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Corporate Retreats in the Great Outdoors at Rockwater

News Release January 2009

HALFMOON BAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: Planning your next meeting, event or conference? Consider your corporate retreat in a supernatural paradise at Rockwater Secret Cove Resort. Situated on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of BC, less than two hours’ from Vancouver’s city centre, this rustic yet refined Resort is a scenic 40-minute ferry ride through BC’s stunning West Coast. Nestled between the Arbutus trees and the Malaspina Strait, Rockwater provides small meetings for groups of up to 80 with spectacular scenery, state of the art equipment and spacious meetings facilities in an off-the-beaten track locale ideal for creative reflection and outdoor adventures.

Recreation & Activities
From high-tech to high seas and miles of forest in between, new in 2009, Rockwater Secret Cove Resort’s popular adventures program introduces Trails & Sails. Cultivate corporate camaraderie searching for prize boxes stashed at set coordinates along local trails on a GPS-powered treasure hunt. Let team spirit take over on a naturalist-facilitated scavenger hunt or formal sailing lesson led by Rockwater’s own naturalist guides Nigel Harrison and Chelsea Ruben. Take the boardroom out of bounds on a guided eco-hike or mountain trek along the stunning Sunshine Coast. Rockwater Secret Cove Resort has equipment rentals onsite, and Halfmoon Sea Kayaks offers sea kayaking and guided tours out of Rockwater’s own private cove. Explore the essence of the Coast, rugged wilderness and pristine waters while fostering a sense of team spirit through Rockwater’s activities programs created to take full advantage of its surroundings in nature, while developing unique team-building exercises.

Rockwater’s Restaurant
Overlooking endless ocean views, the dining room seats 65 guests comfortably, and on warm sunny days the patio is also occupied by diners alfresco. The Restaurant uses local, organic produce whenever possible, and free range, organic meats and wild seafood. The Restaurant’s signature dishes showcase ingredients such as wild cod, tuna, plump Pacific scallops, Salt Spring Island lamb and locally foraged wild mushrooms.

Accommodations
This pristine 38-unit property (13 luxurious Tenthouse Suites, 11 Oceanside Cabins, 9 Oceanview Rooms, 5 Lodge Suites) can host up to 109 guests in a variety of accommodation choices. The Resort is open year round, seven days a week. The Tenthouse Suites are available year round, weather dependant.

Meeting Space
Without counting the kilometres of forested trails, private beach, spa treatment facilities, recreation room, heated pool and ocean side restaurant and lounge, Rockwater Secret Cove Resort offers your group 900 square feet of meeting space overlooking a panorama of never-ending oceanscape and remote islands.

Getting There

Accessible only by boat and by air, BC Ferries shuttles passengers travelling by car while several. From Vancouver, drive to Horseshoe Bay and board the ferry to Langdale (40 minute sailing). After disembarking, travel on Highway 101 North towards Sechelt. The Resort is approximately 45-minutes’ drive from the Langdale ferry terminal. Bypass ferry line-ups, and travel by air to the Sunshine Coast. Accessible from Vancouver, traveling by air is a scenic and efficient way to Rockwater. By air, take a floatplane from Vancouver harbour (20-minute flight) or from Vancouver International Airport (35-minute flight).

To book your corporate event on the stunning Sunshine Coast, contact Rockwater Secret Cove Resort at (877) 296-4593 or visit www.rockwatersecretcoveresort.com for more information.
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The Resort:
Rockwater Secret Cove Resort is a private paradise located on BC’s Sunshine Coast 15 minutes’ drive north of Sechelt. Rockwater is open year round, and can be accessed via floatplane directly to the dock or by BC Ferry service to Langdale followed by a 40-minute scenic drive along the coastal highway. The accommodations at Rockwater Secret Cove Resort are unique, as they enhance the Resort’s relationship with nature. Rooms in the lodge offer ocean view and pool view rooms, while the Tenthouse Suites reward guests with king-size beds, hydrotherapy tubs, fireplaces and expansive ocean views.

For more information:
Jayne Lloyd-Jones
Spectacular Ink
jayne@spectacularink.com
Tel: (604) 925-8187
www.spectacularink.com

Meaghen Ng
Spectacular Ink
meaghen@spectacularink.com
Tel: (604) 925-8187
www.spectacularink.com