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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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What a wonderful place. We have been fortunate to travel a fair bit in our lives and Emerald Cove has something so special, it's without doubt one of our favourite places. Judy is the most helpful, caring, charming lady you could ever wish to meet and she runs a magnificent
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What a cozy place! The host was attentive, very helpful and warm to us during our stay. Very convenient location to shops and beachside restaurants. Comfortable beds and couches. Spent most of the time recharging in the place after scuba diving. Felt like home. Love this place.
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 22 Oct 2018
Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you stay here and we are glad you enjoyed yourselves and got to see lots of sharks on your dives.
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Emerald Cove has been our secret hide for 10 years. Owned and run by Judy and hubby makes this one of our special coastal destinations. Our favourite self-catering cottage faces the sea which is 30 meters barefoot away...with stunning sunrises, crashing waves and birdsong. The
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 15 Feb 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. It's nice that you enjoy the stunning sunrises as much as we do. We love having you here and hope you keep coming back to your secret hide.
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After booking in through a local Dive Charter nearby we thought we would spend little time here but never the less the place felt like home after a day out. Very clean and neat little place with ample space for the four of us who stayed there. The owner is a very wonderful and
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 27 Oct 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a nice review. We are pleased you found the chalet clean, comfortable and homely as that is what we aim for.
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Nice place to stay at the beach. You have a lovely cottage with a separate bedroom. Lovely gardens surround the place. The host is very helpful. Don't expect fine dining in the neighborhood. Nice beach walk along the coast.
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 28 Aug 2017
Thank you for taking time to write us a nice review, we are glad you enjoyed your cottage and the garden. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in KwaZuluNatal.
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This little critter was photographed from the veranda of Chalet 7.
twin room
twin room
twin room
"Ask for unit no 1 if you have a pet"
"Every unit is good"
"Unit 7, access to beach, sound of the sea, no cars a plus."
"There is a wifi hotspot"
"Ask for the room with wifi."
US$44 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalShelly Beach
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