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Welcome to SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

Thank you for choosing SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort for your holiday destination. We hope that our hospitable staff, the natural beauty of our resort, and surrounding areas will provide you with a truly unforgettable experience.

It is our wish that while you are here, you find the true meaning of relaxation. Our team of staff is dedicated to making your visit as enjoyable as possible and we look forward to assisting you in any way they can.

The following pages contain information that may be useful to you during your stay at our resort and in the Sooke area. Please take a moment to browse through our guest directory by scrolling down the page. Should we be missing information you are looking for, please be sure to dial 250-642-2635 on your phone and our guest services agents will do their utmost to find the information for you.

Thank you, we sincerely hope you have a wonderful stay!

Sincerely,

Staff & Management, SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

Resort & Activity Information

Resort Information

Resort Information

Location:
SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort
1000 SookePoint Place
Sooke, BC   V9Z 1L8
CANADA
Phone: 250-642-2635

Check-in Time:
4:00 PM

Check-out time:
11:00 AM

Office Hours (Unit 48B):
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    
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Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet Connection

Our Resort offers complimentary Wireless High speed Internet throughout the property. The wi-fi information for your specific suite will be listed in your check-in package.

If you run into any issues, please call Guest Services at 250-642-2635.

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Housekeeping

Housekeeping at SookePoint

Our housekeeping team will only service your room upon departure. If you would like additional cleans or a refreshing of supplies, charges may apply.

If you require additional amenities or linens, please contact our Guest Services Agents.

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Emergency Information

Emergency Information

To contact emergency services, dial 911

When calling ’911′, you can expedite medical assistance by having the following available:

  • Name and gender of the individual requiring medical attention
  • Nature of complaint/injury in a concise manner
  • Pre-existing medical conditions, recent treatments or surgery
  • Medicinal, food and other allergies
  • Prescription drugs being taken
  • For gastrointestinal complaints, a description of food and drinks consumed in the past 24 hours

Non-Emergency
For non-emergency situations, contact our Guest Services team at 250-642-2635, we will be happy to assist you in finding a doctor, dentist or physiotherapist.

Closest Hospital
Victoria General Hospital

Walk-in Clinics
West Coast Family Medical Clinic
St. Anthony’s Clinic

Dentist
Academy Dental – 6689 Sooke Road – 778-425-4140
Sooke Dental Centre – 6730 W Coast Rd – 250-642-3225

Attractions

Southern Vancouver Island Attractions

Adrenaline Zipline Adventures
Exhilarating outdoor entertainment for everyone! Zip through 100 acres of coastal temperate rainforest with magnicifcent mountain and ocean views. Enjoy eight ziplines, ranging from 150ft/45m to 1000ft/305m.
Address: 5128C Sooke Rd, Sooke BC
Phone: 250.642.1933
Hours of Operation: March 2 – October 28, 7 days a week. 9am to 5pm

Sooke Regional Museum
A collaboration of the people and history of the region since its discovery in 1780 by explorer Manuel Quimper. Consisting of First Nations and Pioneer artifacts, unparallel specimens of Sooke’s natural surroundings and the oldest standing pioneer home west of Victoria, Sooke Regional Museum and Info Centre is a great place to begin the exciting journey through our town!
Address: 5-6631 Sooke Rod
Phone: 250.642.6351
Hours of Operation: Year Round: 9am – 5pm

Sooke Potholes
The Land Conservancy bought the Sooke Potholes and turned it into a gorgeous campground open to the public. Complete with parking and an info centre, the potholes as now become an educational natural wonder of Sooke. Years of slow moving water have carved beautiful caverns and swimming holes into the soft stone and created a favorite local summer getaway. Open year round, this scenic backdrop is perfect for winter photographers and summer sun-seekers. Ask the Front Desk for directions.

