Our “green” features are the gold standard on the Gulf Islands.
Only at the Mayne Island Resort and Spa do guests enjoy these distinct facilities and services:
-deluxe energy efficient partially earth sheltered waterfront cottages
-our own water supply and purification system. Rainwater is gathered in two large on-site cisterns for toilet flushing and irrigation.
-our own state of the art sewage treatment plant ensures pristine beaches and bay
-low flush toilets and energy saving appliances in our cottages
-reclaimed wood plank flooring in the cottages
-original wood floors in the 100 year old inn---yes, they’re still here!
-drought resistant landscaping
-low impact exterior lighting
-recycling bins in each cottage
-a successful purple martin repopulation programme with special nesting boxes positioned at the end of our dock has been very succesful in contributing to bringing these rare birds back to the Gulf Islands
-many natural materials used in the design and construction of our cottages, such as slate and stone in the spa-like bathrooms
-located adjacent to the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Wander the arbutus-lined trails or explore the sandy beach and tidal pools.
-nestled amidst the natural beauty of the shore and set back among mature firs, cedars, and maples our subtle exterior presence ensures that we’re barely visible from the ocean and the road.
-numerous deer wander through, especially in the fall when the apples drop from our ancient apple tree
-also numerous majestic bald eagles, blue herons, osprey, seals, sea lions, otters
-our aquaflora spa uses nutrient rich products created with ingredients sustainably harvested from the shores and forests of our bio-region
Vacation lightly on our planet. Enjoy a getaway at the Mayne Island Resort and Spa.
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