Sightseeing and relaxing on the Sunshine Coast, BC

Unwind and Dine
on the Sunshine Coast

4 days  |  Self-Guided  |  May to Sept, 2023

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Trip length: 4 days / 3 nights
Start/end: Gibsons
Towns: Gibsons, Sechelt, Madeira Park, Egmont

Group size: 2-4 people

Type: Self-Guided

Price: from $2,595 per person

Indulge in a weekend of wellness on the Sunshine Coast with this 4-day self-guided tour. Based at a luxury oceanfront guesthouse in Halfmoon Bay, enjoy on-site massage services, morning yoga, unique West Coast- inspired dining, and plenty of time to relax on the beach or explore the many eclectic towns.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Unwind and embrace the coast in style, relaxing at a beautiful oceanfront guesthouse featuring expansive deck, hot tubs and fire pit, and a private dock with kayaks.

  • Start your day with a rejuvenating massage followed by a yoga session by the ocean.

  • Embark on a scenic float plane tour over glacial carved fjords to the renowned West Coast Wilderness Lodge for a 5-course chef's tasting menu.

  • Enjoy a day of hiking along the coast or kayaking the Sechelt Inlet, or simply relax with a good book on one of the many beaches .

  • Get behind-the-scenes with an artist studio tour. With over 1000 studios in the region, the Sunshine Coast boasts the highest percentage of working artists in Canada.

  • Spend an afternoon strolling the charming seaside towns of Sechelt and Gibsons, visiting the many eclectic shops, art galleries, breweries, and cafes.

  • Enjoy evenings of fresh local seafood and west coast cuisine, including a private catered dinner at the guesthouse, or pull up a seat at one of the many local breweries in town.

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Activities On This Trip

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Yoga + Massage

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Light

Hiking

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Private

Dining

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Kayaking + SUPing

Floatplane

Tour

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Accommodation Style

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Guesthouse

 
 

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

This is a sample itinerary that can be customized to your group.

DAY 1: Take the scenic ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) to Langdale (Sunshine Coast) (~40 minutes) | Lunch and free time to explore Gibsons |  | Leisurely drive north to Halfmoon Bay | Private catered dinner at guesthouse | Overnight in Halfmoon Bay. Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals included: Dinner.

DAY 2: Rejuvenation massage at the guesthouse | Private yoga class | Relax on the beach, hike the forest trails, or kayak or SUP | Optional Forest Bathing, guided art gallery or Indigenous cultural tours | Dinner at local restaurant | Overnight in Halfmoon Bay. Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 3: Coastal drive to Madeira Park | Light hike in Smuggler Cove Marine Park | Lunch in Secret Cove | Enjoy seaside towns, galleries and parks | Floatplane to West Coast Wilderness Lodge for 5-course tasting menu | Overnight in Halfmoon Bay. Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner.

DAY 4:  Leisurely morning with massage and optional yoga | Lunch and free time in Gibsons | Ferry back to Vancouver (enquire about options to extend your trip). Meals included: Breakfast.

This trip is designed for...

Adults (couples, mother/daughter, groups of friends, etc.) with interests in wellness and culinary experiences. Basic mobility and moderate fitness level is recommended. Activities require comfort around water and in small aircrafts, however all inclusions can be customized to fit your interests and comfort level.

 

DATES + PRICES

Self-Guided Tours are available from May to September for groups of two or more people, based on availability.

Itineraries can be customized based on the interests, budget, and size of the group.

See "How it Works" for more details.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS

May - September

Custom dates - enquire for availability

Starting rates:

Groups of 2 or 4 people: $2,595 /person

All prices in Canadian dollars. GST tax (5%) not included.

 

INCLUSIONS

4 days / 3 nights

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All accommodation for 3 nights at a luxury oceanfront guesthouse in Halfmoon Bay.

3 breakfasts and 2 dinners.

2x massages per person, private morning yoga, 'Fly-and-Dine' to the West Coast Wilderness Lodge, and private catered dinner at the guesthouse.

Round-trip ferry booking from Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Gibsons.

Custom itinerary design, pre-trip educational information, and remote support from our team during your trip.

Optional Add-Ons:

  • Kayaking and SUP rentals, full-day and half-day tours

  • Sunset boat cruise

  • Princess Louisa Inlet and Chatterbox Falls tour

  • Artists studio tour

  • Bioluminescence kayak tour

  • Forest Therapy experience

  • Mountain biking, fishing, golfing

  • Pre/post-trip night in Vancouver

  • And more... there is no shortage of activities on the Sunshine Coast!

Not Included:

  • Additional meals not listed

  • Vehicle rental/usage and fuel

  • Flights to/from and within British Columbia

  • Travel insurance

  • Gratuities for third-party tour providers and housekeeping services (to be given at your discretion)

  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, medications, snacks, and souvenirs

GETTING THERE

This is a self-guided trip and requires use of your own vehicle. If travelling via air into BC, we recommend renting a car from the airport.

 

The trip itinerary begins on Day 1 at Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal in West Vancouver (about an hours drive from Vancouver International Airport), where you will be booked on a car ferry to Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast (40 minute ride).

The trip ends on Day 4 with a ferry ride back to Horseshoe Bay at a time of your choice. The ferry can also be booked on an alternate day, if you wish to stay longer on the Sunshine Coast. Our team can provide suggestions for pre/post activities based on your preferences.

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Reach out to our team for more information and to start planning your trip.

Email: info@mosaicearth.ca

Phone: (778) 400-5299

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