Things to Do in Pender Harbour & Egmont Areas
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DINING, RESTAURANTS & PUBS
West Coast Wilderness Lodge with its world-famous restaurant Inlets
Backeddy Resort & Marina with its great waterfront pub!
IN SECRET COVE
Rockwater Secret Cove Resort with its fine dining restaurant
IN PENDER HARBOUR
In Madeira Park
Pender Harbour Golf Course with its great menu selections at the Clubhouse Restaurant
Pender Harbour Hotel and Marina with i's popular Grasshopper Pub overlooking the harbour
Painted Boat Resort with its world-class Lagoon restaurant
Eusperia Café and Gift Gallery for ice cream, sandwiches and home made soups and baked goods
Get Fish & Chips and famous burgers at the Triple B's Burgers; awesome pizza at the Harbour Pizza; sushi at the Japanese Restaurant; tacos at the Mexican restaurant; and have lunch at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Across the harbour in the Garden Bay area
John Henry's Marina and Resort with its seaside Café
Garden Bay Pub, Restaurant and Marina for boaters and landlubbers
Need a little retail therapy?
Our variety of small shops & boutiques have something for everyone.
MADEIRA PARK SHOPS:
Get groceries at the IGA and the Oak Tree Market (great butcher!); spirits at the BC Liquor Store; prescriptions at the Marina Pharmacy; building supplies at RONA; check out the thrift Store Bargain Barn; jewellery and other beautiful things at Eusperia Café and Gift Gallery; pick up some BC bud at the Remedy Wellness Center; bank at the Sunshine Coast Credit Union; stop by the Pender Harbour Health Center; take Fido to the veterinary hospital; make everything legal at the lawyer's office; and find your perfect gettaway at Royal LePage Sussex.
In Madeira Park's Harbour Spirit Center at the intersection with the highway is a little mall on a hill with restaurants and shops. Make sure to stop at Siam99 for exotic dresses and curious from Thailand.
Close to Madeira Park, visit the yurts at the FibreWorks Studio and Gallery, then head to the Garden Bay area and stop at the funky Flying Anvil Studios and the world-famous Motoko Original Art Gallery Keep going north to Egmont and check out the gift shop at the Egmont Heritage Center.
Check out all your shopping options in our business directory.
REST & RELAXATION
If quiet relaxation is what you need, we have plenty to go around.
Treat yourself to a much-needed massage or luxurious body treatment.
Eco Spa at West Coast Wilderness Lodge
Natural Relaxation Massage 60min – $120 / 75min – $145 / 90min – $170
Enjoy your choice of relaxation, therapeutic or combo style treatment. Paired with hot towels and a soothing essential oil combination. Using organic oils to create a signature treatment for you.
Neck, Shoulder & Back Massage 45min – $90
Focused attention to your neck, shoulder & back areas using organic oils and hot towels.
IN MADEIRA PARK
Freedom Lodge & Spa
Spa at the Painted Boat Resort
World Class Spa in Natural SplendorIndulge and revitalize your body and soul at The SPA at Painted Boat. Located at the Painted Boat Resort at Pender Harbour, The SPA is designed as an oasis of calm and relaxation and an escape from the rigours of everyday life. Our broad range of treatments are infused with the ocean’s bounty of mineral-rich seaweed and salts, refreshing your mind and boost your immune system. A team of trained professionals, including Registered Massage Therapists, provide personalized service guidance in relieving stress through holistic wellness.
Before or after your treatment, spend some time in our Spa Serenity Garden and take advantage of the pools and warming fire pit.
IN SECRET COVE
Rockwater Secret Cove Resort 'Spa Without Walls'
When visiting the Rockwater Spa in the summer and early fall, you can experience massage outdoors in one of our two 'Spa Without Walls'. These spa-tents are located on a bluff overlooking the ocean where you can hear the breeze and the ocean while receiving a healing massage. During the winter months and days that are not as warm and sunny, our massages take place in our newly renovated Spa Cabin.
Our Esthetics room is a quiet sanctuary where you can enjoy an Eminence Organic Facial, Body-wrap, manicure, pedicure, eyebrow shaping and tinting, waxing and paraffin treatments. Spa services available seven days a week from 9am til 6pm, reservations required. All our spa venues can accommodate solo or tandem appointments.