Poet's Cove Resort & Spa

Hotel in North & South Pender Islands

This luxurious harbor-front lodge has arts-and-crafts-accented rooms, most with great views across the glassy water. Extras include an activity center that books eco-tours and fishing excursions, and an elegant West Coast restaurant, Aurora, where you can dine in style. The resort also offers kayak treks plus a full-treatment spa, complete with that all-important steam cave.