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Amangwane - Kosi Bay

Kosi Bay, Kosi Bay 3973, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 2 Kosi Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately we spent in Amangwane-Kosi Bay only few days because of the lack of time. It is located in the area with a gorgeous landscape with a most beautiful beach i have ever seen before . It is very beautiful and calm place suitable for staying there with your friends, with family . Lodges are clean and there is everything... More

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Devon
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24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

What a great place to stay, clean and comfortable cabins, easy walk to the Kosi Bay Mouth. Fantastic catering facilities and such helpful staff Vosi and Themba. Vosi will take and pick you up form the beach if required. Themba is a welth of information about the histroy of the area.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Great location for: relaxing, kayaking & snorkelling in a beautiful setting, Tasty meals, followed by relaxing around a fire-pit, star gazing. Opportunities to learn about the traditional hand-made fish traps, passed down from generation to generation, for over 200 years, trapping fish moving in and out of the estuary with the tide, before spearing some fish, which were wrapped in... More

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Wetland-Park-Group, Manager at Amangwane - Kosi Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your great review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed Kosi Bay so much. More

Cork
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

I have to say that the accommodation was very good and quite rustic. The staff were very helpful and the food prepared was delicious. Peanut soup? Yes that's right and it was very tasty. The lodges were perfect and the surrounding camp added to the experience. Hot drinks were available all day and sitting by the camp fire at night... More

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Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Amangwane - Kosi Bay, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, great that you liked the peanut soup! It's a local Thonga speciality. More

Cork, Ireland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Amangwane gives you a real African experience. The lodges are basic but comfortable with en suite toilet and shower. The electricity in the camp is supplied with solar energy during the day with each lodge equipped with a battery which can be used to charge cameras, phones etc but only using a USB connection. After 5 o'clock until 10 in... More

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Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Amangwane - Kosi Bay, responded to this review

A good, informative review - thanks very much for taking the time. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Ashbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Excellent, as a group of soldiers returning from afghanistan we got the chance to see South Africa and i loved this part of the trip. Dinner was caught from the fish trips which was prepared for us (there is other options) 100% recommended to back packers or people who love there outdoors.

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South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The accommodation is basic but very comfortable. The food is simple but well prepared. The staff are delightful, very helpful and informative. The location is good, close to Kosi mouth. About a 30 minute brisk walk. Vusi or Justin will take you there in a 4x4 for about 100 rand return and help you carry your stuff to the "aquarium",... More

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Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Amangwane - Kosi Bay, responded to this review

Thanks very much for reviewing Amangwane. We are looking into the possibility of moving the parking area closer to the gate, although it is only at peak periods (December especially) that there will be many cars because the volume of people is so much greater at that time. More

Kansas City, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights just before Christmas , Tommy set up a tent to accommodate 5 ( 3 adults..2 kids) as self catering he even had the staff bring down our own large braii grill (BBQ grill for the rest of the world) the tents and site are fairly primitive with the exception of solar lights and hot and cold... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The Camp offers the necessary basics: Tents with 2 single rooms, ablutions separated only with a curtain from the main room and a shared kitchen. The water for the shower is heated by gas and depending on the wind it can smell quite a lot in the tent itself. The mosquito nets are to small for the bed and in... More

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Washington, D.C.
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Amangwane was the only low point of our five weeks in SA (we stayed primarily in self-catering accommodation, including other tented accommodation, which provided a good basis for comparison). It feels like a kids camp -- our tent/reed shelter had two very rusty tin mugs in the bathroom, a horribly cracked and broken mirror with jagged edges placed at waist... More

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Amangwane, Owner at Amangwane - Kosi Bay, responded to this review

Dear Travelover2003, we’re sorry the standard of the accommodation wasn’t what you were expecting. We do our best to ensure that guests know that the accommodation is very basic before they book. Amangwane is not just an accommodation establishment, it is a community development project with no outside funding. All profits are currently going back into improving the camp, which... More

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Additional Information about Amangwane - Kosi Bay

Address: Kosi Bay, Kosi Bay 3973, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kosi Bay
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Kosi Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is a unique and beautiful destination where you will arrive as a visitor, but leave as a friend. Recommended for adventurous travellers. We offer an adventure activities package, DB&B or self-catering. Our community camp is a rustic haven in the dunes surrounding the lakes of Kosi Bay. Situated just 10-minutes drive from the beach. The reed chalets, which are basic but comfortable, each have twin beds and an en-suite bathroom. ... more   less 
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