Beachside by the Bay


DAVIS BAY (Sechelt), SUNSHINE COAST, BC, CANADA

WATERFRONT SUITES & COTTAGE



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Adding to the fun and interest of a forest walk, visitors to our neighbourhood treasure, Chapman Creek, will find a series of 'wood sprites' carved in old stumps and logs. 


You can walk to this trail from Beachside, and spend a luxurious afternoon 'forest bathing', followed by a long soak in our ocean view hot tub, of course!


We guarantee you'll be heading back to urban life feeling renewed and transformed in your own special way. An amazing and free benefit of your Beachside getaway.

#1 WELLNESS TREND 2015


A leisurely stroll through the forest has many health benefits. Between urbanization, multiple hours behind screens and over scheduling, our lifestyles increasingly take us further away from what our ancestors knew - the benefits nature on our well-being. Taking time to enjoy a forest experience is rising in popularity. 













"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of the air, that emanation from the old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit." - Robert Louis Stevenson, Forest Notes, 1905



Open your senses to breath in the fragrance of the forest, experience its colours, textures, sounds, the diversity of species and its overwhelming beauty.


Wandering, exploring, relaxing and enjoying the beauty around you will lower your blood pressure and heart rate, help alleviate stress and depression, and offer many other health and wellness benefits.


The practice of 'forest bathing' or 'shinrin-yoku' as the Japanese call it, is growing in popularity around the globe, along with the evidence trail of scientific research citing the benefits. 


In fact, its the number 1 trend for 2105 according to the 12th annual 2015 Global Spa and Wellness Trends Forecast, (released by leading global wellness industry resource, Spafinder Wellness 365), 

A SIMPLE WALK IN THE FOREST