Cottesloe Beach
Cottesloe Beach
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  • LarsieB
    1,533 contributions
    Wonderful Australian Beach and Area
    Nothing much to say other than a wonderful beach and area. I love Cottesloe Beach and all the surrounding area!! Love the fact that there are many places, to eat, toilets and showers to use after swimming, as well as lawned areas if you want to picnic too. The water is always so beautiful to swim in at Cottesloe Beach, love it!! The only downside can be parking as it gets really busy, particularly on weekends, other than that I highly recommend Cottesloe Beach! (BTW my photos don't do it justice).
    Visited January 2023
    Written 3 April 2023
  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,036 contributions
    Beach is a magnet for young people
    Cottesloe Beach is one of the best-known beaches in Westen Australia. Cottesloe Beach is a magnet for young people. The golden sands are an attraction, you can swim or just sunbake. Cottesloe is known as Cott; the neighboring beach is known as North Cott. North Cott is best known for its bikini girls. Cott is not far from Perth. It's best to swim early, before the sea breeze whips up the waves.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 30 July 2023
  • stevebintley
    Bedford, United Kingdom7,042 contributions
    Wonderful beach
    Incredible beach! It might not be overly large but with such perfect sand and crisp clear water it the perfect picturesque spot. Walking out along the rock jetty gives lovely views back towards the coast and there’s plenty of spaces to sit along the edge if you don’t want to actually go on the sand. It was a shame all the facilities inside the pavilion building were shut when I visited but there’s a good number of toilets and showers freely available to use. Free parking available too mean I’d happily return here time and time again!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 January 2024
  • Geoffrey E
    London, United Kingdom490 contributions
    Marvellous beach, all the amenities you need close by.
    At the Cottesloe town end a terrific white sandy beach sheltered by a small man made headland. Safe swimming observed by lifeguards and all the right amenities close by, hotels, fish and chips, excellent ice cream, showers by the beach to wash off. There is a beautiful long white sandy beach heading away from Cott, quite lovely. Oh 102 bus to Cottesloe station every 30 minutes.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 February 2024
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Global-Villagerr
Denver, CO375 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Beautiful beach, with miles of sand, a secure swimming area, and lots of amenities nearby. We stayed a week nearby and went to the beach at least twice each day.
Written 22 February 2024
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Geoffrey E
London, UK490 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
At the Cottesloe town end a terrific white sandy beach sheltered by a small man made headland. Safe swimming observed by lifeguards and all the right amenities close by, hotels, fish and chips, excellent ice cream, showers by the beach to wash off.
There is a beautiful long white sandy beach heading away from Cott, quite lovely.
Oh 102 bus to Cottesloe station every 30 minutes.
Written 18 February 2024
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stevebintley
Bedford, UK7,042 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Incredible beach! It might not be overly large but with such perfect sand and crisp clear water it the perfect picturesque spot. Walking out along the rock jetty gives lovely views back towards the coast and there’s plenty of spaces to sit along the edge if you don’t want to actually go on the sand. It was a shame all the facilities inside the pavilion building were shut when I visited but there’s a good number of toilets and showers freely available to use. Free parking available too mean I’d happily return here time and time again!
Written 3 January 2024
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A v Dijk
6 contributions
Dec 2023 • Solo
Amazing long beach. You can walk long distence into the water. Is also a good swimming water. I recommended this beach.
Written 27 December 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,036 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
Cottesloe Beach is one of the best-known beaches in Westen Australia. Cottesloe Beach is a magnet for young people. The golden sands are an attraction, you can swim or just sunbake. Cottesloe is known as Cott; the neighboring beach is known as North Cott. North Cott is best known for its bikini girls. Cott is not far from Perth. It's best to swim early, before the sea breeze whips up the waves.
Written 30 July 2023
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getmeouttahere
Greater Sydney, Australia34 contributions
July 2023 • Friends
Nice place to visit for the day. We went in winter so too cold to swim. Worth a visit when on the west coast.
Written 27 July 2023
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Susan
Scarborough, Australia4 contributions
Feb 2023 • Friends
Considering the amount of sharks entering the nearby water towards the beach and the shark attacks here, its actually a very nice, quaint and picture-perfect beach. There is plenty of options for food and sculptures by the sea it always nice to go and check out
Written 12 July 2023
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westy54
Sydney, Australia9,050 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Our first visit to Cottesloe Beach and found that they were hosting Sculpture on the Beach. Very interesting and entertaining.

Excellent sandy beach with a large netted area for swimming that allowed the waves through.

Good change room facilities and cafe.
Written 23 April 2023
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LarsieB
Denver, Colorado, USA1,533 contributions
Jan 2023
Nothing much to say other than a wonderful beach and area. I love Cottesloe Beach and all the surrounding area!! Love the fact that there are many places, to eat, toilets and showers to use after swimming, as well as lawned areas if you want to picnic too. The water is always so beautiful to swim in at Cottesloe Beach, love it!! The only downside can be parking as it gets really busy, particularly on weekends, other than that I highly recommend Cottesloe Beach! (BTW my photos don't do it justice).
Written 3 April 2023
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Gordon S
Guelph, Canada701 contributions
Jan 2023
Another beach - they are all the same and suited our aims - sun tan and swimming.
Once again, it was busy.
Written 4 March 2023
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