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Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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Nirvana By The Sea
9.0 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 606 reviews
9.0

Treating guests to an in-house cinema and a teppanyaki BBQ area, this beachfront property provides a relaxing stay in Gold Coast. It boasts views of Kirra Beach, and offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Iconic Kirra Beach Resort
8.4 Excellent
76 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 489 reviews
8.4

Iconic Kirra Beach Resort is located in Gold Coast and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers highchairs, a swimming pool and a sun deck.

Meridian Tower
8.0 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 740 reviews
8.0

Meridian Tower provides a comfortable setting while in Gold Coast. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a sauna, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

Kirra Beach Tourist Park
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 

Kirra Beach Tourist Park provides a comfortable setting while in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

Reflection Tower Two
8.6 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.0 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 696 reviews
8.6

Situated in Gold Coast, Reflection Tower Two is an easy drive from Palm Cove Beach and offers free public parking on site. Featuring views of Coolangatta Beach, it also provides a multitude of amenities, including a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a sauna.

Blue C Coolangatta
8.3 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 761 reviews
8.3

Blue C Coolangatta provides a modern setting when in Gold Coast. It also features a sauna, an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi.

Reflection on the Sea
8.7 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 291 reviews
8.7

Located in Gold Coast, Reflection on the Sea is a short walk from Coolangatta Beach and provides a sauna, a heated pool and a Jacuzzi. Guests also have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Beachcomber International Resort
8.0 Excellent
122 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
8.0

Boasting a sauna and an outdoor pool, Beachcomber International Resort is located in Gold Coast and offers comfortable accommodation. It also features babysitting/child services, a kids pool and a 24-hour reception.

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
8.2 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 192 reviews
8.2

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Gold Coast. It also features a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

Ocean Plaza Resort
8.5 Excellent
80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 590 reviews
8.5

Situated in Gold Coast, Ocean Plaza Resort offers modern accommodation and provides ocean views. It has a gym, as well as a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

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About Coolangatta

The southern Gold Coast suburb of Coolangatta is nestled on the Queensland-New South Wales border. This premier surfing destination is beloved for its outdoor and nature attractions, beach restaurants and shops and access to nearby hinterland destinations.

Things to do in Coolangatta

For iconic beachfront shopping, head to Coolangatta’s Showcase Shopping Centre, located along Marine Parade. Popular retail venues include the Coolangatta Market, where you can find great deals on local artisan goods. The area is also home to popular seafood restaurants where you can find exquisite fish, crab and prawns caught right offshore.

If you enjoy surfing, be sure to visit during the legendary Quiksilver Pro or Roxy Pro competitions at Snapper Rocks during March. You can head out into the water yourself, selecting the best breaks off the coast north of Kirra Point or learning from experienced surfers at a number of surf schools. Of all the area’s great beaches, the iconic Superbank is perhaps the most popular for surfing.

Do you enjoy the opera? Check out a live performance by Gold Coast Opera on the beach for an unforgettable night under the stars. For peace and quiet, head up to the headland of Point Danger, which marks the border between Queensland and New South Wales. Here you can enjoy a picnic, check out the lighthouse and soak up uninterrupted coastal views.

Want to get out on the town? Coolangatta provides lively nightlife, such as the tiki bar Tupe Aloha, and is also home to the “Number One Nostalgia Festival in Australia”, Cooly Rocks On, held over five days of pre-1970 cars, rock music and rockabilly dancing.

Getting around Coolangatta

Getting around Coolangatta is easy with multiple coastal bus and train routes connecting this suburb to the other Gold Coast suburbs and Brisbane beyond. The nearby Gold Coast Airport services domestic flights from all over Australia, as well as flights from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Walking or cycling is best for soaking up the atmosphere, or you can hire a scooter for faster transportation.

Facts about staying in Coolangatta

  • What is the best place in Coolangatta for bars and restaurants?

