Ladies, grab your gal-pals, some good summer driving tunes, and prepare to hit the highway with Black Rock Oceanfront Resort’s new Girls Road Trip package.

resort lobbyValue priced to make it easy on the pocketbook, the package provides the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends, relax and have some good old-fashioned fun while enjoying the best of Canada’s breathtaking west coast.

The Girls Road Trip package includes a two-night stay in a one or two-bedroom suite, a complimentary cocktail in the Float Lounge, and choice of Express manicure or pedicure at the newly opened Drift Spa. The package is available this summer from June 19 through September 20 and is priced at $306.00 USD per person in a one-bedroom suite, or $376.00 USD per person in a two-bedroom suite, based on double occupancy and a 1.08 exchange rate.

A road trip wouldn’t be complete without some fun and interesting stops along the way. The journey from Nanaimo to Ucluelet offers numerous opportunities to pull out the camera for some must-have road trip shots including:

Goats on the Roof?! – Since 1973, Coombs Old Country Market has been delighting guests with a wide selection of fresh local produce, a scratch bakery, mouth-watering delicatessen and gifts from the farthest reaches of the world. What has truly made the market famous however are the goats that are airlifted each spring to live and thrive on the market roof.

Cathedral Grove – Off of Highway #4 on the way to Ucluelet is Cathedral Grove MacMillan Provincial Park. Laden in forest sounds and smells of the west coast forests, the park offers a network of short rainforest wilderness walking trails weaving in amongst moss covered fallen trees covered in blankets of ferns. Cathedral Grove Park is an excellent way to experience the lush world of nature and the many mini eco-systems that exist within a rainforest.

Longing for Long Beach – Set in the famed Pacific Rim National Park, the awe-inspiring Long Beach offers miles and miles of pristine white sand and a heart stopping view. Summer on Long Beach is the ideal time for surfing, photography, hiking, or simply kicking back and watching the waves crash on the shore.

Perched on a promontory jutting out onto the Pacific Ocean, the newly opened Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is a contemporary West Coast masterpiece that redefines luxury. Stepping into the lobby, ladies will be greeted by stunning views from the four-story window looking out on to the Pacific Ocean. To both soothe and inspire, each suite offers spectacular views of the ocean and surrounding old growth forest. Spa-inspired bathrooms, state-of-the-art kitchens and fully equipped entertainment centres ensure that ladies will have everything they need for a girls getaway. Beyond the serenity of the guestrooms, ladies will have the opportunity to enjoy the new Drift Spa featuring with 3 hot pools overlooking the ocean and natural black rock cliffs followed by a cocktail in the Float Lounge. For those looking to tempt their taste buds and enjoy the culinary talents of famed local chef Andrew Springett, dinner at Fetch is a must.

Located 444 km (276 miles) northwest of Victoria on Vancouver Island, Ucluelet offers a wide array of activities, all year long. From hiking the renowned Wild Pacific Trail, kayaking, fishing and whale watching, to quiet walks on the beach taking in the sights and sounds of the ocean, Ucluelet truly is a place that shouldn’t be missed.

For more information about the Girls Road Trip package, call 1-877-762-5011 or visit

Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia delivers unique experiences in iconic destinations around British Columbia. Specializing in upscale hotels, lodges and resorts, the Boutique Hotels & Resorts collection includes the The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver and the upcoming Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos. For more information, visit

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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".