Milkwood Manor on Sea

A world apart where nature reigns supreme

Autumn Wedding in Plettenberg Bay

Although the Plettenberg Bay climate can be somewhat unpredictable for a wedding, especially at the turn of autumn, Ellen and Brendan were fortunate to only have to contend with a mild to strong Easterly on… Continue reading

In Plettenberg Bay we have a secret season that not many know about. It falls outside of the busy, more popular times that visitors come to enjoy our little paradise. It is known as “Whale Season”. Plett is blessed annually… Continue reading


(/ˈfeɪnbɒs/; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfɛi̯nbos]) is the natural shrubland or heathland vegetation occurring in a small belt of the Western Cape of South Africa, mainly in winter rainfall coastal and mountainous areas with a Mediterranean climate. The Fynbos ecoregion is… Continue reading

Plettenberg Bay, or just Plett…..

The town of Plettenberg Bay lies almost on the border of the Western and Eastern Cape. Built on the hillside, most of the town is on a steep slope leading down to the sea, which… Continue reading

On September 6th wedding bells chimed for Camilla Humphrey and Philip Wendt.

It was to be a marriage that span two continents and that brought together an array of guests from Hamburg, Germany and Southern Africa. It was the perfect… Continue reading

Another outstanding beach wedding at Milkwood Manor on Sea

On May 17th the air around Milkwood Manor crackled and fizzed as wedding planners, florists and chefs were weaving their magic for what turned out to be the most beautiful… Continue reading

Milkwood Manor has been operating as a guesthouse the same spot for 16 years, but 5 years ago our landlocked establishment changed into prime oceanfront property – overnight! Here’s the flood story…

On 22 November 2007, a raging flood from… Continue reading

Breakfast is considered by many to be the most important meal of the day and, at Milkwood Manor, we have to say – it’s our favourite! Our Milkwood Manor breakfasts are served in the Lemongrass Restaurant, The restaurant isn’t open… Continue reading