Langford, Sooke, Port Renfrew & Malahat
Rest, Relaxation & Reconnect
If you are really looking for some time to reconnect, relax and recharge, a 3 day exploration of the South Island Spirit Loop offers almost endless possibilities. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, relaxation or to tantalize your taste buds, any of the four regions offers an amazing vantage or starting point.
Jordie Lunn Bike Park (Langford, BC)
A one of a kind on Vancouver Island, a stop at the bike park is a must for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Offering a year-round venue, the bike park combines elements of dirk jumping, world caliber pump track, skills area and cyclocross/mountain bike trails in one seamless experience.
House of Boateng (Langford, BC)
An absolute must on your culinary journey is the House of Boateng. Award winning chef Castro Boateng is well known for his foraging and connection to locally sourced ingredients. His unparalleled knowledge of natural ingredients translates into unique dishes that will captivate your senses.
Sheraton Four Points Langford (Sooke, BC)
Centrally located and in close proximity to golf courses and scenic hikes around Thetis Lake, the Sheraton Four Points delivers a relaxing and memorable hotel stay.
Explore East Sooke Park (Sooke, BC)
Whether you’re an experienced hiker or looking for a peaceful walk to reconnect with nature, East Sooke Park is a truly magical place. Its windswept shores and deep forests are lined with 50 km of hiking trails. Along the way, the park is dotted with pocket beaches and picnic stops with truly epic views.
Point No Point (Shirley, BC)
When it comes to relaxation and reconnecting with nature, Point No Point is a must on your travels around the Spirit Loop. The property at Point No Point is spotted with 25 cabins all with private and stunning forest or ocean views. After a day of exploring, nothing could be better than relaxing in a hot tube on your deck overlooking the majestic scenery!
Malahat SkyWalk (Malahat, BC)
A new attraction to this region and unparalleled in its splendor. The Malahat SkyWalks are linked by beautiful timber walkways through the arbutus forest that lead towards the towering lookout. Reaching 250 m above sea level, the Malahat SkyWalk offers unparalleled views of Finlayson Arm, Saanich Peninsula, Mount Baker and the distant Coast Mountains.
Kinsol Trestle Walk (Shawnigan Lake, BC)
Keeping with the thrills of the region, a stop to the Malahat wouldn’t be complete without a walk along the Kinsol Trestle. The Kinsol Trestle is one of the tallest free-standing and most spectacular timber rail trestle structures in the world, rising 44 metres above the Koksilah River.
Merridale Cidery & Distillery (Malahat, BC)
With a legacy going back 40 years, Merridale obtained one of the first estate winery licenses on Vancouver Island. Over the years, Merridale has become well known on the Island and throughout BC for its masterfully crafted ciders and spirits. The property makes for a perfect outing featuring an exquisite tasting bar and eatery.
Moon Water Lodge (Malahat, BC)
By the end of the third day in the spectacular Malahat region, it’s not hard to see the underlying theme of incredible scenery and breathtaking vistas. Perched at the summit of the Malahat Highway (Trans Canada), The Moon Water Lodge’s rooms have some of the most incredible views over the Salish Sea and Saanich inlet.