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Cheshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just enjoyed a couple of days in the First Mates Cottage. The attention to detail is amazing. I really tried to think of anything missing but failed! There is plenty of tea, coffee, juice, milk, cereals and condiments. Even maple syrup, salad dressing etc. The owners have eclectic tastes and the decor and furnishings are...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Lottie..so nice to hear our guests enjoy the amenities offered... we try to maintain and add little touches as returning guests always notice and comment .. and we always bring home some little treasure from our travels to add to the house and cottages.. Good for you to take the stairs to the beach.. well worth the climb to...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Orveas Bay Resort is absolutely amazing, the location is gorgeous. We stayed in the Captain's Quarters, which is overlooking the Juan De Fuca strait, and is a hop, skip, and jump from the hot tub. Our hosts, Rob and June have thought of everything. Board games, tons of books and magazines to read, beautiful soaker tub, with separate bathroom area....

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I came across this little gem on the internet and I am so glad I did. My boyfriend and I stayed for a two night getaway and it was fantastic. The property is quite private and even though we had a bit of rain and snow along with some sun it was still a beautiful weekend. A visit to the...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words.. yes, it has been a very strange winter, we don't often get snow so it was a bit of surprise... funnily enough it did not deter guests from coming! All of the units have either a gas fireplace or wood burning so nice to have a cozy place to curl up and chase away...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent 2 wonderful days in the Starboard cottage. Beautifully furnished, the kitchen has everything you could possibly want in a kitchen. Looking forward to going back. This is our new favorite getaway!

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words...it always nice to hear from our guests, your comments give us and our housekeepers incentive to make our guests as comfortable as possible. , Love to have you back and hope the next visit will be filled with sunshine every day!!

Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I found this spot online and stayed here for our 1st anniversary in 2015. It was lovely. We planned on coming back at the beginning of October 2016 for our 2nd anniversary. Then an unexpected death in the family occurred. I emailed the owners approx. 2-3 weeks ahead of our scheduled date(s) for a refund of our...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

When we read this review our first response was to contact Trip Advisor and ask them to please remove this review from our web page as it is not only unfair but the writer has resorted to name calling and making derogatory character judgement . The response was that the review committee felt it fell within their guide lines and...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We recently spent 2 nights in Starboard Cottage while in Canada on our honeymoon. I wish we could have stayed longer! The cottage was absolutely beautiful, spotlessly clean and the kitchen was so well equipped!!! Spent a few very enjoyable hours in the hot tub and explored the rugged west coast.... China beach is beautiful as advised by Ron. Many...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review.. it is very much appreciated.. but 2 days is not long enough for a honeymoon.. it takes a day or 2 to just relax! Of all of the great beaches in this area Ron loves China beach!.. We give credit to the cleanliness of the cottages to our great housekeepers. they take pride in their...

West Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife, her sister and spent 3 days, and used it as home away from home. We cooked our meals , sat 9n the sun drank our wine. We had lunch in Port Renfrew ( a very costal British Columbia town) Really good clam chowder made in the Pub & Restaurant combined right on the marina access. TV, DVD player...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review and a little of the Things to Do in our part of the woods.. Orveas Bay has a great southern exposure so we can sit outside on windy days and watch the world go by.. We face the Shipping lanes between Canada and the USA so a variety of ships cruise by.. love the...

Reviewed 10 September 2016

WOW! What an experience. My partner and I travel a lot and have stayed in a number of different boutique style hotels/vacation homes and this is by far the best place we have ever stayed at. The amount of thought and care that goes into this place is incredible. We planned to only stay Friday night after doing the Coast...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

You are our very favorite type of guests! We love it when guest appreciate the accommodations and amenities .. THANK YOU!!! we had a great summer. lots of sunshine . and just the best guests in the world.. the only downside was a little black bear that decided that he/she was going to be our new family dog.. he climbed...

Snow Lake, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We loved it here. It is a gorgeous place to stay, with amazing gardens all around and an unbeatable view from your front door. There is everything you could need here, with cooking utensils, barbecue, hot tub, hammock, toaster oven, microwave, hot plate, wonderfully comfy bed, cards, books - and beautiful surroundings. The little fridge was thoughtfully stocked with basics...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review..it is so nice to have guests appreciate what we do! We try to provide all of the things that we like in our accommodations when we travel.. We are in a remote area and it is not easy to pop into the closest Tim Horton's for coffee, so we try to have coffee fixins' on...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Oh Orveas... we love coming back. If you look at the website and wonder "Could this place possibly be as nice as it looks on the website?" I wish to confirm that it is just as lovely, possibly even better, in person. We love this location - a quick hour from Victoria and only 15 minutes past Sooke places Orveas...

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beachlot2577, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words... you are our "oldest" family and we are truly amazed at how Andrew has grown along with our time here..we have all experienced good and trying times over these years but problems seem to disappear sitting on a deck chair watching the boat pass by and sun setting over the sea. So many changes...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Orveas Bay Resort

Address: 2577 Sunnybrae Rd | BC, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1G4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Sooke
Number of rooms: 4
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“beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles kath382, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“this is more like a rental”
 of 5 bubbles JRFraine, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Captain and First Mate's accommodations are shadier then the two cottages, but in our opinion have the nicer views.”
 of 5 bubbles Burnaby_Folk, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The port cabin offers the most privacy while keeping the amazing view!”
 of 5 bubbles KathiConroy, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All of the houses for rent over look Juan de Fuca Strait”
 of 5 bubbles 647charlottea, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
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