Kosi Forest Lodge
Kosi Forest Lodge is located in the eco-tourist destination that is the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, part of the World Heritage Site Isimangaliso Wetland Park. It offers guests the opportunity to get away from it all and feel a part of the wilderness enjoying activities like bird watching, forest walks, boat trips, snorkelling or canoeing. The understated suites have an open front protected by mosquito nets to allow guests full views of the surrounding forest and the chance to fall asleep to the serenades of the local wildlife.
Kosi Forest Lodge has 5 twin suites, 1 family suite and 1 double suite. All rooms are thatched bush suites hidden in the sand forest and raised on a private wooden deck. Each features a romantic outdoor bathroom, with a separate sunken bath and shower. The main lodge has a massive Zulu Podberry tree as its focal point with a lounge, dining room and bar all opening onto a large, wooden deck around the tree. The main lodge also features a swimming pool with unsurpassed views of Lake Shengeza.
- Glamping in one of the few truly unspoilt places left in the world
- Private, eco-conscious rooms blended into a pristine, indigenous sand forest
- An outdoor bath under African skies
- Watch the lakes hippos and flamingos from the swimming pool
At a glance
- 8 Rooms
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- Full Board
"Spend a quiet afternoon in the bird hide nestled in the sand forest, and we bet that you'll be able to tick some of those lesser-known species off your list."
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Honeymoon to Kosi Forest Lodge
The food and service was amazing. Whilst pretty basic accommodation it was still lovely, and loved the outdoor shower and bath, as well as the boat trip, canoeing and forest walk. Loved seeing the hippo's.Read full review
Holiday to Kosi Forest Lodge
After Thonga, this was much more 'out in the bush' but very well organised and we had a really enjoyable stay (once we finally got there). The canoe trip was great and the kids loved swimming in a pool with hippos in the lake just beyond the pool. We also had a very good day doing the snorkelling t…Read full review
Honeymoon to Kosi Forest Lodge
Staff were really kind and friendly. Loved the outdoor bath! Quite a lot of travelling that day though - flight from Cape Town to Durban + 5 hour drive to Kosi Forest.Read full review