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
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
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
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 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
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
The quaint little town of Knysna lies 32km west of Plettenberg Bay. At about a 30 minute drive time, its an excellent day trip from Plett and Milkwood Manor. Along the road to Knysna, you will find a… 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
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
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