Milkwood Manor on Sea
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
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 as the moon affects the tides.
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
Seaside Wedding at Milkwood Manor
The Garden Route has always been a popular wedding destination and Plettenberg Bay weddings are often centred around a beach-themed wedding. Milkwood Manor’s waterfront location, accommodation and on-site restaurant, Lemon Grass offer a unique and… Continue reading
Milkwood Manor on Sea was honoured on Friday 16 June when Dr. Ivan Meyer and his delightful family stayed with us for two nights over the Youth Day weekend. The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport made full use of… Continue reading
Some of our guests went for a walk along the serene Keurbooms Beach and came across this interesting shell:
It looks similar to our Plett icon, the Pansy Shell, but where the Pansy is flat this shell was larger and… Continue reading
Welcome to the blog of Milkwood Manor and Lemongrass restaurant in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. We have been operating a guesthouse on this spot for 15 years now, but 4 years ago our landlocked establishment changed into prime oceanfront property… Continue reading