It is always great to be reminded of the awesome power of nature, a power that cannot be altered or affected by man, and what better power than the one we observe daily in our beautiful coastal town of Plettenberg… 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
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
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! Here’s the flood story…
On 22 November 2007, a raging flood from… 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
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.
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