Located in Manly, Australia, the Shelly Beach is a part of the Cabbage Tree Bay. Protected from the ocean waves by a reef on its right side, the beach is popular for scuba diving, snorkelling, and also for family picnics.
On the beach
Facilities there include:
- two free electric barbecues
- public toilets & showers
- kiosks serving food and drinks
More formal dining options can be accessed on the beach at a restaurant named Le Kiosk.
Shelly Beach can be reached by car from Sydney (90 min ride) and from Newcastle (80 min ride), while parking costs eight dollars per hour.
Hotels near the beach
The Shelly Beach Resort is an affordable accommodation option located directly off the Shelly Beach. It offers air-conditioned villas, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, Spa and children’s playground. Some other hotels and holiday apartments located near the beach are:
Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park Hotel
Peninsula Holiday Apartments Manly
Nautica Holiday Apartments Manly
Waterside Holiday Apartments
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
- Car Parking