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easy beach treat

Glenelg is more than a beachy commercial hub -it also is lined with lovely shady lawns with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Family beach

Lovely white sand and safe swimming beach. Close to all facilities. Adjacent to lawn and shade for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul T
Glenelg, Australia
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Glenelg is a popular beach-side suburb of the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Located on the shore of Holdfast Bay in Gulf St Vincent, it has become a popular tourist destination due to its beach and many attractions, home to several hotels...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
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All reviews white sand life guards great jetty very popular place shopping strip cafes and bars a short tram ride jetty road clean sand lovely stroll sea front children's playground ice cream watching the sunset lovely spot the main street moseley square
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Glenelg is more than a beachy commercial hub -it also is lined with lovely shady lawns with the waves a few metres away - simple pleasure- easy to enjoy -great spot for a sunset picnic

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pearl98
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely white sand and safe swimming beach. Close to all facilities. Adjacent to lawn and shade for those warmer days. Why not catch the tram to Glenelg?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach was reasonably clean, only some seaweed, with easy access from the tram. The water was nice and calm and the sand soft. Plenty of options here to eat nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 1 week ago

You dont feel like you are in a major city its a great seaside feel relaxing and very fresh lots to do and look at as well as great places to eat and drink and shop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zacuha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glenelg Beach is a lovely bay style beach aa short stroll from the tram stop. Take a walk out along the pier, sit on the grass nearby or take a dip in the water. Generally the waters are calm and safe but always swim between...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrandmrsbeas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to this beach on the outskirts of Adelaide. Its about 40 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. Drive or catch the tram. Lots of parking, parks, food outlets and shops but the actual beach is the main attraction. The International Surf Life Saving...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joeyjoeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sand was so soft and as they are preparing for some championships, it was immaculately kept. We were fortunate to experience the sun slowly going down and it was simply magical. What an asset to Adelaide.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot to visit, lovely water for swimming, nice beach, loads of shops close by, you can catch a tram from the city of Adelaide all the way to the beach, there's a great jetty for fishing, this is a very popular...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mignon0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glenelg offers something for everyone. Lovely swimming beach, walks along coast to Brighton, another beautiful beach, plenty of eateries at Glenelg, parks and playground area for children, plenty of shops for the "shopping addicts", easy 15-20 minute journey from city of Adelaide by tram ....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Connector814999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a warm sunny day the beach at Glenelg is fantastic. The sandy beach is very wide, clean and inviting. A wonderful way to enjoy the sun, sea and sand.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marty911
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1 March 2018|
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Response from Tuathla | Reviewed this property |
No I didn't see any on the general beach. There is however a beach resort which can be utilised.