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Our Go to to Kingfisher Resort

The entire Fraîche group escaped to lovely Vancouver Island for some a lot wanted relaxation and rest. To say we discovered our zen could be an understatement! We spent a blissful few days nestled within the forest and proper on the sting of the ocean at Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa. Listed below are all the main points from our memorable go to!

I’ve dreamt of happening a visit with group for the previous few years, and a quiet and peaceable retreat within the attractive Comox Valley appeared like the right spot. My mission was to have us join, loosen up and get impressed. The expertise greater than exceeded all my hopes and desires! We even had Flytographer seize some moments collectively proven right here (use code FRAICHE50 for $50 your shoot).

View from the seaside trying again on the resort!

The place is Kingfisher Resort

This resort is positioned on Vancouver Island in Royston, a seaside group within the Comox Valley. It’s a brief drive from the Comox airport (we flew in from Vancouver) and with solely a 35 minute flight time, getting there was good and easy. You may take a ferry as a substitute and drive up from Nanaimo, which might be a beautiful drive!

See resort location particulars right here.

What to do at Kingfisher Resort

I’ve two phrases: PAMPER YOURSELF! Kingfisher has a luxurious spa, world class eating choices, epic views of the ocean, a surprising courtyard oasis, pool, and exquisite rooms.

I requested all the women what their favorite components had been from this journey, and with out hesitation I used to be hit with phrases like: the spa, meals, employees, views, courtyard backyard! Listed below are some highlights from our journey to Kingfisher Resort.

women in robes and towels at Kingfisher Resort

The Pacific Mist Spa

The spa was VERY extremely beneficial by anybody I had talked to who had visited this resort. Let me inform you, they had been all proper. There’s a pool, sauna, steam cave and E-P-I-C hydropath. We moved via sandstone sculpted caves, swimming pools, and a sauna for the final word hydrotherapy rest. It was such a singular expertise, I immediately knew I needed to come back again once more with my hubby! It is a excellent place for a ladies weekend, {couples} getaway and the whole lot in between.

the spa at Kingfisher Resort
the pool at Kingfisher Resort

Ocean 7 Restaurant & AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar 

As foodies, we had been so excited to eat our manner via the resort (actually). Chef Richard Benson and his employees are wonderful! The meals was so contemporary, flavourful and galvanizing.

Highlights embody:

  • The avocado toast: a scrumptious piece of artwork.
  • Any and all home cocktails from the Aqua bar (laborious to select a favorite however the ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ is up there.
  • The Ocean 7 seafood tower, as a result of for those who can’t go to the Island and never take pleasure in contemporary seafood!
  • The Polenta Fries AND the Truffle Fries (get each, simply do it).
  • A intensive wine listing together with our Okanagan fave’s!
  • Their Korean Hen Bowl was a giant Fraîche favorite…all of us tried to recreate it at dwelling!

Sorry for making you drool…however you may take a more in-depth take a look at the culinary expertise right here.

cocktails at the restaurant at Kingfisher Resort
food from the restaurant at Kingfisher Resort


Clearly, one of many extra vital components of any resort keep is your room! We had stayed in Penthouse Suite (2 individuals) and two Oceanview Courtyard Rooms (2 individuals per room). The place do I begin….the Penthouse (just lately renovated) was merely gorgeous. We actually loved the personal balcony with unobstructed views of the Georgia Strait (pairs effectively with a comfy gown and glass of champagne), the absolutely outfitted kitchenette, and a eating desk plus lounge area, making it HQ for the whole group throughout our keep.

See all lodging choices right here.

Kingfisher Resort
View of Ocean Courtyard rooms
View from the penthouse at Kingfisher Resort
View from Penthouse patio!

Courtyard and Outside House

I’m a sucker for cozying up by a hearth, so once I noticed the numerous firetables nestled thorughout the Serenity Gardens I used to be in heaven. Every evening we obtained into our cozy garments, grabbed a glass of wine and sat across the fireplace. Is there something extra quintessential West Coast than this?!

fire pits at Kingfisher Resort

Our expertise with the Kingfisher employees actually made the journey particular! From the pre-trip planning, to employees within the spa, restaurant and across the grounds, we felt very warmly welcomed. It was a tough place to depart, the final word signal of a trip effectively spent.

Have any questions on my keep? Drop a remark beneath!

To see extra of Kingfisher Resort, try their video right here.

group of ladies at Kingfisher Resort

Thanks to Kingfisher Resort for internet hosting our keep!



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