Under Milkwood

13 George Rex Drive, The Heads, KnysnaKnysna6570South Africa
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About Under Milkwood

Lying on the shores of the world-renown Knysna Lagoon, Under Milkwood is a luxury waterfront accommodation featuring airport and taxi transfers, a grocery provisioning option, and a library of Dvds and board games at the reception.

The self-catering, en-suite timbre chalets are furnished with comfort in mind and boast of private sun decks with barbecue facilities. Amenities provided include a fully equipped kitchen, premium cookware, a living area with a sleeper couch and flat-screen TV with satellite access.

Under Milkwood is popular for being the only accommodation in the area offering direct beach access, and guests are provided with sun loungers and complimentary use of kayaks and paddle boards.

The casual East Head Café is just a three-minute walk from the property, while Nadines Corner on Leisure Island is a five-minute drive away.

The accommodation is approximately one kilometre from East Head View Point nature preserve and less than eight kilometres from The Motorcycle Room museum.


13 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, Knysna, 6570, South Africa
Telephone: +27 443840745 | Fax: +27 443840156 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Bungalows
  • Car park
  • Direct beach access
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parasols
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Scenic, enviable location for travellers

According to guests, the setting of this accommodation makes it easy for them to access a number of facilities. Beach enthusiasts are also delighted to discover that there is a beach just a few steps away from their chalets. Furthermore, guests note that its location offers amazing picturesque views from almost every angle of the property.

Cosy, self-catering accommodations

Guests describe the chalets as clean, spacious and comfortable. They claim that the units have all the basics needed for a stress-free stay, including well-equipped kitchens and comfortable beds. In addition, guests are happy to note that the chalets are serviced on a regular basis.

Excellent hospitality

Guests speak highly of the personnel at this accommodation. They describe them as hospitable and guest-focused. The staff is always ready to help, and their unparalleled passion to serve and ability to address guests’ concerns is exceptional. Additionally, guests remark that the staff is helpful, well-trained and knowledgeable about the area.

Negative Reviews

Poor internet connection

Internet services at the accommodation are quite problematic, according to guests. They note that the Wi-Fi connection is weak and in some areas of the property, getting a signal is almost impossible. When connected, users have to put up with slow speeds.

Parking woes

Guests looking to park at the accommodation find it very cumbersome. According to reports, the parking lot offers limited spaces and is not always able to keep up with the demand. Moreover, guests note that the allotted parking spaces are quite narrow.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 364 reviews across the web
8.9 /10
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    8.8 /10
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    9.1 /10
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    9.0 /10
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    8.7 /10
8.9 out of 10 based on 364 reviews