This Melbourne beach suburb on the Bay of Port Phillip has the reputation of being the cleanest of the many beaches located along this large bay. Just south of St. Kilda and north of Sandringham beaches, you can find some great restaurants and cafes on Bay Street, just 5 minutes walk from the beachfront.
The beach huts, symbolic of Melbourne Australia and its beach suburbs, command high prices when they come up for sale - an extremely rare event. Still, on a hot summers day, this beach is normally patrolled by lifesavers and popular with visitors and locals alike.
Getting here is easy from the Melbourne CBD city centre, there is a regular train service on the Sandringham line - a short 20 minute train ride that will take you virtually to the beachfront.
Sitting strategically between the city centre and the Brighton beaches, Albert Park has grown an eclectic yet interesting collection of places to eat:
You can find stylish to budget accommodation in Melbourne Australia: luxury hotels to low priced backpackers, including in the Central Business District (CBD - Downtown).
There are even Melbourne bayside resorts, suburb and regional hotels, bed & breakfasts near the beach or in the suburbs, serviced apartments and holiday homes.
Main Photo: Yellow sands of the Beach with Melbourne in the background
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Photo: Multicoloured Huts on the Beach at Brighton