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Emerald Cove

1286 Marine Drive | Shelly Beach, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 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 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 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 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have been going to Emerald Cove now for 3 years, twice a year, 2 weeks at a time!! Judy is the most awesome owner....going out of her way to meet all your needs. The beach is just through the gate of the property, so, if like us, you hate packing up the car to go to the beach, this... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Emerald Cove is owner run and managed and is the true gem of the KZN south coast. Very well appointed self catered units of various configurations, Very close to the beautiful , safe beach yet private . All amenities close by. Excellent value for money. Your hosts Judy and Peter are tops, always ready to assist. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed at Emerald Cove for 2 weeks, we were in the large 6 person chalet for most of it and moved to one of the smaller chalets when we decided to extend our stay at short notice, thankfully they had a vacancy for the extra couple of days. The chalets are well equipped, clean and comfortable, there is a... More 

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Port Shepstone, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

The warm welcome extended to us made us feel right at home, and when we were shown to our accommodation, we just knew that we had indeed made the right decision to choose Emerald Cove for our holiday by the sea. The chalet was comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean. With the beach close by and the shops too, one could... More 

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