Royal British Columbia Museum
This is one of Victoria’s premier attractions, and Canada’s most visited museum, dedicated to teaching about the land and people of coastal British Columbia. The Natural History gallery presents BC’s coastal and rainforest ecosystems from the ice age to the present, the Modern History gallery features a real frontier town and the excellent First People’s gallery houses native art and artifacts including an authentic longhouse. The IMAX theatre shows National Geographic films.
Address: 675 Belleville Street, Victoria
Phone: 250.356.7226.
Hours of Operation: Daily: 9am – 5pm ~ Imax: 10am – 8pm

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
ROCKLAND / FAIRFIELD. With over 15,000 pieces, this is British Columbia’s largest public art collection. Highlights include one of Canada’s best Asian art collections complete with an authentic Shinto shrine, and paintings by Victoria-born artist and writer Emily Carr. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the king-sized dollhouse. Call to inquire on current exhibitions.
Address: 1040 Moss Street, Victoria
Phone: 250.384.4101.
Hours of Operation: Fri – Wed: 10am – 5pm ~ Thurs: 10am – 9pm

British Columbia Aviation Museum
ROCKLAND / FAIRFIELD. With over 15,000 pieces, this is British Columbia’s largest public art collection. Highlights include one of Canada’s best Asian art collections complete with an authentic Shinto shrine, and paintings by Victoria-born artist and writer Emily Carr. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the king-sized dollhouse. Call to inquire on current exhibitions.
Address: 1910 Norseman Road, Victoria International Airport, Sidney
Phone: 250.655.3300.
Hours of Operation: Summer: 10am – 4pm Daily ~ Winter: 11 am – 3 pm Daily

Heritage Acres
This is a place where the whole family can find so much to see, do, experience, learn, discover and remember.
Bring a picnic and relax in the days gone by
Address: 7321 Lochside Dr, (Saanich Historical Artifacts Society), Saanichton, BC
Phone: 250.652.5522.

Elk Lake/Cordoba Bay
A 29-acre site devoted to the display of the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society’s massive collection, Heritage Acres also includes numerous trails and picnic spots. Original and replica buildings (including a school house, log cabin, blacksmith, mercantile, chapel, boat house and sawmill) depict BC life circa 1900. Artifacts range from small household items to farm machinery; some are housed in the museum building, others are scattered around the property. Sharing the land is the Vancouver Island Model Engineers Club which occasionally offers rides on their scale model trains (call ahead to get the current schedule).
Hours of Operation: Summer: 9:30am – 4pm ~ Winter: 9:30 am – noon

Minature World
Over 85 exciting miniature dioramas and displays — one of the most popular tourist attractions in downtown Victoria, BC, Canada.
Address: 649 Humboldt Street, Victoria
Phone: 250.385.9731

Inner Harbour
If you happen to be in Victoria during one of its rainy spells, this is the ideal attraction to visit. Spend a couple of hours examining dozens of tiny exhibits depicting scenes from all over the globe. You’ll visit the Great Canadian Railway, European castles, Olde London Towne of 1670, outer space, the Canadian frontier, and the Swiss Family Robinson tree house. There’s also an array of intricately decorated dollhouses, and the world’s smallest operational sawmill. Imagine how much space these exhibits would require if they were life-size!

Banks & ATM's

Nearby Banks & ATM’s

There are 7 ATM banking machines located throughout Sooke.

CIBC
6679 Sooke Road
250.642.1650
Coast Capital
101- 6661 Sooke Road
250.483.7000
Royal Bank of Canada
118-6660 Sooke Road
250.642.1100
TD Canada Trust
309 Burnside Road, Victoria
250.405.6150
Scotia Bank
2669 Douglas Street, Victoria
250.953.2500
Bank of Montreal
Westshore Shopping Centre- 735 Goldstream Ave
250.389.2485
Places of Worship

Places of Worship

Sooke Baptist Church
7110 West coast Road
250.642.3424
Knox Presbyterian
Church 2110 Church Road
250.642.4124
Sooke Pentecostal Church
6851 West Coast Road
250.642.4822
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Parish
6221 Sooke Road
250.642.3945
Dining Options

Dining Options In and Around Sooke

Sooke offers many dining options ranging from high-end epicurian to funky coffeeshops offering sandwiches and fresh-baked artistan treats.

