Haven Beach Shack (formerly By the Sea) is a basic but stylish beach shack in a truly wonderful and unique location.

If you’re after an iconic, older style beach shack a with a beach chic touch, this is for you. Literally only steps away from the stairs down to the beach, overlooking the famous Tilbury Cove on Culburra Beach. This beach is patrolled during summer with flags a few minutes walk down the road.

Our space comprises two separate storeys sleeping 6-7 people maximum. Upstairs, a master bedroom with queen bed and stunning views out to sea, a second bedroom with three single beds, bathroom, living area and kitchen all with fabulous views. Step outside onto the large deck perfect for the afternoon bbq’s overlooking the ocean

Downstairs, a double bed, sofa and separate bathroom and laundry.

Facilities include a modern kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, iPod docking station, two bathrooms, one with bath tub, ceiling fans and outdoor seating

This property has a fabulous large front lawn, ideal for games, outdoor lunches, or an afternoon aperitif watching the sunset.

The pantry has tea, coffee and a few staples for guest use. Guests may have an extended checkout on a Sunday during off-peak times (please contact our team re availability, conditions apply).

Note that the garage is not available for use at this property.

The Property Features:
• Kitchen equipped with dishwasher
• Coffee machine
• TV and DVD player
• iPod docking station
• Outdoor setting and gas BBQ
• Washing machine and dryer

Bedroom Configuration:
• Bedroom 1: king
• Bedroom 2: single x 3
• Bedroom 3: double bed

Distances to:
• Direct access to Culburra Beach
• 500 m to Warrain beach
• 1.2 km to Lake Wollumboola
• 1.8 km to Culburra Shops and Cafes
• 2 km to Culburra Bowling Club

All linen (sheets and bath towels) is supplied for your stay. For the comfort of our guests all beds have quilts with full covers, we do not triple sheet. BYO beach towels.

Property Specific Notes:

The property has a wire rope balustrade around the verandah. The garden is not securely fenced so young children need to be supervised outside.

Pets are NOT welcome at this property.

This property does NOT have internet access or Wi-fi.

This property will consider bookings for groups of young people and/or Schoolies, however, these bookings can only be made by application. Please message us; a comprehensive guest registration form must be completed prior to confirmation and a $2000 cash bond is payable. Other conditions apply.

Payment for the booking warrants you and all guests staying will abide by the Code of Conduct for Short Term Rental Accommodation which can be viewed under the Guest Information tab on our website or a link which will be sent to you in your booking confirmation email.

This property is a holiday rental, it is not a principal place of residence and there are no shared rooms. Enjoy your time in comfort and privacy.

Terms and conditions apply for this property and payment warrants your agreement and that of all other guests staying at the property with you.

The guest limits apply at all times during the booking. Any extra guests (this includes day visitors) above those that have been booked and paid for must be approved in writing prior to the stay. Only the guests staying at the property are permitted to be present. If you wish to have visitors in addition to booked guests, you must advise us in writing prior to your stay and ensure you receive written permission. This is not possible at all properties.

If you or any other guest receives a warning regarding excess noise or excess guests, you may be asked to leave the property IMMEDIATELY with no refund of monies. Noise audible outside the property is prohibited between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

This property is approved for accommodation only. No mattresses, tents, caravans or more cars than the property accommodates are allowed. Under no circumstances are the following activities permitted at any of our properties: motorbikes, dirt bikes, quad bikes, use of firearms or air rifles, fireworks.

Out of peak season stays of a week or more may qualify for a discount, please send us a message.
Information during your stay can be found in the Guest Information Folder or by calling our office 24/7.
For your added security, this property is managed by a Licensed Real Estate Agent. We will never request payments be made to an overseas bank account and your money is held safely in our Trust Account until after your departure.

If we had more properties in our management portfolio we could easily get them booked. Demand is high and supply just can’t keep up. Please send us a message or call us if you would like to know more about the packages we offer for bookings and property management.

STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-15131


Bath Tub
Ceiling Fans
Child Friendly
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Machine
Covered Outdoor Area
DVD Player
Iron and Board
Linen Included - BYO beach towels
Microwave Oven
Near Shops
Near Shops/Beach
Outdoor deck
Parking - off street
Private Entrance
Smoke Detector
Stand-alone Fan
Stand-alone Heater
Views - beach
Washing Machine


Kate Stein
March 2021

Excellent location.

Cane Van Der Coer
November 2020

Location is amazing

Shayal Autar
November 2020

Amazing and relaxing location

Mandie Van Der Merwe
November 2020

Great location, clean space with a responsive host. A lovely getaway spot.

Penny Flanagan
October 2020

This is a great house in a fantastic spot. But be aware check in time for this house is 4pm and then check out is 10am. So it's not great value for money if you are just getting away for the weekend.

Katherine Gregory
October 2020

Lovely location and basic bones but not very clean

Breathtaking to just sit on the deck and watch the...
January 2020

Breathtaking to just sit on the deck and watch the waves. Time stands still at By the Sea. Thank you for sharing it.Jane



176 Penguin Head Road

Haven Beach Shack

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 7 Guests


Culburra Beach



Bedding Configuration

Bedroom 1
  • King Bed x 1
Bedroom 2
  • Single Bed x 3
Bedroom 3
  • Double Bed x 1


Linen Included - BYO beach towels