Discover the Hidden Gem of Vancouver Island: Sooke

Vancouver Island is a true paradise for nature lovers, offering a myriad of breathtaking destinations to explore. While the capital city of Victoria often steals the spotlight, there is an enchanting hidden gem nestled on the island’s southwest coast that deserves your attention this summer. Welcome to Sooke, a charming coastal town brimming with natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and a laid-back atmosphere. See why visiting Sooke this summer can be an exceptional alternative to other popular Vancouver Island destinations like Victoria.

Spectacular Natural Beauty

Sooke boasts an awe-inspiring natural landscape that rivals any other destination on Vancouver Island. From dramatic coastal cliffs and secluded beaches to lush rainforests and majestic waterfalls, Sooke offers a diverse range of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Juan de Fuca Strait, hike along scenic trails in East Sooke Regional Park, or marvel at the cascading beauty of Sooke Potholes Provincial Park. The town’s unspoiled natural surroundings provide a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.


Authentic West Coast Vibe

While Victoria has its undeniable charm, Sooke offers a more authentic West Coast experience. With its small-town atmosphere and friendly locals, Sooke allows visitors to immerse themselves in the local community and truly connect with the laid-back island lifestyle. Explore the local markets, dine at quaint restaurants, or strike up a conversation with a fisherman during a fishing charter. Sooke offers a genuine glimpse into the vibrant coastal culture that defines Vancouver Island.

Outdoor Adventure For All

Adventure seekers will find an abundance of thrilling activities in Sooke. Whether you’re an avid hiker, a passionate angler, or a wildlife enthusiast, Sooke has something to offer everyone. Embark on an epic whale watching tour, try your hand at fishing for salmon or halibut, or kayak along the rugged coastline to spot seals and sea otters. With its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and surrounding wilderness, Sooke is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts seeking unforgettable experiences.


Where To Stay

Heading to your accommodations for the evening doesn’t mean you have to stop taking in the breathtaking views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Why not book a stay at SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort? Our Resort currently offers 4 unique room types with a variety of layouts and bedding configurations – there’s sure to be one to suit you. All the cottages feature high-end details, along with breathtaking Pacific ocean views and marine life viewing opportunities almost daily. Pet-friendly cottages are also available so you don’t need to leave your “best friend” at home.


While Victoria may be the go-to destination for many visitors to Vancouver Island, Sooke offers a refreshing alternative that combines spectacular natural beauty, authentic West Coast vibes, and a wealth of outdoor adventures. Immerse yourself in the charm of this coastal town, explore its pristine landscapes, and create lasting memories. Book your summer stay at SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort today and take advantage of our recently discounted rates for Summer & Fall. Your adventure awaits!