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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Judy stayed up late to graciously welcome me from my flight, which was much appreciated. I also found out that she had upgraded to me to a much larger cottage closer to the wifi as I was staying for three weeks. This was much appreciated, thank you Judy, it made the evenings much more enjoyable! The cottages are really fantastic,...

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. You were a lovely guest and always appreciative of any small thing we could do to make your stay more comfortable. Thank you also for the photos which show off the chalet so nicely with that lens.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We were so blessed to have had a free upgrade to such a stunning chalet! It was on the second floor and it was so beautiful! It was my mum in laws 60th birthday so we wanted to do something really nice, but still affordable. My mum in law couldnt stop saying how much she loves the place when we...

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, sorry about the power going off, yes it was a problem with the entire area.

Limpopo Province, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Good facilities on site , close to the beach , great for families and couples looking for a break without a hassle . good restaurants close to the Venue Clean rooms. beach within walking distance and close for Children

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay.

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Went there in August 2015; had such a great time that we had to go again in September. The unit where we stayed was very clean and neat, the bonus being that is was very private. It is literally only a few steps from the sea and you can hear the calming sound of the sea all day and night....

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a nice review, we like it when our guests enjoy being beside the sea.

Gauteng
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Home away from home. Friendly and warm welcome and departure. Loved the animals and the beach being so close by. Lovely restaurants in the area to visit with good food. Thank you Judy for a wonderful stay.

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Thank you for your nice review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We are really impressed. Loved to stay here with Judy (our shelly beach mum). Rooms are super clean, Judy is helpful beyond believe and value for money unbeatable. Came to shelly beach to dive protea banks which we did with kym at aqua planet. Emerald cove is conveniently located just across the street with direct access to the beach.

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and got to dive Protea.

Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival, We we were greeted by a lovely lady named Judith* She checked us in swiftly and effortlessly, in less than a minute Infact haha! The room for myself and my Girlfriend was more than enough, very spacious and very well equipped! The shower water was a highlight, due to Durbans not so friendly weather for those 2 days...

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have you here.

Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Lot's of people only go to shelly beach for the diving, but that coast line has so much more to offer. We stayed at Emerlad cove and Judy is the best host ever! The cabin is spacious and clean and everything you need is in there. If you need anything she will arrange it for you or help you arrange...

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we agree the KZN South Coast has so much to offer including miles of beautiful beaches. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and that one day you can come back to this area for longer.

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We had the best time here! The awesome accommodation is on the doorstep to the amazing 'Saints' beach and so central to town and the rest of the South Coast. Not only is the accommodation amazing and comfortable but the hospitality is incredible! Thanks Judy and Peter for a wonderful stay!!!

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

We spent two weeks in South Africa of which 8 days were spent at Emerald Cove and this was for sure the highlight of our trip. Judy made us feel at home from the very first email and phone call. Emerald Cove is perfectly situated – right on the beach and also within walking distance are two dive operations, a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beachfront, self-catering thatched chalets. On the shores of the warm Indian Ocean Emerald Cove is the perfect place to enjoy the pleasures of a beach holiday and explore the KwaZulu Natal South Coast. Swimming Pool, direct beach access, AA Highly recommended, and walking distance to restaurants and shops. Attractions of the area include: Oribi Gorge, whale and dolphin watching, 7 world class golf courses, many beautiful beaches, nature walks and hiking trails, and crocodile farm. ... more   less 

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Address: 1286 Marine Drive | Shelly Beach, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Shelly Beach
Price Range: $55 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Unit 7, access to beach, sound of the sea, no cars a plus.”
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“Cottage 7 is nearest the sea”
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