Cozy Getaway with Water Sports Rentals near Skookumchuck Narrows, British ColumbiaMadeira Park, British Columbia (Canada)
Cozy Getaway with Water Sports Rentals near Skookumchuck Narrows, British Columbia
The second bedroom features another full-size bed. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combination bathtub/shower. Linens and bath towels are provided. The kitchenette comes with a mini-fridge/freezer, two burners, a sink, a microwave, a coffeemaker, and enough dishes, cutlery, pots, and pans for all four guests. The cabin also features a ramp for wheelchair access.
Outside the cabin, guests will find a lagoon that is a wildlife sanctuary filled with beavers, otters, painted turtles, wood-ducks, and other creatures. Nearby, guests will also find a communal barbecue hut that overlooks the lagoon. A floating footbridge crosses the lagoon and takes guests to the lake, the on-site Italian restaurant, water sports rentals, and trails for walking, hiking, and biking.
- 2 Double bed
- Water potable
- Hot water potable
- Linens and pillows
- Dining table
- Private Kitchen
- Cooking basics
- Tea kettle
- Hot plate
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
- Outdoor furniture
- Picnic area
For guests staying in tents, there are shared bathroom facilities, separated for men and women, containing toilet stalls, sinks, and showers with hot water. Each of the cottages/cabins features a private bathroom, and both the tents and the cottages/cabins are equipped with power and light.
The site can host weddings, reunions, wellness retreats, and other special events. Please contact the host for more information.
Location + Surroundings
Without even leaving the site, guests will find a treasure trove of attractions, amenities, and facilities all around them. Walking, hiking, and cycling trails wind their way through the woods. Canoes, rowboats, and stand-up paddle boards are available for rentals on the lake. A lagoon and a wildlife sanctuary beckon to be explored. There is even an Italian restaurant that awaits hungry guests with a patio for them to dine on in the warmer months and a wood-burning fireplace for them to warm up at during cooler weather.
Beyond the site, the bounty of attractions becomes even greater, with Spipiyus Provincial Park to the southeast, Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park to the northeast, and the nearby towns of Madeira Park, Egmont, Garden Bay, and more presenting an array of shops and restaurants. There are also many day trip opportunities, such as the Thormanmby Islands, Savary Island, and Princess Louisa Inlet.
The site is about two hours and 30 minutes from Vancouver (where the closest international airport is located) and six hours from Seattle, including ferry transport, which comprises part of the journey from both locations.
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Wildlife watching
- Feeding animals
At the site, guests can go swimming and fishing on Ruby Lake. They can also go stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, and row boating with rentals available for all three. On land, they can go walking, hiking, and cycling on the site's various trails. They can also attend lakeside yoga classes and go bird watching at the bird sanctuary. Over 120 species of birds—including bald eagles, blue herons, kingfishers, hummingbirds, and three species of swallows—call the area their home over the course of the year!
For dining, guests can visit the on-site Italian restaurant, where they will find gourmet dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. When the weather is warm, they can dine al fresco-style on the restaurant's patio, when it's cold, they can dine by the cozy, wood-burning fireplace.
Near the site, guests can visit Spipiyus Provincial Park to the southeast, Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park to the northeast, and nearby towns such as Madeira Park, Egmont, and Garden Bay. For day trips, they can visit Thormanmby Islands, Savary Island, and Princess Louisa Inlet, among other attractions in the region.
Check-in: 03:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
- Wheelchair accessible
- Smoke detector