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1286 Marine Road, Shelly Beach, Margate 4265 South Africa
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#1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Shelly Beach
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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. 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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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
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Secured parking
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Horseback riding
Mini golf
Bowling offsite
Fishing
Water park offsite
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mark B wrote a review Apr 2017
Trafalgar, South Africa50 contributions5 helpful votes
Well positioned family resort right on the beach. very comfortable and well maintained , owner run , attention to detail . Well priced and good value for money.The thatched units are nice and cool and spacious .
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 17 Apr 2017
Thank you for your kind review
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Susan H wrote a review Mar 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa17 contributions5 helpful votes
What a beautiful place! What a great holiday. Judy keeps her venue sparklingly clean, and marvelously comfortable. She is wonderfully friendly, and was very accommodating to our special needs. Our Yorshire Terrier had the very best holiday of his life thanks to the enclosed, gated patio. The pool was always very clean, and it's accessibility means for a vey easy relaxing vacation. We loved everything about it, and will be back ASAP.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 11 Mar 2017
Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure having you and your Mum here, and we are so glad you enjoyed your much needed break. It will be lovely to have you back again.
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JDannhauser wrote a review Mar 2017
Wateringen, The Netherlands52 contributions25 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed over at the Emerald Cove for a couple of days in the off-season. The accommodation was large and we were very close to the beach - there is a gate with direct beach access. We had the larger "room", which also included a small TV room, a 4 seater table and a kitchen. Everything was in good working order and clean. What made the service exceptional was that we made a mistake with our booking and ended up having to check out a day earlier than we thought we would have to. Judy fixed this by just setting up us in another smaller room (still very nice accommodations) without a fuss.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 11 Mar 2017
Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review, and we are glad you were happy with our accommodation. Hope to see you again one day.
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Kelly J wrote a review Jan 2017
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I have stayed at this establishment over 10 times and will keep going back. The owners are so lovely and accommodating. The accommodation is always clean and fresh and the positioning is perfect as you literally next to the beach. Its really peaceful and relaxing and a definite must to visit!
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Date of stay: May 2016
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 20 Jan 2017
Thank you KellyJ for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to have you here and it's so nice to hear that you will keep coming back. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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lsales wrote a review Dec 2016
Sao Paulo, SP45 contributions15 helpful votes
Owners are super friendly, very relaxing and laid back atmosphere, the rooms are simple yet spacious. Bed is good, but shower is very bad and definately the main improvement opportunity! It's super close to the beach and 100m from Aqua Planet dive center, who we were diving with... car is a must to get around otherwise you are stuck or will have to walk a lot. Would certainly come back!
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Response from Juper, Owner at Emerald Cove
Responded 28 Dec 2016
Thank you Leandros307 for your super review, we enjoyed having you stay with us. We apologise for the poor shower, We were experiencing a water problem from our local supply while you stayed with us and we had to keep switching to our back up storage tanks. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels.
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PRICE RANGE
US$38 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalMargateShelly Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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