Exotic Resorts & Cottages - Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge Clayoquot, BC

Tour Code: DM-EXR- CLAYOQUOT
Duration: 4D/3N
Availability: 12 May to 28 Sep 2022
Place: Clayoquot, BC

Highlights

The Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge is a renowned luxury outpost that sits isolated amidst the lush coastal rainforest in a remote part of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Surrounded by UNESCO listed Clayoquot Sound Biosphere and flanking the 600-acre pristine Strathcona Provincial Park at headwater to Bedwell River, the Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge delivers the ultimate in All-Inclusive Luxury Experience in a remote environment with lots of opportunities to indulge in everything mother nature has to offer.

Located on a remote part Vancouver Island and skirting the banks of Clayoquot Sound ocean inlet,  the resort is only accessible by a 45-minute seaplane ride from Vancouver or a 35-minute boat ride from Tofino.  The journey to Clayoquot Sound is indicative of a true break from the mundane. The 24 tented cabins that make up the resort are nestled amid beautiful conifer trees and offers guests with an incredible view of the landscape and its wildlife.

Accommodations

Twenty-five luxuriously appointed white canvas tents in the style of turn-of-the-century prospectors, line the banks of the magnificent Clayoquot Sound and are dotted among the region’s pristine old growth temperate rainforest. A Baillie Lodges-led reimagining of the tents’ interiors in time for the 2021 season brings a fresh new contemporary look to the accommodations with signature clean lines, generous appointments and pared back, refined luxury. End-of-the-bed views and specially commissioned furnishings from local designers evoke a personal connection with the Vancouver Island landscape.

The Lodge

Located on the foreshore of Clayoquot Sound and welcoming magnificent views of its vast oceanic wilderness, The Cookhouse is the hub of dining, drinking, and lounging. The main restaurant features an open kitchen promising entertaining coal-face style theatre and a daily-changing menu of locally sourced sustainable produce. Generous lounging flows to the decks outside, a perfect spot to relax and drink in the views. In the evenings a fire draws in guests for s’mores and shared stories. Adjacent canvas tents welcome special occasion or private dining, live music events and a friendly game of billiards.

The Ivanhoe Lounge

Named for Clayoquot’s vintage 110-foot landing craft boat, the SS Ivanhoe, The Ivanhoe rests at the very edge of the estuary where the Bedwell River spills into the Pacific Ocean. Located adjacent to the restaurant, The Ivanhoe is a dedicated bar and lounge with floor-to-ceiling glass welcoming in views of the sound with one of the world’s most diverse natural environments sees bears, eagles, blue herons, otters, and seals go about their business on the foreshore. Inside, guests lounge with handcrafted cocktails in generous leather armchairs and on swarthy lounges warmed by a cast iron stove. A menu of canapés and bar snacks complements premium wines, craft beers and small-batch spirits.

Healing Grounds Spa

The Healing Grounds Spa is a breathtakingly serene sanctuary perched on the water’s edge where the rainforest meets the rhythmic currents of river and ocean. After magnificent adventures, guests’ muscles are eased with rejuvenating treatments featuring ingredients sourced from the ocean and forest, along with glacial clay sea salts and pure forest essences hand harvested in British Columbia. Guests are invited to welcome in the morning with a complimentary daily stretch class shared with fellow guests in the yoga studio or outdoors on the waterfront deck. A wood-fired sauna built from foraged cedar provides peace, quiet and restorative warmth, while the deep hot tubs are the perfect post-adventure tonic with spectacular views by day and starlit views to the heavens by night.

The Outpost

The resort’s hub for dining, lounging and recreation, The Outpost is centrally located near the Bedwell Bridge and broadly comprises The Cookhouse and adjoining dining and social gathering tents, the pick-up point for water sports equipment including kayaks and canoes and the meeting point for guided tours. A fitness centre is free for guest use and includes a full suite of exercise and mobility equipment, while nearby a twenty-metre treeclimb to a forest canopy viewing platform offers panoramic vistas across Clayoquot Sound


Location

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Inclusions

  • Luxury tented accommodation.
  • All gourmet dining.
  • A premium selection of wines, beers and spirits, non alcoholic beverages,
  • À la carte experiences: Archery, Catch & Release Fishing, Disc Golf, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and The Tree Climb.
  • One 60-minute relaxation massage per stay (adults and youths only).
  • Service Fees.
  • Taxes & GST.  

Exclusions

  • Transportation to Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge by air or by boat.  Offered as a supplement on request.  Direct flights from Vancouver to the resort are available.
  • Transfer to and from the cottage.  Offered as an optional supplement.
  • Meals including breakfast.  Offered as a supplement.
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance.  
  • Stars & Maple Holidays sells Manulife Travel Insurance.  Please check with us for rates.
  • Optional equipment and activities including Bespoke Heli Experiences.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.  

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