Itineraries Wellness Trip Ideas
Below are itineraries to help inspire your trip planning.
Please note: Due to limited availability, we are not always able to schedule activities as outlined in these itineraries.
Spring: 3-Night Itinerary
Day 1 - Conservatory
Arrive at Sonora Resort by helicopter or seaplane from Vancouver or by water taxi from Campbell River. Relax in your luxurious ocean-facing accommodation with a comfortable king or queen-size bed, luxurious linens, and a cozy goose-down duvet. Visit the Conservatory for a moment of quiet contemplation before a sumptuous Chef’s Tasting Menu in the Tyee Dining Room and a good night’s rest.
Day 2 – Ocean Kayak & Island Currents Spa
Enjoy a delicious breakfast, then dip your paddle in emerald waters on a two-and-a-half-hour Ocean Kayak Tour. Explore Surge Narrows Marine Park, home to a spectacular variety of colourful intertidal critters, birds, and small marine mammals. This afternoon, unplug and unwind at the luxurious Island Currents Spa. The West Coast Healing Massage and Island Currents Facial Treatment are revered for their healing nature. Tonight, enjoy a nutritious meal featuring fresh spring ingredients and a glass of wine from our award-winning wine cellar.
Day 3 – Hatha Yoga & Blind Channel
Start the day connecting the mind and body in a Hatha Yoga class, held in the traditional longhouse. This afternoon, immerse yourself in the healing properties of the forest on the Charter Cruise for a peaceful stroll through towering ancient cedars and wildlife viewing. As the sun dips lower, a custom cocktail from the bar and specialty Dungeness Crab Dinner whets your appetite. Sink into a hot tub under the stars to close out your day.
Day 4 – Meditate
A morning stroll through one of Sonora’s tranquil meditation areas with a cup of tea is the perfect start to this spring day. Lap up the soothing sounds of the Pacific before looping back to the Tyee Patio for a delicious lunch overlooking an ocean vista before departing the resort.
Summer: 3-Night Itinerary
Day 1 – Guided Hike
Arrive at Sonora Resort by helicopter or seaplane from Vancouver or by water taxi from Campbell River. Explore Sonora Island’s natural splendour with a Guided Hike in old-growth forests. Your experienced guide provides informative narration on the area’s flora, fauna, and historical significance. Tonight, enjoy our sommelier’s wine pairings with the summer a-la-carte menu in the Tyee Dining Room. A spacious soaker tub awaits in your luxurious ocean-facing accommodation.
Day 2 – Hatha Yoga & Florence Lake
Start the day connecting the mind and body in a Hatha Yoga class, held in the traditional longhouse. Then head out for a delightful day trip to serene Florence Lake, complete with a leisurely gourmet picnic lunch and water activities. We shuttle guests on the 10km round trip, so you can relax and take in the scenery. End the day with fresh, seasonal culinary delights prepared by our expert chefs.
Day 3 – Eco Expedition & Mineral Pools
Join the 4-Hour Eco Expedition for an incredible wildlife viewing experience of big marine mammals in their natural habitat. The Orca whales, Pacific White-Sided dolphins, Steller sea lions and Bald eagles are a photographer’s delight. Upon your return, plunge into the Mineral Pools at the Island Currents Spa for an effective way to energize and relax your body, improve circulation, and assist with detoxification. Tonight, drink in the sunset on the Tyee Patio as you sample fresh Pacific oysters and a seasonally-inspired Chef’s Tasting menu.
Day 4 – Island Currents Spa Package
After a delicious sweet or savoury breakfast, spend the morning at the Island Currents Spa pampering yourselves with a specialty treatment. We’ve curated a selection of Spa Packages to transcend life’s pace and let total calmness envelop your being. Transport your bliss to the Tyee patio for a delicious made-from-scratch pizza done in our woodstone oven before departing the resort.
Fall: 3-Night Itinerary
Day 1 – Hike
Arrive at Sonora Resort by helicopter or seaplane from Vancouver or by water taxi from Campbell River. Stroll through stunning fall foliage on one of our many well-marked hiking trails. In the evening, enjoy a gourmet candlelit dinner in the Tyee Dining Room and settle into your ocean-facing accommodation with luxurious linens and cozy goose-down duvets.
Day 2 – Grizzly Bears & Garden Tours
Observe one of the most magnificent and elusive animals on the continent – the great Grizzly Bear in its wild habitat. The Grizzly Bear Tour is a short voyage to the head of a river by boat where an experienced Homalco First Nation guide transports you by vehicle to covered bear viewing towers. Watch as these spectacular animals pluck salmon from the riverbanks. Back at Sonora, meander through manicured gardens for a Zen evening before enjoying a delectable Chef’s Tasting Menu and Sommelier’s wine pairings.
Day 3 – Island Currents Spa Retreat Package
After a scrumptious breakfast, lap up an afternoon of pampering with an Island Currents Spa Retreat Package – indulge in luxurious side-by-side massages and Island Currents facials followed by a couples’ manicure and pedicure. Tonight, try a fall-inspired a-la-carte menu and sip a glass of wine from Sonora’s award-winning cellar. Stargaze from your private hot tub to end your final evening.
Day 4 – Hath Yoga & Conservatory
Start the day connecting the mind and body in a Hatha Yoga class, held in the traditional longhouse. Wander through the Conservatory, a tranquil indoor green space. Experience both a tropical and seasonal environment before departing the resort.