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Address: Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia 6011, Australia
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Enjoy the day in one of Australia's most striking urban beaches.

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Went for the sunset. Beware, it happens really quickly. Beautiful colours. Nice spot to view from, & plenty of close parking.

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for the sunset. Beware, it happens really quickly. Beautiful colours. Nice spot to view from, & plenty of close parking.

Thank esptm
Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to take a trip today, very surprised really pretty, the kids had loads of fun, a little rough but they liked the waves.. many fish and chipperies. The ones on the strip are all better than the one on the beach itself, located in the old dilapidated building, what a shame that it hasn't been taken care of.. a... More 

Thank Dee V
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the greatest beach if you want to swim in the sea but the beach is pristine and perfect for anyone to enjoy the view. Watching the sunset is a must from here.

Thank JuicyLucy2208
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite windy when we went, but otherwise the beach is nice. Plenty of grassed areas, flags for kids and weaker swimmers. Decent parking.

Thank Jayme Tj S
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Cottesloe beach after 50 years I had fond memories of it and found improved facilities and an even better place to go

Thank MaccaBendigo
Leyland, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read about Cottesloe before our holiday and it became our favourite beach in Perth. It was about 25 minutes drive from where we were staying and was well worth it. It's a large beach, there's plenty of 3 hour free parking bays, and when your 3 hours is up just move your car to the next car park... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is limited and we had to pay. Nice beach. Very busy as it is one of the closest to the city. Wouldn't go back again. Much rather travel south for an hour and find a similar beach that isn't as busy. Crazy that people swim out in the deep when there has been fatal shark attacks here.

Thank Dave b
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to see and be seen, great sheltered swimming flat on the days we visited, a patrolled beach with a SLC, there are places on the street to eat, cheap to expensive plus a bar, skip the place at the back of the SLC. Some shaded areas and also grassed tiers, it Perth so the wind will... More 

Thank Grommet22
Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like sun and endless sun and surf, this is the place. Good places to eat along the way (like Barchetta), and if you're staying in the area, a great IGA nearby for groceries and refreshments.

Thank jimfromjackson
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach itself is probably more beautiful if viewed from the ocean, rather than looking out into the vast expanse of water ahead of you. It's beautiful and clean, with some lovely buildings dotted along it. The vibe seemed to change from very youth heavy during the day to teeming with families for sunset. There are some great places to... More 

Thank Michael D

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