Cottesloe Beach, Cottesloe

4.6
#1 of 201 in Outdoors in Greater Perth
If you want to know how good the lifestyle of many of Perth's residents is, head to Cottesloe Beach. Only 15 minutes from the city center, this 1.5 km (1 mi) expanse of golden sand meets clear Indian Ocean water ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and surfing. Enjoy a picnic and watch a game of cricket on the grass of the nearby Cottesloe Esplanade. The town of Cottesloe has a slow pace, but also plenty of restaurants and cafes where you can sample fresh seafood specialties. Plan to see Cottesloe Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cottesloe itinerary planner.
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  • Hadn't visited Cottesloe Beach for 20 years, so was interested to see what had changed, if anything. It was the flies. They were horrible. Never noticed it anywhere else in WA in the same number. Can'...  more »
  • We visited on probably the first really warm day of spring, at the weekend, and it was VERY busy. The beach was nice and, in the right weather conditions, I guess the surfing was pretty good. The prom...  more »
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  • Nice water and shore. Have been here many times and would recommend it to tourists and families. Fairly safe as there are lots of patrols.
  • Probably the best beach in Western Australia. This place has it all. From a walk out onto the rocks, from the wonderful sand beneath your toes. Cottesloe Beach also has wonderful restraunts. The sunsets are one of the most amazing to view. Highly recommend!
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