Best things to do in Coolangatta

Gold Coast

The southernmost suburb of the Gold Coast, Coolangatta or 'Cooly' has been a popular holiday destination for visitors seeking to explore the breathtaking coastline. Boasting beautiful beaches, coastal walkways, markets, op-shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, Cooly is a must visit. To make life easier, we've collated a list of some of the best things to do while you're there. 

Iconic Coolangatta Beach or ‘Cooly’ has been a long-time holiday favourite on the southern Gold Coast
Coolangatta Art and Craft Beachside market showcases the best local artisans and great street food talents
The Coolangatta to Point Danger Oceanway makes for a spectacular Gold Coast Walk
The Pink Hotel is a vibrant nostalgic place for a unique and memorable Gold Coast retreat.
Lifeline Shop in Coolangatta is a treasure trove of fantastic threads and funky vintage finds
Baskk Italian is Coolangatta's stunning and sophisticated beachfront restaurant and bar
Fancy having an Australian craft brewery with its doorstep practically on the beach
Cool cafe at Rainbow Bay popular for its serious coffee & healthy menu
One of the best cafes in Coolangatta for great coffee & tasty breakfasts
Bellakai is a breakfast and brunch spot in Coolangatta, dishing up great brews and ocean views seven days a week
Popular hole in the wall café in the park on the beach
Eddie's Grub House is a grunge-centric rock 'n' roll bar, live music venue and American-inspired noshery

Top Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

Pack some doggy treats in your favourite tote and head to this free dog-centric community market
Sip, Savour & Soirée is a fabulous long brunch event
Witness Alice Cooper, Blondie and more live on stage at this new rock festival
Romeo and Juliet will come to life on stage in this breathtaking ballet
An unforgettable, immersive 'Fire to Table' dining experience
ARC will bring one of the greatest rock albums of all time to life
A magnificent tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll
An unmissable concert experience that will transport you back
Elvis: A Musical Revolution coming to HOTA in June!