Sorrento is a township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about 1.5 hours by car south of Melbourne. It has been upper-class, seaside resort area, but is also a quiet seaside township in the off-peak months of the year. It was named by the Italian founders after the southern Italian town.
Sorrento has been described as "exclusive" and the "preferred holiday destination of Melbournes ' elite" however, this beautiful little seaside township of 1500 permanent residents, has become a most sought after and favourite destination for all holiday goers.
Australian singer Tina Arena released a song "Sorrento Moon (I Remember)" in 1995. The song is about Arena's childhood memories of summers past with her family at Sorrento beach in Victoria, Australia
Everything is within walking distance - nestled right in the heart of Sorrento -
a 19 min walk, or 2 min drive, to the ever-popular Sorrento Cafes/Shops,
a lovely 9 min walk to Diamond Bay (back beach),
an easy 10 min walk to the Bay beach.
Park the car in Heather's driveway and leave it there!