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oceanside hot tub + sunsets = pure bliss

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private 1BR Waterfront Suite W/ Kitchen & BBQ, King Bed, Oceanside Hot Tub

Need to get out of the city for a few days? Imagine sitting down with a glass of wine watching the sunset paint a rainbow of colours across your own private waterfront getaway. Coracle Cove is located on a small body of water which we share with a handful of seasonal, but seldom occupied cottages, giving us a heightened sense of privacy.

Our waterside hot tub, described as 'The best view in BC,' sits on an oceanside deck which literally hangs beside the ocean, as waves crash onto the rocks below. Does this sound like what you're looking for, a place where you can completely relax for a few days or more, and that's only 90 minutes from Vancouver.

Facing south, we enjoy the full range of the movement of the sun from its deep purple sunrises to those rainbow-filled sunsets. The reflections on the still ocean waters create a beauty that is simply unparalleled. Relax and take in this very special view on our large oceanside deck. If you want to be even closer to the water, move down to the floating dock and take a seat in one of our big comfortable chairs. Feel the light ocean breeze on your face and listen to the gentle lapping of the water - it's often the only sound you'll hear.

We've been renting our waterfront suite for almost 20 years and have over 200 reviews on a variety of listing sites. We received SuperHost recognition on Airbnb for the past 11 quarters, and TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence in each of the last 5 years. We've also been reviewed in Lonely Planet.

With its own exterior entrance, our single suite is completely private and provides lots of room in a well designed 800 sq.Ft. space. A fully-equipped kitchen and bright living room boast large windows looking out to the ocean. A walk-out covered deck is just a stone's throw from the water, and a comfortable place to sit, enjoy the view and watch a variety of birds at the nearby feeder. Please note, this is a smoke free property.

There is a large, bright bedroom with a king-sized bed and comfortable obus form mattress.

Located on Sechelt Inlet on a pristine half-acre setting, you're only 10 minutes from the town of Sechelt, yet far enough away to feel like you've escaped to a very special place. Over 40 different bird species appear throughout the year. Seals can often be seen just off the dock, and porpoises and dolphins are frequent visitors. Check out the photo gallery on our website for some of the critters you'll see and bring your camera when you visit.

Coracle Cove Waterfront Suite is perfect for week-long vacations, short getaways, writers retreats or house hunting visits. It is an ideal vacation rental choice, and offers excellent value.

Contact us using the link provided and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have, and get you started on the getaway that you deserve.

You can also visit our Coracle Cove website where you can find the most up-to-date availability on our real-time calendar, as well as our awards and reviews, and our blog which offers our best insider-travel tips for fully experiencing all that the sunshine coast has to offer.

More Details

Jack Pope
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Jack Pope

We discovered the Sunshine Coast in 1974 when Jack needed a place to do his student teaching. Our roots in this beautiful community grew deeper and deeper and we consider ourselves extremely lucky to have found Paradise so early in our lives.

Jack enjoyed teaching a variety of subjects at both the high school and elementary levels. His love was history, first nurtured from travelling through Europe. He retired from the classroom in 2006, but quickly replaced this with other interests. He helped to develop the Sunshine Coast B&B Association, and was a Founding Director of Sunshine Coast Tourism. He also served on the Board of Directors for Vancouver Coast & Mountains Tourism Region.

Sheila recently retired from a very successful career in real estate. She has replaced her busy work schedule with volunteer work as a member of the Sunshine Coast Search & Rescue Team and Program Director for the Sechelt Rotary Club.

Retirement has given us both the gift of time... time to spend with our three grandchildren who live nearby, time to persue hobbies and time for travel. Life is Good!!

Jack Pope purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Jack Pope chose Sandy Hook

Sheila found this incredible piece of property and we always like to boast that we had the best Realtor in the world. We're on a small body of water that we share with a handful of seasonal cottages, most of which are seldom used, so we have a real heightened sense of privacy and relaxation. It's south facing so we get sunshine all day and experience beautiful sunrises and sunsets throughout the year.

What makes this apartment unique

When you're on the water you have an expansive, uninterrupted view. We see boats of all shapes and sizes, float planes and a wide range of wild life, both below and above the water and in the air. There's always something that catches your eye, that catches your breath and you just have to stop and look... and then grab your camera.

Guestbook comments from the owner

If you want to have a relaxing time, but also enjoy the sights and adventures in Sechelt, i highly recommend this place and these hosts. This place is clean and cozy. The views are picturesque! And the details in the property were well thought off. We had a relaxing time drinking our coffees by the dock in the morning, and then sipping our wines just after sunset by the covered patio. We also enjoyed the views while sitting on the hot tub. And, got to see some seals & jellyfish. The hosts are knowledgeable, friendly, but also professional. I especially appreciated their tips & recommendations on places to see, & things to do in Sechelt. As we followed most of them and enjoyed them. Particularly, trying out the food places, canoeing and hiking. Location is also close enough driving to most places. Thanks Jack & Sheila for letting us stay in your lovely B&B! We'll be recommending this to our friends!
Sep 2017
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Sandy Hook Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Colourful bathroom with custom sink & tile instal. Tub/Shower combination
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The large bedroom faces onto the ocean with two windows. There is a king-sized bed and comfortable Obus Form mattress to guarantee you an excellent night's sleep. .
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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oceanside hot tub + sunsets = pure bliss
average rating of 4.875 based on 28 reviews
Zirndorf, Germany

Little paradise

  • 5 of 5

A short drive out of the city Sechelt and we found the real paradise.

A beautiful condo with an incredible view of the Inlet. We enjoyed so much to sitting in the whirlpool and watching the boats and the birds.

The condo is very comfortable. The kitchen has all the necessary equipments to prepare an own meal.

The view from the sitting room is amazing- the breakfast will take longer because we need to watch the water.

The bed is a king size and it’s very comfortable. The mattress is soft but not to much. We slept very well.

It was so quiet and relaxing- only the sound of the water or the noises of the birds were to hear.

Our hosts Jack and Sheila are so kind! It was so nice to talk with them. Jack gave us very good recommendation and of course we loved his insider tipps on the website.

We enjoyed a lot our walk to Smugglers Cove or to Skookumchuck Park.

We hope we can come back.Thank you for 4 beautiful days in your little paradise.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to be able to host you during your visit to Canada. We enjoyed talking with you and sharing information about each other's countries. Thanks for posting your lovely review and we do hope that you will consider staying with again.
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Boston, MA

Cozy and convenient on the water.

  • 5 of 5

Great little spot. Easy access for water activities, nearby hiking, and an easy trip into Sechelt for supplies. The kitchen is well appointed. Lovely waking up in the King bed looking out over the water. Responsive and welcoming hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay at our waterfront suite. We enjoyed watching you both setting off from our dock, each morning an evening, your SUP's loaded with crab trap and 4-legged passenger. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Best place to stay on the Sunshine Coast

  • 5 of 5

Here's all you need to know: on the first night at Coracle Cove we watched the full moon rise over the hillside and reflect on the water, all from the comfort of our private hot tub. Magic. At the end of every day we drank a glass of wine sitting on the dock, soaking in the beauty and peace. The unit is lovely, Jack was extremely helpful, and we had a glorious week.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your lovely review. Our oceanside hot tub is indeed a magical place, especially when the evening sky puts on a special show. I'm so glad you enjoyed your second visit to the Sunshine Coast and that you were able to experience some of my favourite recommendations. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Absolutely beautiful location and lovely hosts

  • 4 of 5

The location is ideal - close to Sechelt but out of town, beautiful inlet property on the water, with easy access to hiking, kayaking, beaching and vacation fun. Jack and Sheila were very friendly and helpful. The unit is nice, well cared for, and on a beautifully landscaped property.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our waterfront suite. It was fun watching you head out in the morning for your kayaking, as well as all of your other adventures. We're also happy that you were able to take advantage of our recommendations.
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If you are looking for tranquility, this is the place for you!

  • 5 of 5

Our gracious host Jack, invited us to an early check-in which was greatly appreciated since the weather was so rotten. The suite is appointed with all the basics one might need and is tastefully furnished and decorated. The heated towel rack in the bathroom is a nice surprise. The bedroom boasts a comfortable king size bed with a magnificent ocean view. A crack of the window allows ocean sounds to fill the room as one sleeps and is very relaxing and welcoming. The hot tub was prepared with fresh water and the view is magnificent!

Jack is a great source of valuable information with regards to surrounding activities and good eats!

We really enjoyed the hike to Skookumchuck by Edgemont and the Smuggler's Cove hike is gorgeous as well.

This is a great area to explore and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. Sheila and I are travellers ourselves and we've tried to set up our waterfront suite with some of the best ideas that we've encountered in our own travels. We've also tried to look for ways to share this beautiful area, and I'm so glad that you got to explore two of my favourite places.
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  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed at Coracle Cove for a last minute 3 night getaway and will absolutely be back the next time we travel up the Sunshine Coast. The property is beautiful, quiet, very private and well maintained. Jack and Sheila were such great hosts, answering any of our questions about where to eat, what to do and see in the area with a wealth of knowledge. We spent our time up there relaxing, hiking, and kayaking with no set schedule what so ever. We both agree, we were very lucky to come across Coracle Cove. Highly recommended, you won't be disappointed with this place!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your wonderful review. We're so happy that you were able to enjoy a few of our recommendations. The Sunshine Coast is a very magical place!!
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
catch a float plane from Vancouver - 20 min away
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Lighthouse Marine Pub
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
an easy 40 minute drive
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
3 courses in the area - nearest 15 min away
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
several to choose from - 10 min away
Nearest Beach
go swimming off our dock
Car: recommended

We're located just 10 minutes from the town centre of Sechelt. It's close enough to head in for a relaxing dinner, yet far enough to feel that you are in a very pristine place surrounded by water and trees.

There's lots to do on the Sunshine Coast and we're centrally located to it all. We also maintain a blog with over 70 postings describing our favourite restaurants, hiking trails and all of the other activities that make the Sunshine Coast such a great getaway.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $38.74
Pet Fee $31

Our Cancellation Policy is 14 Days Advance Notice, so please call at least two weeks ahead of the date of your stay if you are unable to keep your reservation. There is a $25 administration fee when cancelling, or for a reduction in nights booked, if 14-days notice is given. For less than 14-days, the charge is 50% of the booked rate; or the full amount for less than 48 hours notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.