• Seagulls

Things to do

Shelley Point is a haven for seabirds, whales and dolphins, where the sound of the waves help you relax and revitalize. The region offers easy access to various activities and eateries.

  • Wade the calm, shallow waters of Shell Bay beach
  • Pull on a wetsuit and take to the waves at some favorite surfer spots known as ‘heaven’ and ‘hell’
  • Cast off and do some sea fishing while watching the ships go by
  • Take a swing at the on site 9-hole golf course
  • Buy some ‘snoek’, a fish caught in the cold waters of the Western Cape, straight off the boats in the harbour in winter
  • Book a massage at the Shelley Point Hotel and Spa
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Cattle Baron
  • Enjoy a light lunch at Dorothea's Lounge
  • Take a walk on the beach, at sunrise or sunset in particular to appreciate the incredible natural light reflecting off the ocean
  • See the seasonal explosion of wild flower colour from July to September
  • Discover the ancient fossils of extinct creatures such as sabre-tooth cats and short-necked giraffes at the nearby Fossil Park
  • Do bird watching at Rocherpan Nature Reserve and spot some of the 183 species of birds including South Africa’s second rarest coastal bird, the African Black Oystercatcher
  • See whales, dolphins, seals and migratory birdlife while relaxing on your Balcony or enjoy the sundeck and swimming pool