Mermaid Beach is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 Census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 5,751.
The suburb is bounded to the west by the artificial canals of adjacent Mermaid Waters and to the east by the Pacific Ocean. To the north is the suburb of Broadbeach, to the south Miami. The Gold Coast Highway passes through Mermaid Beach.
Mermaid Beach receives its name from the cutter HMS Mermaid. Explorer John Oxley sailed aboard the Mermaid in 1823 when he discovered the nearby Tweed and Brisbane rivers.
The Mermaid Beach Surf Lifesaving Club was established by United States Army personnel stationed here during World War II.
The Gold Coast Oceanway travels along Hedges Avenue, often referred to as "millionaires mile".