Kosi Bay which forms part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park offers a fantastic beach getaway from the crowds of tourists that descend on KwaZulu-Natalís beaches. There are a couple of Kosi Bay accommodation options in the area from rustic campsites to an elegant lodge.
Kosi Bay Camp
The Kosi Bay Camp offers accommodation in just 3 basic self-catering cottages or 15 camping spots. Each campsite has a tap and a barbeque area as well as a power point. There are two communal ablution blocks with hot water and showers.
There is a three bedroom cottage that sleeps six. It has two en-suite bathrooms and a lounge/dining room and kitchen. It opens out onto a spacious viewing deck that has braai (barbeque) facilities. There is a five-bed cottage that has two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with showers. It has a lounge/dining room and a kitchen. The last cottage is a two-bed cottage that has an open plan kitchenette, lounge/dining area.
Kosi Forest Lodge
A giant Zulu Podberry tree watches over the main lodge with its welcoming lounge area, dining room and convivial bar which opens onto a large wooden deck built around the tree. Most meals are served al fresco, taking advantage of the areas exceptional weather and scenery.
A sparkling swimming pool built into the deck offers a welcoming respite from those balmy days. As the sun sets, candles are lit as guests relax in a romantic and warm ambience, reminiscent of the wild African adventures of yore. Kosi Forest Lodge does not have electricity.
Kosi Forest Lodge Suites
This Kosi Bay accommodation in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, features beautiful thatched bush suites, gently hidden in the lush forest so guests can enjoy complete privacy. The en-suite rooms are raised on wooden decks and have a spacious bedroom, balcony, dressing room and separate bath and shower. The romantic outdoor bathroom is in a reed enclosed boma (open-air enclosure) with white beach sand on the floor, guaranteeing a unique and memorable experience.
Bedrooms have low wooden walls with mosquito netting and roll-up canvas blinds, affording the most magnificent views of the surrounding forest. Kosi Forest Lodge is also a very popular honeymoon destination, with a romantic honeymoon suite taking pride of place in tranquil surroundings.