Home to a panoramic ocean side view, constantly changing with the movement of wildlife, tides, and ships navigating BC coastal waters
Sointula, Malcolm Island where the atmosphere is quaint, friendly, and in no rush
Two oceanside cottages nestled in the trees 2 km from Sointula and the BC ferry dock. To get here Kaleva road follows Malcolm Island’s south east shoreline with ocean vistas on the right, farms and acreage on the left.
The water front has an easy walk on gravel beach loaded with driftwood and interesting rocks. Good for kayak launching and offers a 2 km walking path leading to town.
Proudly we offer the very best in accommodations; spotlessly maintained and conveniently equipped for a great stay.
Each two bedroom cottage contains:
The recreation area:
Pre-approved small dogs allowed. Covered decks on both the front and back of cottages, smoking outside only
Beautiful Bay Trail is a 2.5 km trail starting point is at Bere Point Regional Park, on the north shore. It gently rises through rain forest to a ridge that follows the contour of the bay with lookouts to take in the Coastal Mountain range. Pouli Vali canyon one hour in descends to the beach for the return trip if tides will allow. Total 2 hour hike.
Mateoja Heritage Trail is a 3 km trail is an educational trip into the island’s diverse eco-system and begins above 3rd street. This same route was traveled by the pioneers and shows signs of the devastation that occurred in the 1923 fire. About midpoint the trail opens up to Melvin’s bog, a great bird watching spot. Coming to end brings you to Big Lake where the locals swim and it’s not that big. Total 2.5 hour hike.
Bere Point Regional Park & Campsites
The campground is adjacent to the beach located on the north side of the Island and overlooks the BC mainland. A super great walk on beach, where sometimes the summer resident whales will rub on Bere Point.
Beaches & Kayaking
There are plenty of easy access beaches to explore and collect treasures or to launch your kayak.
The waters surrounding Malcolm Island are renowned for orca and humpback sightings.
The whale watching tours run out of several north island communities.
The waters around the Island also offer catches of halibut and all the species of salmon.
Local charters are available or there’s a launch and Malcolm Island Lion’s harbour for moorage.
Puleteny Point Ligthouse
To visit a still operating station, it’s a 10 km drive through the middle of the Island.
The Sointula Museum
In the old Superior school building rooms enriched with a fine display to look into the trials and tribulations experienced by Finns seeking to build a Utopian commune. Run by a combination of donations and volunteers.
Lost at Sea Memorial
The Sointula commercial fleet made a huge contribution to the history of BC’s fishery.
Historic Buildings tour
A self-guided tour of these old buildings with heritage signs to explain the story behind them. The Finnish Organization Hall, Athletic Hall, Superior School, and Co-operative store.
Kaleva walking path
This follows the shoreline for 3km with beach access and bird watching platforms.
The people of Sointula are proud of the well maintained burial grounds sitting on the point overlooking the ocean on the east end of town. Also known as Koti, meaning home.
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Sea 4 Miles Cottages
145 Kaleva Road, PO Box 421
Sointula, BC, V0N 3E0
Your hosts: Jill and Fred Miles
In 1994, with the kind help and encouragement of friends and family we created this little cottage business on our acreage.
Our goal is offer our visitors the opportunity to kick back, enjoy the lifestyle and share one the best views on Malcolm Island.
Thanks to repeat customers and word-of-mouth Sea 4 Miles continues.