Located on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, to the south-east of the city Melbourne is Safety Beach. It is not only flocked by holiday makers from around the world but also by local tourists who live in Melbourne and other parts of Victoria. A holiday rental apartment or self catering accommodation here will not only offer spectacular views but be of a high standard.
A holiday on Safety Beach means a number of fun-filled water-sports activities to participate in. You can choose to spend your time swimming, sailing, jet skiing or scuba diving. The sheltered waters of Port Philip Bay are a perfect swimming place. For those who would like to get a little more adventurous, surfing and wind surfing options are aplenty further south. The area is also famous amongst outdoor sports lovers. You can try playing golf, tennis, horse riding, cycling or hiking.
UNESCO recognizes Melbourne as one of the most culturally important cities. The city is the largest in Victoria and is the second largest in the whole of Australia. Melbourne is worth exploring and one must set aside at least a couple of days to spend in this unbelievably vibrant city. Some of the main attractions of the city include The National Gallery of Victoria, The Melbourne Museum and the Melbourne Zoo. Those who do not like to walk while sightseeing can board a free tram service that readily operates in the CBD of Melbourne.
The weather in Safety Beach remains coolest as compared to other parts of Australia. It is coolest in July with a temperature of around 13 to 14 degrees Celsius. January, on the other hand, sees temperature rising to 26 degrees Celsius, which is warm and tolerable. Melbourne witnesses around 25 inches of rainfall annually.
The only direct service from UK to Melbourne Airport (MEL), is operated through Qantas from London Heathrow (LHR). Apart from this you can also opt for flying with Singapore Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates respectively and stop over at destinations like Dubai, Singapore or Dubai. Safety Beach is a 45 minute drive from the Melbourne CBD.