Free public shower, change room and toilet facilities are located under the Indiana Teahouse building for all visitors. If you’re looking for something to eat, there are a wide array of dine-in and takeaway food venues along the foreshore of Cottesloe Beach, which is all very popular and busy during the summer months.
The shorefront of Cottesloe Beach hosts the annual Sculptures by the Sea exhibition every March, attracting thousands of tourists and art lovers every year and turning the foreshore into a unique outdoor art gallery.
If you choose to drive to Cottesloe Beach, keep in mind parking can be limited during busy Summer periods. Parking bay options include:
- The centrally located Marine Parade carpark: 150 free bays (3-hour limit)
- Intersection of Marine Parade and Napier Street carpark: 350 free bays (3-hour limit)
- The western end of Napier Street carpark: 130 free bays and areas for verge parking.
- The western end of Forrest Street carpark: 130 free bays.
- Marine Parade: 600 free verge bays
If you choose to catch the train, Cottesloe Beach is only a 1km walk from Cottesloe Station, alternatively the Cott CAT (bus) runs hourly from station to shore in summer. There are many bus’s that drop off close to this beach, plan your journey now via the Transperth Journey planner.