Surrounded by the stunning scenery of British Columbia’s lightly visited Discovery Islands, Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge, is located on Quadra Island. As you arrive through the 100-acre forest surrounding Tsa-Kwa-Luten you’ll know right away that you’re staying somewhere special. Our secluded—yet accessible—location exudes a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.
Tsa-Kwa-Luten is more than an idyllic setting for a great gathering; it is a magical place where legends live. A land of dark swirling tidal pools, soaring mountains and lush evergreen forests, home to eagles, ospreys and orcas. Tsa-Kwa-Luten is an island retreat designed to renew your soul.
Tsa-Kwa-Luten means ‘gathering place’ in the Kwak’wala language, join us in our Grand Hall to experience a traditionally warm ‘Gila Kasla’ welcome from our team. Our Gyukw-dzee ‘Big House’ has been designed with authentic Pacific Coastal Indigenous architecture using carefully selected Douglas firs, to create a perspective of space and warmth. Our 80-seat dining room and lounge area with panoramic views of Discovery Passage and the Coastal Mountains awaits your visit.
Our main lodge accommodation features gas fireplaces or jacuzzi tubs, and all guest rooms and private beachfront cottages have deluxe ocean views of Discovery Passage and the mountains of Vancouver Island. We also offer ocean-view full-service RV sites. From check-in to farewell we’re here to make sure your stay is enjoyable; relax on one of our decks, enjoy browsing Indigenous artisan’s creations in the gift shop, or enjoy a peaceful stroll along one of the many historical trails.
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Tsa-Kwa-Luten, The Ocean Resort at Cape Mudge1 Lighthouse Rd
Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia, V0P 1N0
Traditional Indigenous Dwellings
Traditional Indigenous accommodations were a sophisticated response to each community’s unique natural environment and lifestyle. Although contemporary Indigenous Peoples in Canada live in modern housing, our traditional dwellings can provide important insight into how we used to live.Learn More
PLANNING YOUR TRIP
Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture
Join us for genuine cultural experiences and build meaningful connections between our past, present and future. Hear stories, songs and legends that have been passed down through countless generations, take part in a cultural tour or workshop, and witness the intricate beauty of Indigenous arts and crafts.
See nature and wildlife through Indigenous eyes
Step out into the wild and take in the beauty of the natural world through an Indigenous lens. From the seas, mountains and rainforest to the prairies and the tundra, explore unique landscapes and experience the wonder of respectful animal encounters with your Indigenous hosts and guides.
Welcome to the heart of Indigenous hospitality
From rustic camping and upscale glamping to lakeside cabins, luxurious resort spas, casinos and golf courses, authentic Indigenous accommodation and relaxation options offer something for every vacation. No matter whether you want to get away from it all or be at the heart of the action, you’ll feel at home with your Indigenous hosts.
TAKE A DELICIOUS JOURNEY INTO INDIGENOUS CULTURE
Pull up a seat at one of the many Indigenous owned eateries from sea to sea to sea. All across the country, authentic Indigenous chefs and culinary experts are cooking up delicacies that infuse modern recipes with traditional techniques and flair. Here, you’ll find everything from cozy bistros and premade spice mixes to large catering operations and upscale restaurants.
UNIQUE PRODUCTS, AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS QUALITY
Find everything from unique gifts, treasured keepsakes to modern art pieces of epic proportions—lovingly crafted by Indigenous makers and artisans across the country. Every piece, from the smallest bracelets to the largest sculpture, tells a story that transcends generations and the ages. Every purchase you make helps to keep those stories alive.