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DIRECTIONS

 

22 Min from the Comox Valley Airport, 15 min from Courtenay, 1.5 hours from Nanaimo Ferry Terminal.

From Courtenay/Comox:

Take the old Island Highway north of Courtenay. Turn right on Williams Beach and Left on Larkin Rd. Drive all the way down to the end of the road and right onto the property.

Glamping Directions

Please see the Property Map link

Tiny House Directions:

Through the main gates, head left around the roundabout as if you were going to leave again. The tiny house is located behind our workshop building.

PROPERTY AMENTITIES & HIGHLIGHTS

  • Check-in is at 4pm and Check-out is at 10am

  • Smith Lake Farm boasts 2 lake access with 2 docks. One access is for glampers and one access is for tiny house and family and sauna

  • Beekeeping tours, paddleboard use, sauna use, disc golf course use included in stay

  • The glamping sites share a beautiful outdoor shower with lots of hot water

  • There is a shared bbq outside the big barn

  • Wifi available in barn shared area. Pwd: smithlake

  • The garbage and recycling center is located in the big barn

  • There are trails located next to the property

  • A nature bog with specialized species borders the lake

Glamping and Tiny House Info

INLCUDED IN ALL GLAMPING SITES:

  • Large comfortable bed & bedding

  • Trifold couch/floor beds

  • Private outdoor toilet

  • Two Adirondack chairs and picnic table

  • Private kitchen tent equipped with washbasin, 2 burner camp stove and propane

  • Small table and 4 chairs in kitchen tent

  • Drinking water

  • Well water for washing

 

Add-Ons to Standard Rate OR included in all-inclusive rate:

  • Propane fire pit and propane ($30)

  • Camping kitchen tote ($50)

  • Bedding for kids/single mattresses (Varies)

  • Towels (All-Inclusive Rate Only)

  • Cooler (All-Inclusive Rate Only)

 

Cleaning Fees:

  • Regular Fee Included in All Rates

  • $45 Pet Fee for pet friendly accommodation

 

INCLUDED IN THE TINYHOUSE: 

  • Queen bed in loft

  • Double sofa bed

  • 2 Adirondack Chairs

  • Picnic Table

  • Kitchen with all required for 4 people

  • Propane wall heater (looks like fireplace)

  • Private outdoor shower and outhouse

  • Bedding, pillows for main bed

  • Patio

  • Wifi info in book in Tiny House

  • Outdoor shower is turned off in frost months

 

Things to Bring:

  • Flashlights, no candles please!

  • Swimsuits, lake friendly sunscreen, bug spray

  • Closed shoes and socks for apiary tours

  • Bikes, Floaties, Towels

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Sauna Rules and Instructions

Accommodation guests, please book your COMPLIMENTARY sauna by booking on our website.  The sauna is complimentary for accommodation Guests. Please read all information before booking HERE.

  • Sauna hours are dawn till dusk in the summer months.

  • Please book different time slots during your stay so everyone gets a chance for prime times.

  • Sauna is 16+, and youths must enter with an adult until the age of 19

  • Please attempt to remove most sand from your feet before entering the sauna. 

  • Sweep sauna sand back towards door at end of use.

How to turn on the sauna:

  1. Turn farthest dial to ¾ on. 

  2. Keep fresh air portholes beside door open. 

  3. To heat up to use immediately: turn timer dial past 2 and then back to the first one.

  4. You will hear a clunk as you pass 2 and a second cluck as you come back to 1 and then electricity hum. Hold your hands over rocks to make sure it is on.

  5.  Go do something for 20 minutes and come back!

  6. To heat up for a set time: set timer to countdown hours till you wish to come back. If it’s noon and you want to Sauna at 2:20 pm, then turn the sauna timer to 2 (hours). Walk away and come back in 2 hours and 20 minutes and your sauna will be warm. 

  7. Watch INSTRUCTIONAL video HERE

 

Apiary Tours

Weather permitting, we run an apiary tour every other day around 10:00am

We have beekeeping suits available to borrow - please bring close-toed shoes. 

We cannot promise tours as it is weather and staff dependent, but most guests are able to visit with the bees during the warmer seasons.

 

Reminders, Regulations and Rules

REMINDERS:

  • Tiny House, Wild Rose, Forest &Prospector Site are pet friendly, all other sites are NOT pet friendly. A PET FEE of $45 per unit is charge, please select as an ADD ON when booking.

  • Glamping Sites do NOT have running water or electricity

  • We have a little store in half of our woodshed by the Main House. Check it out!

  • Entry to lakefront is dawn to dusk and SOUND TRAVELS OVER WATER!

  • Quiet time is 9:30 pm till 7am. 

