Sandy Bay is a diverse southern suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Home to multiple educational institutes, including the University of Tasmania and Mount Carmel College, Sandy Bay campus, this suburb offers travellers a choice of many cultural, indoor and outdoor activities.
Sandy Bay is a popular choice for getaways and holidays due to its close proximity to several beaches, the Derwent River and the Hobart city central business district. Travellers who choose to stay in Sandy Bay holiday rentals have the opportunity to experience everything from several art, history and antique museums, outdoor activities on the beach or riverfront, and retail therapy in the many local shops and stores.
When choosing Sandy Bay as the location for your holiday in the Hobart & Southern area of Australia you will be given the opportunity to experience hundreds of indoor and outdoor activities. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy having Nutgrove Beach just a short walk or drive away from a Hobart & Southern accommodation. Nutgrove Beach allows travellers to sunbathe, swim, snorkel and experience other outdoor activities surrounded by a beautiful sandy beach.
In addition to the great outdoor activities Sandy Bay is home to numerous retail and educational experiences. There is always something to see or do at one of the area's many educational institutes or in the central business district in Hobart.
Sandy Bay is home to the first legal casino in Australia. The Wrest Point Casino is a fully equipped casino that features thousands of slot and table games. In addition to the exciting gambling games, The Wrest Point Casino features several restaurants and cafes that offer a diverse choice of cuisines from around the world, and numerous nightclubs and bars.
Travellers looking for a slower pace to their holiday may enjoy the John Elliott Classic Museum. The John Elliott Classic Museum features one of the biggest collections of historical and antique artefacts in Australia. The collection features numerous coins dating back to the Roman Empire, over 100 hand painted Greek vases, and other artefacts from Egypt, Rome and other ancient cultures.
Staying in a Sandy Bay holiday rentals offers travellers a combination of convenience, privacy and comfort. A rental Sandy Bay accommodation is often like a second home away from home. Rentals often have a built-in fully equipped kitchen to enjoy home cooked meals, larger sitting areas and bedrooms, and private entrances for extra privacy. Choosing to stay in a Sandy Beach vacation rental allows you to sit back and relax after a long day of sightseeing or adventuring on the beach without having to return to camped, impersonal accommodations that can really damped the holiday spirit.