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Kaya Kweru Resort, in Ponta D’ouro is a place where you forget about daily life and just relax to the sound of the Indian Ocean. Kaya Kweru means “Our Home” or “The Home of Everybody” and this is exactly how we intend your stay to be. Kaya Kweru is only 40 meter’s walk to the beach where you can spend the day swimming, snorkeling, fishing, surfing or just lazing in the sun.

Kaya Kweru is a fully catered resort where you can expect a 100 seater pool deck restaurant, a large swimming pool, braai area, lounge with DSTV & a fully equipped adventure centre that offers quad bike hire, dolphin encounters, fishing & diving charters. Kaya Kweru also caters for larger functions such as Corporate Team Building, Weddings, Conferences and Business Getaways.

Kaya Kweru Resort with 18 en-suite rooms ranging from Singles, Doubles and Family Rooms. Our Doubles and Family rooms are very spacious and have a private veranda with tables and chairs.

Kaya Kweru Self Catering Homes with 6 double storey homes with sea views. There are plenty of parking spaces for vehicles, boats, jet skis and quad bikes with 24 -hour security. Wifi is available at Kaya Kweru.

We do offer pick-ups from the Kosi Bay border crossing.


We aim to SATISFY, by offering excellent customer service that will supercede all of your expectations. We know you will want to come back and stay with us again.

  • GPS Co-ordinates: S 26°50’19.4” E032°53’09.4”
  • Please note that Kaya Kweru is not a pet friendly establishment
  • Resort Rooms
  • We have a variety of room styles to choose from, depending on your needs.


  • 2 Sleeper Single – consists of two single beds, Ensuite and Aircon
  • 4 Sleeper Single – consists of 2 rooms, with twin beds in each, Ensuite and Aircon
  • 2 Sleeper Double – consisting of a Double bed, ensuite, Aircon and Private Veranda
  • 4 Sleeper Family – consists of 2 rooms, with Twin in front room and Double in 2nd room, Ensuite, Aircon and Private Veranda

Please note: our resort rooms are Dinner / Bed / Breakfast only. No fridges are allowed to be brought into the rooms.


6 Sleeper Double Storey Homes:
Main downstairs is: fully equipped kitchen, lounge with double sleeper couch, LCD TV with DSTV, full bathroom with shower, air conditioning and outside braai area.

Upstairs has main bedroom with queen bed, built in cupboards, verandah with seaview, entrance hall with linen cupboard, a second bedroom with 2 single beds, both rooms with air conditioning and full bathroom with shower


At Kaya Kweru we believe that your Wedding Day is possibly one of the most important days in your life. Imagine getting married on a warm beach listening to the waves crashing on the shore with all your friends and family.

A Beach Wedding is absolutely beautiful! With the beach only 40 meters away, you can have the ceremony on the beach then return to Kaya Kweru where your guest can share in your celebration and enjoy the reception.

Kaya Kweru Resort can do as little or as much as you want and need. We tailor weddings to the bride and groom’s wishes, so we have no standard formula, costing or menus – each wedding is individually suited to your requirements. From the ceremony to the reception and the honeymoon we have the services and qualified staff to provide you with an exceptional and wonderful celebration.

We offer complete wedding event planning, on the day co-ordination and catering. Let our chefs prepare the perfect meal for you and your guests. Our professional staff can help you plan your menu. Be assured that no detail will be left unnoticed.

Corporate Team Building
Corporate Team Building activities can help to achieve a number of goals and objectives. Whether you are looking to get a new team that has recently been formed to mold nicely and get to know one another or you are trying to manage changes within an existing team. Team Building activities help to get people out of the comfort zones and let their guard down in order to learn in a fun way.

Kaya Kweru provides a wide range of team building activities. Team Building for companies today is about building a positive attitude throughout your business. We will put together a Team Building package that your company will enjoy and benefit from.

We offer a wide variety of team building programs in Ponta, we create an atmosphere that will bring your company together. We have hosted companies like Vodacom, MTN, Toyota, Ernst & Young and SABC.

Get your teams to participate in activities such as:

  • Surfing
  • Body Boarding
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Scuba Diving
  • Dolphin Swims
  • Snorkeling
  • Frisbee
  • Drumming
  • Quad Biking
  • At Kaya Kweru we can accommodate groups of 50 people.

About Ponto D’Ouro
Ponta D’Ouro is a popular destination and attracts many visitors from South Africa who want to scuba dive, surf or anyone who just wants to get away. The coastline from Ponta D’ouro up to Ponta do to Santa Maria is known for its great snorkeling, marine life and diving. You won’t have a hard time finding a dive operator or fishing charter here.

