Sunshine Coast Resort is appropriately located on Canada's Sunshine Coast, a year-round destination along the west coast that's known for outdoor pursuits thanks to its balmy summers and moderate winters. No matter which guest room you stay in, you'll have views of scenic Pender Harbour.
Pamper yourself with spa services such as massages, facials, or manicures and pedicures; some deals include a $40 spa credit.
Relax in the outdoor hot tub, located on the sun deck.
Occupy the little ones with an outdoor playground and trampoline.
Sightseeing cruises take you through nearby inlets and sounds, where you can see native wildlife and learn about the area's history.
Madeira Park, British Columbia: Outdoorsy Hub on Canada's Sunshine Coast
Unlike its Portuguese namesake, Canada's Madeira Park isn't an island—it's tethered to the mainland by a small strip of land. But like its European counterpart, Madeira Park is surrounded by water and enjoys a temperate climate with plenty of sunshine. The community is a small port of call on Pender Harbour, but it's considered somewhat of a commercial hub. Here, cruises depart daily on sightseeing tours, often headed toward the glacial fjords of Princess Louisa Inlet and the thundering cascades known as Chatterbox Falls. In warmer months, the seaside town is a popular jumping-off place for scuba-diving excursions in the surrounding bays. If you prefer to stay on land, a 30-minute hike leads to the top of Pender Hill Park, where physical exertion is rewarded with panoramic views of the harbor.
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What You Get
Stay for two
Option 1: $85 for a 1-night stay in a superior one-bedroom suite (up to a $165 value)
Option 2: $179 for a 2-night stay in a superior one-bedroom suite with a $40 spa credit (up to a $370 value)
Option 3: $169 for a 1-night stay in an executive cottage (up to a $295 value)
Option 4: $335 for a 2-night stay in an executive cottage with a $40 spa credit (up to a $630 value)
Policies and Fees
Book by: 2/20/14
Travel by: 3/31/14
Blackout dates: not valid 12/24–12/26, 12/31/13–1/1/14. or 2/7–2/9/14
Cancellation policy and fees: 14-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies; must submit cancellation notice in writing via email
Taxes: 13% tax not included
Additional fees: $20 per night surcharge on 3/14–3/15, 3/21–3/22, and 3/28–3/29 stays