Shelly Beach, South Coast

Shelly Beach is a friendly town where the true tranquillity is rivalled only by its incredible scenery. Situated in the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, Shelly Beach is famed for its hospitality and safety as well as the hordes of beautiful shells that wash up onto the shores.

Shelly Beach has become one of the fastest developing commercial and residential towns on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast. Shelly Beach is a slice of sub-tropical paradise abundant in lush foliage and perfect scenery. The warm waters abundant in exquisite tropical fish and coral reefs compliment the pristine beaches.

There are numerous tidal pools and lagoons. These waters are ideal for all watersports especially snorkelling and diving. Shelly Beach boasts numerous popular diving and snorkelling sites where the most spectacular varieties of tropical fish, sharks, corals as well as mystical underwater caves can be discovered. These popular sites include Potato Reef, The Caves, Deep Salmon, Arena Reef, Bo Boyi Reef and Adda Reef.

Shelly Beach is also a shell collector's paradise. Here, the finest miniature pink lady shells can be found hidden among the many varieties. Take a leisurely stroll on these warm sands and find delight in the abundance of beautiful shells just laying there. Shelly Beach is renowned for its superb rock and surf fishing and boasts the largest ski boat base between Durban and East London. It also hosts numerous deep sea angling competitions throughout the year.

This tranquil and picturesque town boasts superb amenities including the Shelly Centre Shopping Mall, cinemas and restaurants. So if you are tired of soaking up the sun and relaxing on the beach, go and enjoy refreshing sundowners as well as some exciting shopping at Shelly Centre.

The hospitable inhabitants, tranquillity, beautiful beaches, superb amenities and exciting activities in exquisite terrains are what make Shelly Beach a perfect holiday destination. The perfect combination of serenity as well as an array of exciting activities shows that Shelly Beach has something for everyone. Add Shelly Beach to your list of ‘must go places’ now!

Travellers' Reviews

2 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Shelly beach is the hub of the South Coast with beautiful beaches, 2 shopping malls, restaurants, and many attractions. A variety of good accommodation to suit all tastes. St Michaels beach is a wonderful swimming beach protected by life savers and shark nets. There is a tidal pool, paddle boats and canoes on the lagoon, golden sand and rock pools.

Judy Keuning (SB)

Verified reviewexcellent

Shelly Beach is your hoilday destination, with a sub tropical climate, lush vegetation and golden beaches and to add many activities, fishing, diving Protea Banks, golfing, hiking, whale watching or just chill.

Belinda Matthew (Shelly Beach)

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