The Laughing Forest Self Catering in Elysium, South Coast

The Laughing Forest

Self Catering at 18 / 20 Cowry Drive, Elysium, 4185, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Laughing Forest

The Laughing Forest is a tranquil resort situated within close proximity to the sea. Located in Elysium, this location is ideal for spending quality time with your family and will suit those looking to get away from it all! The six acre property on which the Laughing Forest exists is home to impete buck, birds, monkeys and other wildlife.


We offer eight self-catering cabins which are placed amongst the indigenous bush. Each cabin is private and accommodates up to five people. Cabins consist of an en-suite main bedroom, an open plan kitchen and lounge / second bedroom, which opens out onto a sundeck. All kitchens are fully equipped with everything needed for a self catering stay; fridge, freezer, microwave, mini oven, kettle and toaster. All linen is supplied but please bring your own beach / swimming towels.


The Elysium Beach is within easy walking distance of The Laughing Forest. There are a number of tidal pools which make for easy swimming and snorkelling!

Wedding Venue

Our wedding ceremony area is situated on a grassed terrace that also boasts a stunning chapel / gazebo with sea views. Alternatively, if you wish to feel the sand between your toes, the ceremony can be held on the beach. The Reception Hall can cater for up to 150 people; guests can book into the cabins for a weekend getaway.

The Honeymoon Bungalow is complimentary for the night of the wedding and you will have venue exclusivity - no other function will be held at the venue on the day of your wedding.

Conference Facilities

Our conference packages are tailor made to suit your requirements. Tea / coffee and snacks are provided during breaks and audio visual equipment and flip charts are available.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Fan(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee

Not Available

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.4762276
Longitude: 30.6377396

Closest airport(s)
King Shaka International - 117km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h00

Late check-in to be arranged prior to arrival.

Listed on
September 2016 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

This was our best South Coast stay yet! The cabin was immaculate, the sea views breathtaking, the grounds neat and tidy and the host friendly and...

Chantelle, Pretoria Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

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