Dunedin has many beautiful beaches scattered along its ocean coastline and around the Otago Harbour. Most are only a few minutes drive from the central city.Saint Clair, the most popular city beach, is a renowned surfing location. A heated salt water outdoor swimming pool, located at the southern end of the long sweeping beach, is open over the summer period.In 2004 the sea wall was refurbished to provide a modern, wide promenade, with steps leading down to the beautiful sandy beach.Along the promenade is a choice of restaurants and bars catering for every occasion from a quiet morning coffee while you gaze to the horizon, to a lively night out in a fantastic seaside setting.Saint Clair, like most city seaside suburbs, has always been a wealthy area. Many fine historic homes can be seen along the waterfront or on the wooded slopes of Forbury Hill.Saint Clair Beach is a ten minute drive from the city centre. There are regular public transport services from the city.