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A room-with-a-staggering-view, the Diamond rooms are everything the Gold rooms are and more - more sumptuous space to spread out, or more of an ocean...
Crafted in cedar and stone with picture windows, Sonora’s intimate lodges invite the outside in. After a day of adventure, draw a bath, start the fire...
Warm and welcoming, the alpine-accented Gold rooms offer views of the Yuculta Rapids and mountain ranges beyond from the comfort of a pillow-top Queen...
A West Coast Oasis. Sonora Resort has a reputation for excellence, deeply rooted in the unique character of the pristine property and in the charm of the passionate hospitality professionals. Learn more about the West Coast oasis and what to expect when you visit Sonora Resort.
Experience world class outdoor adventures, gourmet West Coast cuisine, luxurious accommodations and sumptuous spa experiences in an ancient rainforest archipelago filled with eagles, whales, bears, and more. Sonora Resort is a remote sanctuary that is surprisingly within reach, the only unexpected visitors are the abundant wildlife.
Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, liquor and wine, beer, juice and soft drinks (additional charges may apply for premium spirits and wines) as well as complimentary wireless internet and unlimited worldwide phone calls. Also included is the use of all resort amenities including the outdoor heated pool, roof top hot tubs, mineral pools, movie theatre, 9 hole putting green, virtual golf, fly-fishing ponds (equipment supplied), saunas, fitness center, shuffleboard, pool and Xbox.
Sonora Resort, Sonora Island, British Columbia - Sonora Resort is accessible by helicopter or seaplane from Vancouver, Water Taxi from Campbell River, seaplane from Seattle or by charter flight from anywhere in the world. If you have unique travel requests or requirements, they would be delighted to coordinate your travel.
At Sonora, the story of the land is shared and seas through culinary experiences and bespoke activities that reconnect us to nature and to each other. Experience world class salmon fishing, wildlife viewing, guided adventure tours, and helicopter excursions in an ancient rainforest archipelago filled with eagles, whales, bears, and more. Savour a unique Canadian gastronomic experience, revered for gourmet cuisine that showcases the West Coast bounty and award-winning wine cellar. Relax and rejuvenate with luxurious treatments at Island Currents Spa for total body and spirit wellness. Delight in world-class indoor and amenities in the unspoilt wilderness and enjoy the luxurious accommodations where comfort and the elegance of the lodges are carried through to the smallest detail of the colours and materials.
This private oasis is tucked in the pristine wilderness of British Columbia, accessible by water or a short 50-minute flight from Vancouver, BC. The resort is named after Sonora Island, a 145sq km rugged island in the spectacular Discovery Islands archipelago, in which it is located. The waters surrounding Sonora Resort are home to an incredible ecosystem influenced by the strong tidal currents that flow between the Discovery Islands.
Sonora Resort has had the distinct pleasure of welcoming guests for nearly 40 years. Today, under the modern leadership of HY Louie Group, welcoming guests to the private oasis is continued, to unwind, unplug and reconnect in the wild. Since 1979, the resort has transformed from a rustic fishing lodge into the world-renowned luxury wilderness resort it is today. The 150-acre property has grown to include 12 lodges, a fine dining restaurant, a business center, an opulent ocean side spa, a traditional Coast Salish long house, and a rich array of resort amenities.
What hasn't changed, is the passion for creating guest experiences that are unique, meaningful and enriching. Always having, and always will, continue to share the story of the land and seas through culinary experiences and bespoke activities that reconnect us to nature and to each other. Together, acknowledging the K'òmoks, We Wai Kai, Wei Wai Kum, Homalco, and Kwiakah First Nations peoples, on whose ancient and sacred land we live, work and play. The longstanding partnerships with First Nations communities are deeply rooted in a mutual desire to honor, celebrate, protect, and educate resort guests about the natural and cultural legacy of those that came before us.
Luxurious Accommodations. Sonora's welcoming accommodations will leave you rested and rejuvenated for another day of exciting adventure that awaits you. Each of the 12 themed B.C. lodges offer spacious rooms with incredibly comfortable Queen or King sized beds, luxurious linens, goose down duvets and L'Occitane amenities.
