Clovelly is a beachside suburb in south-eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Clovelly is located 8 kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Randwick and is part of the Eastern Suburbs region.
Clovelly is a mainly residential suburb on Clovelly Bay. Clovelly Beach is a small beach that sits on the end of the narrow bay. The bay is popular with swimmers. The bay is home to one of the first surf lifesaving clubs in the world, Clovelly Surf Life Saving Club, which was founded in 1906. Clovelly is surrounded by the suburbs of Bronte in the north, Randwick in the west and Coogee in the south.
Clovelly has a small shopping precinct based around Clovelly Road, one beachside hotel, a Returned Services Club and a Bowling Club on leased public land with extraordinary coastal views.
Schools: Clovelly Public School and St Anthony's Catholic primary school. Sports and recreation: In summer, Clovelly Beach is a centre of community activity patrolled by council lifeguards on weekdays and Surf Club members on weekends/public holidays. In 2006 there were over 200 proficient club members rostered into 13 active patrols.
In winter, the Clovelly Crocodiles field over 20 junior Rugby League sides in the Sydney Roosters junior competition. The Clovelly Eagles in 2006 fielded 18 junior Rugby Union sides in the Randwick/Easts Junior division.