GET TO KNOW COOLANGATTA Coolangatta is the southernmost suburb of the Gold Coast with views extending along pristine beaches to Surfers Paradise skyline and beyond. Residents and holidaymakers alike, love Coolangatta for its change of pace and relaxed atmosphere. Named for a wrecked schnooner from 1846, old-school charm meets urban laid back beachside hustle, with oceanfront hotels, restaurants and Twin Towns Services Club - a glittering stage for local and international acts. Coolangatta is home to a variety of natural icons, from sharing the New South Wales border with Tweed Heads at Point Danger, to the northern corner of Coolangatta Beach, Greenmount Headland, Snapper Rocks, the southern corner of Rainbow Bay as well as the internationally renown surf breaks of Duranbah. Plant a foot in Queensland and New South Wales simultaneously, while overlooking incredible views of the Pacific Ocean - the Gold Coast's premium spot for October Whale Watching Season.