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Elwood Beach

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Address: Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia

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Quiet spot to unwind

Lovely long beach with white sand. Good lookouts, 2x restaurants, a decent sized play ground, male/female and disabled toilets and a great paved walk that follows the curve of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Steve S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely long beach with white sand. Good lookouts, 2x restaurants, a decent sized play ground, male/female and disabled toilets and a great paved walk that follows the curve of the beach. Lots of parking in the car park but parking is fairly expensive. It's a good beach to unwind and relax at and only 10km from Melbourne CBD. Good alternative... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to relax in the white sandy beach or playing or just floating/ swimming in the shallow water. Family/ Kid friendly beach. Cold water in the middle of summer ( 32 degrees) in comparison to a tropical beach.

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Thank Prasanna A
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elwood Beach is not as touristy as surrounding St Kilda and Brighton. It's a lovely little spot with a nice beach. There are a couple spots for food near the beach, but if you walk a couple blocks in to Ormond Rd you'll find plenty of coffee shops, restaurants and shops. A perfect little spot if you're looking for beach,... More 

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Thank BethMcComb
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant day at Elwood beach. Great family beach Nice to sit and watch the world go by. Lovely to walk along the shore towards the city. Lots of activities going on.

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Thank CarolC3165
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Uusally quite busy on a hot day. Hive of activity, water often quite cold except on hottest days in middle of summer. Water clarity tends to vary depending on the day. Great for young people to go out and meet other young people at the beach. Easy to get to with public transport, parking cam be a challenge on really... More 

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Thank Tommy S
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

my favorite beach, in the area. much better then st kilda. mostly locals and mostly chicks good time .

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Really nice place with its cute little shops. I love this place with its gorgeous little boutiques. Has a great vibe!!

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great family beach with a choice of eating options from the upmarket Sails on the Bay to the Elwood Beach cafe for families. Good for skating or pramming! along the esplanade also.

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Thank DDKRLWalters
Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Most tourists head for St Kilda the iconic place to be seen however if you want to see how the locals enjoy the beach then Elwood is a 10 minute walk away, the next beach south around the corner of the hill with the white' trig station' on it.(under the hill were tunnels and guns during the Russian threat of... More 

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Thank rvator
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66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in st kilda for a few months and definitely proffered cycling to Elwood for the day as it's much less busy and more enjoyable. Some areas the water is a bit dirty but others it's fabulous, the colour and temperature is lovely! Went almost every week

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