Painted Boat

Location: British Columbia | Canada

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Situated along a peaceful stretch of Canada’s Sunshine Coast, Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina is the perfect place to kick back and drink in the views.  Immersed in five acres of fir, cedar and arbutus forest, you’ll feel miles away from civilisation, despite the easy access from downtown Vancouver.
Perfect forEscaping the city for a few days on a romantic break or family activity holiday.
In the knowFor those who find it difficult to peel themselves away from this peaceful spot, the 31 luxury villas are also available for sale!

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Setting & Views
  • Walking & Trekking

Hotel Overview


The small, friendly town of Madeira Park in Pender Harbour, roughly a two hour journey from Vancouver.

Rooms at Painted Boat

31 villas are scattered on the hillsides of this picturesque coastal spot, each with two-bedrooms, kitchens and private balconies or patios overlooking the ocean and marina.

Food and facilities

The restaurant at the Painted Boat offers seasonal lunch and dinners, with produce from the Sunshine Coast region and locally caught seafood a specialty. Alternatively, head into the nearby town to pick a fresh catch of the day to cook in your villa. The Painted Boat also houses an infinity edge pool over the ocean, a hot tub for lazing under the stars, and a spa with a Zen Tent where yoga and Thai Chi sessions take place.

Activities at the Painted Boat

Explore this scenic stretch of coast via paddle board or kayak, both of which are available to rent from the resort, or go hiking and biking along the many trails that snake along the water’s edge. Marine Tours, charters, and fishing tours are all available from the marina, while sailing boats are available for those who want to pave their own adventures. The Sunshine Coast is also known for its community of artists, with galleries such as the Harbour Gallery, the Motoko Original Art Studio & Gallery, or The Flying Anvil Studio & Gallery showcasing the work of the local artisans.

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