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Holdfast Bay has everything on offer, including 11km of Adelaide’s best, most accessible beaches

If the South Australian ‘crown’ has a jewel, surely it’s Holdfast Bay.

As Glenelg was the first mainland settlement in the state, our homes, buildings, and environment are rich in character and history. Just 20 minutes from the Adelaide CBD to our own thriving retail, business, and entertainment district, and five minutes from Adelaide airport, with an efficient, effective public transport network (including tram, train, bus, and bikeways) − we’re easily accessible. With every business from light industry to high-end tourism outlets and all the butchers, bakers, and artisan shoemakers you could hope for in between − we’re well-serviced.

But it’s our 11km of sandy, white beaches that define our character and our enviable lifestyle. There’s just something about being able to start, break or end your day with a lungful of fresh, pure sea air that invigorates the body, mind, and spirit.

So, come to Holdfast Bay. Go straight to the beach. Take off your shoes, plunge your toes into our soft white sand and take in the far horizon. Then take a deep breath and turn around. Take in our city and imagine yourself here.

You’re welcome.

Roberto Bria

Chief Executive Officer
City of Holdfast Bay

  • Roberto Bria
    CEO Roberto Bria