Which Two Places Offer the Best Views of Birch Bay?

If you are thinking about visiting Birch Bay to buy property or maybe just for a weekend getaway, make sure you stay in the best place so that you get an excellent view of the town. You can look for the best places to stay on websites such as Trip Advisor and read the reviews to get a better understanding so that you can make a booking on time. It’s always best to read reviews before booking. Here are the top two places you’ll find on all travel websites: Semiahmoo Resort and Point Whitehorn.

Semiahmoo Resort

Semiahmoo Resort is among the top places to live in the area. It offers great views of Birch Bay and has a warm and welcoming appeal. It’s not just a resting place but the main highlight of the entire trip. Located beautifully on Tongue Point located outside Blaine, it is a comfortable place you would like to settle into after a boat ride. You might want to cross into British Columbia the next day or just stay another day here to enjoy the beauty of the place.

Named as the best resort in Northwest 2016, Semiahmoo offers a nice resort, golf course, and a spa to make your stay absolutely comfortable and relaxing. It’s just 45 minutes from Vancouver, making it the perfect escape destination from Canada.

While the climate is always good, the friendly and helpful staff of the resort make the place even more welcoming. The restaurant serves some amazingly delicious dishes and the travelers are advised to try the chef’s special. All the rooms are clean, comfortable, and spacious. You’ll find the ocean view from all the rooms. If you are planning to stay in Birch Bay, it is advisable to stay for two nights in the Semiahmoo Resort to enjoy the natural surroundings and the beautiful clear skies.

Make sure you try the Packers and Pierside for their varied menu items and scrumptious food. There are so many places where you can sit and enjoy the yummy dishes cooked fresh in the resort’s kitchen. Semiahmoo Resort has a spa that is loaded with features and adds to the relaxing atmosphere of the place.

Weekends are made more exciting with the Saturday night music that adds to the perfect seaside aura. It has a Celtic sound that creates a magical atmosphere. There’s a path illuminated by torches that leads to a small beach fire on Saturdays. Sit around the fire and enjoy the s’mores kit that has chocolates, marshmallows, and graham crackers. All the items in the s’mores kit are carefully chosen to add to the magic of the atmosphere. This acts like the icing on the cake. While the place is amazing, there are little things like these that make your stay really pleasant.

Point Whitehorn

A cape to the southwest, Point Whitehorn offers outstanding views of Birch Bay. There are several great hotels and resorts here, the best one being Semiahmoo Resort.

Point Whitehorn is a marine reserve covering 54 acres of forest and beach with almost a mile long trail that covers spectacular viewpoints. The trail is clean and well maintained. It is not a busy path and offers great views. The small walk ends at the beach and the entire walk offers a very calming experience. You’ll find several picnic opportunities on the walk. Just carry along all the required items for a family picnic.

Parking is easy and you can reach the starting point of the trail in no time. The path has a few inclines so make sure you wear good walking shoes there. A great walk for the entire family, it is child-friendly and you can bring your little one in a stroller here. It’s less than a mile, which makes it perfect for a small walk that’s not too strenuous.

The view at the end of the walk consists of beautiful islands bordered by trees and the Salish Sea. You might see seal pups and shorebirds on the coast and you can sit and observe the gulls. It’s a beautiful scene that has the San Juan Islands in the background, with an industrial pier to the southeast.

The trail is wheelchair accessible and has stops where you can sit and snack. If you like the beautiful nature of a seashore, you cannot afford to miss Point Whitehorn.

If you’re traveling from Canada to Birch Bay for the weekend, these are the two places you must absolutely visit. With the beautiful nature walk and the perfect place to stay, you’ll have a memorable vacation and leave with joyful memories.

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