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2019-12-23 Community & Lifestyle
Author: Satterley Property Group

How to make the most of living by the coast at Allara

Allara is perfectly situated to make the most of living by the coast. With ocean views, picturesque parks and the only Waterplay park in the region for young families to enjoy there is so much here to explore. Closely there are a number of stunning beaches including Alkimos, Yanchep and Shorehaven. We’ve put together a helpful guide to make sure you enjoy living by the coast and life at Allara!

Local beaches close to Allara

Yanchep Lagoon

Just an 8 minute drive from Allara, Yanchep Lagoon is the perfect beach for snorkelling and safe swimming with its extensive reef and lifeguard patrols. With a cafe perfected located above the turquoise shore, Yanchep Lagoon is the ideal destination to wind away your afternoon.

Shorehaven Beachfront

Located a few minutes south of Allara towards Alkimos, Shorehaven Beach has it all with stunning ocean views and the popular Ocean’s 27 cafe and restaurant to keep you hydrated and fed throughout the day! The Alkimos Shipwreck is a popular tourist spot seen from Shorehaven shores!

Alkimos Beach

Alkimos beach is commonly described as one of Perth’s hidden gems. A safe beach with low waves, it’s perfect for a family day enjoying the ocean!   The local Surf Life Saving club, the fast growing in WA, has also commenced their volunteer beach patrol services at Alkimos Beach every Sunday morning from 10am – 2pm. These patrols will continue through until the end of March 2020. Please remember to swim between the Red and Yellow Flags!

Surf Life Saving WA have released their 2020 BeachSAFE program calendar for January – June 2020. In January, SLSWA are hosting their Nippers School Holiday program weekdays from the 8th January – 15th January at Alkimos Beach. Plus, monthly first aid courses and the SurfBabies and Surfkids programs through February. These programs allow families to introduce their children to the beach in a safe and friendly environment and teach parents valuable skills in supervision and first aid. For more information or to join one of Surf Life Saving WA’s BeachSAFE Programs visit mybeach.com.au or call Surf Life Saving WA on 9207 666.

What to bring to the beach

Planning for the day at the beach can be the most crucial step to ensuring your family has a comfortable, safe and fun day out.

  • Don’t forget to pack the essentials; towels and sunscreen. Invest in a sunshield to keep you sheltered when the sun is at its strongest and a hand held fan to keep you cool. 
  • Pack bats and balls to keep the kids entertained when they’re in and out of the water.
  • Look after your wallet and pack a picnic with snack and drinks to enjoy during your day at the beach. Grab a picnic blanket and an esky to keep your refreshments cool. You’re set for the day! 

Stay sun safe

Staying safe in the sun is one of the most crucial elements to enjoy coastal living. 

  • Pack a hat, sunscreen and ensure you reapply every hour and after each time you’ve been in the water. Remember to slip, slap slop!
  • Use a sunshield or pop up tent with UV protection to keep sheltered from the sun.

Enjoying coastal life at Allara can be more than spending the day at the beach. Why not head to the beach as the sun sets, take a stroll or relax with a picnic and enjoy WA’s idyllic views of the ocean and beyond.

Have we missed your favourite thing about coastal living at Allara? Let us know below!

Land is selling now at Allara, get in touch below to find out how you can enjoy everything Allara has to offer. 

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