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Emerald Cove

1286 Marine Drive | Shelly Beach, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fully equipped self catering cottages, overlooking lovely pool with a gate at the top of the property that opens out to a stunning beach. Perfectly situated with a shopping mall nearby and a dive centre across the road. Great security and a perfect holiday place I would highly recommend. The hosts are so helpful and friendly. You leave and want... More 

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you found our location so great and we would love to welcome you back when you plan that next trip. More 

Eastham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from our 4th stay at Emerald Cove and it was hard to leave to go home. While we grew up in SA and know that the best holiday beaches in SA are on the south coast of Natal, we travel all the way from the UK to enjoy the pleasure and we always feel very welcomed... More 

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Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for ending our year on a high note with such a nice review. We love having you and your lovely family here and look forward to having you back again one day. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 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,... More 

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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. More 

Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 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... More 

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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. More 

Limpopo Province, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 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. More 

Rustenburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 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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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 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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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 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 

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