We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveller (61)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (11)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kosi mouth”(12 reviews)
“permit office”(3 reviews)
“pleasant stay”(3 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Free Wifi
Kosi Bay Casitas is a rustic Mozambican-style retreat located on the grassy fringe of one of South Africa's most beautiful and unusual locations in Northern Zululand. Accommodation options include self-catering chalets, campsites and a backpacker's lodge. We have a vibey restaurant, a...
View all hotel information
Location and contact
Road D1846, Kosi Bay 3973, South Africa
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
29 Jul30 Jul
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$38.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kosi Bay hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4250ae8d388341408598b390b41cfce6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":7695225,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[73659112],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":38,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"4250ae8d388341408598b390b41cfce6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":38,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":38,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Kosi Bay Casitas","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQyNTBhZThkMzg4MzQxNDA4NTk4YjM5MGI0MWNmY2U2IiwiQUlLIjoiODdlOTVjNjRlODRiNDkyY2FiMGQ2OGU5YTQ3MmJkYjIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$38", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"73659112":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (87)
Filter reviews
76 results
Traveller rating
46
24
2
2
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
46
24
2
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewskosi mouthpermit officepleasant stayboat tripturtle tourdorm roompiehome from homeexcellent restaurantperfect placeprawnsa great weekfriendly ownersbar and restaurantfood was greatenjoyed our stayfamily holiday
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 76 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best pizzas we have eaten in the world. Definitely the best Mozambican Chicken ever. Brilliant seafood curry. Don't miss the the bread/poa. Very helpful owner. Very comfortable beds and clean. Don't miss the dive at Kosibay mouthMore

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank amerwe232944
Response from Kosi_Bay_Casitas, Owner at Kosi Bay CasitasResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alvi ! Thank you for the rave review! Coming from a well travelled food and wine connoisseur like yourself it means a lot. Thanks for the wine tasting, you produce some excellent wines. All the best for your future endeavours and I hope to...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

On arrival we found that our reservation somehow had been misplaced and that we were not expected. As our booked casita was taken, our host compensated by allocating us to a larger unit. We enjoyed the peaceful setting with good facilities and the added benefit...More

Thank Abel A
Response from Kosi_Bay_Casitas, Owner at Kosi Bay CasitasResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for your review Abel. I apologise for misplacing your reservation, gremlins do creep into the system on the very rare occasion. The Casitas team is very glad you enjoyed your stay, it is our mission to provide excellent service and show our guests...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is the fourth time I have been to Kosi Bay Casitas and it is always a magical experience. The lodge is rustic but has all the amenities a person could need. They also have a restaurant that does great food. A must is most...More

Thank _carnage_clark
Response from Kosi_Bay_Casitas, Owner at Kosi Bay CasitasResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you Mr. Clark! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Nestled away in a small corner of paradise is a little camp called Kosi Bay Casitas. Clean and functional with everything needed for a comfortable night stay, including decent mosquito nets and a fan. Did I mention that down the road is a massive lake...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank ricklipner
Response from Kosi_Bay_Casitas, Owner at Kosi Bay CasitasResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you Rick! Glad you enjoyed our little piece of paradise. All the best from the Casitas team.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stayed at Casitas for a long wrrkend with friends. Was everything we expected and more. Beautiful, remote, nature showing off. Facilities are all you need, without taking away from the "close to nature" vibe. Great 4x4 Tracks.. Great boat trips on the lagoon.. amazing wildlife...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Bianca B
Response from Kosi_Bay_Casitas, Owner at Kosi Bay CasitasResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you Bianca! It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us at Casitas. So glad to hear that you will be back, hopefully soon!

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$34 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$34 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (61)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kosi Bay Casitas staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Book early and remember your snorkel"
Read review
"Santa Maria - Perfect for couples!"
Read review
"Best Place for relaxation"
Read review
"Everyroom is a good room, they have air con in back packers rooms."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing