Body found in sand dunes at popular Melbourne beach

A body has been found in sand dunes at a popular beach in Melbourne鈥檚 south-east.

Police have closed a section of Chelsea Beach after the deceased, believe to be a man wearing a suit, was discovered on Saturday.

Aerial scenes of Chelsea Beach, where the body was found. Photo: 7 News
Aerial scenes of Chelsea Beach, where the body was found. Photo: 7 News

It鈥檚 thought the body may have been there for a number of days.

Police are yet to determine the cause of death.

Ambulance Victoria told AAP they were called to the beach just before 5pm on Saturday and that a female bystander who suffered a cardiac arrest was taken to a nearby hospital.