At Sonora Resort, the story of the land and sea is told through culinary experiences that reflect the bounty of the West Coast using techniques from around the world. The sustainable approach means feasting on local fare that is provided from sustainable sources, inspired by the changing seasonal harvest. The cuisine is fresh, unexpected, and inspired. Savour the exquisite talents of Sonora's culinary team led by Executive Chef Justine Smith, complimented by the award-winning wine cellar, with more than 1,500 bottles and over 400 selections of local and internationally sourced varietals.
Tyee Dining Room - The Tyee Dining Room is Sonora's principal culinary establishment that perches over the swirling Yuculta Rapids, where it's common to see bald eagles, harbour seals, Steller sea lions and large marine mammals feasting in the nutrient-rich waters nearby. Inspired by nature, this space features sweeping windows that frame the ocean view, a large live aquarium teaming with marine life from the surrounding waters, a grand piano and unique artwork collection.
From the Tyee Patio, the panoramic ocean views are second only to the sumptuous fine dining experience. In high summer, a tapas deck featuring a wood stone oven is offered for an unexpected gourmet twist. Open lunch to late, guests can enjoy a fine wine, hand crafted cocktail or refreshing brew at the Tyee Lounge, located in the Tyee Dining Room. Downstairs, the Chinook Room provides an intimate dining experience with a grand piano and private entrance accessible from the Chinook Patio.
Menus - Sonora's sustainable approach means menus change with the seasonal harvest to reflect summer, spring, and fall inspired dishes. Breakfast is served tableside or the gourmet Continental style buffet. Lunch is a refined twist on local fare or a chef's picnic lunch if adventure takes you away from the resort. In the evening, a 4-course Chef's Tasting Menu is offered or A-La-Carte Menu, or at the special request of the guest, a delightful specialty Dungeness Crab or Tomahawk steak dinner.
A Vast Wilderness To Explore. Experience world class salmon fishing, wildlife viewing, guided adventure tours, and helicopter excursions in an ancient rainforest archipelago filled with eagles, whales, bears, and more. Indulge in sumptuous spa facilities guaranteed to kindle pure relaxation and bliss. Sonora Resort's curated activities are designed for all ages and preferences. Proudly supporting the local community and indigenous partners to provide bespoke activities that are uniquely offered to guests of Sonora Resort.
Spoil Yourself In An Unspoiled Environment. As the ocean currents move around this secluded island, cleansing, renewing and purifying the waters, the treatments and specialty therapies at Island Currents Spa will likewise revitalize you. Around the majestic and pristine setting of Sonora Island, the visible effects of the ocean currents are perpetually evident. Island Currents Spa has created a complimentary Water Journey, which starts with purification of the body and concludes with relaxation of the mind. Sonora Island's natural wilderness setting surrounds this therapeutic journey where the soothing sounds of island currents have a cathartic effect on the mind, body and spirit.
Sonora Island is located in the pristine wilderness of the West Coast and is home to a unique eco system, abundant with diverse wildlife. We've thoughtfully curated suggested seasonal trip itineraries and experiences to enjoy the best of Sonora's Nature & Wildlife viewing opportunities.
The open-air 28ft zodiac style boat zips around the Discovery Islands for exceptional views of marine wildlife and rugged coastline. Orca and Humpback whales feed, Stellar sea lions bask in the sun, Dall's porpoises and Pacific white-sided dolphins frolic, and sea birds swoop to pluck fish from swirling whirlpools.
Nestled in the heart of an archipelago on the rugged West Coast of Canada, Sonora Resort is a remote sanctuary that is surprisingly within reach.
Accessible only by water or a short 50-minute flight from Vancouver, the only unexpected visitors at this private oasis is the abundance of wildlife.
Experience world class salmon fishing, wildlife viewing, guided adventure tours, and helicopter excursions in an ancient rainforest archipelago.