The Retreat is located next door to Shelter Point Regional Park which offers boating, camping and food services. There are restaurants and grocery stores in Gillies Bay and Van Anda as well as a gas station, a credit union and a medical clinic and the Royal Canadian Legion.
Rest and Relax
Looking for a restful and relaxing vacation? The Retreat Motel in Gillies Bay on Texada Island offers natural surroundings where you can relax and unwind.
Located on the western shores of Texada Island, The Retreat looks over the sparkling waters of the Georgia Strait to fabulous views of Vancouver Island: the Comox Valley, the Comox Spit, Mount Washington and Forbidden Plateau and northern ends of Denman and Hornby Islands. A hectare of sloping oceanfront property ends in 200 feet of small pebble beach, great for swimming and sunning.
Our units offer double and family accommodations with fully equipped kitchens. Your private cedar deck looks out to the strait and gorgeous evening sunsets end the day. Clear skies at night let star gazers pick out their favourite constellations and planets.
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