    Most of the bars and restaurants in Coolangatta are located along Marine Parade and Griffith Street, which are the two streets running parallel to Coolangatta Beach. Coolangatta hotels along Marine Parade include Ocean Plaza Resort, Mantra Coolangatta Beach, Blue C Coolangatta and Point North Apartments. For restaurants along Marine Parade, you have a choice of many different cuisines, from The Jungle Mexican Cantina to Baskk Italian to Bellakai offering modern Australian cuisine. Bar options include Bin 72, 4 Pines Coolangatta and The Coolangatta Hotel. For hotels in Coolangatta along Griffith Street, you have the option of Beachcomber International Resort, Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites and Coolangatta Sand Hotel. Nearby restaurants include Choofas Smokehouse and Seafood, Montezuma’s Mexican, Tata Gina’s and Govindas Coolangatta. There are also quite a few restaurants along Kirra Beach; Coolangatta accommodation nearby includes Kirra Beach Apartments and Kirra Surf Apartments.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Coolangatta?

    If you are travelling with children, Coolangatta is a good base for all the attractions in the area. Currumbin Wildlife Park is located at the northern end of Kirra Beach, in neighbouring Currumbin. Accommodation options include Sandbox Luxury Beach Front Apartments and Pacific Surf Absolute Beachfront Apartments. The beaches of Coolangatta are great for kids who like watersports. Greenmount Beach and Rainbow Bay are nice sheltered beaches. Nearby Coolangatta hotels include Mantra Twin Towns, The Pink Hotel Coolangatta and Greenmount Beach House. Another fun thing to do is visit Catch a Crab - Birds Bay Oyster Farm, where you can do pelican feeding, yabbie pumping and go trapping for live crabs. It's a bit outside of town, but a good hotel in Coolangatta for families is Points North Apartments, which has a big pool, tennis court, games room and other activities.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Coolangatta?

    Coolangatta is renowned for its beaches and surfing and plays host to the Quicksilver Pro surf competition every year in January, at Snapper Rocks on Greenmount Beach. Hotels in Coolangatta close to Snapper Rocks and Greenmount Beach include Rainbow Commodore Apartments, The Garland at Rainbow Bay, Eden Tower Apartments and Greenmount Beachhouse. Other popular beaches are Coolangatta Beach, Duranbah Beach, Froggy Beach and Kirra Beach. Some other things to see near Coolangatta include the Gold Coast Wax Museum (which houses 110+ wax sculptures of notable people), the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pickled Pig Brewery (serving artisanal craft beer).

  • What are the best places to stay for surfing in Coolangatta?

    If you’re an avid surfer, there are loads of options for surf spots in Coolangatta. Snapper Rocks and Greenmount Point are very popular, thanks to the Quicksilver Pro, and Coolangatta hotels nearby include The Garland at Rainbow Bay and Greenmount Beachhouse. Kirra Beach is popular for its sand-breaking right-hand point. Coolangatta accommodation options nearby include Kirra Beach Apartments and Kirra Surf Apartments. Duranbah (known locally as Dbah) is good for experienced surfers, and hotels in Coolangatta that are near this beach are Rainbow Commodore Apartments and Eden Tower Apartments. Currumbin Alley is a right-hand point break that is popular with longboarders and is located slightly north of Coolangatta.

  • What are the best hotels in Coolangatta?

    Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments (8.2/10 from 191 reviews), Blue C Coolangatta (8.3/10 from 761 reviews), and The Bay Apartments (8.6/10 from 177 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Coolangatta.

  • What is a good hotel near Kirra Beach?

    Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments is a popular hotel near Kirra Beach that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.2 across 191 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Coolangatta near Snapper Rocks?

    Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments is a hotel near Snapper Rocks that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.2 from 191 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Rainbow Bay?

    A good hotel near Rainbow Bay is Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments, which has been rated 8.2/10 by 191 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Coolangatta cost?

    $379/night is the average price of a hotel in Coolangatta, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Coolangatta?

    Prices for Coolangatta hotels have been found for as low as $113/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Coolangatta tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Coolangatta tonight starting as low as $113, rising to an average cost of $379, based on searches in the last 72 hours.