Province/Territory: British Columbia

West Coast Glamour Camping

  • 20 luxury tents
  • 3500-sq-km biosphere reserve
  • 15 unique activities

Step into a chartered seaplane and fly to the heart of Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; a luxury outpost and exciting eco-tours await. View humpback whales breaching in the Pacific. Spot feeding black bears and a subspecies of wolf unique to the area. Embark on guided hikes through a vibrant nature preserve. Discover fascinating First Nations cultures. Indulge in soothing spa treatments. Dine on sustainable local seafood. Retire to a safari-style tent adorned with antique furnishings.

Welcome to Clayoquot Sound Wilderness Resort—an extravagant resort as unique as the biosphere in which it is set. Explore one of Canada’s wildest natural areas in five-star style with a rainforest glamour camping experience—“glamping” on the West Coast.

Why you should visit
  • Discover how an indulgent luxury resort can respectfully share a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve; experience the finest service and appointments in the heart of nature.
  • Stay for three, four or seven nights in a spacious Luxury Tent or Deluxe Outpost Tent—all featuring antique furnishings, propane fireplaces, down duvets, Persian rugs, oil lanterns and candlelit turndown service.
  • Savour modern, natural cuisine—such as Dungeness crab, pan-seared wild salmon and oyster chowder—paired with the finest BC wines and topped off with decadent desserts.
  • Relax at the Healing Grounds—an on-site spa featuring holistic treatments and deep tissue massage.
  • Set out on wildlife-watching boat tours: view wild humpback, grey and orca whales; watch sea otters frolic in tidal zones; marvel at sea lions lounging on rocky outcroppings; spot soaring bald eagles; see lively porpoises and dolphins play in the surf.
  • Horseback ride through the Bedwell River Valley; sport-fish for salmon and halibut; hike through the white-sand beaches and old-growth forests of Flores Island; sea kayak to secluded inlets; mountain-bike in the shadow of snow-capped peaks.
  • Uncover the culture and history of the region’s Aboriginal peoples via an interpretive hike; take a tour to Hot Springs Cove and soak in one of seven geothermal pools; revel in the presence of thousand-year-old evergreens.
  • View black bears snatch salmon right from the river; spot a subspecies of fish-eating grey wolf unique to the area.
  • Relax by the river-stone fireplace or soak in the rainforest hot tub; follow the torch-lit boardwalk to your safari-style tent and sleep soundly to the rainforest's lullaby.

Weather

Visitor information
When to go
  • Operating season runs from May through September.
  • July and August offer the driest and warmest weather.
  • Quiet months of May and September are well-suited for couples.
  • All eco-tours and activities operate throughout the season.
Need to know
  • Clayoquot Wilderness Resort has activities for all ages and interests.
  • Clayoquot Wilderness Resort operates in an environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Resort is located off-grid in a remote wilderness environment.
  • All equipment and rain gear is provided; as well as on site gift shop.
  • Dietary requests can be accommodated.
Getting Here