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Recent The Islands reviews

  • Absolutely Perfect

    "Our experiences with both Shelley and her vacation rental were terrific! As an owner, Shelley was very easy to communicate with, quick to respond, and helpful. The rental unit was the perfect size for our family: two adults, and two young boys. (Although, there would be room for more - play pen in the closet, pull out couch in the living room, etc.) Big bathrooms and a soaker tub (the best part, according to my 5 year old) made it easy to run the regular bedtime routine for my kids. I was impressed with how child friendly the unit was, while still being beautifully decorated and kept. The photos on VRBO impressed us, but when we arrived we were shocked to see that it was even more attractive than we imagined! The view was gorgeous. The open concept, high ceilings, and tall windows made it feel breezy and big. All 'needs' were met - WIFI worked, TV, Music, etc. Even kids' beach toys and beach chairs were ready to go. The central location of this rental made it quick to run to the store (30 minutes, round trip, including your quick shop), and still feel like you were 'away from it all.' There was a HUGE BBQ on the deck, with lots of space to entertain some friends. It was a very quick walk down to the beautiful beach, where we used the Tanglewood fire pits on the last night (there were three available). *Keep in mind that fire restrictions may prevent the use of these pits. We cannot recommend this rental highly enough to anyone looking for a vacation in one of the prettiest spots here on Vancouver Island. (In fact, it would be a good alternative to the rentals on Mt. Washington for some winter accommodation, if it's available, for anyone who wants to ski but is not keen to stay up at the mountain! Might be worth the 1hr trip up and down before and after the ski day up there.) Thanks, Shelley, for providing us with a great experience! We will absolutely be back again!! The Labelle Family."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: June 3, 2016
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  • Four nights was not long enough

    "In the Bluff is far more than just a place to stay, it's an amazing experience on so many levels. Not only did we enjoy soaking up the mesmerizing views from the deck and exploring the secluded property, but sightings of deer, eagles, many other birds, and even a seal swimming in Active Pass, were magical moments. Although I have never really been drawn to log houses, the way Lawrence and Janusz have turned this one into a home is simply amazing. Every room, every fixture, every artful piece and playful detail make you feel like you are in a designer home that is somehow also packed with history, warmth and personality. You won't want to leave! I would especially recommend it for people visiting this part of the world for the first time, as a super-charged BC Gulf Islands experience. It's also a great base for hiking and exploring the island on foot. Best of all, Lawrence and Janusz are fantastic hosts and treat you like friends."
    Guest: dt Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: April 24, 2016
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