  • There is a shared outdoor shower with hot water the Big Barn

  • There is high speed wifi in the Big Barn. Pwd is smithlake

  • Glampers have access to a shared beach area with dock, paddleboards and shaded picnic area.

  • 18-hole disc golf course – lender discs are by the barn

  • Sauna use is included in your stay. Please sign up after you have booked HERE

  • Absolutely no fires! 

  • Please bring garbage out of site every day to avoid animals visiting your site. The garbage and recycling center is in the Big Barn by the outdoor shower. WE have bear and racoons

  • Please close the tent all the way if you are leaving the tent or it looks like it may precipitate - it can rain into them. 

 

REGULATIONS & POLICIES


1) Disorderly conduct will not be tolerated at any time. We reserve the right to evict persons not behaving appropriately. EG: Disrespect to property, people, wildlife etc.

2) All guests are subject to the rules and regulations of the BC HOTEL KEEPERS Act - including eviction for unruly or undesirable persons on the property.

3) Quiet time is 9:30 PM - 7AM, please be respectful of everyone and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. No amplified music.

4) No parties or outside guests allowed in glamping area without prior permission for host

5) Guest alcohol is permitted at your individual tent, please drink responsibly given you are of age. 

6) Food must be kept locked and away at night and while you are away from your site.

7)Garbage and recycling must be collected and put in appropriate bins as bear and other wildlife roam our property

8) Each tent comes with one full propane tank for your kitchen stove, an additional tank may be rented for your fire it.

9) Absolutely no wood fires allowed on the property or beach. 

10) Drive with caution at 5km/hr and please respect other guests, wildlife and livestock by going slow. Free Range Kids

11) No pets in Skygazer, White Pine or Laketrail Glamping Sites

Child Policy

We are a family FARM! All our tents are family friendly

  • 2 Secondary flip out trifold single mattress

  • Children are NOT allowed in the sauna

  • Children must be attended to at ALL TIMES. Water, animal and other dangers on the property

  • Children must wear a life jacket when paddleboarding or using other farm provided boats/floats

  • Our sites are quiet because it’s so peaceful here – please be aware of your noise level at your site and other guests.

 

Pet Policy

 

We are PET FRIENDLY! 

 Please keep pets on leash at all times on the property as we have farm animals and other guests. Pet off leash at your campsite and in the designated dog run area. The farm has farm dogs that are always off leash. They are friendly and hypoallergenic. 

1 dog or pet allowed in 4 units:

Tiny House, Prospector, Forest and Wild Rose are dog friendly. All other sites are NOT pet friendly. A PET FEE of $45 per unit is charged, please select as an ADD ON when booking.

If you have more than 1 animal, please call 250-218-3459 to discuss options that may be available.

Security Deposit and Reservation Fee's

Change booking Fee for shortening your stay

- $20

Garbage not deposited in designated bins:

- $100

Excess noise after 10PM

- $250

Late checkout without permission:

- Cost of an additional night stay

Pets in glamping sites that are not pet friendly:

- $150 plus cost of repair if damage is incurred

Damage to property or tent:

- Cost of repair or replacement

Wood fire 

- $250

Smoking/vaping in/around tents:

- $250

Reservations and Occupancy:

Payments are due in full at the time of booking.

Glamping sites standard occupancy is for 4 Adults, 4 Max (Except for our Prospector site which has a maximum occupancy of 3) and families of up 5 (Prospector 3). The tiny house is for 2 adults max. 

Additional adults will be $25 per night when pre-approved. Please contact us directly for approval prior to booking.

 

Disclosure

Be aware Smith Lake Farm is a working farm and there are inherent risks, including but not limited to adverse weather, uneven ground, equipment, cliffs, fences, livestock. It is our guest’s responsibility to act in a safe and prudent manner and obey all rules and regulations. Visitors to Farm do so at their own risk and Smith Lake Farm and its owners, lessee’s, contractors or employees are not responsible for any injuries, death, damage or theft to property.

Non-compliance of the rules and regulations listed above will result in eviction. Please see Hotel Keepers Act of British Columbia. 

There are no refunds or credit issued for inclement weather, no shows, or violation of rules and regulations.

If you would like a tour of the apiary, barn or property, please let us know. All guests must be accompanied by one of our staff to ensure the safety of our guests, livestock and bees.

Cancellation Policy and Payment Policy

No refunds will be given if you cancel less than 30 days prior to your arrival date. A 50% refund will be provided if we receive your cancellation request within 60 days of your arrival date. A full refund minus a $50 cancelation fee will be provided if we receive your cancellation request in writing more than 60 days prior to your arrival date. Please thoroughly read each listing and reach out to us before booking if you have any questions.

 

Sauna Rules
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Apiary Tours
Regulations & Policies
Security Deposit and Fee
Disclosure
Cancellation Policy
Glamping and Tiny House
Child & Pet Policy
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