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Halfmoon Haven: Beachfront Retreat and Spa

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Enjoy this 500 sq ft deck for sunning, BBQ's, birdwatching, or just to relax

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 Bedroom Cottage/ 2 baths + den and/or Main house - 2 bedroom, 2 bath dlx suite

Framed in evergreen forest, Halfmoon Haven is nestled on beautiful Welcome Beach, the secret of the Sunshine Coast in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Just two hours from Vancouver, your secluded property is right on the beach of a sheltered bay, facing the Pacific Ocean and a magnificent view of the Gulf Islands.

Breathtaking sunsets will entice you down to the fire pit on the ever-changing driftwood and pebbled shoreline, while low tide reveals one of the best sandy beaches of the Sunshine Coast. Oh, and by the way, we enjoy the mildest climate in Canada, with 14 more days of sunshine a year than Hawaii! Perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation.

Halfmoon Haven features two rental choices, the 2 bedroom + den Beach Cottage and/or the 2 bedroom, with full kitchen Halfmoon Haven Deluxe Suite, rent one or rent both , each rental starting at $269. Group rates apply when booking both units. With on-site Spa Services, 26 jet hot tub, beautiful landscaping, sand volleyball/badminton court,multi-purpose basketball/ball hockey court, beach chairs and nature abound, come rest, relax and rejuvenate Sunshine Coast Style! Halfmoon Haven is a self catered Bed and Breakfast which provides tea/coffee, dry cereal and toast.
NOTE: THERE IS A LINK TO THIS WEBSITE BELOW, UNDER 'Links to more information'.

Keywords: Beach Cottage and Deluxe Suite
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Owner

Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3400 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : Your 2 rental choices are the 2 bedroom + den beach cottage and/or the 2 bedroom top floor of the main house ...moreless

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Want to bring in the kegs? Sorry, not the place for you. We do welcome all ages of guests, but we prefer those who book with us to be 25 or older. Thanks...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    All families are welcome. Kids under thee are free. Also ask us about our discounted family rate....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome at an additional cost of $30 per night in our beach cottage....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking permitted outside only. Please no smoking inside....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Deluxe suite has full wheel chair access and bathroom/shower...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Eagles Pearch Master Bedroom Deluxe Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Master bedroom has full bathroom...moreless

  • Ravens Room Deluxe Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Comfy queen bed full walk out deck....moreless

  • Whale Watching Room Master Cottage: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    Master Bedroom in the cottage with walkout deck to the beach...moreless

  • Bear Den Cottage Second Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    very cozy and quiet...moreless

  • Great room in deluxe suite : 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Deer Den Room Beach Cottage : 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • UNIT 1- Main House - Deluxe Suite Master Bedroom - Queen bed with wheelchair accessible ensuite in the master bedroom, cot available. Second Bedroom - King bed with ocean views, cot available. Den - Queen pull out, ocean views ~ UNIT 2 - Beach Cottage Master Bedroom - Queen bed with ocean just 20 steps away. Single cot available. Second Bedroom - Queen bed, garden view Cottage Den - Double futon, garden view ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Beach Cottage Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Natures Shower: outdoor shower

    Ready for you to rinse off from the sandy beach...moreless

  • Deluxe Suite - Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    New - Beautifully tiled, wheel chair accessible shower...moreless

  • Deluxe Suite - Main Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Beach Cottage - 2nd Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

  • Yurt Bath House: toilet, shower

    Stand alone bathhouse for easy access from yurt or outside...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We can help you design your groups getaway retreat, everything from float planes, food and fun, to facilitated experiences and phenomenal memories to take home. Please dont hesitate to call us!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    lots and lots of boardgames...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Full sand beach at low tide, great for swimming and families....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Cottage is just 20 steps to the ocean! Deluxe Suite is also waterfront, a few feet behind the cottage, with equally stunning views and access....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Your 2 rental choices are the 2 bedroom + den beach cottage and/or the 2 bedroom top floor of the main house ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    There are towels provided. Please bring beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Beautiful hearth stone fireplace in our Deluxe Suite. Wood burning stove in Beach Cottage....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Our beach cottage comes with a large wood stove with glass front....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Variety of Chef services are available by request. Pre-booking is required....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    There is no dishwasher in the Beach Cottage. There is a new dishwasher in the Deluxe Suite...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    (2)...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    The Deluxe suite has an enclosed 500 sq. foot deck with seating, BBQ and ocean views. The Beach Cottage has large deck that also has access from the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    (2) One gazebo is right on the water and the other overlooks our hot tub....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and paddleboards can be arranged to be dropped to your door, so you have direct access right at the comfort of your own beach ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Breakfast Lanai with views of the bay...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Both units come with private use of BBQ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Salt/sauna will be available by summer 2017. Aromatherapy Steam room available now....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$224
$1,346 $4,340
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$201
$1,122 $3,742

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Extra adults $22.45 + tax
  • Pet Fee $22.45 + tax
  • Extra children $11.22 + tax
  • EXTRA PET $22.45 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Life happens.... we understand.

Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

*$100 deposit plus tax with more than 30 days cancellation.

*A one nights fee plus tax with less than 30 days notice.

*No refunds with less than 7 days notice.

