Things to do at Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
- Visit Cottesloe Beach
Of course! If you're going to visit Cottesloe, you have to go the beach. It has beautiful pine trees shading the rolling, grassed hills, overlooking the always magnificent Indian Ocean. There is a reason that Cottesloe Beach is a favourite among the locals. This historic beach has views from Fremantle to Scarborough, and is beautiful at any time of year. Check out our review of Cottesloe, and see our guide on how to get here below.
- Eat pizza overlooking the ocean
Or Fish and Chips. Or Pasta. Or anything that takes your fancy. Cottesloe has several fantastic restaurants serving everything from spaghetti to squid rings. So grab your partner and the kidlets and head on down to enjoy some Australian beachside cuisine.
Some of Cottesloe's eateries include:
- Il Lido - Italian Restaurant
- Indiana Cottesloe Beach - Formal dining right above the surf club
- Amberjacks - Fish and Chips
- Cott and Co - Fish and Chips
- The Bistro - Cottesloe Beach Hotel - Pub Dining
- Canteen Pizza - Italian Casual Dining
- Beaches Cafe - Casual dining
- RedSpoon - Dessert Bar - Gelato and frozen yoghurt
- Grab a hot coffee and walk along the foreshore
What's better than walking along the beach? Walking along the beach with a coffee in your hand! The coffee culture is strong in Perth and at Cottesloe you can buy a delicious coffee at any of the venues on the foreshore. Our favourite hidden little coffee spot is Beaches Cafe though, because its dog and child friendly.
- Learn how to surf
When in Rome! Take a few moments out of your day to grab a board and head into the beautiful aqua waters of Cottesloe Beach with a Surfing School Surf Lesson. A 4 day program for your little surf grom will cost $189, and one-on-one lessons are available year round, so jump in the water!
- Take a yoga class
At Beach Walks WA we love the peace and calm that just being by the beach brings, its the perfect location to just stretch and bliss out. So its no wonder that there are several yoga classes in Cottesloe, ready and waiting to help you get your zen on. Some of the many yoga practitioners include:
- Glide Yoga - Our favourite! At $15 a session, with unlimited weekly packages available for $40.
- Joyoga - A popular studio on Eric St, joyoga can calm your soul.
- Myall Wellbeing - Offers yoga, meditation and massage!
- The Movement Society - Providing yoga, pilates and a huge range of merchandise, you can look great and meditate at the same time!
- Play a round of golf
Feel like playing a round of golf while enjoying a magnificent view over the Indian Ocean? Social golf memberships at Seaview Golf Course Cottesloe are just $25, and the Links Grill is opening most days from 11-7pm to tempt your taste buds and quench your thirst with a club price bevy or two. Fore!
- Go kitesurfing
A reliable summer sea breeze is as Australian as snags on barbie! Take a thrill ride and experience what it's like to ride the wind with a 6hr kite surfing lesson for you and friend in South Cottesloe. Spend the day with WA Kite Surf Academy and you'll be using high tech safety equipment, with 2 way bluetooth radio helmet communication allowing you to talk to your instructor hands free, even when you're on the water, so you always feel safe. They provide all equipment including wetsuits, helmets, harnesses, wetsuit boots, kites, bar and lines and lifejackets.
- Take an art class
The beach has a way of invigorating and healing you, and a beach inspired art lesson is a great way to take home a little momento of your time in Perth. Join Westcoast Creatives at one of their Beach Bespoke art classes and enjoy a glass of bubbles with an Australian tasting platter, while you let the ocean inspire you.
How do you get to Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia?
Beach. Eat. Sleep. Repeat.