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Great beach to walk or swim at

Beautiful beach only a short pathway from resort. Lifesavers & flagged areas for safe swimming and... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Karen & Les N
Ipswich, Australia

We normally stay at Coolum, but decided to try Marcoola. As the population is less, there is more... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Brett S
Hervey Bay, Australia
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All reviews patrolled beach sunshine coast on duty lovely quiet beach life guards flagged area wide sand long sandy beach dog friendly beach either direction surf club off leash beach access local beaches morning or afternoon wide open beach bbq facilities
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Beautiful beach only a short pathway from resort. Lifesavers & flagged areas for safe swimming and lovely for long walks. Get up early & take a beautiful sunrise photo, it's worth it

2  Thank Karen & Les N
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We normally stay at Coolum, but decided to try Marcoola. As the population is less, there is more of the beach to yourself...

1  Thank Brett S
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Quiet beach with great lifeguards. Love it! Can be a little rough like today, best to swim between the flags. There's a group of shops nearby where you can grab a coffee and a bite to eat. Friday night there are food markets in Marcoola...More

1  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Best beach in the world. Never crowded and has a patrolled beach. The parking and access is easy, the beach is very clean and great for walking.

2  Thank Laurel V
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Quiet but popular with locals ,a long sandy beach and good for families for walking and also for pets providing dog is on a leash , It is a patrolled beach with a radio room. Not as crowded as beaches nearby like Noosa or Maroochydore....More

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Marcoola is perfect if you want your own space on the beach. Unlike Noosa or even Coolum beach which has too many crowds and tourists for my liking , however these places can be accessed quiet easily from Marcoola.

1  Thank michellecass1977
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Quite beach with patrolled area. Beach stretches out in both directions and the surf is great for some family fun.

Thank LozS1
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Guarded by the friendliest life guards! Sand is amazing!! Plenty of room to set out your towels and umbrellas!

Thank Kammi R
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Marcoola Beach is a clean, dog friendly beach. The weather is generally good. The beach is great for swimming and walking.

Thank Faint1
Reviewed 9 November 2017

There is a number of access tracks leading to the beach from a concrete path that goes for miles passing by the Surf Club & shops. The beach walk was very pleasant the water was warmer than I expected the golden sand was clean and...More

Thank Rod S
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