*For large groups of 10 or more, weddings, and retreats there is a $500 non-refundable deposit upon booking.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Chris and his wife Jennifer are the proud owner/operators of Halfmoon Haven. They have two sons, Braydon and Reese. For over 30 years Chris has worked as a Family Youth Counsellor for children at risk. Chris teaches life skills, and offers employment counselling, drug & alcohol counselling, conflict resolution, and life skills programs for Autistic Youth. He has expanded this work into men's retreats at Halfmoon Haven, working with parents and couples. Jennifer is a world traveler, who served for 16 years as a Social Service Worker, mostly working directly with disabled adults and in psycho-geriatrics. Now in her own private practice, Jennifer is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist; a Practitioner and Teacher of Hawaiian Shamanic Bodywork, and she facilitates Holistic Rebirthing and Breathwork experiences for individuals, couples and groups. Equipped with years of retreat work, a variety of tools from studies with various Shamans in different traditions/parts of the globe, Jennifer adores bringing people together for a unified purpose and easeful evolution. Together, through creative visioning and a true labour of love, Halfmoon Haven has become what some guests like to call the closest thing to Heaven on Earth. We welcome you to come and share in the magical experience that the Haven has to offer. Check out the link to our website under links to more information

Why the Owner Chose Halfmoon Bay, BC, Canada:
The Sunshine Coast seemed to pick us! We have been raising our two sons here and diving into the rich community and ocean waters for well over 10 years, offering private getaways, spectacular spa experiences, and so much more through this incredible piece of land that we happily share. Check out our website for all our available dates under 'Links to more information'

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
*Self catered B&B in lush oceanfront settings; *Optional 5 star chef; *Wifi *Hot tub on bluff, overlooking the ocean and situated under a 400 year old doug fir tree *Multi-faceted Spa - massage, facials, mani/pedi *Sand volleyball court onsite *Hiking and biking trails close by *Fireplaces in both units, also beach fires/fire pit *Wide blend of fruit trees, plants, wild flowers and oriental grasses. *800 sq ft Yurt available for all guest services, or to host your perfect small business/family gathering or mini retreat. *Moorage and boat launch within minutes *General store within minutes Check out our website for all our available dates under 'Links to more information'


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Enjoy this 500 sq ft deck for sunning, BBQ's, birdwatching, or just to relax

    Enjoy this 500 sq ft deck for sunning, BBQ's, birdwatching, or just to relax

  • Our 3 bedroom, full bath Beach Cottage  
Or Upgrade to make it 4 rooms, 2 bath

    Our 3 bedroom, full bath Beach Cottage Or Upgrade to make it 4 rooms, 2 bath

  • Halfmoon Haven Cottage Master Bedroom with ocean views and walk out to deck

    Halfmoon Haven Cottage Master Bedroom with ocean views and walk out to deck

  • Beach Cottage mini-suite with full bathroom and kitchenette.  Has dble and sgle.

    Beach Cottage mini-suite with full bathroom and kitchenette. Has dble and sgle.

  • Enjoy kayaking at sunset - right on your own beach.

    Enjoy kayaking at sunset - right on your own beach.

  • A glimpse of Halfmoon Haven Suite's open concept kitchen/dining & games room

    A glimpse of Halfmoon Haven Suite's open concept kitchen/dining & games room

  • Our fully equipped - large open concept kitchen and dining room

    Our fully equipped - large open concept kitchen and dining room

  • This gorgeous 800 sq ft Yurt is perfect for your sacred event or gathering.

    This gorgeous 800 sq ft Yurt is perfect for your sacred event or gathering.

  • Our onsite spa will bring your to Bliss!
Try our Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage!~

    Our onsite spa will bring your to Bliss! Try our Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage!~

  • Welcome Beach in the winter time.

    Welcome Beach in the winter time.

  • Another amazing sunset on Welcome Beach, with a fire pit to ejoy.

    Another amazing sunset on Welcome Beach, with a fire pit to ejoy.

  • Come Relax or Play on Welcome Beach.  Launch your boat only minutes away

    Come Relax or Play on Welcome Beach. Launch your boat only minutes away

  • Beach Cottage Family Room

    Beach Cottage Family Room

  • Halfmoon Haven Beach Cottage is literally just 20 step from the Welcome Beach

    Halfmoon Haven Beach Cottage is literally just 20 step from the Welcome Beach

  • Halfmoon Haven Beach Cottage Family Room, with full view of Welcome Beach

    Halfmoon Haven Beach Cottage Family Room, with full view of Welcome Beach

  • Our 26 jetted theraputic hot tub under our 300 year old doug fir tree.

    Our 26 jetted theraputic hot tub under our 300 year old doug fir tree.

  • Halfmoon Haven Suite Master Bedroom - with ensuite bathroom and walk out deck

    Halfmoon Haven Suite Master Bedroom - with ensuite bathroom and walk out deck

  • Halfmoon Haven Executive Suite - Living Room (with pool table) and walk out deck

    Halfmoon Haven Executive Suite - Living Room (with pool table) and walk out deck

  • Our 800 sq foot Yurt facility for yoga, meditation, special ceremony gatherings.

    Our 800 sq foot Yurt facility for yoga, meditation, special ceremony gatherings.

  • Bolssoming spring plum tree and walk fro Deluxe suite to to beach.

    Bolssoming spring plum tree and walk fro Deluxe suite to to beach.

  • A magnificent view from beside the yurt (tide is out)

    A magnificent view from beside the yurt (tide is out)

  • Enjoy a warm fire on and watch the sunset on Welcome Beach.

    Enjoy a warm fire on and watch the sunset on Welcome Beach.

  • Father and son at Welcome Beach

    Father and son at Welcome Beach

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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