A Fun Day Out at Glenelg Beach – Visit Adelaide’s Most Popular City Beach

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If you ask locals in Adelaide about the best place to spend a day at the beach, chances are they will tell you to head to Glenelg! Here’s why you should make plans to visit this idyllic stretch of shore.

Image credit- eguidetravel, Glenelg Beach in summerCC BY 2.0

A Trip to the Seaside

From the Adelaide city centre, Glenelg is only about 20 minutes away and can be easily reached via bus, taxi or tram. Of course, when it comes to accommodation, Glenelg has plenty of choices too including properties right along the beach such as Oaks Plaza Pierwhich are ideal options.

Enjoying Glenelg Beach

Nestled amidst the beauty of Holdfast Bay, Glenelg Beach offers a wide sandy area that all can enjoy; build sandcastles with the kids, work on your holiday tan, take a refreshing swim in the ocean or have a picnic and some ice cream too! Don’t forget to stroll along Glenelg Pier especially in the evening, when you can take in a magical sunset.

Family Fun

When travelling with kids, make sure you head to the Glenelg Foreshore Playground which has pedal cars, water and sand play areas, rope activities, trampolines and more. Another family favourite is The Beachouse; this amusement complex features everything from dodgem cars and arcade games to waterslides and mini golf.

Shopping & Dining

Glenelg Beach offers plenty of options for shopping and dining too especially along Jetty Road, home to fashion boutiques, jewellery stores, art galleries and cafés. Also nearby is Moseley Square with more shops and dining options to complement your unforgettable day at the beach.

Damon Starky is a creative nomadic travel writer, who is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+

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