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Stunning beach

Lovely, clean easy accessible white sandy beach. Plenty of beach front restaurants. Dog and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Brighton North, New Zealand
Must be great in summer

Was at the bea h first week in september . Area is quiet large with a reasonable surf. It was a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heather w
Sydney, Australia
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Glenelg is a popular beach-side suburb of the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Located on the shore of Holdfast Bay in Gulf St Vincent, it has become a popular tourist destination due to its beach and many attractions, home to several hotels...more
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Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Is is interesting to walk out on the pier, and the beach stretches for miles, but it is being churned up by a tractor at present, no idea why, but wrecks the ambience!

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, clean easy accessible white sandy beach. Plenty of beach front restaurants. Dog and children friendly.

1  Thank thefalconman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was at the bea h first week in september . Area is quiet large with a reasonable surf. It was a bit to cold to go for a swim.

Thank heather w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in SA for 66 percent of my life, I have been down to the bay and Glenelg Beach many times. Its a very popular hang out, is close to the Jetty Road shopping/eating/recreation precinct, and is only a 25min tram ride from the...More

2  Thank celticjames33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wide white sandy beach is very popular as it’s close to the city. Right now part of the beach is a bit of a mess with excavators moving sand around. We found that early on a cold morning, walkers, joggers and strollers used the...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glenelg is always a delight. Plenty of action for both adults & children. Beautiful beach. Great jetty. Food so close to the beach, everything there. Great walking paths, or for riding, or simply walk on the beautiful beach. Stunning

Thank ultimatelife1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arguably South Australia's most famous beach right on the edge of city. Catch the tram almost to the waters edge and stroll along the beach past the famous jetty. Sunsets are amazing from this vantage point.

Thank pussycat72016
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

On my holiday in Australia, I did a four day cage diving trip with Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions. Among the new friends I made was a very kind hearted young physical therapist from Adelaide. After I came to Adelaide a few days later, she took...More

1  Thank TravelAngler725
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lots to see and do or just relax and see the world go by or hop on the tram and do a return tram ride. Safe place to walk around and shop or get pampered.

Thank Razza1963
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Easy to access and with a pretty safe swimming beach, Glenelg beach has plenty of car parking and a Surf Club (with Restaurant) right on hand. Families might also enjoy the Beach House amusement park with arcade games, prizes, mini golf, train ride, heated water...More

1  Thank Larso1
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Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Glenelg
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Atlantic Tower Motor Inn
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Nearby RestaurantsSee all 176 restaurants in Glenelg
Indian Spice
142 reviews
.10 km away
The Moseley Bar & Kitchen
350 reviews
.13 km away
Europa at the Bay
376 reviews
.13 km away
Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club
186 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 36 attractions in Glenelg
Glenelg Pier
770 reviews
.01 km away
Bay Discovery Centre
96 reviews
.27 km away
The Beachouse
284 reviews
.17 km away
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1 March 2018|
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Response from Tuathla | Reviewed this property |
No I didn't see any on the general beach. There is however a beach resort which can be utilised.