The New Emerald Cove is a secluded resort on a private beach near the Baie Sainte Anne jetty on Praslin Island. The accommodations have an ocean view or a garden view as well as beautiful and comfortable decor. All rooms have air conditioning, mini-bar fridge and other expected amenities. There are 14 superior rooms and 28 standard rooms.
The restaurant is in a spacious, open air setting in the garden near the beach. The expert chefs prepare Creole and international dishes from fresh, local ingredients.
There is a large coral reef just in front or the hotel that is alive with hundreds of brightly coloured reef fish and is a wonderful place for snorkelling and diving. Other facilities offered at the hotel are big game fishing, several different water sports, a swimming pool, beach volleyball, trekking and excursions.
There is a lot to see on Praslin including the UNESCO World Heritage site Vallee de Mai. It is an ancient tropical forest untouched by man that has some rare plants and animals including the coco de mer tree, vanilla orchids and the black parrot.
Tours can be arranged for guests to visit La Digue Island where the locals and visitors enjoy a slower-paced lifestyle and only use oxcarts and bicycles for transportation. Curieuse Island has a tortoise reserve where there is a 125 year old tortoise and hundreds of younger ones.
After a day of diving or trekking or just lying on the beach, guests can enjoy one of several kinds of massage offered at the hotel by expert massage therapists.
The New Emerald Cove Hotel is a good place for honeymooners because it offers privacy, secluded beaches as well as lots of fun activities. The hotel welcomes honeymooners with special promotions, and the staff is dedicated to make sure every guest has a holiday to remember.