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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
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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Mini golf
Bowling offsite
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abr_rom_can wrote a review Apr 2010
Kitchener, Ontario5 contributions5 helpful votes
Why excellent location? 1. The swimming beach is two steps away. There are lifeguards until 5 pm. We caught quiet days before school break, and animated days once holidays kicked in. 2. Unique experience watching the dolphins at sunrise! Enjoyable walks on the shore to Uvongo waterfall. 3. Shopping centre just 1 km away. Whether you need groceries, clothes, shoes, jewelry, maps, haircut, toys...it's right there for you. 4. There are many restaurants if you don't feel like bbq-ing. We found a wide variety of food at affordable prices. Why wonderful hosts? 1. Judy and Peter are just naturally friendly and helpful. They do care about their customers, and they pay attention to every aspect to ensure an overall comfortable accommodation for their guests. 2. The units are fully
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Date of stay: March 2010
A_Sue_Nami wrote a review Nov 2009
Calgary, Alberta, Canada13 contributions10 helpful votes
Emerald Cove is a neat place located right off the beach. Our hostess was very friendly and the staff were very helpful. It's not fancy but serviceable and probably not a bad place to stay with your family.
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Date of stay: October 2009
finetown wrote a review Oct 2009
Pinetown in Kzn10 contributions5 helpful votes
WE love staying at Emerald Cove. The clean, comfortable accommodation is perfect for a family. It is Excellent value for money. Close walking distance to the beach. If conditions are favorable one can fish and enjoy many hours of fun in the sun. It is close to the main swimming beach and tidal pool.
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Date of stay: October 2009
Longmont_Mitch wrote a review May 2009
Longmont, CO174 contributions48 helpful votes
As a young married family living in South Africa in the 80s and early 90s, we used to stay in a hotel at Shelly Beach that is no longer there (Skipper's). We have now stayed at Emerald Cove, Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal about half a dozen times over the last 6 years and love it every time. The thatched chalets are comfortable with everything we needed for a quiet vacation. We have had the three bed roomed chalet a few times as well as the two bed roomed chalets on other occasions. The gate at the back of the property opens out onto St. Michael's beach. Every morning I would get up before sunrise and photograph the occasion (see my photos). Judy, who owns the property with her husband, runs the place and it is like being a guest in a home without all the responsibility of
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199Malmar wrote a review Mar 2009
Ipswich, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent 10 days in this resort and found it very convenient for either the beach, shopping malls and restaurants. The chalets were serviced daily and kept very clean. There is easy access to the beach through the garden and only a short walk to the swimming area which has lifeguards in attendance. We also found that the owners, who live on site, extremely friendly and offer helpful advice when needed. We would have no hesitation to returning in the future. Mary and Malcolm, England
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Date of stay: February 2009
US$38 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalMargateShelly Beach
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