Milkwood Manor on Sea
Yellow and purple has always been my favourite colour combination, and since spring has sprung in the Garden Route wherever you look these two colours have turned our surroundings into a boquet of glee…
We all know well that the… 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
Saddle up for a new era in conservation
We recently got news that a Knysna Seahorse has been found in the Keurbooms Estuary. It’s the first time since the 2007 flood that one has been spotted so you can imagine… Continue reading
Milkwood Manor on Sea has taken its name from the Protected Milkwood trees that surround the property – But what is a Milkwood Tree you ask? This is what Wikipedia has to say.
Sideroxylon inerme subsp. inerme (aMasethole or… 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!
On 22 November 2007, a raging flood from the nearby Keurbooms River… 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 them splash, wag, wave and blow.
South Africa has… Continue reading
Environmentally Friendly Earthworm Success…
To go green can refer to many different ways you can choose more environmentally friendly behaviors over those that are less environmentally friendly. Going green can mean baby steps, where you gradually replace a few things… Continue reading
The sandy shore is not a hospitable place: nothing is stable and nothing grows there. All food on the sandy shore has to be imported, and is either washed in by the waves or blown in by the… Continue reading
It’s that time of the month again where we experience a glorious full moon rising from behind the Tsitsikamma Mountains and witness the sea pushing its water further and higher up the beach.
In Plettenberg Bay, as days grow shorter, the skies at sunset glow with the most spectacular hues, blooming with pinks, reds and oranges.
Why are autumn and winter sunsets more vivid than any other time of the year?
First, a… Continue reading
Ever heard a seal snore?
An unexpected guest visited Milkwood Manor on Easter Friday and had everybody astir. The reason for this impromptu visit from a Cape Fur Seal evoked all kinds of speculation. Perhaps it was looking for a… Continue reading