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1286 Marine Road, Shelly Beach, Margate 4265 South Africa
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#1 of 11 Speciality lodging in Shelly Beach
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. A great place to stay for scuba divers here to experience our world famous dives sites on Protea Banks. 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)
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Bowling offsite
Water park offsite
Outdoor furniture
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Air conditioning
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Jacques M wrote a review Feb 2021
Fourways, South Africa20 contributions27 helpful votes
As usual Judy, the owner manager had her personal hand on everything. The cottage was immaculate and serviced everyday. The morning and evening walks to the beach two minutes away is a ritual we have kept for more that 10 years. We never leave disappointed. Amenities close and plentiful. Possibly the best kept secret on the hibiscus coast. Safe and children friendly with a convenient pool.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hendrik O wrote a review Mar 2020
Krugersdorp, South Africa12 contributions
We are going to Emerald Cove for more than 10 years now, and every time we go there, we are warmly welcomed by Judy and her staff. Our apartment is always very clean and beautiful, and gets serviced every day. You are walking distance from the sea and we enjoyed the family atmosphere around the pool and braai area. Thank you once again for a wonderful week Judy. Hendrik & Melanie
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 09 Mar 2020
Thank you for your kind review Hendrik & Melanie, we love having you here and hope you keep coming back to your 'holiday home'
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Yukka wrote a review Jan 2020
Ukraine4 contributions
Have been with group. All was brilliant!!! All needs for comfortable staying and relaxing. Will come back again and highly recommended! Very friendly owner, big parking, and i don`t know more word for saying about this resort.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Thanks for the nice review, it was so good to have your group here.
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Tyler Hughes wrote a review Oct 2019
Hermosa Beach, California13 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed here as part of a dive package with a local shop. The accommodation is great and very spacious (i had booked for just me and felt a little silly with an entire house to myself). Beds are very comfortable, great access to the beach, two great restaurants very close on the beach. The host is very friendly and accommodating. Only complaint is the WiFi doesn’t reach the room so, while there is WiFi, you have to go sit in the common space for it.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 14 Oct 2019
Thank you for your kind review
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Lodge wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions
Stay for 7 days at Emerald Cove. Judy is very friendly host. I loved it also that I could take Charlie my dog with. The place is secured, clean and you have asset to the beach. Highly recommend Thanks Judy for a wonderful stay will visit again Es & Charlie
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Date of stay: September 2019
Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 04 Oct 2019
Thank you for your lovely review, it was lovely to have you and Charlie here.
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US$38 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalMargateShelly Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions about Emerald Cove
Which popular attractions are close to Emerald Cove?
Nearby attractions include St. Michael's on Sea Beach (0.6 km) and Ster-Kinekor Shelly Centre (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Emerald Cove?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Emerald Cove?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Emerald Cove?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Emerald Cove?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Emerald Cove?
Conveniently located restaurants include C-Bali Restaurant and Beach Bar, Münchner Haus, and Mojo'z.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Emerald Cove?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.