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About Laughter Cottage

Laughter Cottage is a renovated fisherman’s cottage in the coastal town of Shelley Point.

The cottage consists of three bedrooms, two of which are furnished with a double bed and the other, a children’s room, with four single beds and a TV. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, while the other two share the use of a full bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove and oven, a microwave, a fridge as well as a dishwasher and laundry facilities such as a washing machine and a tumble-dryer is also available. The open-plan lounge is comfortably furnished and is equipped with a TV with DStv. Guests can relax on the patio and make use of the outdoor braai area or just relax in the small garden. Parking is available in the double garage.

Shelley Bay offers shallow, safe swimming water for children, superb sailing and fishing opportunities and world-class surfing at spots known as ‘heaven and hell’. Golfers can also play a round at the 9-hole golf course. Various nature reserves can also be visited in the area.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Please note smoking and pets are not allowed.

Laughter Cottage Rooms

Reviews for Laughter Cottage

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inge Faro
06 July 2018

Everything was great

Craig Bodkin
04 June 2018

Enjoyed the stay, house just needs a little more upgrades.

Johanna Louw
22 April 2018

The quietness, calming atmosphere. The floor cover in kitchen and shade cover at braai area need some attention.

Wilman Abels
26 March 2018

The on-suite shower was broken so it left us 7 people with 1shower, Glasses, braai grid filthy. We had to buy our own ,as well as glasses and rice strainer and blue chairs are dirty.

Trish Steyn
27 December 2017

Having previously spent a weekend at Laughter Cottage earlier in the year, we looked forward to our Christmas break with great anticipation. However while the location is superb & the accommodation comfortable (1 less bed in the loft would make movement easier) , we felt that the facilities were woefully inadequate. The cottage advertises that it sleeps 8, which it does, but it has a fridge that is so small it barely stocks food for 4! There is no freezer which made keeping food, ice etc for 6 people a challenge. Overall the cottage is a little tired but it's location is what makes this cottag...
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Laughter Cottage is 7.6km from the centre of St Helena Bay , the nearest airport 156.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling