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Palm Cove Beach

Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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“great beach” (69 reviews)
“netted area” (40 reviews)
Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

when you are a pom and living in Victoria, a beach with sunshine is always inviting, stunning views and very relaxing

1  Thank stevepomontour
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When we arrived in palm cove surrounded by beautiful beach and great places to eat. Plenty of things to do. Beach provided BBQ and seating. Plenty of places to stay. Spa places. Would stay at palm cove next trip.

1  Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good for a relaxing day walking on the beach and sipping coffee at the local shops. The beach offers some amazing views, even though it's very sandy and the water not so clear.

Thank Daria I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views uninterrupted.So many different restaurants and cafes to choose from.A pub and surf club also.Street market regularly.Of take iconic to the beach.

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just beautiful, spend the day relaxing and swimming. Fun for the whole family or on your own with the peace and serenity.

Thank staceypascoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. Perfect for a swim, walk along the beach and then a stop in a cafe / restaurant for a drink.

Thank Bernard1067
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach with a protected swimming area for safe swimming protected from stingers. A great place to watch the sun rise, then cross the road to various great breakfasts. At night the Beach Stone-Curlews come out and that's brilliant.

Thank TrevorMP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caravan park is perfectly situated to take advantage of the pier, parks or sparse beach with views of double island and the boats taking advantage of the nearby reefs. A bit further along and you find some lovely shops complimenting a relaxing day.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is lovely. the atmosphere is casual but with alittle bit of class about it. people seem to dress nicely. not a place for backpackers which is nice for a change. the beach itself is very pretty. try and go when the market is...More

Thank peter c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Palm Cove is such a beautiful spot with so many good choices to eat, drink and stay all 5 minutes walk.

Thank Scooter2004
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what are the chances of ocean swimming in November at Palm Cove?
12 October 2016|
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Response from DaisyQ3 | Reviewed this property |
Kathleen, I think the response from Lou Charlie is perfect. The only thing I can add is don't be put off visiting Palm Cove because you can't swim in the ocean. It's a gorgeous spot with a variety of accommodation options... More
Are there lockers at Palm Cove Beach?
21 June 2016|
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Response from Gramlx | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so
Hi , is the beach crowded in the winter months? July-August? Also, can we swim in the water? With the crocs and the jelly fish? Many thanks!
23 January 2016|
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Response from paras73 | Reviewed this property |
Palm Cove is generally quieter than most touristy destinations; I think it is a perfect place if you want to avoid overcrowding (unless of course they have an event on at the beach so check the local guide for upcoming... More