Higgin's Inn


10150 Douglas Bay Rd.
Powell River, British Columbia
V8A 5C1
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Downtown Powell River: 16.1km

Higgin's Inn on the Sunshine Coast of Beautiful British Columbia is poised on the edge of great recreation and discovery adventures. From Desolation Sound and points further north to the heart of a glacier in the diverse wonder of the coast mountains. Higgin's Inn is only minutes away from crystal clear lake swimming and canoeing or an amazing beach where summer storms bring warm currents and awesome waves. Powell River has kayaks, bicycles, houseboats, horses and scuba equipment for rent plus a plethora of charter cruises for exploring coastal waterways. Raven's Coast Expeditions offers a unique service to explore the adjacent high country. Heli-hiking tours, winter, spring and autumn will let you access beautiful alpine lakes and ridges, for hiking, camping, honeymoons or painting getaways. It's a photographers paradise with the ever changing mood of the mountains. Powell River also offers a splendid variety of restaurants from authentic Thai, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, Greek, Chinese and of course our own native seafoods, because Powell River has a wonderfully diverse population.

For the historian in you Powell River is an amazing collection native traditions, entrepreurial daring and pioneering determination.

Our First Nations people are among the friendliest you'll ever encounter, partnering with the city and local businesses to claim a vibrant part of the future.

Music and Art are a big part of our culture here with festivals and celebrations all year long. Of special note is Kathaumieux an international choral festival that brings, every two years, choirs from around the world to compete and perform through 5 days of musical excellence. Happening next July 3-7th 2012 Kathaumieux is a must see. The Powell River Academy of Music also sponsors the Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific every summer for two weeks Next June 18- July 5th 2012. This event is an extravaganza of orchestral delight as students and teachers gather here, again from around the world, to study and perform together often for the first time. Powell River has a world class recreation center and full schedule of sporting events, Vancouver Island University campus, four major grocery stores and all the unique shops and boutiques that go along with a very art concious citizenry.

Higgin's Inn is ready to help make your stay in Powell River as delightful an experience as possible. Each suite is a former apartment, fully renovated and self contained with large rooms, living room, bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and dining room. Fully furnished and equipped with everything you need for a private retreat, even the wine glasses.

Special winter rates apply from mid September till the end of May for writers, snow-birds, and teachers on sabbatical. Get away from the snow. Come to the mildest climate in Canada. Comparable to Victoria for temperatures and rainfall we are the Pearl at the top of the Sunshine Coast. Want to build a boat this winter but have no workshop? Higgin's Inn is offering an 800 sq ft second floor woodwork shop for a very small fee to cover the equipment. Complete with jointer, planer, tablesaw and floor mount belt sander to help you get one step closer to barefoot on the deck of your own boat. Wondering how to get your boat off the second floor? The center floor sections are removable, allowing your baby to be lowered through the floor into the engine shop below for the final fit of mill and mechanicals.

So whether your dreams are in the theater, the mountains, on the beach or in the boat shop, don't just dream them away, let us help make them happen.

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