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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge is the best turtle viewing lodge in South Africa. Great chalets with outside bath. Staff are friendly and food is great. Highlight is the Turtle tour to see the turtles laying eggs at nigh. This takes 6 hours from 4:30 pm, well worth...More

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Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mike_G6308, Thank you for your lovely review on Kosi Forest Lodge. We are delighted that you had such a lovely stay and experienced the turtles laying their eggs, a truly memorable experience. Happy travels further. Kind Regards Yolande Hay-Buchanan for Isibindi Africa Lodges

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Enjoyable stay. You really feel you are in the middle of nowhere here. The Lodges are well spread out in the forest so maybe not for the squeamish, but it creates a lovely atmosphere. All the staff are excellent & very welcoming and the...More

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Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AndyBetty, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review on your stay with us at Kosi Forest Lodge. We are totally delighted that you had such a wonderful time and had a great excursion on the Lakes - that is a...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

My wife and I recently visited the Kozi Forest Lodge for our 10 year wedding anniversary. It was a short stay of only two nights. Nestled amongst dense vegetation at the edge of lake KuShengeza, this venue is a true gem. The amenities include a...More

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Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest LodgeResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Ryan14673, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your fabulous and comprehensive review on your recent stay at Kosi Forest Lodge. We are totally thrilled that you had such a magical time in our little piece of paradise. You will definately...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We recently stayed at Kosi Bay Forest Lodge for 2 night and can more than recommend it. Staff is absolutely professional and the food was more than amazing! Beautiful setting of the property. Also the staff was super cute with our 3 yrs old daughter....More

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Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest LodgeResponded 27 September 2018

Dear FrequentFlier748311, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your simply lovely review on your stay with us at Kosi Forest Lodge. We are so delighted that you had such a great time and your daughter experienced first hand the warmth and...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Kosi Forest Lodge is about +-4 Hours to Manguzi from Durban. If you have a 4x4 you would be able to reach the lodge with ease, the alternative they provide pick up from Manguzi and safe parking of your vehicle. The route along is beautiful,...More

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Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest LodgeResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Maageda S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely and very comprehensive review on your stay with us at Kosi Forest Lodge. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time and so enjoyed the activities. Kosi Forest...More

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Kosi Forest Lodge is a 16 bed lodge fenced into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, an internationally recognised World Heritage Site. We provide a snug and intimate base from which guests can explore this More extraordinary area of splendour and diversity, or relax surrounded by incredible natural beauty. The lounge, dining room and bar extend into a large, wooden deck built in the shade of an enormous Zulu Podberry tree, and we take full advantage of Maputuland’s sultry weather with most meals served alfresco on the deck or sheltered beneath large Albizia trees.We have carefully positioned the thatched bush suites in the sand forest for privacy and peace under the canopy of shady trees. Low wooden bedroom walls with mosquito netting and roll-up canvas blinds allow for maximum views of the surrounding forest, and arguably the lodge’s most popular feature is the romantic, open air, en-suite bathroom set in white beach sand and enclosed by a reed boma. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$357 - US$417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kosi Forest Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$357 - US$417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kosi Forest Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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Elizabethtravel
7 October 2018|
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Response from IsibindiAfrica | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, The weather is fairly mixed during spring and one can experience a bit of wind. That said however we often have very calm weather in October. The lodge does offer a laundry service at an extra charge. Hope... More
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Denise_Scarrott
20 January 2015|
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Response from IsibindiAfrica | Property representative |
Good day, Thank you for contacting us. Yes we certainly do cater for Turtle Watching Tours. This is also the right time of the year at the moment. We have also just started seeing our first hatchlings as well along the... More
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"We stayed in room No. 2. They are far enough away from each other to give you total privacy."
Ryan14673
02 Oct 2018
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"cabins 7 and 8 are closest to the pool."
312dano
19 Dec 2017
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"All rooms are isolated from each other. With older kids, the family room is great as you can be totally..."
BessWright
18 Jul 2017
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"Room 1 was nicely secluded! "
FSHK
06 Jul 2017
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