A world apart where nature reigns supreme

Natural World

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

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

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