Vancouver Island prides itself in offering a substantial number of health and healing centres that hold workshops and attract people from all over British Columbia, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Educational retreats, yoga retreats, meditation retreats, and spiritual retreat spas allow people to experience skilled bodyworks in quiet and tranquil settings, and help people improve their general health and wellness by supporting an holistic lifestyle. Let these centres treat you to meditation and yoga, relaxing bodywork sessions, and more.

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Ancient Cedars Spa
The Wickaninnish Inn Osprey Lane at Chesterman Beach PO Box 250 Tofino BC V0R 2Z0 Home Phone: 250-725-3113Home Fax: 250-725-3129Work Phone: 1-800-333-4604Visit Website

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Extremely beautiful in its setting between the wild Pacific Ocean and old-growth forest, Ancient Cedars Spa, an award-winning destination spa, enhances the magical guest experience at this resort haven, known as a retreat for nature’s “dramas” and epicurean excellence. Ancient Cedars Spa looks out onto the open Pacific Ocean at the enchanting Wickaninnish Inn on Chesterman Beach in Tofino.

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Eagle Nook Resort
Vernon Bay Barkley Sound BC Mailing Address: 4715 Gertrude Street Port Alberni BC V9Y 6K4 Home Phone: 604-357-3361Work Phone: 1-800-760-2777Visit Website

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On the rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island, nestled among magnificent mountains and old-growth forests, Eagle Nook Resort is the ultimate saltwater fishing destination. Eagle Nook is perfectly situated to offer world-class salmon and halibut fishing charters on fully-equipped Grady White boats with experienced guides who are sure to have you limit out while experiencing the trip of a lifetime.

Our remote location in Barkley Sound is accessible only by boat or floatplane; choose your method of transportation and our friendly, professional staff will take care of the rest. We also have packages for those individuals who wish to bring their own boat; moor in our marina, enjoy Resort accommodation and meals, and self guided fishing during the day.

Between luxurious ocean-view accommodations and relaxed fine dining, world-class salmon and halibut fishing, and full access to Resort amenities like kayaks, paddleboards, 17 miles of hiking trails, and even a hot tub, we cover all the details, right down to filleting and vacuum packing your catch. Eagle Nook Resort is sure to be a place you return to time and time again.

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Sooke Harbour House
1528 Whiffen Spit Road Sooke BC V9Z 0T4 Home Phone: 250-642-3421Home Fax: 250-642-6988Work Phone: 1-800-889-9688Visit Website

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Sooke Harbour House is a luxury boutique hotel on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, featuring a spa, fine dining, and an art gallery. The 28 cozy and romantic guest rooms feature ocean views, balcony or terrace, private bath with luxurious deep soaker tub and/or misting shower, wet bar, and a wood-burning fireplace. Enjoy the live beachfront entertainment; sunbathing seals, frolicking otters, and visiting whales. Located 45 minutes from Victoria.

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Hastings House Country House Hotel
160 Upper Ganges Road Ganges Saltspring Island BC V8K 2S2 Home Phone: 250-537-2362Home Fax: 250-537-5333Work Phone: 1-800-661-9255Visit Website

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Hastings House Country House Hotel is a small luxury country resort, spa and restaurant on 22 acres on the waterfront of Ganges Harbour, Salt Spring Island. Enjoy luxury lodging, fine dining, wellness and relaxation in a casually-elegant atmosphere. Whether your accommodations are in the stately Tudor-style Manor House, the restored historic Post Cottage, or any one of 18 distinct suites, you’ll be captivated by the ambiance of this pastoral estate.

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Black Bear Resort & Spa
PO Box 285 1812 Campbell Way Port McNeill BC V0N 2R0 Home Phone: 250-956-4900Work Fax: 250-956-4909Work Phone: 1-866-956-4900Visit Website

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Black Bear Resort in the beautiful coastal community of Port McNeill is the newest property on Northern Vancouver Island, offering elegant accommodation on the fringe of a natural forest with beautiful ocean views. The stylish cedar resort boasts 40 tastefully decorated guestrooms each with stunning views of the protected harbour, Malcolm Island, and the coastal mountains of the BC mainland.

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Susurrus Spa at Poets Cove Resort
Poets Cove Resort & Spa Bedwell Drive RR2 Pender Islands BC V0N 2M2 Home Phone: 250-629-2100Visit Website

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Susurrus Spa is dedicated to the care and rejuvenation of the whole person – body, mind and soul. It is a sensory voyage of health, wellness and pampering in our luxurious oceanfront haven of tranquility. Indulge yourself at Susurrus Spa at the Poets Cove Resort & Spa on Pender Island, the Gulf Islands’ premier luxury resort.

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Fresh Start | Health & Lifestyle Transformation Retreat
4384 South Island Highway Campbell River BC V9H 1E8 Work Phone: 250-923-6399Work Phone: 1-888-658-3324Work Fax: 1-888-658-3324Visit WebsiteInquire Now

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Fresh Start offers 2-21 Day all-inclusive wellness retreats at the oceanfront and eco-friendly Ocean Resort Hotel and Spa – Vancouver Island’s Wellness Retreat Centre & Spa. Located just south of Campbell River, 30 minutes from Comox International Airport and north of Nanaimo ferries, Fresh Start is uniquely positioned to host your health-and-wellness transformation.

