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Nestled in the subtropical coastal forest of Southbroom, Laughing Gecko Lodge offers an escape from the city in the convenience of a small town.

Lie back and enjoy the sunset over the rambling Imbezane river or breathe in the salty sea air, with tranquil beaches a quick 5-minute walk away. Laughing Gecko offers affordable accommodation with quality facilities, ideal for families, couples or groups.

Accommodation at Laughing Gecko Lodge:
All rooms include linen, towels, tea and coffee station, free wifi, ceiling fan, bathroom amenities and daily housekeeping.

Baobab Suite: Family suite with separate king room, private lounge area with daybed (converts to 2 singles), kitchenette and en suite bathroom. Accommodates up to 4 people. River view. Full DStv bouquet.

Jade Room: Perfect hideaway for a couple. King room with en suite bathroom (shower only).

Coral Room: King room with easy access to shared bathroom (bath and shower).

Enjoy the following communal facilities within the main house - Patio and Swimming Pool, the sunset over the Imbezane river on our covered outdoor patio, the essence of tranquility. An additional dining area is available on the deck. The swimming is located towards the bottom of the garden and is easily accessed by a staircase from the deck. Soak up the sun in one of the sun loungers or enjoy a light snack at the patio table and chairs.

Lounge and Bar - Comfort is key. Lounge around in any of our comfy sofas and watch a full bouquet of DStv. Make use of any of the books and board games on offer or rustle up a sunset cocktail at our Gecko bar.

Kitchen and Dining Area - Laughing Gecko Lodge has a fully equipped kitchen which opens onto a dining area. Fridge, freezer, stove, oven and microwave are available for shared use by all guests.


Centrally located in the village of Southbroom, Laughing Gecko Lodge is a quick 500m from the nearest swimming beach. We're also 500 m away from the town centre which hosts local restaurants, cafes, lifestyle shops, and all the essentials. Explore the beauty of Southbroom including the town's renowned Golf Course, Tennis, Bowling Club, walking trails and 4 km stretch of beach.

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Pets only by Arrangement
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Internet Access
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- Forfeit 100% of total if guest cancels 7 days before arrival
- Forfeit 100% of deposit if guest cancels 14 days before arrival
- Forfeit 50% of deposit if guest cancels 21 days before arrival
- Forfeit 25% of deposit if guest cancel 30 days before arrival

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering