British Columbia’s Wickaninnish Inn Refurbishes its Rooms

The Wickaninnish Inn, Canada

The Wickaninnish Inn has reopened with some intriguing new additions after its annual five-week closure. They’ve added a ‘sea cave’ steam room to the Ancient Cedars Spa, and a room refurbishment project is nearing completion: the original 45 guestrooms in the Wickaninnish-at-the-Pointe building are getting a full makeover based on guest feedback under the guidance of BBA Design Consultants. When the rooms are unveiled in mid-March, expect nature-inspired interiors that are warm and contemporary in style.

The “Wick Inn”—as it’s affectionately called— has a spectacular setting on Vancouver Island's rugged western shore not far from Tofino. A member of Relais and Chateaux, the luxury lodge routinely wins awards for its Pacific Northwest cuisine, Ancient Cedars Spa, and overall guest experience. There are 75 oceanfront guest rooms with gas fireplaces, soaker tubs, and private balconies with panoramic views.

Travel tip: March brings the annual migration of 22,000 Grey Whales near Tofino shores, stopping to rest with their new calves on their way from Baja to Alaska. The Pacific Rim Whale Festival takes place from March 17-25, 2012.

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For more information, see www.wickinn.com.

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