A Sydney favourite, Coogee Beach is easily accessible from both the airport and the CBD. On a hot day, expect to see hundreds of sun-seekers on the wide sandy beach. Coogee is known as a seaside village. Its restaurants
and cafes have a good reputation and it boasts a great nightlife. Many people choose to base themselves in Coogee while staying in Sydney for its mixture of sun, surf and nightlife
. There are some great walks
in the area, many of them taking in the costal and cliff top surrounds. Be warned that rips have been reported at Coogee, so only swim when the beach is patrolled. Address: Coogee Bay Road, Coogee, NSW, 2034.