Bluffs on Bowen
vast views, sleek style, spectacular sunsets

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May 2015: While Bluffs on Bowen still welcomes guests, the Island Thyme cottage has sold. No new bookings will be taken for Island Thyme.

Our new Evergreen Ridge location offers an exciting experience set high on bluffs on the island's west side. Expansive views of nearby islands and distant coastlines of Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast and beyond. Absolutely spectacular sunsets. Mossy bluffs smothered in foxgloves in Spring followed by waving, golden grasses in summer. Weathered firs, roots dug deep into the bedrock to withstand the channel winds, gnarled silhouettes against a big sky. Super natural Bowen Island.

Enjoy dramatic sunsets and mysterious winter mists. Unique, custom designed house of curved roofs and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a green roof. Bird life abounds. Dramatic winter storm watching. 

Spacious studio with contemporary interior and modern furnishings. Bright and light-filled, with vaulted curved ceiling and expansive window wall. A modern kitchen including dishwasher, microwave/convection oven and cappuccino/expresso machine. Beautiful bathroom with vaulted ceiling and views of the forest.

A small community surrounded by rainforest, creeks, fern valleys and moss covered bluffs surrounded by parkland. One of Bowen's best swimming and sunset viewing beach at Bowen Bay and a network of forested walking/hiking trails nearby. Naturalistic style garden in harmony with its wild surroundings and large ponds created to help sustain native habitat and nurture wildlife. Organic vegetable and herb garden which bounty you are welcome to share when available! ***Please be aware of natural hazards such as high cliffs with slippery mosses and ponds. Keep back from the edge of bluffs and watch adventurous children carefully.***

Private entrance and deck overlooking views of coastline and bluffs.

An unforgettable location, perfect for romantic couples, small family times together and special celebrations. It occupies the upper left portion of the house.

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  • Queen platform bed with 12" deep Heavenly Bed mattress
  • comfortable contemporary sofa (or fold-down single bed)
  • fully featured kitchen, incl. dishwasher, convection/microwave and cappuccino/expresso machine
  • modern 4-piece bath w/forest views
  • floor-to-ceiling window walls framing expansive views
  • organic, fresh breakfast items for self-catering
  • well-stocked w/dry goods/cooking basics: e.g. condiments, spices, oils, cereals/muesli, rice/pasta, coco, coffee, teas-- bring your fresh food/favorites
  • delicious croissants (regular and chocolate) for baking
  • private deck with spectacular sunset views
  • Weber electric BQ ***
  • TV/cable
  • wireless internet
  • a games table (chess, backgammon) and cards
  • a selection of books; contemporary, best sellers, island/coastal authors

***An extra charge of $10 will be applied if the Weber barbeque requires cleaning. Please use wire brush on both sides of grill and wash drip collection tray while still warm and easy to clean. Thank you.

Rates and Availability

Our rate for Bluffs on Bowen is $175 per couple/night. There is a 2 night minimum. Ideal for singles and couples (including a child). A "mobile" child is an extra $10/night. Reserve early for statutory holidays; they book up quickly. If a reservation is cancelled within 2 weeks of booking, there is a 50% cancellation charge. However, if we are able to re-book your reservation time without losses, we will completely waive this charge.

We are sorry, but we cannot cannot accommodate pets.

How Do I Book?

Contact us using our contact form (top right link) or email:

Phone 604 838-7271(cell) or 604 947-0191. If you don't reach us, please do leave a message or text us and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.


Our address: 1650 Evergreen Lane in Bowen Bay. Follow these directions to find your way:  from ferry terminal in Snug Cove, drive up hill past BICS school on your right, continue straight past the Artisan Square signage on the left, follow right turn that takes you past Fire hall and eventually past IRLY building centre, follow left turn, then make a right at next intersection onto Adams Road (there is signage indicating Tunstall/Bowen Bay); drive down the hill until you see a green road sign on the right reading “Evergreen Lane”, turn right and follow winding single-lane road through the forest (drive slowly, watch for oncoming cars and use wide shoulder areas to allow other cars to pass). At the T intersection, turn left and drive to house straight ahead: metal gate, ponds and curved roofs. Can’t miss it.

Open the gate and park inside, just please pull far enough ahead to allow me to access the carport behind you. Please ALWAYS close all gates behind you to protect the garden from the deer!!!



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