Edithvale Beach is one of Melbourne's great beaches for a showing of all Port Phillip Bay's colours. 45 minutes out of the Melbourne CBD, Edithvale at once remains in close reach of the city, yet very much conveys the feeling of a cosy seaside town along its shore.
The sand is long and expansive, the sea bright and clear, and the shape of the coast looking towards the Mornington Peninsula means - while similar beaches like Aspendale along the way also offer their own great vistas for viewing (and some of Melbourne's most iconic swim spots are just a short drive away) - Edithvale offers a unique angle for budding landscape photographers and painters, alongside the regular beach-going swimmers, paddle boarders, and divers.
Best of all, with a great local shopping strip just up the road, anyone looking to make an after work evening or weekend afternoon out of a visit can easily do so with a swim and tasty meal in tow.
Edithvale: a vivid and beautiful beach in Melbourne.