Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Shelly Beach getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Shelly Beach. This city has something for everyone. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Shelly Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Shelly Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • The Strand (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Shelly Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Shelly Beach. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Town Common Conservation Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Strand Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • The Strand (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Queens Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Castle Hill (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shelly Beach

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Shelly Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 572 holiday rentals around Shelly Beach. From 204 Houses to 331 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Shelly Beach is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shelly Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Shelly Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Coolum Beach: 1,636 holiday rentals
  • Point Cartwright: 1,349 holiday rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 1,139 holiday rentals
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,344 holiday rentals
  • Moffat Beach: 1,053 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shelly Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shelly Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 204 Houses in Shelly Beach. Our other popular types of Shelly Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 331 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shelly Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 356 holiday homes with pool available in Shelly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.