Steps to the Sea Guest House on Salt Spring Island, BC



Welcome to the best of both worlds. A contemporary post and beam vacation rental cottage tucked into acres of forest with access to the Salish Sea at Southey Bay in the Pacific Northwest. We are located in a lovely area of Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada, at the North End of the island.

Welcome to Salt Spring Island, BC

Described by the New York Times as "One of the prettiest towns in North America," Salt Spring Island is a popular Southern Gulf Island of British Columbia, in the beautifully natural Pacific Northwest region. Experience outdoor activities such as whale watching, kayaking, and hiking, to fresh dining, entertainment, local artisans, boutique shopping, spas and wellness retreats – there is something for everyone.


Unwind amongst the tranquil nature of Salt Spring Island, BC.

1-2 Couples

Two private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms.

2 Queen Beds

Two queen-sized beds with down duvets and luxury linens.

Wifi & Cable

High speed wireless internet,  cable TV, and Netflix app (your login).

Equipped Kitchen

Fully equipped, self-catered kitchen with all appliances.

Cozy Fireplace

Living room area with propane fireplace, plus a games drawer.

Covered Deck

800 square feet of covered deck beckons outdoor living.

Forest Surroundings

Nestled in the forest with a path to stone stairs “steps to the sea.”

Hiking Trails

Numerous forest trails on the island nearby.


Surrounded by birch, elm, and arbutus trees, the cottage is a tranquil retreat in the heart of nature. Let go of life's stresses amongst the forest, and explore the island's activities, entertainment, and culture.


Snuggle up in your cozy bed and wake up refreshed with the serene wooded view just outside your window. Enjoy a steaming cup of coffee or tea in the morning by the TV and propane fireplace.


With so many local artists and farms on Salt Spring, the unique Saturday Market has locally-made products such as goat cheeses, organic produce, local artisan crafts, and probiotic fruit vinegars – to name a few!


Picturesque memories await the wine, beer, cider, and spirits enthusiast. Go for a truly unique tasting and tour at a local winery, brewery, cidery, or distillery, and taste the local flavours that Salt Spring has to offer.

A superb guest house in a lovely setting, on an amazing island! It is nestled in a lovely wooded area. There is so much to do on Salt Spring – you could easily stay here for a week! We highly recommend it.
Testimonial by Deb from Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, BC
This place is fabulous! Gorgeous, small cottage. Very large patio, which has seating and a BBQ. Lovely walk down to the bay and around property. Hear frogs and see deer! Only a 15 minute drive to Ganges.
Testimonial by Tina from New Westminster, BC.
Tina P.
New Westminster, BC


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