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Looking for an exhilarating west coast marine adventure? Jump aboard one of the whale watching marine tours located in Sooke and head out on an educational, exciting adventure. These tours depart from the Sooke basin and explore the Strait of Juan de Fuca in search of Killer Whales, Porpoises, Gray and Humpback Whales as well as a handful of smaller marine life such as seals, sea lions and various species of birds.

Adventures by HIP: Tour the Open Waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  Explore the beautiful shoreline of East Sooke Park and Race Rocks ecological reserve.

 

Hiking

Hiking Around Sooke, BC

Very well known is the rugged and superbly wild 47 kilometer (29 miles) Juan de Fuca Marine Trail west of Sooke and its marvelous and easily accessible China, Sombrio and Botanical beaches – the latter featuring some of the most impressive tidepools on the Northwest Coast.

Sooke is also the last-chance full-service outfitting stop for backpackers en route to the southern end of the internationally famous 75-kilometer (46-mile) West Coast Trail, which begins 70 kilometers (46 miles) west of Sooke.

Other fine regional and provincial parks along the shore include: Witty’s Lagoon; an ancient aboriginal village site; Whiffen Spit, which juts into the middle of Sooke Harbour (both prime birding locales); Roche Creek and the adjacent Matheson Lake regional parks, which connect a forest lake and its outlet creek to Sooke Basin; and French Beach, another interesting tidepool locale.

To round out your hiking adventure holiday, visit East Sooke Regional Park and the many coastal hiking trails available there.There are more terrestrial features to check out as well, including the 60 kilometer (37 mile) Galloping Goose Trail, a wildly popular hiking, running and bicycling path along an old railway bed between Victoria and the former mining area of Leechtown north of Sooke. Also north of town is a longtime cooling off spot on a canyon of the Sooke River, the Sooke Potholes Provinical Park.

 

Golfing

Golf The South of Vancouver Island

Golfing on Vancouver Island’s golf courses is a true golfer’s paradise. With a climate that encourages golfing year-round, Victoria and Vancouver Island are home to many of Canada’s most beautiful and challenging courses. Imagine playing on rolling coastlines framed by stately evergreen trees and accompanied by an ocean view. Golf your way up and own Vancouver Island and discover the variety of courses waiting to exhilarate you and improve your game.

Gorge Vale Golf Club

Semi-private golf club with pro shop and banquet facilities. Only minutes from the Inner Harbour, Gorge Vale provides a challenge to players of all skill levels on a beautiful park-like setting of mature trees and rolling terrain. Club and locker rentals available. A park-like setting with well contoured greens, bunkers and fairways await you.
Address: 1005 Craigflower Road,Victoria, BC
Phone: 250.383.6451

Bear Mountain Golf & Country Club

For the ultimate in world class gold, come and experience the exclusive, Jack and Steve Nicklaus co-designed Bear Mountain golf course. With panoramic mountain, ocean and city views, this course strikes the perfect balance between playability and the most challenging golf you’ll ever play. This mountainside course offers expansive views of the fairways and nearby Mount Finlayson. Located just minutes away from downtown Victoria, Bear Mountain offers a premiere gold resort experience that is unmatched by any other. Each round includes a GPS-equipped power cart, club valet and club cleaning.
Address: 1999 Country Club Way Victoria, BC
Phone: 250.744.2327
Toll Free: 888.533.2327

Olympic View Golf Course

The Olympic View Golf Course boasts tranquility and nature with a variety of golf holes that constitute individual masterpieces that meld together to form a larger work of golf art. The magnificence of the Olympic Mountains, roar of two spectacular waterfalls, harmony of eagles soaring and deer grazing, calmness of twelve lakes and the stylish rock outcroppings deliver an award winning golf experience. It’s no wonder this was the first course in British Columbia that Tiger Woods played, as an amateur in 1994.
Olympic View also hosts the award winning GBC Golf Academy. A state-of-the-art practice facility with nine large natural grass driving areas with five target green stretching to 330 yards and three short game areas set to deliver private instruction, clinics, golf schools and junior programs. The GBC Academy simulates all playing conditions across 14 acres.
Address: 643 Latoria Road Victoria, BC
Phone: 250.474.3673
Toll Free: 800.446.5322

