|Welcome to the latest series of Super, Neighbours blog posts where we highlight incredible travel destinations in British Columbia!
For this latest excursion (which we’ll be serving up in 5 parts) we headed over to Rockwater Secret Cove Resort near Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast. “We” being my wife and I, as we were invited to spend a romantic weekend at the resort in one of their tenthouse suites. More about that in a later post, so please prepare yourself as it’s totally going to blow your mind.
And while we’re on the topic of blowing minds, now that I’ve experienced what an incredible place it is it’s hard to believe I’d never been to the Sunshine Coast before this trip. It’s a lot like being on one of the Gulf Islands and not only because you take a ferry to get there but because they’ve got their clocks set to Island Time. Plus it’s rural and remote like those islands tend to be, and you could almost hit a few Gulf Islands from the Sunshine Coast if you threw a rock from the shore.
BC Ferries was nice enough to get us over there for the trip, and we were afforded a view of the parking spot where the ferry that I usually find myself on sits at Horsheshoe Bay. This is where the Nanaimo ferry arrives and departs from…
It’s become a staple of my trips on BC Ferries to capture an image of award-winning novel, Adventures In Solitude, written by V.I.A. friend Grant Lawrence, in the gift shop. In fact I usually tweet it from our @VIAwesome account when I do.
Here’s the peaceful view of the lines to get onto the return ferry, should you get there early enough you’ll be afforded this view.
But we’re not hitting the return ferry yet, we’re heading to Rockwater Secret Cove Resort and their aforementioned mind blowing luxury tent accommodations. Stay tuned.