Nature Takes Centre Stage

Three islands around Vancouver. Three encounters with nature. These Relais & Châteaux properties bring you on a journey into a setting of primary forests and rivers of crystalline waters where the stunning beauty of the landscape and wild fauna are the main spectacle.

Nature Takes Centre Stage

Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, Canada

Three islands around Vancouver. Three encounters with nature. These Relais & Châteaux properties bring you on a journey into a setting of primary forests and rivers of crystalline waters where the stunning beauty of the landscape and wild fauna are the main spectacle.

Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, Canada

 

The Wickaninnish Inn stands on an outcrop between the Pacific Ocean, Chesterman Beach and a forest of giant evergreens. Artists, including renowned wood carver Henry Nolla, designed elements of its two buildings with the aim of blending art, nature and culture.

Canada Islands and Vancouver trip in cottage
On a wild-food foraging tour
Making waves in Tofino

 

Hastings House Country House Hotel, Salt Spring Island, Canada

 

On picturesque Salt Spring Island, the hotel is a charming waterfront resort overlooking Ganges Harbor. The heart of the property is a magnificent 11th century Sussex-style manor house, built by British architect Warren Hastings in 1940.

In the cut-flower garden at Hastings House
Edible regional wild owers
Busy bees at Hastings House
Hastings House is a feast in all ways 
 

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Tofino, Canada

 

Here nature is all-enveloping, a huge expanse of ancient temperate forest with rare species and cedars more than 1,000 years old. The Eco-Lodge’s huge tents, furnished with sophisticated comfort in antiques and velvety carpet, put the finishing touches to this idyllic picture.

Clayoquot’s way of keeping warm
A First Nations totem pole

Sonora Resort, Sonora Island, Canada

 

Nestled in a Pacific Archipelago, Sonora Resort offers a rare alchemy of virgin wilderness and opulent comfort. Accessible only by sea or air, this is the stage for a breathtaking natural spectacle: eagles perched on towering trees, whales and sea lions surfing the currents… 

Panoramic views at Sonora Resort 
 
A seafood feast
A seal of approval for Sonora Island 
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