Highland Pacific Golf Course

Total course length is 6,603 yards
Highland Pacific Golf was created for golfers who want to enjoy a scenic, challenging championship golf course that is playable all year round. Highland Pacific overlooks the majestic Olympic Mountains, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Thetis Lake Park. Don’t let the views distract you….this course has some surprises in store!
Address: 450 Creed Road Victoria, B.C.
Phone: 250-478-4653

Fishing

Fishing Adventures in Sooke

True Key Fishing2Over the past 100 years, anglers have discovered that the waters around Victoria and Vancouver Island are blessed with an abundance and variety of saltwater fish. British Columbia is famous for wild salmon and Vancouver Island is home to all five species of North American Salmon. Sooke’s open Pacific shores and inner coastal straits offer miles of angling experiences.

Regardless of age or skill level, the professional guides around Sooke can customize a perfect day out for your group. Fish for trophy salmon and monster halibut with veteran guides who have been fishing Sooke’s waters for decades.  Bonus wildlife sightings during your charter may include seals, otters, eagles, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, and pods of whales.

 


 

What you’ll need for a fishing charter:

  • A valid fishing license and Salmon Conservation Stamp are required and are available to purchase online from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Click Here to purchase yours.
  • Almost everything you’ll need for a day out on the water will be supplied by your fishing charter operator, including gear (although you’re welcome to bring your own)
    • Camera
    • Soft soled runners or deck shoes
    • Sunscreen / sunglasses / hat
    • Layers, including a light rain coat or wind breaker jacket
    • Snacks
    • Motion sickness remedies, if required

 


 

Sooke Fishing Charter Companies:

In-room Massage

Mobile Massage Services through Sooke West Coast Wellness 
Massage in the Comfort of Your Suite! Individual / Couples / Duo

Professional Massage and Wellness services for guests staying at SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort. Let us pamper you sea-side in the privacy of your suite with a relaxation massage customized to your preference. Aromatherapy oils blends, spa music and steam towel included in treatment. Schedule in advance for your preferred day/time.

Online booking at www.sookemassage.com/mobile or call 250-891-8300

Spas & Shopping

Spas

Le Sooke Spa offers a tranquil escape for body, mind and spirit. Whether it is a short visit or a full spa day, their practitioners will make your spa experience a memorable one.

Pure Elements Spa provides everything one might need to enjoy a relaxing say at the spa with a full array of spa treatments and an esthetics salon on site.

Acupuncture Works Sooke is perfect way to help you relive all your aches and pains after a day of adventuring. Acupuncture can help with acute and chronic pain whether from injury, repetitive use, chronic illness or autoimmune disease.

Shopping

The following businesses can be found uptown Sooke for your shopping and browsing pleasure!

South Shore Art Gallery Sooke Marine Centre
Jake Grant Jewellers  Kemp Lake Store and Diner
Eagle Eye Fishing Outfitters West Coast Natural Foods
Tale of the Whale Antiques and Collectibles Silver Streak Boats
Cabin Creations Crafts People’s Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart Home Hardware
Village Food Market (includes deli) BC Liquor Store
Click here for the full Sooke Chamber Business Directory.
Ocean Club

Ocean Club at SookePoint

Our Ocean Club is accessible for a daily fee of $8 per guest. Please ask our Guest Services team on how to access the club.

Amenities include:

  • Kitchen with large island
  • Lounge area
  • Whale viewing deck
  • Fitness centre with change rooms and showers
  • Future amenities will include a BBQ area and hot tubs (to be completed in the near future)
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