Poets Cove Resort & Spa- South Pender Island, British Columbia (8926)

Pender Island, British Columbia

*Intermittent availability

Hidden away in a secluded bay on Pender Island, British Columbia, a distinctive blend of pristine wilderness and serene sophistication combines to create the Gulf Islands' premier luxury resort. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style using the finest in simple, natural materials, Poets Cove is an elegant extension of the majestic beauty surrounding it. These exacting standards of comfort and craftsmanship extend to your spacious accommodations, whether you’re reading a book by the glow of the fireplace or taking in sparkling ocean views from the privacy of your deck. Later, enjoy an invigorating pool swim, soothing spa treatments, or a salt-air sail from the Marina. Or explore Pender Island riches, from kayaking to wine tasting and everything in between. And for your dining enjoyment, an elegant restaurant and a casual lounge offer some of the best in innovative West Coast cuisine. Whether you prefer excitement or quiet contemplation, let Poets Cove be your retreat from the everyday. Poets Cove Resort & Spa offers a full-service 110-slip deep-moorage marina – rated one of the ten best in the Western Hemisphere – and a Canadian point of entry customs office for CanPass users. The marine centre features Moorings Market for shopping, and an activity centre with a heated year-round outdoor pool, hot tub and ocean-view deck.


    • Spacious 1,700 square-foot, three-bedroom villas and beautiful 850 square-foot cottages
    • Ocean-facing decks, some with outdoor hot-tubs
    • Luxuriously appointed bathrooms
    • Deluxe gourmet kitchen
    • Fireplace


    • Two restaurants Aurora, serving contemporary regional cuisine, and Syrens Bistro
    • Hot-tubs
    • World-class Susurrus Spa

On-Site Activities

  • Heated swimming pools
  • Fitness center
  • Marina accommodating boats up to 100 feet long
  • Marine-Life Art Tours with BC Artist Susan Duplan
  • Tennis and multi-sport courts

    Some amenities have additional fees.

Area Attractions

  • Pender Island Golf Club hosts a challenging nine-hole course
  • Land and sea excursions to witness the natural beauty of the West Coast
  • Water activities including kayaking, deep-sea fishing, and scuba diving
  • Eco tours and whale watching adventures
  • Poets Cove Activities Centre
  • Scenic guided hiking and biking
  • Charter a flight, take an aerial tour of the Gulf Islands, jump on an excursion plane, or arrange easy airport transportation
  • Wine Tasting on the terrace overlooking the mountainside vineyard of Morning Bay Vineyard and Estate Winery
  • Salt Spring Saturday Market Tour to sample the delights of over 140 artisans
  • Visit a collection of nearby art galleries by car, foot or bike

Resort Directions

Poets Cove Resort and Spa
9801 Spalding Road
Pender Island, BC

Latitude/Longitude Coordinates: 48.748157/ -123.218312

For more information or for detailed directions, please contact the resort at: 250/629-2100 or 888/512 POET (7638).

Closest air service is available via Vancouver International Airport (YVR) which is approximately 50 miles from the property. Poet's Cove is a short and scenic 40 minute ferry ride from Victoria, and a 2.5 hour ferry ride from Vancouver.