There are so many beautiful places to stay in British Columbia and for your next visit, we suggest to stay at an Indigenous-owned accommodation that celebrates Indigenous culture and community. Here is a list of Indigenous-owned accommodations in the destinations that we serve.


Indigenous Tourism BC

Indigenous Tourism BC is your go-to site to get all the details and recommendations for your next vacation and to learn more about Indigenous Tourism in BC. Check out their website and download the Tourism BC App to explore authentic Indigenous experiences, accommodations, and businesses, learn common Indigenous words and phrases, and hear traditional stories, songs, and legends.

Indigenous Tourism BC has also provided a list of resources and events to learn from to step forward and take action to advance reconciliation in Canada. Visit their website to learn more.


Bella Bella

Spirit Bear Lodge

Spirit Bear Lodge, owned and operated by Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation, has become a successful model for conservation-based eco-tourism. Undoubtedly, one of the most important impacts that the Lodge has had in Klemtu is to help revitalize the Kitasoo Xai’xais culture.  Spirit Bear Lodge has provided a platform to help re-establish a connection with the territory and re-asserting Kitasoo Xai’xais stewardship of the region.

Guests will start their adventure by boarding a flight at Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal (YVR) for a 1hr 20min flight to Bella Bella (ZEL). From there, guests will be shuttled to the dock where a Spirit Bear Lodge crew boat will be waiting to transport guests the 90 minutes north to Klemtu where the lodge is located.


Campbell River

Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge

Tsa-Kwa-Luten is one of the few lodges featuring authentic Pacific Coast native architecture, art, and culture based on traditional Kwagiulth historical values. Today, the Laichwiltach people have conceived and built a modern, full-service beachfront lodge where their ancestors once lived, hunted, and fished the salmon-rich Discovery Passage.

The lodge is located on Quadra Island, a ten-minute ferry ride from downtown Campbell River, Vancouver Island. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Campbell River (YBL) with daily flights with Pacific Coastal Airlines.



St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino

St. Eugene Resort is located within the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation in the heart of the East Kootenay Region. The Resort offers 125 rooms & suites, the Casino of the Rockies, a championship golf course, three restaurants, and a riverside RV Park. Located just five minutes away from the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC), fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver (YVR) to Cranbrook (YXC).

St. Eugene Resort, a former residential school, is the only project in Canada where five Indigenous communities most directly affected by a residential school have transformed the school into a powerful, economic engine. Guests are welcomed to stop by the Interpretive Centre, operated by the Ktunaxa Nation Council, to view the many historic artifacts, contemporary art, archival photographs and learn about the everyday life of the Ktunaxa.


Port Hardy

Kwa’lilas Hotel

Kwa’lilas is a kwak’wala word used by Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw people meaning a place to sleep. A group of Elders chose this word in hopes that travelers and guests would find a peaceful rest after a day of exploration on the Northern Vancouver Island.

You will find many expressions of the culture throughout this beautiful Port Hardy hotel including masks and designs by local artists. This is Kwa’lilas way of sharing their history and legends and opening up their hearts to welcome you to the North Island. Fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver (YVR) direct to Port Hardy (YZT) six times a week.


Powell River

Klahoose Wilderness Resort

Klahoose Wilderness Resort and Klahoose Coastal Adventures are 100% owned by the Klahoose First Nation. Klahoose First Nation territories span from Cortes Island, opposite Quadra Island near Campbell River to Toba Inlet in proximity to their neighbours of the ʔop qaymɩxʷ (Homalco) ,kwɑːkjʊtəl (Kwakiutl), and ɬəʔamɛn qaymɩxʷ (Tla’amin) Nations.

At Klahoose Wilderness Resort, learn more about Indigenous culture with their guided Indigenous storytelling, cedar weaving, cultural activities & excursions (various activates are included during your stay). One way to get to Klahoose Wilderness Resort is to fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Powell River (YPW) with Pacific Coastal Airlines.



Tin Wis Resort

Indigenous-owned Tin Wis, who champions the Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Allies program in the accommodation sector, is also encouraging a shift and decolonization of the tourism narrative to help visitors understand that they are entering the ancestral home of the Tla-o-qui-aht people.

Only a 45 minute flight from Vancouver (YVR) to Tofino (YAZ) with Pacific Coastal Airlines, visit this beautiful 85-room beachfront hotel that stands facing on one of the oldest highways on earth – the ocean



Wya Point Resort

Wya Point Resort rests on pristine, private beaches surrounded by 600 acres of old-growth forest on Ucluelet First Nation’s traditional territory, welcoming visitors with luxurious lodge accommodations, waterfront yurts, and beachfront camping. Wya Point Resort believes in minimal impact to the land and embracing their past to respectfully share traditional knowledge with future generations.

This natural, west coast adventure lodging is located only a few kilometres outside Ucluelet and minutes from the world-famous Pacific Rim National Park. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Tofino/Ucluelet Long Beach Airport (YAZ) in 45 minutes with Pacific Coastal Airlines.


