Cottesloe beach lies in the suburb of Cottesloe in Perth and is one of the most popular beaches in the city. “Cott” as it is known by locals is considered one of the safest beaches for swimming and water sports and has beautiful white sands and turquoise blue waters. The beach is bounded by grassy terraces, a park and lined with pines. There are several cafes, restaurants, bars and surf shops across the street from the beach as well. The iconic Indiana Teahouse building, which extends right on to the beach houses a restaurant and surf club. The annual outdoor art event, Sculpture By the Sea is held on this beach. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Perth Itinerary 7 Days.
- The sun can be harsh so carry a hat, a strong sunblock and drink plenty of water.
- The beach tends to get crowded, as it is a popular tourist hub.
- Bus 102 from William St goes straight to the beach.
- Nearest Station is Cottesloe Station.
- The Blue Duck
- John Street Cafe
- Il Lido
- Indiana Bistro
- The Beach Club
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95% of people who visit Perth include Cottesloe Beach in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
48.45% of people start their Cottesloe Beach visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cottesloe Beach
94.51% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cottesloe Beach
The beach is simply great!! It’s clean and beautiful with pine trees around. It’s well connected by city bus
Perth's most iconic beach has a range of family-friendly activities including stand up paddle boarding at the Southern 'Cove Beach'. Family friendly sunsets on hot summer nights are stunning as the cockatoos fly over the pine trees. The annual sculptures by the Sea outdoor art event in March is not to be missed. #beach #familyfriendly
Cottesloe is our favourite beach within the Perth metro area. You can get to it easily via car and train. One of the few beaches in Perth with shady trees and grassy slopes. It's a fantastic place to watch the sun setting over the Indian Ocean while enjoying a picnic and a glass of wine. Many eateries and cafes line the road so you'll lots to choose from. Lots of parking available but it can still be a challenge during weekends and public holidays. The dark, medieval looking public toilets and changing rooms desperately need an upgrade. These are located in a huge building that also houses the historic Indiana Tearooms. The world famous Sculptures By The Sea, a free public art event, is held along this beautiful beach and sculptors from all over the world exhibit their larger than life pieces here for 2 weeks every March. It can get quite windy along the beach and the waves are rough sometimes. There is a groyne at one end that juts out into the ocean. And it's from here that many photographers like to capture Perth's iconic Cottesloe Beach.
Good as, not heaps of options for food though