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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Robberg Peninsula for hiking and sightseeing.
Plettenberg Bay and the Garden Route are well known for its scenic natural beauty. The combination of forest, river and mountain, beach, lagoon and ocean offer some unforgettable walks and hikes and Robberg Peninsula… Continue reading