SANDEE RATING: 84 / 100
F4RG+99 Summerlands VIC, Australia
OverviewCowrie Bay is a small beach located in Cowes, Australia. The beach is around 150 meters long and has soft golden sand. Swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing are popular activities here. There are no lifeguards on duty, but bathroom facilities are available. Dogs are allowed on the beach, but only on a leash. Cowrie Bay has few amenities, so plan your trip accordingly, although it does have picnic tables and a small playground.
ParkingThere is free parking available along The Esplanade, which is the main road that runs parallel to the beach.
FunFactFun fact: Cowrie Bay is named after the cowrie shell, which can sometimes be found on the beach.
AttractionsThere is a walking track that starts at Cowrie Bay and follows the coastline to the popular family-friendly beach, Red Rocks Beach. The area around the beach is known for its wildlife, including penguins and other seabirds.
Activities There is a walking track that starts at Cowrie Bay and follows the coastline to the popular family-friendly beach, Red Rocks Beach. The area around the beach is known for its wildlife, including penguins and other seabirds.
Restaurants There are several cafes and restaurants within walking distance of Cowrie Bay. The nearby town of Cowes has even more dining options, including seafood, Italian, and contemporary Australian cuisine. Some popular restaurants in the area include Pino's Trattoria, The Foreshore Bar and Restaurant, and Harry's on the Esplanade.
HotelsThere are many accommodation options in Cowes, including hotels, motels, and holiday homes. Some popular choices include the Ramada Resort by Wyndham, The Waves Apartments, and Phillip Island Apartments.
Stairs To BeachYes
Kayaking / CanoeingNO
Lounge Chair RentalNo
Beach Mat RentalNo