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About Under Milkwood

Nestled amidst lush foliage and the majestic Milkwood trees, Under Milkwood Resort unveils a captivating collection of 16 exquisite self-catering timber chalets on the scenic shores of the renowned Knysna Lagoon. Poised at the celebrated Knysna Heads, this exclusive retreat stands as the sole resort with direct beach access.Indulge in the serenity of this enchanting haven, offering unparalleled leisure and comfort, while basking in picturesque vistas of the lagoon and the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains in the distance.Each chalet boasts two elegantly appointed bedrooms

Beach: Under Milkwood is one of the few properties in the area with direct beach access. The lagoon's calm and shallow shores allow safe swimming and endless opportunities for water sports. Complimentary kayaks and paddleboards are available on the beach.

Family friendly: Beach equipment is provided for games for the enjoyment of the whole family as well as buckets and spades for the smaller members. Board games and the library of DVD’s are available for the quieter moments. Baby sitting services are available.

Romantic: Knysna Honeymoon Package Rate from – R2999 for two for 2 nights’ accommodation. Romance Value Add – bottle of sparkling wine, flower bouquet, couples massage and a sun downer cruise.

 Sleeps 62
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 21 reviews

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Terms and Conditions

Quoted in South African Rand (ZAR)
Rates include 15% VAT
Rates subject to change without prior notice

50% deposit required to confirm the booking
Balance to be paid on arrival
Credit card facilities are available – Visa, Master and Diner Cards are welcome

Please Note
Children are welcome
Regrettably, no pets allowed
Regrettably no smoking

If cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival, an admin fee will be charged
If cancelled 20 – 29 days prior to arrival 25% of the total accommodation will be charged
If cancelled 10 – 19 days prior to arrival 50% of the total accommodation will be charged
If cancelled 9 days or less prior to arrival or in the event of a ‘no show’, the total deposit will be forfeited
In the case of a refund, an admin fee will be charged.

Guest Reviews

Under Milkwood Accommodation Under Milkwood
4.5 out of 5 stars - 21 votes
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adam old
November 2022
We spend three lovely days and the wonderful Under Milkwood Resort.I cannot recommend this place highly enough.Amazing location and excellent accommodation with everything you need for a self-catering break.Thank you Under Milkwood.We will be back again soon.Adam & Wendy x
christelle vd westhuizen
August 2022
We stayed in one of the "Middle Chalets", but we could see the beach between the two chalets opposite ours, when we opened the front door :) Lovely place equipped with everything you need (Le Creuset everything) to make your stay comfortable - even with ladies cleaning the house when you quickly step out for breakfast. Perfectly located to escape the city hustle and take in the fresh air that "the... Read more
lee-anne de jager
December 2021
Friendly, helpful staff. Beautiful views. Comfortable accommodation
gavin hill
June 2021
There was no hot water. Couldnt report to anyone as there was noone on duty after hours and no contact number for anyone. This really put a dampner on our stay which we were very much looking forward to. Very dissappointing.
terri-lee cooney
June 2021
We absolutely loved our stay. Would definitely come back for a longer stay next time.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Tourism Graded
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Special offers
  • Kids Stay Free

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
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Under Milkwood location

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Under Milkwood is 4.8km from the centre of Knysna , the nearest airport 76.1km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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