Hotels Adelaide close to Glenelg Beach (Adelaide, Australia)
Glenelg Beach (Adelaide, Australia)
Sun, Sand and Surf at Glenelg Beach in Adelaide
Looking to bask in the sun on one of the most popular Adelaide beaches? Want to take the kids somewhere where they can splish n’ splash all day long? Glenelg Beach, one of Adelaide’s top city beaches, is a fantastic place to spend the day enjoying the warm sunshine, golden sands and sparkling-blue ocean. It’s famous for its rich heritage, natural spaces, sidewalk cafes, lively entertainment venues, shaded picnic areas, and more. From the shops along Jetty Road and The Beachouse to Moseley Square and the Bay Discovery Centre – there is so much fun to be had at this buzzing Adelaide hotspot.
Experience Glenelg Beach
Take family and friends out for the day and visit some of Glenelg Beach’s favourite venues, including historic Glenelg Cinema, Glenelg Foreshore, the water fountains at Moseley Square, and major entertainment complex, The Beachouse, where all ages can enjoy a carousel, water slides, a Ferris Wheel and arcade games.
And if you love to shop, take a one-kilometre stroll along Jetty Road where you’ll find boutique shops, popular brand name fashions, shoe stores, art galleries, surf shops, and other interesting venues.
When it comes to dining, plenty of Glenelg restaurants will satisfy your cravings. From succulent seafood dishes and Mediterranean cuisine to modern Australian cuisine and Spanish tapas – there is something for everyone to enjoy in this neck of the woods. If you happen to spot the Glenelg Surf Club, stop in for a burger, pizza, steak, and a variety of other tasty menu options.
How to Spend Your Time Glenelg Beach
Glenelg Beach is a major tourist destination at any time of the year. From biking and hiking to water activities, there are plenty of activities to experience here. Holdfast Bay offers a variety of walking and bike paths, as well as hiking trails. Guided walks and historic Glenelg tours are available for those who want to educate themselves about the area. There are also numerous water activities to participate in, including kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, fishing and stand-up paddle boarding. You can also take scuba diving classes or sail along the deep blue with the Afternoon Tea Cruise held on the first Sunday of every month, between November and March.
Glenelg Accommodation – From Budget to Luxury
There are numerous Adelaide hotels and accommodation options for those visiting Glenelg Beach. Hotel Stamford Grand Adelaide, Oaks Liberty Towers, and the Ensenada Motor Inn all offer convenient locations close to the beach, as well as fair prices. Hotel Oaks Plaza Pier is a top choice for visitors looking for apartment-style living over a guest room. Amenities include an indoor heated pool, sauna, spa and a state-of-the-art fitness facility. It also features remarkable views of the Gulf St Vincent and stunning studios and apartments for weekend getaways or extended stays.
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