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Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As we discovered the superbly maintained beaches on the Gold Coast with our Australian Grandchildren its was a treat to come across Coolangatta beach which is located just a few kilometres from the Gold Coast Airport. The commonwealth games Koalas located at random parks/beaches proved...More

Thank KevinP1314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read about the walk from Coolangatta as a sunset activity so drove over for a late afternoon walk. The beach has beautiful white sand and is lovely for a stroll. The recommendations to watch the sunset from the southern end were not wrong -...More

Thank Hesselson1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long, clean, white sandy beach. Great for families and surfers. Good patrols so swim between the flags and let the surfboards catch the big waves

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beach with greater chances of finding a parking spot at the south end. Beautiful white sand and lots of it.

Thank OscardaPadre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this beach, the view of surfers is amazing and there was a wedding taking place which was so sweet when we came to visit. Would come for a swim next time .

Thank Elly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beaches in this area are fantastic; be sure to swim between the flags for your safety. There is plenty of wind for windsurfing as well.

Thank Marge M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best and prettiest beaches in Australia 🇦🇺 from the soft sand to the great waves 🌊 highly recommend to you ! Enjoy 😉 Carl Christina Chantel 2018

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This would have to be one of the best beaches on the Gold Coast. Nice little beach town too, with plenty of shops and cafes nearby.

Thank ale614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love visiting Coolangatta with our family. It has everything you need within walking distance and the beaches are fantastic. We saw so many whales on our stay and can't wait to come back.

Thank Lorellis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach was to cold for us to swim but enjoyed the walks and shops. A bit un dog friendly as there was no were for them to have drink

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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