A vacation at one of Salt Spring’s lakeside cottage resorts is a great option for large groups or families. Sun, sand and water play all day! Most resorts provide canoes, paddle boards, kayaks, etc for their guests to use. Below are some details about the lakes and our recommendations for your holiday on Salt Spring.
ON CUSHEON LAKECusheon Lake Resort
Experience the serenity of this quaint lakeside cottage resort located a short drive south of Ganges. The resort sits on the tip of a peninsula so each of the log cabins offers lake views. Enjoy the use of canoes, swimming docks, hot tub, sandy beach, communal BBQ and large picnic area. The lake is home to rainbow and cutthroat trout and smallmouth bass, so bring your fishing gear.
ON ST. MARY LAKE
St. Mary lake is the largest of Salt Spring’s lakes. Much of the north/central island is serviced with water from this lake and great efforts are made to protect its fragile ecology. Home to creatures like the endangered western painted turtle, playful otters, soaring eagles, and busy beavers. The lake is well stocked with rainbow and cutthroat trout, perch, and smallmouth bass for your fishing vacation. No gas-powered boats are allowed on the lake. Electric motors are ok. Stay at one of these lakeside cottage resorts to fully enjoy all that St. Mary lake has to offer.
GREEN ACRES LAKESIDE RESORTGreen Acres Lakeside Resort
Seven acres of Salt Spring on the east side of St. Mary Lake. ALL day sun here, a sandy beach and plenty of water craft to get you out on the lake! This resort is popular with families and offers fun perks like live music and outdoor movies played on a massive projector screen some evenings.
MAPLE RIDGE COTTAGESMaple Ridge Cottages
A collection of one and two bedroom cottages situated on the west side of St. Mary lake. Morning to mid-day sun exposure with lots of outdoor space to explore and canoes/rowboats for guests to use. A great choice for those looking for a quiet cottage stay with easy lake access.
ON BULLOCK LAKEThe Cottages on Salt Spring Island
The rustic exteriors of these lakeview cottages are quite a contrast to the modern, contemporary interior spaces. Situated on 35 acres encompassing Bullock Lake, there are many opportunities to connect with the natural surroundings. This is a pet-friendly accommodation, so your furry family members can enjoy frolicking around the property as well. All cottages face south-west to maximize sun exposure and prolong the beauty of the day!