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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"My husband and I and our two well-traveled canines welcomed the new year at this very comfortable and well-equipped home, and enjoyed every minute of our week-long stay. Though we have visited Porpoise Bay Provincial Park off-season with our dogs on many occasions in the past, we had never driven three minutes further north along the same road to the community of Tuwanek. Our bad! Carmel Cottage is an ideal hideaway while touring the Sunshine Coast and walking/hiking its many trails, minutes from all amenities but in a very tranquil setting. We were fortunate to have a full week of dry (but cold) weather, and especially enjoyed the radiant floor heat keeping us warm. We also attracted two hummingbirds with a fresh batch of syrup in the feeder, and spent as much time watching them as the TV. Such is the charm of Carmel Cottage...
Lastly, one of the highlights of our week was walking the many trails of Hidden Grove. The trails are well-maintained, clearly marked and absolutely ideal for humans and canines alike, so much that we made a donation - tax-deductible at that! - to support the efforts of the volunteers who care for the trails.
All-in-all, a most enjoyable stay!"
Guest: Dave K.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
"We had a great time at this property. I was there with my partner and 3 children, 17yo, 11yo, 1.5yo. The space was ideal for us with the two younger ones in the second bedroom and the teenager on the pullout couch downstairs. Lots of room and nice and cool even on the super hot days. It's a 5min walk down the road to the small public beach that was quite popular. Wonderful warm lake with a small island close by that the kids enjoyed swimming to. The kayaks were a plus, and we used them daily. Big screen TV was nice to relax in front of in the evening. My 11 yo loved the sauna, and everyone loved the big jet tub.
Guest: Karina Z.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 22, 2015
"I'm in love with Sunshine Coast!!! It's our first time here and I don't think I can stay at another house after being spoiled by the view from this home and the convenient location minutes from downtown Gibsons. The house is well equipped, easy to get to and very clean. Mary-Ann, the owner is such a sweetheart, very informative and had prepped us well before our trip. Will definitely come back."
Guest: Christina&famDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"The location could not be more perfect, enjoy the beach? Walk two steps off the beach, love the woods and a little hiking? Just walk up the road and you have miles of trails to follow wherever you'd like. There couldn't be a more amazing location.
While the location is perfect, the accomadation itself is immaculate, well kept, beautiful views, great sun tanning decks, there is no better feeling in the world then waking up, walking out your bedroom door to a gorgeous view of the ocean and going for a quick swim to wake you up.
I could not recommend this spot any higher. It really is a peace within paradise. Amazing as a base camp for adventure, or the perfect relaxing getaway on the beach.
There may be some construction next door, however we had no issues with it what so ever."
Guest: WesDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 12, 2015