Williams Lake

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort

Siwash Lake is an intimate and ultra-private hideaway for adventurous families and couples who seek meaningful, impactful travel and the finer things in life. This National Geographic honoured lodge is renowned for its extraordinary eco adventures in an enchanting setting amid Nature.

Only a two-hour drive to the resort from the closest regional airport at Williams Lake (YWL) and 2.5 hours from the other regional airport at Kamloops (YKA). Fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver (YVR) direct to Williams Lake (YWL) or Kamloops (YKA).



Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Resort

The Little Shuswap Lake Band proudly owns Quaaout Lodge and Spa at Talking Rock Golf Resort. The Resort sits on Squilax Territory and is home to the Secwepemc people.

The Resort is located just minutes off the Trans Canada Highway, a 45 minute drive east from Kamloops, or a scenic 2 hour drive north from Kelowna International Airport (YLW). Fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver (YVR) direct to Kamloops (YKA) six times a week.



Haida House at Tllaal

Nestled along the banks of the serene Tlell River, surrounded by ancient forest and open sky, Haida House at Tllaal specializes in authentic Indigenous (Haida) cultural adventures. The Haida House lodge and new oceanfront cabins offer the ideal setting to explore the many eco-adventures, natural attractions and historical and cultural sites found on Haida Gwaii’s Graham and Moresby Islands.

Flights from Vancouver (YVR) to Masset (ZMT) Haida Gwaii are available daily and year-round from Pacific Coastal Airlines.


Hiellen Village Longhouses

Located 25 minutes from Massett, drive down the well-maintained gravel road that is lined with ancient rainforests. The longhouses are nestled within beautiful Naikoon Provincial Park boundaries in an ancient village on Northern Haida Gwaii. The seven Haida longhouses and the immense Group Longhouse offer comfortable and cozy accommodations. The location is world renowned and highly sought after by adventurers and beach lovers worldwide.



Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort

The hot springs were first visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations peoples who experienced the waters as a welcome respite after a long day of hunting, fishing and gathering roots and berries in what is now known as the Kootenay region. Today the property is owned by Yaqan Nukiy, the Lower Kootenay Band of Creston, BC, returning the Ktunaxa peoples to this significant land so that they may share their appreciation with others.

Your stay at the resort includes complimentary access to the Hot Springs pools and cave. The hotel at Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort offers comfortable accommodation with an array of room options and amenities that are designed to help you experience this historic site in an unforgettable way. An hour and a half drive from the Trail Regional Airport (YZZ), fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Trail (YZZ) with daily flights from Pacific Coastal Airlines.



Spirit Ridge

A migratory destination and home of the Osoyoos Indian Band, the sacred land of Spirit Ridge has provided both physical and spiritual bounty for thousands of years. A breathtaking destination in Canadas only desert, guests now travel here seeking an escape from the rigors of contemporary life.

Hike along plentiful trails, wander through the award-winning NK’MIP vineyard, golf, stargaze, or simply close your eyes and breathe in the tranquilizing fragrance of desert sage. Only an hour drive from Penticton Airport (YYF), fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver (YVR) to Penticton (YYF) six times a week.



Salish Seaside RV Haven

Salish Seaside RV Haven is Western Canada’s premier Motor Home park, located on a private peninsula right in the heart of Victoria’s waterfront harbour. Proudly owned and operated by the Songhees First Nation and Esquimalt First Nation. A majority of the sites are right on the water, commanding spectacular views in all directions.

Located just a 15-minute drive from downtown Victoria. Pacific Coastal Airlines has daily flights from Vancouver (YVR) to Victoria (YYJ) and is only a 15-minute flight to Victoria International Airport (YYJ).



Skwachàys Lodge

Canada’s first Indigenous Arts Hotel, Skwachys Lodge, combines art and culture with exceptional hospitality. Eighteen one-of-a-kind guest suites, designed by local Aboriginal artists and Vancouver interior designers, tell stunning visual stories about First Nations culture and feature original artwork created by the participating artists.

Owned and operated by Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS), a non-profit registered charity governed by an all-Indigenous Board of Directors, Skwachàys Lodge is the CEO David Eddy’s innovative alternative to government funding for social housing. Skwachàys Lodge is centrally located in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district.


We hope you enjoy your stays and exploring beautiful British Columbia!


Photo 1: Klahoose Wilderness Resort, Photo 2 & 3: St. Eugene Resort, Photo 4: Hiellen Longhouse Village, Indigenous Tourism BC, Photo 5: Kwa’lilas Hotel, Indigenous Tourism BC, Photo 6: Spirit Bear in The Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous Tourism BC, Photo 7: Quaaout Lodge & Spa, Indigenous Tourism BC, Photo 8: Tin Wis Resort, Photo 9: Ainsworth Hot Springs, Indigenous Tourism BC


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