Local Getaway: Unplug at a “Barn” Dome in Sechelt

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Location: Sechelt, Sunshine Coast

The details: $295 per night (no minimum stay) plus fees; sleeps four

The amenities: This geometric dome located in the middle of an old-growth forest offers an interesting stay for groups of friends and families alike. The property is both fun to look at and to stay in. From a hot tub and sauna to an outdoor shower, this home has everything you need to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Equipped with air conditioning, you won’t even have to worry about sweaty sleepless nights.

The dome’s interior design reflects the nature outside, with wood panels along the kitchen and loft, as well as plenty of greenery throughout. The open living space with wooden features and gunmetal accents provide a cozy, industrial atmosphere. Children will love this space, as there is an outdoor trampoline and treehouse for them to explore not far from the dome. Plan the perfect Sunday funday as parents grill sausages on the private BBQ deck while the kids go for a bounce and a climb.

Activities in the area: Located on 6.5 acres of farmland surrounded by forest, this property gives you plenty of access to nature. Enjoy summer days outside and take a stroll to Roberts Creek and Davis Bay Beach, both just a 15-minute walk away. The dome is a 20-minute drive from the Langdale ferry terminal, a 15-minute drive to Gibsons, and just a 10-minute drive away from Sechelt. Explore various hiking trails like Burnett Falls in Sechelt during the day, and check out the city centre’s beautiful night view in the evening.