Nestled off the Gulf of Georgia, Pender Island consists of two separate islands - North Pender and South Pender - that are divided by a narrow canal.
While it takes approximately three hours to reach them from Vancouver, the islands are well worth the journey. Not only are they beautiful, but they are blessed with a warm climate all year and plenty of things to see and do. From breathtaking beaches to lush forests, the islands are popular for cycling, fishing, hiking, boating, and much more.
For a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, Poet's Cove Resort and Spa offers a secluded island oasis with a number of spa amenities. What's more, the beautiful resort offers cottage, villa, and lodge accommodations, which each offer a unique perspective on island life. The resort even has its own private marina, and a number of extremely peaceful places to watch the sun set.
There are three onsite dining options at the resort: Aurora, Moorings Café and Syrens Bistro & Lounge. Aurora offers fine-dining with stunning ocean views, and Moorings serves ice cream and coffee; Syrens Bistro & Lounge offers pub fare and live music.
Summer is relatively busy on the island, but winter is the perfect time to enjoy the island at its most serene.
Pender Island Getaway
Looking for more island magic in B.C.? Located in Courtney, Comox, the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa utilizes hydrotherapy to offer you the most revitalizing holiday experience, even in the dead of winter.