A world apart where nature reigns supreme

Milkwood Manor on Sea

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

Fynbos

(/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

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

Happily Ever After

one year in….

The ever vibrant Chris and Jenny Axelson set out on their exiting journey as man and wife together exactly one year ago, and this is where it all started…

Although their wedding ceremony was… Continue reading

Beach Weddings to Live For

An Exciting New Venue

As the recent facelift of the Milkwood Manor parking area draws to a close, and a superior seaside beach wedding venue is born, the world famous Lookout Beach is transformed into… Continue reading

Come see the Whales and Dolphins!

Yes! It’s that time of year again when the gentle giants visit the shores of the Southern Cape and we crane our necks to see the whales splash, wag, wave and blow.

South Africa… Continue reading