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Rustenburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.... More 

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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. More 

Gauteng
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

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

Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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. More 

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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... More 

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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. More 

Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
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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... More 

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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. More 

Buderim, Australia
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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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Belize
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

i have stayed at emerald cove twice now for inter club golf and it is a great place, a short walk from a very nice beach and great big spacious cottages well equipped,always look forward to going back there

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

This accommodation was recommended by and is located very close to Aqua Planet diving charter at Shelly beach, the only dive operator to dive Protea Banks with. The owner, Judy was vet accommodating and went out of her way to make my stay very very comfortable. The accommodation was beautiful, secure, very clean and well maintained with a lovely pool... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Once again we had a wonderful 3 weeks at Emerald Cove. During the last 7 year their standards did not drop a centimetre, the detail to small thing make such a difference and their friendlyness and co-operation is outstanding. Thanks Judy and your team, see you again soon! Corlias, Barend and Bibi

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about Emerald Cove

Address: 1286 Marine Drive | Shelly Beach, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Shelly Beach
Price Range: $53 - $83 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 691annd, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“There is a wifi hotspot”
 of 5 bubbles Divejb, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles thomasbG5638QY, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Cottage 7 is nearest the sea”
 of 5 bubbles Diane23Gauteng, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We always stay in number 7, which is overlooking the sea. The other rooms are superbly placed around the pool and are more for families with children or more than 2 adults.”
 of 5 bubbles BarOnes_13, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
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