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Kosi Bay Casitas

Road D1846 Kwangwanase, Kosi Bay 3973 South Africa
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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 sparkling pool on site and we strive to provide high levels of service and comfort in a relaxed environment. We also offer WiFi to our guests.
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Free parking
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Bar / lounge
Boating
Diving
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Mosquito net
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Outdoor dining area
Hiking
Snorkelling
Canoeing offsite
Darts
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
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Dining area
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Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Coffee / tea maker
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Zulu

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Road D1846 Kwangwanase, Kosi Bay 3973 South Africa
Kosi Bay Casitas
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aceles749195 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Staff very friendly and helpful.Assisted with activities. Chalet was neat and clean with cleaning service. Roads were good enough for a normal car to drive on. Had a happy and fun stay, will definetly visit again. We had a very successful Turtle tour seeing Loggerheads lay eggs and a very rare leatherback which we were very excited about. Restuarant on the property with very good pizza, however it is sometimes very full and the kitchen becomes a bit slow in serving. Overall a good experience
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 02 Jan 2024
Many thanks for the good review, we are very pleased that you will be returning to Kosi Bay! Our restaurant is very popular and at extremely busy times this does unfortunately mean a longer wait for food. You are right a leatherback sighting is rare and you are extremely lucky to witness this!! Kind regards Casitas Team.
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Monica wrote a review Dec 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Friendly and responsive hosts and staff. The chalets are clean and comfortable and is serviced daily. The restaurant is reasonably priced and food is delicious! In terms of excursions, the snorkeling is a must!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 14 Dec 2023
Good day, many thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback on the chalets, restaurant and activities! Yes, we agree a day out at the mouth is a must! kind regards Casitas Team
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NorthStar67997498677 wrote a review Oct 2023
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Kosi bay Casitas was superb. Accomodation was great. The lodge offers amasing activities and a great restaurant. The owners are very knowledgeable about the area and make your stay so much better. They pointed us to all the amasing sights and places in the area, as well as a fantastic day out on their boat. So worthwhile. Will definitely go back there again.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 16 Oct 2023
Yay! seems like we ticked all the boxes for your stay. This makes our work so worthwhile. Thank you for taking the time to give us such an awesome review. We look forward to your next trip to Kosi Bay. Kind regards Casitas Team.
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Enid S wrote a review Oct 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions
What an action packed adventure staying at Kosi Bay Casitas! There is such a great vibe at the restaurant with fantastic food when we weren't having a braai at our own chalet. So many things to do like going down to the beach at Kosi Bay Mouth, snorkelling, doing a lake tour on their boat or popping over to Ponta Do Ouro for the night - and all so easily organised through Casitas themselves. We'll definitely be back again - a wonderful break from Jhb.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 16 Oct 2023
Thank you very much Enid! We so enjoyed hosting you and Johann, you guys really packed in so many activities and had a busy time here in Kosi Bay. We are so pleased you had a wonderful break, and we look forward to seeing you again. High scores on service are really important to us. Kind regards Johdi and Ray.
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amasur427371 wrote a review Oct 2023
Nailloux, France1 contribution
The accommodation is very well located, 20 minutes from Kosi. Very kind and attentive staff. Ease of payment. Good catering. This is very quiet. We were able to choose our accommodation. We were able to go snokelling, kayaking and be guided to discover traditional fishing
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Responded 16 Oct 2023
Many thanks for the great review of our lodge, restaurant and activities that we offer. We love 5 stars and coming from our international guests means a lot! Kind regards Casitas Team
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Anli wrote a review May 2023
Centurion, South Africa4 contributions
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Very friendly service from staff and owners,awesome vibe,delicious food,accommodation clean & neat. Staying anywhere at Kosi Bay you have to plan ahead and know the ins and outs of permits and where to go and equipment needed. Loved our stay at Casitas,the owners make sure all patrons needs are met.
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 06 Jun 2023
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our place. We are very happy with your comments and agree that info to key to getting around here. Great feedback regarding the quality of the service from us and our staff. Kind regards Johdi
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Barbaravaardt wrote a review May 2023
Somerset West, South Africa155 contributions81 helpful votes
We stayed in a basic double bed room with its own shower and kitchen. Everything was clean and just what we needed for an overnight stay . The restaurant was fabulous and easily accommodated our vegetarian needs as they had an extensive menu. Well done!. The staff are friendly and go out of their way to make you fell comfortable. There are so many outdoor activities for visitors staying longer.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Responded 06 Jun 2023
Hi Barbara, many thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback in terms of the accommodation, food and our staff. We hope you will spend more time with us to make the most of all the activities we offer. Kind regards Johdi
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Derick wrote a review Apr 2023
Roodepoort, South Africa21 contributions12 helpful votes
We just needed overnight accommodation leaving Mozambique back to Johannesburg and Kosi Bay Casitas were the perfect option. Accommodation was well equipped and comfortable and the location was great.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Responded 18 Apr 2023
Hi Derick, many thanks for your great review. Being so close to the border really does make us a convenient place to over night. I am pleased that our chalet ticked all the boxes. The banter when watching the Arsenal, Liverpool game was fun too! Hope to see you again soon. Regards Johdi
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jhaven985592 wrote a review Mar 2023
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa1 contribution
Resort goes out of their way to give you the best possible experience. They know their facts and to evaluate nature to give you the best excursions available. You will have to go far to beat the experience of being part of this incredible unspoilt nature area with unique ecological areas.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Response from Ray Jackson, Owner at Kosi Bay Casitas
Responded 26 Mar 2023
Many thanks Johan for the super review of our beautiful area. We especially appreciate nature lovers and those wishing to make the most of their time in Kosi Bay. We are very happy we could assist with this. Kind regards Johdi and Ray.
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annegbsn wrote a review Feb 2023
Greater London, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
Well situated, with so many activities are available from there... wonderful boat trips up the lakes, turtle tours and snorkeling, etc. and the accommodation boasts a good restaurant - pizzas are thin crusted and generously topped. The prawns were yummy too.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Responded 10 Feb 2023
Hi Anne, thank you for your fantastic review of our lodge, restaurant and the beautiful area we live in. Delighted you had such a good stay with us. Kind regards Casitas Team.
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PRICE RANGE
R 879 - R 898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalKosi Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kosi Bay Casitas
Which popular attractions are close to Kosi Bay Casitas?
Nearby attractions include Kosi Bay Nature Reserve (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kosi Bay Casitas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kosi Bay Casitas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a dining area.
What food & drink options are available at Kosi Bay Casitas?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kosi Bay Casitas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kosi Bay Casitas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kosi Bay Casitas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu.
Is Kosi Bay Casitas accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.