Under Milkwood

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The Milkwood Collection

Nestled amidst leafy Milkwood trees, on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon, The Milkwood Collection offers a variety of self-catering accommodation to suit everyone’s taste. Our waterfront villas, Milkwood Bay and Number Eleven, offer five-star luxury with private swimming pools. For more affordable options, choose between Paquita – a villa perfectly situated on the water’s edge – or one of Under Milkwood’s 16 cozy timber chalets.

The Property – Under Milkwood; 16 self Catering Chalets

On the tidal shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon, lies a collection of 16 self catering timber chalets, nestled amongst leafy vegetation and indigenous Milkwood trees. The tranquil setting offers guests a haven of leisure and comfort. It is the only resort at the world-renowned Knysna Heads to have direct access to the beach, which is framed by the Featherbed Nature Reserve and the majestic Outeniqua Mountains on the far horizon.


16 Self Catering Chalets

  • Thirteen of our chalets have two bedrooms, comprising a double and twin room and two bathrooms. A sleeper couch in the living room provides additional space for the extra family members. [ Max 4 adults per chalet ]
  • Maerose is our luxury hillside chalet with a refreshing, light timber-stained interior.
  • Curlew is a one-bedroom, split-level chalet with an upstairs living area and a bathroom downstairs. [ max 2 adults, no children ]
  • Click the green button on the page to view all the luxuries our Chalets have to offer; thus making the optimal decision when booking.

General facilities and amenities

  • All chalets feature a fully-equipped kitchen containing all the conveniences, such as stove and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Le Creuset cookware adds a bright and luxurious touch.
  • Each chalet has its own sundeck and BBQ facilities.
  • Relax on holiday whilst our friendly housekeeping staff service your chalet daily.

Additional features, facilities and activities

  • Limited complimentary Wi-Fi internet available; system is currently being upgraded / Direct access to beautiful beach where sun loungers are provided.
  • Firewood supplied / Complimentary kayaks and paddle boards available on the beach below Under Milkwood chalets.
  • Limited boat moorings subject to availability and possibility to swing at anchor / Board games available at reception.
  • Library of DVDs available at reception / Babysitting on request / Daily housekeeping service / A laundry service can be arranged.
  • Close proximity to the Knysna Heads and restaurants.
  • Grocery Provisioning Option: Guests are welcome to pre-order groceries at Woolworths or Pick n Pay before arrival and we will happily arrange for the delivery to be placed in the chalet
    Airport and taxi transfers can be arranged.
  • Bed linen and bath towels are provided. Please bring own beach towels / Kikois are available at reception for purchase.


9 George Rex Drive, Knysna

Rates – Per person sharing per night

  • Children of all ages welcome
  • Children: 0 – 3 years stay free, 4 – 18 years pay 100% of the sliding scale rate

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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 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 total accommodation will be charged
  • If cancelled 10 – 19 days prior to arrival 50% of 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.

Check-in /out

  • Check-in time is from 14h00 until 19h00 (unless otherwise arranged)
  • Check-out time is 10h00