balconies dolphincove is owned and operated by Belinda Nunn and Colin Salt. We have lived in the local area for many years and can help you make the most of your time here on the beautiful Sapphire Coast. We’re both passionate about our new venture and strive to give our guests the best possible experience whilst staying with us.
Below are some FAQ’s you may find helpful in planning your trip:
Where are you in Tura Beach?
balconies dolphincove is located at 336 Pacific Way, Tura Beach 2548, just off Sapphire Coast Drive approx. 6kms north of Merimbula.
Do you have a restaurant on site?
No, but we have a bar-b-q for guests’ use near the pool area where you can prepare your own food. We don’t supply food hampers etc.
What do you serve for breakfast?- We change our menus daily – the choices include home-made muesli, cereals and juices followed by a choice of Fruit Platter, Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon, Full Breakfast, Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Vanilla Yoghurt, BLAT (bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato), Poached Eggs with avocado on sour dough plus a few daily specials. We serve breakfast from 8.30 – 9.00 daily in your Studio.
I have intolerances/special dietary needs/allergies – can you cater for them? – If you let us know in advance we can generally cater for most dietary needs.
Is there parking at balconies dolphoncove? – We have ample off-street parking – once you’ve checked in you’ll be advised where to park.
How big is the outdoor swimming pool? – It’s approx. 7m long x 4m wide – it’s solar heated so temperatures can vary.
What is there to see and do in Tura Beach and the surrounding areas? – Fishing, Horse riding, cycling, walking, relaxing, wineries, galleries, shopping, markets, gardens, eating, drinking, bushwalking, boat hire, swimming. A comprehensive list can be found under Things to do in Location.
Can you recommend any Day Spas? – We have a list of local Day Spas and can provide suggestions and recommendations.
Can I have a massage in my Studio? – Unfortunately not. The Studios aren’t suitable for in-room massage.
What time is check in and check out? – Check in is from 2 – 6pm or by arrangement – we use key safes and will contact you on your mobile phone on the morning of your arrival to arrange key collection. Check out is 10am.
Do you have tea and coffee making facilities in the Studios? – Yes, a good selection is in each Studio together with a coffee pod machine and fresh milk.
Are there fridges in the Studios? – We have a stocked minibar fridge in each Studio with complimentary mineral water.
Can we cook and/or eat in our Studio? – Each Studio has a microwave and toaster. Guests can use the bar-b-q near the pool area. Each Studio has a dining table and chairs both inside and on the balcony.
Are the Studios serviced during our stay? – We service the Studios on the 3rd day of your stay – so if you’re staying 2 nights or less we don’t service the Studios.
Can I purchase gift vouchers for balconies dolphincove? – We offer personalised gift vouchers which are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Please contact us for further details.
Do you have any disabled facilities? – The Studios are on the same level as the driveway/parking area/main entry so if guests have limited mobility we can accommodate them. We don’t have any facilities suitable for wheelchair users.
It’s a special occasion – can I arrange to have flowers etc. in my Studio? – We’re happy to order flower arrangements for the Studios – please give us plenty of notice to order these. We can also offer Australian sparkling wine and chocolates at a reasonable price.
Do any of the rooms have views and balconies? – Yes, both Studios have a small, sunny north facing balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens and the pool – with a table setting for 2 guests.
We have a baby/young child/dog? – Unfortunately balconies dolphincove isn’t suitable for babies, children under 15 years of age or for pets.