The safest swimming beach, Cottesloe has cafes, pubs, pine trees and fantastic sunsets. From Cottesloe train station (on the Fremantle...
Safe swimming, and an unofficial nude and gay beach. From Grant St train station it's a 1.5km walk to the beach (2km from Swanbourne...
Ocean Beach Hotel
Backpackers and locals drink up the beer and soak up the sun at this rambling beachside pub, especially on Sundays.
John St Cafe
Tucked up a residential street, five minutes from Cottesloe beach, John St is a fine breakfast spot.
29 Napoleon St · interesting places nearby
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.