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“Relaxation at Seal Beach”
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A lovely still evening on Seal Beach              Photo credit: Jag photography
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A lovely still evening on Seal Beach              Photo credit: Jag photography
Seal Beach Cottage
Seal Beach Cottage - see the beach reflected in the window?
Patio with BBQ looking over the oceanfront. New grass there now!
Living area
View from Kitchen
Spacious Great Room
Kitchen - well equipped
View of Seal Beach From the Master bedroom.
Twin room- spacious
Bathroom
Seal Beach - 25M from the cottage
Seals on Seal Beach Point overlooking Miners Bay and the Mayne Island village.
Driveway through 22 acres of private forest to Seal Beach Cottage
Watching the Seals on Seal Beach. Mayne Island Village in background
Seal Beach looking onto Galiano Island
Another beautiful sunset on Seal Beach              Photo credit: Jag photography
Seal Beach on a calm sunny evening!
Seal Beach looking over Active Pass onto Galiano
Seal Beach
Seal Beach Point
Walk through Seal Beach forest! Our trail is 1.5 km long. Sit on our driftwood bench!
Fern Hill Trail in private forest at Seal Beach       Photo credit: Jag photography
Fern Hill Trail at Seal Beach           Photo credit: Jag photography
Looking towards the village from Seal Beach Point
Mayne Island Village from the Point. A 1km walk to the grocery store, bakery, and the gift store.
Seal Beach at sunset
Seal Beach at low tide - wonderful for exploring tidal pools
A late Summer sunset from Seal Beach. WOW!
North Shore Mountains seen from Seal Beach!
Clear water, healthy beach and lots of wildlife!
A couple of over 30 seals hauled out on our Point!
Pals at Seal Beach                Photo credit: Jag photography
Seals and Gulls share the Point on Seal Beach           Photo credit: Jag photography
Eagle on Seal Beach
Gorgeous winter day!
Beautiful all year round!
Your holiday starts on the ferry with the gorgeous trip  through Georgia Strait and the Gulf Islands
Ferry arrived in Village Bay, Mayne Island. Only 3 km to the cottage!
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Mayne Island, British Columbia

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Brian S
Abbotsford, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Relaxation at Seal Beach”
Reviewed 1 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The Seal Beach Cottage was an ideal spot to get away and relax next to the ocean. We enjoyed watching the passing ferries and playful seals in the bay. We found the cottage to be cozy and well equipped and we felt like it was a home away from home. The cottage is equally suited for a couple or family of four. The property itself was gorgeous and we enjoyed walking with your dog throughout the trails and beach.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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sharondip...
Sechelt, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The weather wasn't good but the comfortable cottage made up for that.”
Reviewed 27 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We had the cottage to ourselves so enjoyed family time with no distractions. just what we needed. Happily we found the kitchen well equipped. the whole place was spotless. No soap or shampoo in the bathroom, but lovely towels for the four of us and very comfortable beds.The air was cleaner, the stars brighter, and the forest more beautiful than anywhere else I've been for years.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: The rain. can't be helped!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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WKC28
Kamloops, Canada
1 review
“Great Place to Relax”
Reviewed 19 March 2015 for a stay in August 2014

Seal Beach Cottage is an incredible getaway! Explore the beach and surrounding area, ride your bike or walk to town or just relax! We've been here two summers in a row for a week each time with our 5 and 11 year olds and would not hesitate to go back-a slice of paradise. The accommodation is great and set up for anything you might need and the owners are friendly.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Christina...
Victoria, Canada
1 review
“Idyllic, relaxing small island perfection!!”
Reviewed 3 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

What a perfect spot for a relaxing getaway! We just spent a wonderful weekend at Seal Beach cottage with our two girls, 5 & 8, and the cottage was perfect in every way, the location stunning! While we had resided on Mayne for years, we had never stayed at Seal Beach before, and now that we have, it will be our return spot! The cottage had everything we needed to sink back into quiet, contemplative island living, and everything was beautifully appointed and thoughtfully chosen. We didn't see a soul in the almost 3 days at the cottage and felt very privileged to have such an incredibly private getaway, thank you!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Majenner
Whistler, Canada
2 reviews
“Lovely beachside cottage on quiet island”
Reviewed 2 March 2015 for a stay in August 2014

We have been going here for several years with kids and grandchildren. Its a gathering spot for our family, Mayne Island, and this little cottage has been a favourite for us. The kids love beach combing, collecting sea glass, shells and checking out the tide pools. We have had many family barbecues overlooking the water. We have seen orcas swimming by and a couple if huge salmon runs go right by us. A great place to connect.

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How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: great people to deal with, they care about the property and their clients
Liked least: campground right there but we know this and still go
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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