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Emerald Gecko

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love everything about this resort, their adorable staff, the delicious food, the absolutely stunning beach, the cute dogs, everything was, still is, unforgettable. I'm looking forward to coming back to both the Havelock islands and Emerald Gecko

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Thank Justo B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at hut number 1. It was the best hut as it was the first hut on the beach. They offer basic huts which are made with bamboo and wood. It has a real natural vibe to it. The huts are one storied with a bath area on the ground floor with an empty space, which we used to...

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Thank naina-meattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No network anywhere near that hotel so might be an issue for some The plus side is, you are completely cut off from the outside world. Helps you enjoy your stay. Amazing hotel with great services and good food! 10/10 would go again!

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Thank Raj D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the setting of our Beach hut. Felt safe staying alone with young kids...we were there for 3 weeks and the vibe remained awesome ! Highly recommend it ! Btw....communal toilets were spotless ! Thank u to all the staff 😎

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is eco friendly and one of its kind. You will find the best of people working there be it the reception, kitchen or the stewards. The rooms are vary good and clean. The bathrooms also are clean and good. This place is not for the ones who are expecting the luxurious stay but for the people who want...

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Thank Kamaldeep K
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are up for a Robinson Crusoe style expedition.... This is the place to be... You wake up to the sound of waves and have your breakfast right in-front of the beach... The small details on how the resort is structured its truly beautiful... Great staff, who are always there to help you out for all your needs... The...

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Thank revanth
Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emerald Gecko is a simple beach side property. The resort is very spacious with lot coconut trees and nice beach access. The beach here is prestline picture perfect. The huts and cottages are very basic constructed using bamboo and other natural materials. The bamboo bungalows has got simple yet clean open bath attached to it. The food served at the...

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Thank T M Ishaq Moham... A
Pune, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No words to describe.Awesome super awesome.The best part is the private beach trust me thats even better than Radha nagar beach.The cottages are well maintained especially the beach ts.Its cool and cozy inside the huts even in the midst of may.The staff is extremely friendly especially manager Ashraf and attender Sanjay. They make sure that u feel home.Food is exquisite...

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Thank Joseph M
Chennai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though the path leading up to the property is narrow, once inside, the cottages are nestled in the midst of a coconut grove facing a quiet beach. The cottages are made of locally available materials like bamboo, cane etc. and though there is no aircon, it is quite airy with the attached washroom partially open to the sky and bright....

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in February in the two level bamboo bungalows, which are really fun, fairly basic, but comfortable with a clean outdoor bathroom. Lovely views from the balcony, and within a few steps you are on the beach, which is gorgeous. Booking in advance over email was easy and staff were helpful during our stay. One...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our resort is essentially a ‘better’ back packers budget resort and therefore have limited facilities. We are very popular with international guests looking for a relaxed beach hut type atmosphere. We also take pride in being environmentally friendly and hence do not have air-conditioning TV's and telephones. Hot water is available by bucket only at the wood fired boiler near to the rooms. We try and reduce the impact tourism causes on our little piece of paradise as much as we can. Therefore our Policy is against surplus usage of resources. Our property is rustic, made with organic material (bamboo mat walls, thatched roof), open to sky showers etc and therefore may not be suited for all (If you do not like open spaces and are scared of nature then this place is not for you) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Gecko

Address: Beach # 5, Havelock Island 744211, India
Region: India > Andaman and Nicobar Islands > Havelock Island
Price Range: $25 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Get hut number 1”
naina-meattle, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Cottage rooms are the best”
, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach huts are extremly good.But yo need a bit effort to climb”
, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“One on stilts”
damvilram, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best beach no.5 , Best Sunrise View”
vjamnal, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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