Best places to rest in between adventures on Bowen

By May 21, 2018January 6th, 2020Island Flavour

From earthy to elegant, Bowen’s welcoming lodgings have got you covered for the night.

Even though the island is close to the City, why spend only one day in paradise when you can stay two, three, or more? Whether you want to pare down to a simpler existence or indulge in all the creature comforts, there is a unique experience available for everyone. Once you have tuckered yourself out playing outside all day, these are some select places to turn in before heading out on your next day’s adventure.

Funky cabin in the woods

Nestled amidst five acres of forested trails, Wildwood Lane Cabins offer three rustic cabins, all updated with industrial and reclaimed timber features. Each cozy pad includes a fully-equipped kitchen and loft bedroom. You will feel as though you are deep in the backwoods, yet still have access to all the amenities Bowen has to offer.


Home away from home

Bowen Island Accommodations provides a range of homey options from beach cottage to luxury waterfront home. Each with gorgeous ocean views, you are sure to regain your energy by breathing in the revitalizing sea air.

Girlfriends’ getaway

At Tyee House, you will likely be invited to unwind from your day in the garden with your favourite bottle of wine. The delightful host provides epicurean breakfasts made from ingredients she picks up at the local farmers market. Lucky you! Grab your girlfriend and pack your bags – there’s a bedroom for each of you,.


Detoxify your life

The attention to detail is what guests appreciate about the well-appointed cottages set upon immaculate grounds at Nectar Yoga B&B. Each stay includes healthful breakfasts, yoga, and meditation lessons. For a more internal kind of adventure, experience their specialty – liquid detox weekend getaways.

A piece of history

A century ago, Bowen Island was a premier resort destination for adventure seekers who travelled from town by steamship. Now operated by the Union SteamShip Company, these historical cottages have been preserved to maintain their original character. Located in the heart of Snug Cove, each differs with a range from one to five bedrooms.

Room with a view

Bowen Bay’s Nest is a 2-bedroom luxury, self-contained suite overlooking Bowen Bay with views to the Sunshine Coast and beyond. This modern oasis entices you to slow down, connect with nature, and take it all in.


Kick up your heels

The guest suite at Evergreen Accommodations is a spacious private apartment, perfect for putting your feet up and soaking in the ambience. Originally built in the 1940s as a recreation hall for a nearby resort, you will feel reminiscent of those marvellous times with access to the grand dining room, sitting room, and historic dance hall.

Romantic evening

The Chocolate Suite at Cocoa West is located in the centre of the artisan community surrounded by shops, art galleries, and wellness studios. Once you are ready to retire to your den, dim lighting and dark chocolate makes for an night of sensual indulgence. Sweet dreams.

Get the gang all together

Bowen Island Lodge is one of the few accommodations on the island capable of hosting large groups. The scenic oceanside setting has inspired a recent remodel of the rooms and suites. With boardrooms and a full-service hall, they are all set to host your next educational seminar or corporate event.

Furry-friends welcome

Bowen Island is an animal lovers’ paradise. With beautiful forested trails and dog-friendly beaches, you and your pooch can go almost everywhere, including to stay at the Orchard Barn. Located on a beautiful five acre property, guests will have private access to a converted barn with 1,500 sf of living space surrounded by large gardens and orchards.


Kiley Redhead

Director of Adventure

Kiley believes adventure brings out the best in her and it has the transformative capacity to do the same for others.

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