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Things to do in Coolangatta

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
“Cool atmosphere for mexican food and drinks with nightly specials. eg; Taco Tuesday 3 for $10”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Right downstairs from Pure Kirra is a great place for an al fresco lunch right across the road from the beach. Popular and highly rated local restaurant. Friendly staff - great for lunch and a wine.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“Convenience chain offering grab-&-go bites & beverages, plus assorted newsstand items. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“Great fast speed internet, freshly made juices, great coffee, great view of the ocean, reasonably priced food! Try the tumeric late!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Scooters is a great place to go for breakfast or lunch! Just a short walk from our unit, it provides a lovely, family atmosphere, friendly staff and a delicious, affordable menu. Open from 7am every day, it is a wonderful way to start the morning before heading to the beautiful kirra beaches for the day!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious home made cakes, perfectly brewed coffee and a menu filled with lots of breakfast and lunch options to choose from. Garlic Kiss is a lovely choice for breakfast, lunch or a coffee and cake treat! Just 5 min walk from the unit, it is a lovely local cafe that you should definitely try out!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“The closet chemist is approx 5 min walk from our unit, located at the Kirra Village Shopping Centre. It has all of the essential chemist services and supplies available and is open 7 days per week from 8am (closes 5.30pm weekdays and 1.00pm weekends). There are a range of Amcal Chemists throughout Kirra/ Coolangatta with 2 stores in Coolangatta on Griffith Street, Chemist Warehouse on Griffith Street also and the Strand Amcal Chempro chemist. So medical advice is never too far away.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Looking for a news agency? Just 5 min walk from our unit, in the Kirra Village Shopping Centre, is the Kirra Beach News agency with everything you need.”
  • 1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
“Great place to wind down and relax. Plenty of spots to eat out and enjoy the coastal lifestyle. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“More than a cafe this restaurant has delicious evening meals. Less than a 10min walk. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“For the best Gelato this side of Italy, we love My Gelato at Kirra (there is also one at Broadbeach if you are up that way). If you have ever wondered what Salted Caramel and Nutella taste like together, try the OMG. It's our favourite.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Street Address
“KINGYS CARVERY & TAKEAWAY Kingys has a wide variety of takeaway food/ meals to satisfy everyone. From your basic fish and chips to roast beef gravy rolls to homemade gourmet salads, rissoles & roasts. Range of drinks available also. Great service and friendly staff. Located across from beautiful Kirra Beaches so convenient for picnic fit and chip lunch. Open everyday and just 5 min from our unit. Ample parking at Kirra Village Shopping Centre. LOCATED: Kirra Village Shopping Centre, Cnr Musgrave St & Douglas St, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225”
  • 1 local recommends
Burger Joint
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“Good quality burgers eat in with a beer or take away, Healthy options available.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Liquor Store
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“Great breakfasts and coffee at the Cafe Ambient on the corner of Musgrave and Douglas St. Outdoor seating make this a great place to visit for a coffee or wine. Good value meals.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Buses run 24 hours a day 7 days a week between Coolangatta, Airport and Surfers Paradise.”
  • 1 local recommends