Pender Island is a hidden gem and a surprisingly underrated getaway spot for Vancouverites.
It’s only 3-hours away and gives those living in the city an escape into the relaxing island life. Find solace at Woods on Pender, a luxury glamping resort nestled in the wilderness of Pender Island.
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Enjoy a more glamourous style of camping by staying at the resort, situated on 7.3 acres of forested land. Be immersed in nature and take in the tranquil settings encompassing you. If you’re lucky, you may even be spot some deer lurking in the area.
The resort is equipped with a variety of rustic and beautifully-crafted accommodations, including: air streams, cabins, lodges, and a Shasta Airflyte, which is a replica of the trailers from the 60s. They also offer hammocks, fire pits, and BBQs to further enhance your stay.
Private hot tubs
It doesn’t get more romantic than enjoying nature in your own Airstream! 🌲 @woodsonpender in British Columbia, Canada is an easy escape along the west coast to cuddle up and soak in summer. The best part? Your own hot tub in the woods! – @localwanderer . We hope you enjoyed the takeover! Check out the @localwanderer recap of all these romantic summer getaways in the link in bio! . . #OkCupid #localwanderer #travel #wanderlust #hottub #hottubtimemachine #airstream #bc #britishcolumbia #canada #woods #forest #britishcolumbiacanada @britishcolumbian @hellobc @britishcolumbiamagazine
Nothing beats relaxing in a hot tub after a long day. If you stay in one of the air stream accommodations or cabins—you can unwind in a secluded red cedar hot tub, all to yourself. There’s also a communal hot tub located in the lodge.
Wander through the pristine Prior Centennial National Park and the lush Heart Trail that will lead you to the charming Magic Lake.
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The resort has a plethora of activities to take part in with the following items available to sign out— bocce, lawn darts, croquet, horseshoes, and other lawn games. There’s also a disc golf park or you can rent out a bike to venture out for the day.
If you prefer to relax indoors, take a break from your smart phone and choose from one of over 50 board games in their lounge. Play one of the following: Scrabble, Poker, Monopoly, Pictionary, Cards Against Humanity, and much more.
They even have their own restaurant serving up delicious comfort food. Coffee + Kitchen specializes in farm-to-table cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and BC wines, craft beers and ciders. Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner, complete with an espresso bar. Treat yourself to their amazing tapas and charcuterie platters.
Get out on the water
Take up kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, or go for a swim in Magic Lake. They also offer paddle board yoga classes and whale watching tours out of Thieves Bay.
Winery & cidery tours
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Drink up and sip on the best wines and ciders the region has to offer at Sea Star Vineyards and Twin Island Cidery.
Spring seems to have popped up. Outdoor farmers market opened today. The Pender Community Bus now runs Friday and Saturday. We're full with great guests hanging out reading, roasting marshmallows, drinking whiskey sours, eating pizza. World class kayaking, top 5 disc golf course in the World. Saturday market full of local producers. Incredible music and arts scene. Whale habitat. Nature abounds. #woodsonpender #penderisland #gulfislands #southerngulfislands #resorts #explorebc #exploregulfislands #airstream #airstreams #airstreamresorts #britishcolumbia #hellobc #pnw
The “Penders” are known for being super friendly, whether giving you directions or suggestions on places to explore while on the island. The family-friendly community feel gives Pender Island its charming and inviting vibe.
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