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    Kosi Forest Lodge

    Kosi Bay, Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$272
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good29%
          • Average8%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible1%
          30 Mar 2017
          “Great lodge for a relaxing weekend”
          8 Jan 2017
          “A true gem”
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          Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

          We really enjoyed the relaxing weekend at Kosi Forest Lodge. The activities were a great and unexpected treat, as we enjoyed kanoeing, forest walks and a boat trip with really friendly guides from the lodgeMore

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          Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Kosi Forest Lodge

          Dear Imali2017 Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us at Kosi Forest Lodge. We are delighted that you had a lovely relaxing weekend and so enjoyed the activities. It is a magical place to explore....More

          Reviewed 8 January 2017

          A magical place. Far from civilization but close to paradise. Blessing welcomed us with a big smile and a contagious laid back attitude. Outstanding staff and great trips to the lakes (fishing, hippos), the Indian Ocean (swimming, snorkeling, turtles), to the local sangoma, ... Just...More

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          Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Kosi Forest Lodge

          Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I love your comment "far from civilisation but close to paradise" sounds like a line we should be using in our marketing material. Glad you had such a magical stay and we hope to...More

          Reviewed 15 December 2016

          My wife and I spent a long weekend at Kosi Forest Lodge at the end of November 2016. The weekend was wonderfully relaxing with the helpful and dedicated staff. The meals were delicious and the activities very enjoyable. We would happily recommend Kosi Forest Lodge...More

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          Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Kosi Forest Lodge

          Thrilled you enjoyed your downtime at Kosi. It is the perfect spot for unwinding and recallibrating. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Dee Wilson

          Reviewed 14 December 2016

          Kosi forest lodge is such a unique and different experience, We were welcomed by Blessing (who really is one of the nicest gentlemen I have ever met) And shown to our room after a quick camp briefing. The Room itself is such a magic little...More

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          Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Kosi Forest Lodge

          This is just such a magic review, you have captured the essence of Kosi so beautifully. Birders paradise as you say with views for days, pristine remote beaches and one of the nicest guys you will ever meet in a long time - Blessing!! Thanks...More

          Reviewed 13 December 2016

          Our family stayed two nights at Kosi Forest. We loved it for the location deep in the bush and the feeling of remoteness. There are only a handful of rooms and they are thoughtfully positioned for maximum privacy. Staff were very good and the service...More

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          Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Kosi Forest Lodge

          Thanks for your feedback. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your self. Great that you took your car and a picnic to Kosi Mouth. What a special place this is with spectacular scenary. Also wonderful that you got to see both Thonga and Kosi, two...More

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          Amangwane - Kosi Bay
          41 reviews
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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • US$261 - US$396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 8
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          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Kosi Forest Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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          Denise_Scarrott
          I particularly want to try and see the turtles coming ashore. Do you cater for this?
          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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          groseille
          Bonjour, Je n'arrive pas à voir quelles activités sont proposées par l'hôtel et si celles-ci sont comprises dans le prix. Merci d'avance pour vos infos
          25 March 2015|
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          Response from IsibindiAfrica | Property representative |
          Thank you for your interest in our property Kosi Forest. Kosi Forest Lodge is a lovely property in a very unique location offering some wonderful activities during the course of your stay. Please find below a list of our... More
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          "there were so Many keys to our room, a bit hard to find the right one in the dark!"
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          "Wifi only in bar area. Make sure you have sundowners by the pool"
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