Can you imagine diving with Whale Sharks, Hammerhead’s and Dolphin’s, well you can have all of it here. While there are sharks in the ocean the good news is that there has never been a shark attack in Ponta.


Scuba Diving:
We work closely with some the best Scuba companies in Ponta. You want to take your Open Water course or just spend a day diving. It’s all up to you and we can help with all your bookings.

There are several good surfing spots along the coastline. We have one the worlds’ longest riding wave according to the top surfers that have come to Ponta. Keep checking our website for future upcoming events or check Bomb Surf blog at www.thebombsurf.com

Fishing Charters:
Want to spend the day at sea? We work with several fishing charters in Ponta D’ouro and can make all the arrangements for you. Catch the big one and bring it back to Kaya Kweru to cook on the braai.

Dolphin Swim:
The Dolphin Swim is something you will definitely want to experience. We have two local operators and a resident dolphin population of 400 that travels up and down the coastline. Spend a few hours snorkeling with the resident Dolphin’s and you will remember it for a lifetime.

Kite Surfing:
This popular sport has taken off really well and the Ponta Bay offers excellent conditions when the wind is pumping. The best time is in August to October. There is a local operator where they give lessons and rent equipment.

Quad Biking:
There is one Quad Bike Operator in Ponta D’ouro that you can rent from. You must keep to the roads and trails as to not damage the existing eco-system.

Bring your snorkeling gear or buy from the local store, but you will want to make sure you check out the abundant marine life.

Light House:
Take a 15min vertical hike to the Light House, which is right on the border with South Africa. Here you get excellent views of the whole coastline and the lake systems in the area. Make sure to take your camera and some water or (oxygen for the not so fit!)

Turtle Spotting:
When in season (November to January) you might catch a Turtle along the beach late at night.

Local Pubs:
Visit the local Shebeen pubs and get a feel for Ponta at night. There are several Sheeben to choose from. Here you will get a chance to taste the local beer, 2M and Laurentina. You may have also heard about the famous Tipo Tinto Rum which is locally produced, try it with Coke or Sparletta. We call it R&R.

There is a craft market along side the road on your way to the campsite. Here you will find painting, carvings, clothing and almost everything else. Be prepared to bargain a little for a fair price, but that’s part of the fun. But you can also buy Quicksilver and Billabong clothing from Ponta Kite Surf in town, so don’t worry if you forgot your shorts or bathing suit at home. Ponta Patrol offers some great clothing ideas and you can buy different gifts and soaps from Magenta Moon.

Dining Out:
There are about 10 restaurants in town to choose from for a night out. It’s a great chance to try a Portuguese dish or some fresh prawns. Kaya Kweru is more reasonable priced and value for the money, but you will find that out for yourself.

Night Life:
Time for some dancing! Just ask around town and they will let you where the party is tonight.

If you want to take a day trip along the coast you can drive to Ponto Malongane. It will take you about half an hour by car but you will need 4WD or just walk along the beach it’s only 7km. The coastline to Santa Maria is 100km so there is no lack of beaches. All are pristine and in most circumstances you can have the beach to yourself. There are several ponta’s (points or bays) to Santa Maria. This region has the highest vegetated dunes in the world.


  • GPS Co-ordinates: S 26°50’19.4” E032°53’09.4”
  • Kaya Kweru Resort is 120km south of Maputo along a sandy road or 10km from the South African Border in Kosi Bay. You will need a 4WD when coming to Ponta from either Kosi Bay or Maputo.
  • Kosi Bay Border Pickup: R80 per person each way (2 or more people). Please contact our reception to schedule a pick up time.
  • Maputo / Ponta D’ouro transfer: 5,000 Meticals per person (return). Require a minimum of 2 people.
  • Catembe / Ponta D’ouro transfer: 2,000 Meticals per person (one way) and 4,500 Meticals per person(return). Require a minimum of 2 people

By Car to Kosi Bay
From Durban take the N2 towards Hluhluwe, follow the signs to Mbazwana, and Kwa-Ngwanase. The border is about 20km after the town of Manguzi.

From Johannesburg, take the N2 towards Jozini, follow the signs to Ingwavuma, Tembe Elephant Park and then Kwa-Ngwanase. The border is about 20km after the town of Manguzi.

There is now a parking lot on the Mozambique side of the border. Just drive through the border and pay MTS26 / R6 for Customs Papers. The area has 24 hour security and you do not need 4wheel drive to get to the parking area. Park your car at the parking lot for R30 per day for shaded parking or R20 per day for open parking, don’t worry it’s safe to leave your car there.

If you are parking in the Mozambique side parking area, you don’t have to pay R150 for 3rd party insurance. Bring your car papers just to show to the South African Police and let them know you are parking your vehicle in the Mozambique lot.

Remember the border closes at 5pm, no exceptions.

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