Set a Romantic Mood with True Key Hotels & Resorts

 In Uncategorized

Even if dramatic gestures and overdone Valentine’s Day cliches make you cringe, there’s just something about travelling with the person you love that brings out even the most reluctant romantic. After all, who doesn’t want to explore a new locale, complete with stunning scenery, with the love of their life?

While we’re sure you can think of ways to keep yourselves busy, we’ve also put together the perfect recipes for a romantic Valentine’s weekend getaway. Whether you’re looking for a stunning seaside cottage or a room with epic mountain views, these True Key properties are sure to woo you.

SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

Stunning Ocean views are always a recipe for romance. SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Perched cliffside overlooking the Pacific Ocean with stunning forested land hugging the property, SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort sits on Possession Point, the southwestern-most tip of Vancouver Island.

Featuring one and two-bedroom cottages and studio suites, SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort offers you an oceanic key to a luxury stay in nature. From sipping coffee on your patio overlooking the ocean to whale watching, this gorgeous property will set you up for a weekend of love. 

Where to eat

SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort is a short drive from pubs, restaurants and cafes including the West Coast Grill that offers up delectable and fresh culinary creations to suit every appetite and Wild Mountain Food and Drink that features West Coast Canadian cuisine which reflects the harvest and season.

Additionally, if you choose to stay in to eat in your fully equipped kitchen, you can have the perfect breakfast-in-bed with fresh ingredients from one of the many local farms including produce, eggs and locally raised meat from InishOge Farm.

Image Courtesy of Wild Mountain Dinners

What to drink

Enjoy a bottle of wine from one of Vancouver Island’s many wineries or step out of your accommodations and visit one of the local Sooke breweries including:

Want to concoct your own drink from the comfort of your room? This Love Potion Cocktail will set the mood and is easy to make, or enjoy this Cranberry Kiss Mocktail.

What to do

It’s likely you can come up with one or two things to keep you occupied on Valentine’s Day weekend, but if you’re looking for suggestions on how to connect with your partner check out this book that gets couples to think back on their relationship and list what it is that they love the most. 

Additionally, Sooke has tons of things to do including zip-lining, golfing, whale watching and more. Check out a full list here.

Harrison Beach Hotel

Located right across the street from Harrison Lake, Harrison Beach Hotel offers stunning lake and mountain vistas and makes a beautiful setting for a love-inspired weekend with your partner.

With the Pacific Ridge Mountains and tranquil Harrison Lake bordering the property, Harrison Beach Hotel features three stylish room types with their well-appointed Junior Suites, Deluxe Guestrooms and Executive Suites. Located in the centre of Harrison Hot Springs, Harrison Beach Hotel is ideally located for a weekend away.


Where to eat

While in Harrison Hot Springs enjoy a home-cooked meal in your room or enjoy one of the many restaurants in the area including:

What to drink

A short drive from Harrison Hot Springs will have you at some amazing local breweries and wineries including Flash Back Brewing Company and St. Urban Winery. Additionally, you can check out the Royals Kombucha Brew House for a non-alcoholic option.

Don’t want to have to worry about transportation? Then why not make a drink in your room like the Love Martini or a Valentine’s Day mocktail.

What to do

Harrison Hot Springs has an abundance of outdoor adventure to experience as well they proudly boast an extensive and diverse culture and history. You can take time to wander through some of the community or provincial parks, experience nature-inspired attractions or take time to discover local artists and learn all about what the area is known for.

Image Courtesy of Kilby Historic Site

For more information on properties to stay at for Valentine’s Day across Vancouver Island and British Columbia check out True Key’s list of properties.

Need help planning the perfect romantic getaway? Let one of True Key’s representatives help!

Recommended Posts
Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina