Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Shell Cove getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Shell Cove with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Shell Cove

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shell Cove a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Jamberoo Action Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Port Kembla Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Calderwood Valley Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Crooked River Winery (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shell Cove

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shell Cove is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kiama Blowhole (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Croom Regional Sporting Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kiama Surf Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Saddleback Mountain (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Minnamurra Rainforest Entrance (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Barren Grounds Nature Reserve (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Shell Cove

The nearest airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 49 mi (78.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shell Cove?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 364 holiday lettings around Shell Cove. From 211 Houses to 100 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shell Cove. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Links Shell Cove Golf Course: 773 holiday lettings
  • Wollongong North Beach: 410 holiday lettings
  • Pilots Cottage Museum: 1,014 holiday lettings
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden: 413 holiday lettings
  • Coolangatta Estate: 2,084 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shell Cove listed on HomeAway 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 Shell Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 211 Houses in Shell Cove. Our other popular types of Shell Cove holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 100 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations

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 Shell Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in Shell Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.