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$2,139 to elope on the Sunshine Coast

Travel Deal for June 5, 2013

vicky vacay deal of the dayThe Elopement Package from Rockwater Secret Cove Resort is designed for two lovers to exchange vows in the natural beauty of this oceanfront resort. A professional Elopement Coordinator — yes, such jobs do exist — will look after every detail. This package allows you and your new partner the pleasure of savouring each element of a personalized and private wedding without stress.

Rockwater Secret Cove Resort is a lovely, arbutus-laden waterfront property that is one of the finest locations on the Sunshine Coast, the British Columbia peninsula north of Vancouver. Situated in Halfmoon Bay on Malaspina Strait, this resort is a superb and secluded choice for your special day.

For weddings this property can accommodate up to 109 overnight guests and 140 people for dinner. Stroll on the forest boardwalk, dine in the restaurant overlooking Georgia Strait or relax on the wide lawns above the cove. Time slows down to almost nothing in this oceanfront haven. In 2012, Rockwater Secret Cove Resort was the winner of the best ceremony location in BC from the Professional BC Wedding Awards.


  • Until June 30, 2013 $2,139
  • September 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013 $2,169
  • Note: Elopement Package is not available during July & August

Package includes:

  • Personalized consultation with the Rockwater Elopement Coordinator
  • Two nights’ accommodation in a luxury Tenthouse Suite
  • Ceremony on your Tenthouse deck
  • Candlelit three-course dinner for two
  • BC Certified Marriage Commissioner and fees
  • Personalized bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnière
  • Two witnesses to the marriage ceremony
  • One-hour professional photography services
  • Wedding cake prepared by Wheatberries Bakery
  • Wedding night “Rose Petal” turn-down service
  • 60-minute Rockwater Signature Couples Massage
  • A wedding gift keepsake. Loves Vancouver For Urban Treats

After you say “I do,” make the 91-km trek south to Vancouver with your honey for some good eats. Outdoors Columnist Tricia Edgar discovered that wonderful restaurants and hotels are not the only things about Vancouver that foodies will enjoy. In her story entitled “Yummy taste of Vancouver’s urban farms,” Edgar discovered this city has some really interesting farm tours.

Edgar writes: “One of the best things about a visit to a farm is the food, of course. There’s nothing sweeter than a farm-fresh carrot or a handful of delicious, ripe raspberries. Vancouver’s urban farming scene is exploding, with urban farms popping up on lawns around the city. At UBC Farm, you’ll find a seasonal farmers’ market and many wonderful projects to explore. There’s a children’s garden and an aboriginal food garden, and the farm is home to many a workshop on growing and processing your own food. Vancouver’s Local Garden greens opened in 2012, and it is building a core of loyal patrons by offering delicious greens grown vertically in Vancouver’s inner city. You can try out these greens at many locations, including some of Vancouver’s favourite restaurants.”

Read more about Vancouver’s urban farm scene


To book with Rockwater Secret Cove Resort: Contact Rhian Williams, Wedding Specialist at 604-741-6114 or email or

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