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Long Weekend on the Island – Vacation Close to Home


With May long weekend approaching it’s time to get planning for a vacation right here in your own backyard. Vancouver Island has so much to offer for weekend getaways so let’s get packing and have a memorable weekend!

929Stay in your very own tree house – Free Spirit Spheres

Infamous suspended spherical tree houses are set among tall trees of the west coast rainforest 30km north of Parksville near Qualicum Bay. Come experience an enchanted coastal rain forest…. your comfortable, gently swaying, restful sphere awaits.


High-end retreat with rustic-chic log cabins – Point No Point Resort 

In Sooke, Point No Point offers a relaxing getaway with private sun decks, ocean views and hot tubs. With full kitchens you can either cook up a romantic dinner for two or visit their on site restaurant with a fine dining atmosphere. If you love adventuring, Point No Point has tones of trails and beaches surrounded by lush west coast forests.

Beach-side access with deluxe rooms – The Wickaninnish Inn in Pointe Port CochereTofino ( AS seen in our sister publication NICHE)

Since 2001, this family owned resort overlooks Chesterman Beach through 20-foot tall windows, a spacious mezzanine-level lookout library area, fully equipped boardroom, the Driftwood Cafe and a fitness room with a stunning view. The vision of the hotel began with a desire to reflect the essence of the rugged, wild and untamed destination in a combination with the ultimate in modern creature comforts- all without making a huge impact on the environment. The Inn truly embodies its commitment to rustic elegance on nature’s edge.