Sorrento is a popular tourist destination on the Mornington Peninsula, located between the neighbouring communities of Portsea and Blairgowrie
Like its neighbours, Sorrento is situated on a thin strip of the Mornington Peninsula, facing Port Phillip Bay in the north and the open waters of Bass Strait in the south.
The crescent-shaped Sorrento Front Beach is flanked by an attractive foreshore area featuring lawns, shelters and English trees, plus a couple of small jetties. At Policemans Point is the Sorrento Pier which is used by a passenger and car ferry which links Sorrento to Queensclife on the Bellarine Peninsula.
The main point of access to Sorrento's ocean beach is at the end of Ocean Beach Road. There is a kiosk, lookouts and several scenic walking tracks along the foreshore and into the surrounding hills.
Sorrento's commercial centre is located at the bay end of Ocean Beach Road. This attractive boulevard features a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes
Golf: Portsea Golf Club is a wonderful public access course located adjacent to the Point Nepean National Park and about 85 minutes south of Melbourne.
A links style course set amongst rolling sand dunes and coastal vegetation with spectacular views across Port Phillip Bay. Undulating Santa Ana superbly maintained couch fairways, fast greens and strategic bunkering make Portsea one of the great golfing challenges on the Mornington Peninsula. Consistently rated in the Top 30 golf courses in Australia
As Peter Thomson says, 'Portsea stimulates me. It is in every way a champions course'
And today's young rising star James Nitties has declared Portsea his favourite course. He calls it 'short, tight, tricky and fun'