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Melanie Kriel, CEO of Beachfront Apartments, established 2017 in Shakas Rock, South Africa, and Co-Founder of online course ‘Short Term Rental Made Easy’, is renowned as a gracious host par excellence.

An eco-luxe spin on bespoke self-catering getaways on the beach ensures Melanie’s guests leave with indelible memories encapsulated in a consummately tranquil environment that keeps them returning for more seaside magic.

As a member of the iLembe District Tourism Forum, Founder of ‘Awesome Host Referral’ network, and collaborator of local businesses, Melanie is highly esteemed in her community. This impassioned eco-warrior relishes life with her husband, two children, four dogs, and two cats on their farm in the Midlands.


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