Beaches on the Gold Coast
Once you have chosen your accommodation Gold Coast, then it’s time to hit the beach…. Or is it? Perhaps checking out what the Gold Coast beaches have to offer will help you decide which part of the Gold Coast to stay and which accommodation Gold Coast to choose.
Once you’ve checked into your accommodation Gold Coast here is some information on our Gold Coast beaches.
One of the main reasons that visitors flock to stunning Gold Coast is because of its beaches that are spread over 80 kilometres. The Gold Coast offers gorgeous golden sand, crystal clear water, consistent swells to ensure the surfers enjoy their ride. The Gold Coast beaches also offer the world-famous Australian lifeguards – these lifeguards patrol the top beach locations along the Gold Coast to keep us safe.
One of the more popular areas on the Gold Coast, having Kurrawa Beach to be known as one of the safest beaches on the Gold Coast. Kurrawa beach hosts some of Australia’s major surf life saving competitions. There is also pedestrian path and parkland where lots of people walk run and cycle. There are shops and cafes with shopping centre nearby.
Does that name mean you’ll find a Mermaid, Sensual Siren? Mermaid Beach is a quiet, laid back spot next to its fast paced Broadbeach neighbour. There are plenty of dining options here from good old Fish and Chips, Asian and Australian culinary experiences in which to imbibe. Mermaid Beach boasts one of the best Surf Life Saving Clubs in the Gold Coast where you can eat, drink and watch the beautiful Pacific Ocean…. And maybe see a migrating Whale or two….
Oh and remember to check our ‘Millionaires’ Row’ in Hedges Avenue. These beautiful homes have prime beachfront.
Some of the best surfing conditions can be found on Coolangatta beaches. The North facing Greenmount Beach and Rainbow bay provide sheltered conditions for swimming. And if you are into whale watching, your chances of seeing them off Snapper Rocks is pretty good. You can visit the bistros and cafes and get a good view from Point Danger.
Currumbin has clean beaches and magnificent views in all directions. Suitable for young families to enjoy the rock pools and the more gentle surf.
As you drive along the road you will see Elephant Rock which is a rock in the shape of an Elephant. There is some fine dining to be had in Currumbin.
You can also enjoy water sports like surfing, surf skiing, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking. And don’t forget to check out the Currumbin Creek Estuary for some fishing.
Main Beach is great for walking on the Gold Coast. You can walk from Surfers Paradise north to cosmopolitan Main Beach. Visit the historic Main Beach bathing pavilion and then keep on walking onto the Spit.
You can check out a bit of history at the old bathing pavilion (Pavilion 34) which has been turned into a casual beach café where you can buy fish and chips and potato scallops. There are old retro photos of the male/female changing room right next to the Southport Surf Club.
Enjoy the Gold Coast beaches after you’ve checked into your accommodation Gold Coast.