Perth is the new Australia beach lover’s paradise. It is home to many stunning beaches, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world where millions of domestic and international travelers visit each year.
With all its breathtaking attractions and activities to offer, Perth promises to deliver something for everyone during their stay in this sunniest capital of Western Australia. If you are planning to go to Perth soon, we have teamed up with our friends from Be. Fremantle to unravel some of the most delightful beaches in Perth that you shouldn’t miss.
Scarborough Beach is situated just 20 minutes from Perth City. This wonderful beach is a firm favorite for teens and surfers as it is blessed with a long stretch of white sand perfect for sports, sunbathing and beachcombing. Indeed, Scarborough Beach is every surfer and body-boarders dream.
Several restaurants, pubs, bar, apartments, ice cream kiosk and surf shops are also available in the shore, making it a vibrant hub of activity to enjoy. A new attraction to the Scarborough Beach landscape is the Scarborough Beach Pool. It is a world-class geo-thermally heated open-air public pool, making it a perfect recreation facility for your next family holiday. Some of the other things it caters include an outdoor amphitheater where live entertainments are hosted which is an ideal place for a summer holiday.
Indeed, Scarborough Beach is a must-try beach destination if you are around the city since it is just 20-minute drive north-west of Perth and regular buses run from the city.
Competing Scarborough Beach for Perth’s most popular beach, Cottesloe, or Cott as the locals call it, always has something new and exciting up its sleeve for everyone. Boasting with its pristine, crystal blue water, and more than a kilometer of white sand, Cottesloe Beach is one of the top beaches in Australia where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling and surfing. It is situated between the port of Fremantle and Perth CBD and easily accessible through public transportation.
Even if you are not a beach person, it is still best to pay a visit to Cott because it offers one of the best Aussie vibes in the region because of its stunning coastline vistas. Watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean while enjoying a relaxed dinner.
Located just approximately 14 km from Perth, Trigg Beach is a stunning, rock-free beach that is frequently visited by both locals and tourists alike. This undisputed king of Perth’s surf beaches is a little wild for swimmers and even challenging for strong swimmers because of its beach breaking waves, no wonder why it’s rated as one of Perth’s best surfing spot.
If you are thinking about going to Trigg Beach, it is advisable to get there early as it gets crowded due to its popularity, Nonetheless, it is still worth to visit as you can enjoy exploring the beachside park that has a nice playground where kids can play around while adults can enjoy brisk walking or jogging on the firm beach sand.
Situated north of Fremantle’s northernmost breakwater, Sandtax Beach is a good tourist spot if you want to avoid the blustery Fremantle Doctor when it’s in full sand-blast swing. Unlike any other beach destinations in Perth, Sandtrax Beach has fewer visitors because it is slightly out of the way. Nevertheless, this hidden gem of Fremantle still has a lot to offer that will surely complete your holiday.
Bathers Beach is a 300-meter beach which is the type of beach you’d go to if you can’t be bothered going anywhere else. This beach is perfect for people looking for a short yet a sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Surrounded by many cultural and historical attraction sites, Bathers Beach is a city treasure as it offers travelers many options that will surely make their stay in the city rewarding. If you are thinking about visiting Bathers Beach, do not miss to check out the food and drink at Bathers Beach House.