The safest swimming, and has cafes, pubs, pine trees and fantastic sunsets. From Cottesloe station (on the Fremantle line) it's 1km to...
Safe swimming, and unofficial nude and gay beach. From Grant St station it's a 1.5km walk to the beach (2km from Swanbourne station)....
Cottesloe Beach Hotel
Grab a spot on the lawn in the massive beer garden, or watch the sun set from the balcony. Sunday is big. A recent trendy makeover has...
John St Cafe
Tucked up a residential street, five minutes from the beach, John St is another fine Cottesloe breakfast spot.
Lonely Planet review
In the swanky residential part of Cottesloe, not the chilled-out beach strip, Elba has taken its street name as inspiration and produced a slick Napoleonic bar complete with a gilt-framed portrait of the little man. Come dressed for cocktails, although perhaps in flat shoes out of deference. Small plates (obviously) complete the picture for a worthwhile evening assignation.