Located in Shelly Beach in the KwaZulu-Natal Region, 0.7 mi from South Coast Mall, Tropical Beach Boutique Guest house features an outdoor pool and a private beach area. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this guest house is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TVwith select satellite channels. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the sea or pool. Every room includes a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Tropical Beach Boutique Guest house features free WiFi . There is a shared lounge at the property. Southcoast Mall is 1.4 mi from Tropical Beach Boutique Guest house, while Aqua Planet is 0.9 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 22, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


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  • Lara
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Right on the beach, newly renovated, awesome staff, Andre is fantastic and very knowledgable regarding the area. This is definitely one if those south coast gems
  • Stephan
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Everything in general was amazing and to top it off we had an amazing breakfast overlooking the beach and ocean.
  • Londiwe
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Good prepared breakfast on very good sitting area with a beautiful Swimming pool view . was well served and on point presentation ,and a Surprise with Starters, for this definitely would come back. And very friendly and welcoming host who make...
  • Morena
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Being closer to the beach The friend people The clean rooms One thing that made my stay was the tour of the place on arrival, that was a bonus for me. This is tee place to go
  • Marlin
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Breakfast was good and well presented by friendly and pleasant staff
  • Nathan
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Absolutely warm welcome and tour of property by Andre. Thank you for accommodating our dietary requirements. Beautiful view of the ocean. Lovely breakfast. Staff are freindly and efficient (Nonku and Lindo). A peaceful and relaxing get away.
  • Mduduzi
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Breakfast was superb, has a private beach, it's an excellent location. The Boss is helpful and very friendly.
  • Nomkhosi
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Place n view. It's a nice place to be at. I like the fact that its central. If you want to tour around its closer to many entertaining places. The hostvis very freindly
  • Yolande
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Andre was very pleasant and helfull. Our stay was very comfortable and the breakfast was delicious.
  • Chris
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The guest house is well run by Andre who also helps with recommended tourist attractions around the area, The breakfasts are superb and weather permitting you can enjoy them overlooking the ocean

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

  • Hi im planning a trip for the 11th December but would only be leaving JHB at 2:30pm I would only arrive at 10pm what time is last check in?

    Late check in are always on special request
    Answered on 1 November 2020
  • Hi we are looking for sea facing rooms for 2 adults and 1 child (14 year old)

    Thank you for the inquiry Unfortunately we cannot accommodate children as all our rooms can only accommodate 2 adults Warm wishes Jacqui
    Answered on 29 November 2020
  • Are we able to braai at all on the property?

    Yes there are 2 braai facilities 1 at the beach deck and 1 at the Boma
    Answered on 23 November 2020
  • Are there accessible facilities?

    Not sure what facilities are meant but there is access to our pool and beach.
    Answered on 19 October 2022
  • is it wheelchair friendly

    Yes we have wheelchair access right up to the beach deck certain rooms are wheelchair friendly but need to be requested specially by the guest
    Answered on 1 November 2020

Managed by Tropicalbeach Boutique Guest House

Company review score: 9.3Based on 166 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Tropical Beach is a family establishment since 2001 run by managers Jacqui and Annette. There are many art pieces on display that have been collected over the years by the family during their extensive travels all over the world. We look forward and proud ourselves to share our establishment with a classic touch with you.

Property info

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your booking Tropical Beach is a 4 STAR Graded Establishment situated on a Private Beach with rock pools. You can enjoy fishing , or simply enjoy a long walk along the beach before breakfast . At night guests can make a boma fire and enjoy good wine or a beer until late night. Every room is uniquely decorated All rooms have a desk, bar fridges stocked with milk, tea and coffee as well as their own bathroom on suite and private entrance. All rooms are strictly NON Smoking. Relaxation There is a large pool and a beautiful Tropical Garden with huge Milk-wood trees where guests can enjoy reading a book and relax in the cool shade of the trees.or simply watch the breakers A Braai facility and Boma is available to our guest. The crockery will be provided Our facility is in a 2 Km range from all the major shopping centers. We have taxis services running in very close proximity from Tropical Beach. For further info regarding places to see and what to do you can visit the southern explorer The staff and management look forward to welcome you.

Neighborhood info

Tropical Beach Is situated in a fishing Village known as Shelly Beach Shelly Beach is surrounded with Golf Courses and restaurants within 2 km raduis and a movie theatre is close to the establishment. We also offer deep sea fishing and scuba diving. Protea Ridge is one of the famous diving areas. You can visit the famous Oribi Gorge and Lake Eland at the foot of the Gorge There is a Bushbuck Trail, Bird watching, Whale observation and many more. For further info regarding places to see and what to do you can visit the Southern explorer. on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal

Languages Spoken


Area info *

Amenities of Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Private beach area
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note, late arrivals are only permitted with prior arrangement.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

It's recommended to bring your own vehicle since this property is not serviced by public transportation.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Thu, Oct 01, 2020 until Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse

  • Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse is 1,650 feet from the center of Shelly Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Beach
    • Bike tours
    • Swimming pool

  • Room options at Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse include:

    • Double

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Tropical Beach Boutique Guesthouse. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.