels. Out of season / school holidays the town is dead with many outlets closed or with limited opening hours.
Written 25 April 2023
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JAY
Sydney, Australia63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
An absolutely stunning part of the world. Beautiful beaches, laid back atmosphere and a chilled vibe. You need to weed out the good places to eat but that’s about the only down side to the area. Love it here so much
Written 17 February 2023
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Teresa N
Medowie, Australia1,191 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
This is a lovely beach to spend time at and is clean and well patrolled for swimmers.
Once at the beach if you follow the walking path towards Tweed Heads you will see a boardwalk that passes up the side of the Rainbow Bay Surf Club. This is a lovely walk which takes you to Snapper Rocks with viewing areas and seating along the way. A little further along you will find the Green Frog. At this point there is a set of stairs to climb up. Once at the top, turn to the left and follow the steep road which will take you to Point Danger where there are several lookouts. Of course, if you don't want to walk, you can drive to Point Danger and park in the parking area. Walk a little further and you will come to Captain Cooks Memorial and lighthouse. If you continue to walk you will come to Duranbah Beach and further on you will arrive at duranbah seawall.
Written 19 January 2023
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April
Sydney, Australia14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Surprise! I have been to Gold Coast 4 times. My friend lives at Brisbane recommended Coolangatta Beach. The water, wave and sand are so beautiful, my son said how a about we stay here next time. It is a beach for local tourists with stunning view and relax atmosphere. Surfers paradise is more commercial and convenient for international travellers, the surfers paradise beach is as usual as advertised.
Written 11 January 2023
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FiveStarPA
Brisbane, Australia123 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
This is a great beach. Very deep so lots of sand. The water is crystal clear. Well worth the visit. 2 sets of swimming flags
Written 2 January 2023
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Colin W
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
plenty of walking tracks .very clean beach and well patrolled playgrounds picnic areas and seating , many eating places along beach strip .
Written 12 August 2022
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Christina
Lady Lake, FL10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022 • Solo
There are marine animals like jelly fish and crawlies in land that can sting you in here. Be very careful in and around this beach as medical help could be kilometers away.
Written 28 June 2022
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B-A-8
Singapore, Singapore25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022
The beach is very big and the views are amazing! There is parking nearby and the sunset is incredible! Not very crowded too! Worth a visit.
Written 22 June 2022
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Whitehavengirl43
Sydney, Australia1,155 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Another lovely iconic Gold Coast beach good for surfing and swimming. very photographic. Black volcanic rocks on either end protect beach from wild weather,
Written 10 May 2022
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Trip_0ut
Langley City, Canada56 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
Love the beach, liked the people, did not like the transportation. The lifesaving beachclubs are great, Uber are a bit difficult to find and the taxis are horrible. ( I only had one in cooly) , a 13Cabs driven by Nasir. (Dean). Total Scammer.
Parking is quite reasonable right at the beach, after that 13Cabs experience I rented a vehicle. Hotels are somewhat reasonable price during the week, but very high on weekends. Stayed at the pink hotel cooly, great spot and reasonable weekdays.
Written 19 April 2022
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