Island Lake has been named ‘One of the most Unique and Authentic places to stay in Canada’ by National Geographic Traveller Magazine.Experience the amazing lodges, hiking trails, spa, gourmet dining, lake, Rocky Mountains and nearby city of Fernie.
Secluded in the peaks of Canada’s Kootenay Rockies, Island Lake Lodge sits above a picturesque mountain lake surrounded by an Old Growth Forest.
Hiking trails begin at the doorstep of each lodge gaining you access to gentle walks and adventurous peaks. The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness provides countless outdoor opportunities. Whether you are interested in a 30-minute stroll or a full day hike, Island Lake will help you reach your goal. The variety of programs and packages allows you to choose an option best suited to your needs from joining a Discovery Walk or Adventure Hike to choosing a privately-guided trip or self-guided tour, the wonders of Island Lake are yours to explore.
Island Lake Lodge has also been setting the standard for mountain cuisine for many years and the Ancient Timbers Dining Room is simply a must-stop for any foodie. The culinary team sources international influences and top quality products to create spectacular dining experiences. A lunch and dinner menu is offered as well as weekly specials and a wine library.
The Island Lake Spa features six treatment rooms – one with a deep Japanese soaking tub. The spa is open daily with reservations. Allow Rocky Mountain fresh air and Old Growth forests to work in harmony to promote optimum wellness and encourage body, mind and spirit to return to balance. Derived from ancient traditions, the treatments are created to promote inner and outer wellness that both men and women will benefit from. Replenish your health, discover balance and awaken the senses.
Summer Packages include hiking, fishing, river rafting and relaxation options. Overnight options include these lodges:
The Tamarack Lodge (built in 2005) includes 8 deluxe guest rooms with spacious ensuite bathrooms. This lodge also includes the wellness spa facility and main dining room, with great views of the Lizard Range.
The Cedar Lodge also features 8 deluxe guest rooms. Each room hosts a patio and spacious ensuite bathroom. This lodge has a workout gym and livingroom with fireplace.
The Red Eagle Lodge (built in 1996) is a standard but cozy log cabin with two common areas. The 10 comfortable guest rooms feature ensuite bathrooms. This lodge also has a large front deck.
Everything from what you do, see, taste and feel is an experience like no other in this intimate mountain setting.