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 features

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 rentals are available around Shelly Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 562 holiday lettings around Shelly Beach. From 197 houses to 329 flats & apartments, 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 Shelly Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shelly Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Australia Zoo: 1,028 holiday lettings
  • Coolum Beach: 1,909 holiday lettings
  • Palmer Coolum Resort Golf Course: 2,153 holiday lettings
  • Pelican Waters Golf Club: 1,192 holiday lettings
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,650 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shelly Beach listed on 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. offers 197 Houses in Shelly Beach. Our other popular types of Shelly Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 329 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios 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 343 holiday homes with pool available in Shelly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.