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Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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All reviews the gold coast across the road surfers paradise life guards soft sand marine parade clean water southern end on duty easy access crystal clear water great for families surf club great surf rainbow bay safe swimming point danger
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just spent two weeks at this great beach. There are a couple of really good surf clubs along this beach, plenty of parking, BBQs and showers. Grab an apartment close to the beach for a great time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank N433TVstephenm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coolangatta is a convenient beach for swimming and sitting or laying in the sand. It is not a surfers' beach because the waves are not great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Knyght1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really slow slopping beach and great for all family members, great site too. Great walkway all the way along.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 8Numbers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beaches along the strip are unreal, lots of shade and play areas for little ones. Great Cafe's and Restaurants particularly Mexican and Thai on Marine Parade. You can walk to most locations from the Hotel accommodation. Great Seven Eleven store selling Krispy Kreme treats.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bronwyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long way from the car to the water - lots of beach to sit on. Clean, blonde sand. Waves were small. The area between the flags was small but adequate. Blackboard with current conditions. Long pretty beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alpaca35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a huge, gorgeous beach for the family to swim. Heaps of sand, plenty of room and beautiful water temperatures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neets0705
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun spot. Well positioned for sun and waves. Parking decent, but could be an issue on busy weekends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garry T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing. Clean and soft sand, nice for swimming and more than enough room to not feel crowded. Just a short walk from the road.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaveR469
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Views to Surfers Paradise, regular whale watching, tidy clean white sand beach with clear waters. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott1867
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of room on this beach no chance of overcrowding, a good place to surf.Lots of places to eat nearby so makes an awesome location to spend the day with family.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from TheCriticGC | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no.....the main section of the beach I believe is for On Leash only and swections that are dog beaches...however.....just down the road in Palm Beach...there is an AMAING water way, beachhead and leash free dog beach... More