Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp, Kosi Bay Border Accommodation, South Africa near Mozambique

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Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp

Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp is a Rustic Chalet & Luxury Tent lodge in Kosi Bay 4.6km from the Kosi Bay Border, South Africa

Highlights Facilities & what to expect at Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp

  • Situated at the Kosi Bay Mouth, South Africa - 4.6km from the Kosi Bay Border going into Mozambique
  • Just a stone's throw from the pristine beach of Kosi Bay Mouth
  • From en-suite luxury tents to en-suite rustic chalets, tented camps and private campsites
  • We offer accommodation options to suit every pocket. Guests can opt for self-catering, B&B, half board or full board
  • 5 x Luxury en-suite Tusker Suite tents (2 Adults, 2 extra beds can be added at R200 per bed)
  • 6 x en-suite Hippo Chalets (2 sleepers, some can accommodate an extra bed)
  • 4 x en-suite Turtle Tents with kitchenette (2 sleepers)
  • 2 x Turtle Tents Shared ablutions (2 Sleepers)
  • 14 x Campsites (Max Capacity of about 80 campers in camp)
  • Easily accessible by motor car
  • The shaded communal boma area has a communal kitchen, swimming pool, braai facilities, and lounge
  • Beach Swimming and Snorkelling
  • Turtle Tours
  • 3-Lake Boat Cruise
  • Guided Canoe Trips
  • Hiking. Day Hikes and Slack Packing
  • Shore Fishing, Fly Fishing and Boat Fishing on the lakes
  • Birding
  • Fish Trap Tours
  • Tembe Elephant Park
  • Mozambique Day Trips
  • Scuba Diving at Ponta do Ouro or Rocktail Bay
  • Gate-6 local market

Nestled in the most north-eastern corner of South Africa lies Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp. The lodge offers superb Kosi Bay accommodation and is just a stone's throw from the pristine beach, where the blue waters of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site flow into the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the Kosi Bay estuary system near the Mozambique border.

From en-suite luxury tents to en-suite rustic chalets, tented camps and private campsites, our lodge provides the kind of Kosi Bay accommodation you are looking for - and is easily accessible by motor car.

Wade among the iconic traditional Tsonga fish traps from which the lodge takes its name, snorkel in the estuary teeming with tropical fish, go hippo spotting on a scenic boat trip on the lakes or hike through the unspoiled bush.

And when your day is done, unwind under the magnificent ancient Umdoni trees next to the pool or enjoy a sundowner at the Fishtrap bar and plan your adventure for the new day.

Accommodation

Enjoy a relaxing beach-bush stay in this magnificent part of South Atrica. We offer accommodation options to suit every pocket. Guests can opt for self-catering, B&B, half board or full board.

Tusker Suites

These luxury tented units are en-suite with a private WC. They are well appointed with a seating area, walk-in dressing room and have 2 x 3/4 beds which can be converted into a deluxe hollywood bed. One can opt for full/half board or a self-catered option. The tents are luxurious and situated in a private and tranquil setting amidst Umdoni (Waterberry) trees.

Each tent has a covered outside veranda area. They have fans and hair dryers. A covered outside shower adds to the bush experience. All tents are fully serviced. Each unit has 24-hour electricity supplied from our solar power system. A fully equipped communal kitchen with stoves, ovens, and fridges is available for the self-catered guests.

  • En-suite
  • Shower only
  • Fully serviced with swimming towels provided
  • Separate toilet
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Full board or self-catering

Hippo Chalets

Our chalets are all en-suite and sleep two people each (an extra single bed can be added to some units). They are rustic and luxurious, constructed from wood and raffia palms and are situated in a private wonderful setting under big Umdoni (Waterberry) trees. Each chalet has an outside sitting area with a weber.

Chalets vary, with units having either a king-size bed, a queen-size bed or two single beds. All beds have mosquito nets and ceiling fans. 24-hour electricity is available from our solar power system. A fully equipped communal kitchen with stoves, ovens, and fridges is available for the chalet guests.