Specializing in advanced whole-body detoxification, weight-loss, and rejuvenation, Fresh Start aids in prevention and reversal of degenerative diseases. Health lectures, exercise, emotional-wellness workshops and optional healing health-spa therapies come together giving renewed inspiration to better health. Meet our Fresh Start Team.

Provided daily are custom-made cleansing drinks, fresh organic juices, and delicious gourmet live-foods. Periods of eating and semi-fasting combine with specialized therapies and treatments to encourage cleansing, healing and cellular re-nourishment.

Book yourself a much-needed 2-21 Day Health Transformation, and revel in the beauty of Desolation Sound and the Coastal Mountain range from beautiful Oyster River, BC.

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Strathcona Park Lodge
P.O. Box 2160 Campbell River BC V9W 5C5 Home Phone: 250-286-3122Home Fax: 250-286-6010Visit Website

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Guests are drawn from around the world by the lifestyle at Strathcona Park Lodge and the irresistible scenery, wildlife, and opportunities for adventure that begin on our doorstep. We have comfortable, rustic accommodation, delicious buffet meals, kayaks and canoes for rent, and lots of friendly, knowledgeable instructors. We offer guiding in rock climbing, canoeing, whitewater and sea kayaking. Enjoy our backcountry adventures in beautiful Strathcona Provincial Park; alpine hiking, backpacking, mountaineering and camping.

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Drift Spa
Black Rock Oceanfront Resort 596 Marine Drive Ucluelet BC V0R 3A0 Home Phone: 250-726-4809Work Fax: 250-726-2430Work Phone: 1-877-762-5011Visit Website

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Transcend into a realm of calm and balance in a spa sanctuary where nature’s beauty and innovative luxury rejuvenate your soul. Elevate your sense of wellness as you revitalize, renew and Drift away to luxurious tranquility at Drift Spa. Experience soothing serenity at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, where the rhythms of sea, sand, sky and storm put you into harmony with the western edge of Vancouver Island.

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Honeymoon Bay Lodge and Retreat
10028 Park Drive Honeymoon Bay BC V0R 1Y0 Home Phone: 250-749-4252Work Phone: 1-888-749-4252Visit Website

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The Honeymoon Bay Lodge & Retreat is a Christian Not-For-Profit Retreat Centre. The Retreat is a ministry of Youth For Christ Canada, an organization that ministers to at-risk youth across Canada. The Retreat will be used in the training and care of YFC leaders. The location is nestled in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our mandate is to provide a place for rest, renewal and growth.

When the Retreat is not in use by YFC staff, it will be available as a restorative setting ideal for personal and group retreats, workshops, conferences, intimate weddings and events requiring accommodation as well as for individuals seeking a place for personal renewal and restoration.

The Honeymoon Bay Lodge & Retreat is wheelchair accessible and has 17 beautifully-appointed suites, full dining experience, and versatile meeting spaces. The facilities include a saltwater hot tub, infrared sauna, fitness room, library, gardens, local artisans gallery, and a labyrinth to walk through.

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Wellspring Spa at Hastings House
Hastings House Country House Hotel 160 Upper Ganges Road Ganges Saltspring Island BC V8K 2S2 Home Phone: 250-537-2362Home Fax: 250-537-5333Work Phone: 1-800-661-9255Visit Website

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Wellspring Spa at Hastings House is a tranquil oasis, nestled among the stunning gardens and a cedar tree grove on one of Salt Spring Island’s most magnificent properties.

Our Spa Director, Terra Dimock, and her Spa Team share their passion and expertise in nutrition, fitness, beauty, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and traditional Chinese Medicine for results in aging well, relieving pain, weight loss, and stress management.

Classic Massage, Hot Stone Massage, RMT Massage, Shiatsu Therapy, Facials, Body Wraps, Couples Instructional Training, Manicures & Pedicures, Waxing, Spa Parties. New for this winter: The Meadow Spa Suite for fireside side-by-side massage treatments and therapeutic baths in a deep soaker tub.

Wellspring Spa at Hastings House, a Relais & Chateaux property, is open to the general public year round from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. Appointments may be booked online on our website and through Facebook.

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort & Spa
380 Main Street P.O. Box 130 Tofino BC V0R 2Z0 Home Phone: 250-726-8235Work Fax: 250-266-0412Work Phone: 1-888-333-5405Visit Website

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Outpost Location:
Bedwell Sound
West Coast Vancouver Island

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort offers an ultra-luxurious resort in the remote wilds of Vancouver Island, near Tofino. The Outpost in Bedwell Sound provides 21st-century-safari style lodging in opulently outfitted prospector tents, and a massage and therapeutic treatment centre with the soul of an outpost spa. Activities include whale watching, bear watching, horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, hot springs, fishing, and a canopy viewing platform and zip line.

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Salt Springs Spa Resort
1460 North Beach Road Saltspring Island BC V8K 1J4 Home Phone: 250-537-4111Home Fax: 250-537-2939Work Phone: 1-800-665-0039Visit Website

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This highly acclaimed seaside spa resort features ocean and forest view chalets, each with their own wood burning fireplace, kitchen and 2 person mineral water jet bath. Canada’s most complete organic health spa offers a full range of traditional Ayurvedic and Modern holistic body, beauty and fitness therapies including customized herbal, diet, weight loss, yoga and cleansing programs and retreats.

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