There is a sandy white beach, charming heritage hotels and bustling shops, sidewalks cafes and summer entertainment. You can also swim with wild dolphins, go diving or snorkeling or join a fishing charter. Trace Glenelg's history in the galleries and museums, join in the fun of various festivals and meander along the coast to neighboring beach towns. Glenelg has a perfect Mediterranean climate characterized by warm dry summers and cool mild winters. Summer temperatures average around 27°C and winter months around 15°C. The popularity of Glenelg as a seaside destination certainly hasn't waned over the years, as you'll see when you wander the buzzing dining and shopping strip of Jetty Road. Browse some of the hundreds of specialty stores or dine in an al fresco restaurant. For more stylish dining, head down to Holdfast Marina, a great place to enjoy Glenelg's magnificent sunsets. Travel north from Glenelg to get to West Beach. Surrounded by parklands and a golf course, this sailing beach has an excellent caravan park. It’s a perfect beach for kayaking. Soak up Glenelg's scenery and history on the walking and cycling trails. The Federation Trail winds around Holdfast Bay past workers cottages, grand colonial buildings and a World War II air raid shelter.