Western Australia’s Mediterranean style weather creates long warm summers and cool dry winters for Perth. Home to all things outdoors, Perth offers visitors a range of holiday experiences from alfresco dining and cafes, outdoor pubs and bars, street side boutique shopping and a range of outdoor activities with the majority close to and in the waters of the Indian Ocean and the Swan River.
Cottesloe is one of Perth’s prestigious beachside suburbs and is home to the popular Cottesloe Beach. The area features a number of beach side alfresco dining and cafes options, street side bars, off the street boutique shopping and a range of outdoor activities in and around Cottesloe Beach.
Executive Escapes is an accommodation provider in the area and we believe Cottesloe is a perfect holiday destination. We would like to share with you the 5 must things to do in Cottesloe.
1 Cottesloe Beach Sunsets
Cottesloe is home to the famous Cottesloe beach. Cottesloe beach in Western Australia is what Bondi beach is to Sydney and is a must place to visit in Perth to watch the West Australian sunset over the Indian Ocean.
No two sunsets are ever the same. Couples watch the sunset for romance, families get together to reconnect and friends gather to catch up.
2 Beach fun
A visit to Cottesloe beach is for the sand, sun and the waves. There is a range of water activities to get the adrenalin going and the heart pumping. Surfing is a popular activity at Cottesloe beach with the big waves rolling in.
Kitesurfing is another popular water sport for Cottesloe and you can see the big kites just south of the main beach. Other water sports include, windsurfing, snorkelling, boggy boarding and sailing.
3 Sports adventure
Cottesloe offers a range of activities and sports for the land lovers as well. Home to the Sea View Golf Club, you can play a 18 hole round of golf with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean behind you.
For the tennis enthusiasts, the Cottesloe Tennis Club offers grass and flexi courts for hire for single players and groups. If pedal power is more your thing, hiring a bike may be the way to discover Cottesloe and its surrounds.
Cottesloe has a vibrant shopping scene with a range of different shops to discover and explore. Boutique shopping, bookshops attached to cafes, gift and homewares stores and a variety of retailers are all within easy access to accommodation options.
The neighbouring suburb of Claremont is home to the Claremont Quarter shopping precinct, offering high end retail shopping with well-known designer labels and big stores such as David Jones. The shopping precinct is only a 10 minute walk to the Claremont train station which is on the Fremantle to Perth train line.
5 Cottesloe; The centre of it all
The central locality of Cottesloe in the Perth region allows visitors easy access to explore Cottesloe, Claremont,Fremantle and Perth City. The Fremantle to Perth train line runs through area with stops at Cottesloe and Swanbourne Stations.
Stirling Hwy is the main transport link for buses between Perth and Fremantle with numerous stops along the way and a wait time of no more than 15 mins.