  • Meals offered on prior request
  • King or queen-size bed or 2 singles
  • Braai facilities
  • Fully serviced
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Mosquito nets

Turtle Tents

These are large permanent tents in a secluded area. They are erected on a wooden deck, shaded by an awning with a veranda. They have two full-size single beds, linen and are fully serviced. Some are en-suite with a kitchenette, other units have shared ablutions with hot showers. A fully equipped communal kitchen with stoves, ovens and fridges is available for our tent guests.

  • 2 x single beds
  • Shaded veranda
  • Braai
  • Linen and towels
  • Communal ablutions with hot shower
  • Fully serviced
  • Private

Fish Eagle Camp Sites

All of our campsites are private and are enclosed in reed fencing and shaded under large Waterberry trees. Our campsites vary in size and can accommodate small as well as large sized groups. Each site has a braai, an electrical plug point, a light, and water tap. There are clean serviced communal ablutions with hot showers. Our boma has a swimming pool, braai facilities, bar with DStv, dining room and lounge.

  • Electrical plug point
  • Braai
  • Water tap
  • Private site
  • Communal ablutions
  • For small and large groups

Communal Boma Area

The shaded communal boma area has a communal kitchen, swimming pool, braai facilities, and lounge.

Activities

Kosi Bay is a system of lakes, channels and estuary, ranging from fresh to saline water which joins the sea at the mouth. It offers tourists a vast variety of activities to enjoy in an idyllic setting.

  • Beach Swimming and Snorkelling
  • Turtle Tours
  • 3-Lake Boat Cruise
  • Guided Canoe Trips
  • Hiking. Day Hikes and Slack Packing
  • Shore Fishing, Fly Fishing and Boat Fishing on the lakes
  • Birding
  • Fish Trap Tours

Attractions close by:

  • Tembe Elephant Park
  • Mozambique Day Trips
  • Scuba Diving at Ponta do Ouro or Rocktail Bay
  • Gate-6 local market

Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp 2020 / 2021 Rates:*Rates are subject to change without prior notice

From R425 Per Person Sharing: Based per person sharing in the Turtle Tents (shared ablutions) on a Self Catering Basis. See rates for more information.

Self Catering Rates

Rates are per unit per night unless otherwise stated

Hippo Cabin:
2 People:

R1220 per night
Turtle Tents (kitchenette & en-suite):
2 People:

R1220 per night
Turtle Tents (shared ablutions):
2 People:

R850 per night
Tusker Suite:
2 People:
2 extra beds each:

R1920 per night
R250 per bed per night
Fish Eagle Campsite:
(*min rates apply in peak seasons)
Adults (12+ yrs): R250 per person per night
Child (6-11 yrs): R125 per person per night
Kids under 6: Stays Free

Catering is available and can be pre-booked. Below is a description and pricing.

Meals

Meals are freshly prepared using the best ingredients. We offer a set menu based on the best ingredients available.

  1. Breakfast is a full breakfast including fruit salad, yogurt, cereal, coffee, and tea followed by a cooked breakfast (R140pp)
  2. Lunch can be ordered to enjoy at the lodge or as a packed lunch to take down to the beach. This will normally be something like a chicken salad and homemade mielie bread, quiche and salad or lasagna. A packed lunch includes sandwiches, fruit, juice, and a few other snacks (R140pp)
  3. Dinner is a 3-course dinner with a freshly made soup for starters followed by hearty mains along the lines of Roast Lamb, Beef Fillet Roast or Anna's famous Chicken Curry. To finish off is desert maybe Red Wine Poached Pear, Peppermint Crisp Tart or something else yummy (R240pp).

We can cater to dietary requirements. Kids under 6 year pay half-price.

Our Location Map Location of Utshwayelo Kosi Mouth Lodge & Camp

Co-ordinates:

-26.892817, 32.858267

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From R425 Per Person Sharing
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4.6km from the Mozambican Border, Kosi Bay Mouth, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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