June 21, 2024

Experience the Unmatched Thrill of Storm Watching in Comfort at Outer Shores Lodge

In the untamed embrace of late fall and winter, Vancouver Island’s west coast transforms into a theatre of raw, untamed beauty. Here, at Outer Shores Lodge, we invite you to witness this drama unfold in a way unlike any other.

Our remote location and unique amenities position us as your exclusive storm-watching haven. Here, you’ll stand toe-to-toe with the awesome power of nature, all while indulging in the cozy comforts of our self-catered lodge.

Of course, if you’d like to have a chef or guiding services, they are available upon request.

A Sanctuary for Storm Chasers

Outer Shores Lodge stands alone on the exposed west coast as the only self-catered accommodation for up to 20 guests. This translates to unparalleled freedom and flexibility. You craft your own storm-watching experience, with the privacy and space to become one with the untamed surroundings. Gather your friends and loved ones and prepare for an unforgettable odyssey.

Comfort in the Maelstrom

Our lodge is designed to foster a deep connection with nature, even during the most ferocious tempests. Let’s explore the features that make Outer Shores Lodge the ideal sanctuary for storm watchers:

  • A Front-Row Seat to the Drama: Perched on a dramatic headland, our lodge offers unparalleled views of the storm-wracked seas. Witness the waves crashing against the rocks in a spectacle that will leave you breathless without having to leave the comfort of the lodge.
  • Soaking in Serenity: Marvel at the tempest’s fury, while soothing in our hot tub only steps from the ocean.
  • Provisions at Your Doorstep: A mere five-minute walk away, a local store ensures you have everything you need for your stay.

The Great Room: Where Comfort Meets Spectacle

We don’t call it the great room for nothing. Imagine a space where the untamed beauty of nature merges with the pinnacle of comfort. Welcome to the great room, positioned at the very edge of the Pacific Ocean. This inviting haven offers a front-row seat to the awe-inspiring storm. Expansive windows allow you to witness the crashing waves and darkening skies, all from the warmth and shelter of our haven.

The centrepiece of this sanctuary is a grand, central fireplace, radiating warmth and fostering a sense of togetherness. Plush seating and inviting décor create the ideal gathering place for your group. Share stories, sip on hot beverages, and marvel at the dramatic spectacle unfolding just outside. Whether curled up with a captivating book, engaged in lively conversation, or simply mesmerized by the view, our great room ensures your storm-watching experience is both thrilling and endlessly comfortable.

Sun Breaks and Breathtaking Evenings

While storm watching takes centre stage, fall and winter at Outer Shores Lodge also boast moments of remarkable sunshine. These intervals pierce through the clouds, casting a magical light on the rugged landscape. From October to February, the sunsets align perfectly with our dining area, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your meals.

Embrace the Elements

At Outer Shores Lodge, we believe there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inadequate preparation! That’s why we provide all our guests with heavy-duty rain gear, umbrellas, and boots. With the right equipment, you’ll be fully prepared to face any storm and experience the dramatic coastal weather firsthand.

Unprecedented Winter Accessibility

The roadwork to Outer Shores Lodge is now complete! This means we can now confidently recommend winter travel by car. This improved accessibility allows you to reach us effortlessly and embark on your storm-watching adventure without delay.

Plan Your Storm Watching Getaway

Plan your escape to Outer Shores Lodge today. We are more than just a place to stay; we are your gateway to experiencing the raw power and untamed beauty of nature. Whether you seek an exhilarating adventure or a peaceful retreat, our lodge provides the perfect balance of comfort and excitement. Book your storm-watching getaway and prepare to be captivated by the wild wonders of the West Coast.

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