We had a wonderful time staying at this guesthouse on Salt Spring Island. The location is on beautiful St.Mary's Lake which is tranquil, quiet (no motor boats!) and lovely. Our 2 young daughters learned to fish on the dock and we enjoyed the view across the lake to a tree-covered hill. It was a bonus that we could bring our Labrador who swam with the kids in the lake. The location was perfect for our family get-away from busy schedules. Tania and Jose were gracious hosts and maintained a nice balance of giving us privacy and being available to provide recommendations.
That being said, there were a few "surprises" based on what we expected from the description on TripAdvisor and we think these are worth noting to manage expectations of future guests. First, the cabin is behind the main house and is more like a guesthouse vs. stand-alone cabin, so it is not totally private. Several of the amenities are actually part of the main house (hot tub, washer/dryer ... mehr