In the 'hood, Shelly Beach as a destination

Shelly Beach is a friendly town where the true tranquillity is rivalled only by its incredible scenery. Situated in the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, Shelly Beach is famed for its hospitality and safety as well as the hordes of beautiful shells that wash up onto the shores. Shelly Beach has become one of the fastest developing commercial and residential towns on the KwaZulu ... cont.

1286 Marine Drive, Shelly Beach, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Emerald Cove

From Durban
From Durban (Airport) take the N2 freeway south, past Amanzimtoti, Scottburgh, Hibberdene, Port Shepstone.(aprox 120kms)
Go straight through the toll gate ( Port Shepstone ) – R61

From Kokstad
From Kokstad follow signs to Port Shepstone - just before Pt Shepstone you need to turn right onto the toll road - R61 to Margate & Port Edward.

Take the Shelly beach off ramp (No 39) which is about 6 kms after the toll gate.
Turn left after the off ramp and head down towards the sea.
Go straight through the traffic lights at South Coast Mall turn off.
At the “T”junction there are traffic lights, turn right towards Shelly Beach.
Go straight through two sets of traffic lights passing the large Shelly Centre Shopping Mall on your left.
After about 800m from the shopping center look out for EMERALD COVE, the thatched holiday resort on your left hand side.
We are immediately before the first bridge, over the Mhlangeni River,
St Michaels-on-sea.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Airport (7 km)
  • Car Hire (7 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching

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