The Sunshine Coast offers unlimited adventure options for a variety of outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and arts & culture afficionados. Whether you care to sleep in or stroll about, Luciana's Retreat is surrounded by an inspired landscape and vibrant community. We have assembled a list of potential options for guests to explore:
Links to Coast Calendar of Events
Sunshine Coast Bed & Breakfast Association Community Events calendar of festivals, fairs, gallery events and live music performances.
101 Things to Do
Suggested Destinations & Experiences
Roberts Creek Village (20 minutes from Luciana’s Retreat by foot)
Enjoy a leisurely stroll up the road and discover local amenities, including the Roberts Creek General Store, Canada Post Post Office, Roberts Creek Health Foods Store, http://www.outdooradventurestore.ca/ Alpha Kayak Adventures, and of course the Gumboot Café & Restaurant. Treat yourself to a cup of tea or a coffee and read one of the local newspapers on the Sunshine Coast: The Coast Reporter or The Local.
Roberts Creek Pier and Local Beach (15 minutes from Luciana’s Retreat by foot)
Enjoy a lovely stroll on a sandy beach at low tide!
Roberts Creek Provincial Park & Picnic Ground (8 minutes by car)http://www.britishcolumbia.com/parks/?id=471 Here is a map of the Park.
Winter Season Visitors: For the more adventurous, explore Dakota Ridge (15 minutes by car) where you will find scenic vistas overlooking the ocean and Trail Islands and wonderful snowshoe and cross country trails in the winter.
Smuggler Cove Provincial Marine Park; (35 minutes by car) Experience a moderately easy hiking trail which winds through the rainforest, a beaver bog and marsh and terminates at the ocean’s edge.
Art Galleries and Studios
Self Guided Tour of Local Artist Studios
Tour the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden in West Sechelt
Explore the newest addition to the Coast, an inspiring 40 acre Botanical Garden in the making!
In its early days, visitors are welcome to tour the property with a Garden docent and to explore the impressive production vegetable garden! http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org/future_events.php
Lucian's Retreat is located 5 minutes away from the best golf the coast has to offer, complete with professional staff and driving ranges for your practice and pleasure:
Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club
Kayaking on the Coast:
The Sunshine Coast offers endless coves and gorgeous vistas to behold on the water! There are two great outfitters on the Coast who offer both rental equipment and expert instruction:
Alpha Adventures: http://www.outdooradventurestore.ca/
Halfmoon Sea Kayaks: http://www.halfmoonseakayaks.com/Default.dwt
Horseback Riding with Trail Guide:
Malaspina Ranch Stables
13199 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Madeira Park, BC V0N 2H0
Power Boat Rentals (17’ Runabouts)