We’ve thoughtfully curated these suggested seasonal trip itineraries to enjoy the best of Sonora’s mind and body wellness opportunities. Connect with the natural world and cleaning ocean currents in our ocean side retreat. Nestled in the pristine wilderness of British Columbia, you’ll find a superior fitness facility, pampering at the Island Currents Spa, serenity in the mineral pools and steam rooms and sanctuary forest bathing in the quiet lush forests on Sonora Island.
Advanced booking for activity and spa appointments is strongly recommended as they are subject to availability. The activity schedule reflects the optimal tidal and environmental patterns to provide the best possible experience and as such, our tours will be offered at specific times of the day.
For inquiries and bookings, please reach out to our Sales and Reservations team at 1-888-576-6672 or info [at] sonoraresort.com.
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 long house. This afternoon, immerse yourself in the healing properties of the forest on the Blind Channel Tour 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 in 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 splendor with a Guided Hike. Your experienced guide provides informative narration on the area’s flora, fauna, and historical significance. Tonight, enjoy the sommelier’s wine pairings with a 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 long house. Should you need anything for class, the Sonora Gift Shop carries a selection of Lulu Lemon apparel for men and women. Today’s itinerary includes a delightful day trip to a serene mountain lake to enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch and water activities on Florence Lake. End the day with an impressive culinary treat – a Tomahawk Steak Dinner prepared by the expert chefs of Sonora Resort.
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 whales, dolphins, sea lions and eagles are a photographer’s delight. This afternoon, plunge into the Mineral Pools at the Island Currents Spa for an effective way to energize and relax the body, improve circulation, and assist with detoxification. Tonight, drink in the sunset on the Tyee Patio as you sample fresh Pacific oysters and seasonally inspired Chef’s Tasting menu.
DAY 4 – ISLAND CURRENTS SPA PACKAGE
After a delicious sweet or savory 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 enable total calmness to envelop your being. Extend your spa experience at home with the purchase of your favorite products used during your treatment.
Enjoy a delicious made-from-scratch pizza done in our wood stone 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 hand-in-hand 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 Orford River by boat where an experienced Homalco First Nation guide transports you by vehicle to covered bear viewing towers to safely view 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 – a luxurious side-by-side massage and Island Currents Facials followed by a couples manicure and pedicure. The total package to transcend life’s pace and enable total calmness to envelop your being. Tonight, try a fall-inspired a-la-carte menu and sip a glass of wine from Sonora’s award-winning wine cellar. Stargazing in a private hot tub is the perfect close to your final evening.
DAY 4 – HATHA YOGA & CONSERVATORY
Start the day connecting the mind and body in a Hatha Yoga class, held in the traditional long house. Wander through the Conservatory; a tranquil indoor green space. Experience both a tropical and seasonal environment including local varieties that you may have spotted on your journey around Sonora before departing the resort.