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Beach Cottage- enjoy huge sundecks right on the water.

Bedrooms 1
Space 92 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Sunroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

**NOTE: Please check out the 38 reviews from our Guestbook under 'Guestbook comments from the owner' lower down on this page!

Footprints is an exclusive and romantic cottage at Davis Bay/Sechelt. Guests at the cottage have access to a delightful private beach where huge sundecks right on the water makes for waterfront entertainment at its best!

A perfect getaway, retreat, renewal, celebration, romantic interlude or honeymoon. FOOTPRINT cottage is your first choice vacation destination all year round.

'Footprints' is a private, elegant and beautiful south facing, cottage that is bathed in sunshine all day long. We offer an unforgettable experience of escape, tranquility, and vacation paradise. Located on the Sunshine Coast's most pristine and sought after stretch of beach at Davis Bay, 'FOOTPRINTS at the water' enjoys prime location with a cozy interior and quality appointments. A rejuvenating hot tub on the deck has views to take your breath away.

Nestled on a high bank outlook, amidst majestic Douglas fir, cedars, cypress and spruce, 'FOOTPRINTS' cottage is a 1000 square foot delight that commands breath-taking views of ocean, mountains, islands, sunsets, boats, cruise-ships and more. There are eagles, sea-gulls, ravens and several species of birds. Also visiting whales, dolphins and seals can be seen from time to time. The second decks are literally on the water's edge on the lovely private beach, with lounging chairs, pic-nic table, fire pit etc.

Davis Bay Beach is one of the best and warmest on the Coast. A place where yachts, windsurfers, sand castlers, and kite-flyers revel. Venture just around the corner to Chapman Creek and you will astound at the fall sight of salmon spawning and teams of birds congregating. Indulge the romantic moon-lit nights and riveting sunsets, over the Georgia Straits, Trail Islands, Vancouver Island and Mt. Washington.

Make 'FOOTPRINTS at the water' your first choice vacation spot and start packing your bags! A splendid 4-season destination indeed.

The journey to FOOTPRINTS is as exciting as the destination itself.It starts with a captivating ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay on mainland Vancouver. Senses delight to sparkling blue waters as the British Columbia ferry meanders through tree sloped islands, divinely silhouetted by the glorious Coast Mountains.

The ferry docks at Langdale, your entry point to the Sunshine Coast. Welcome to heaven on earth! A twenty minute drive on Highway 101 flanked by ocean and giant evergreens. Trees, birds, animals, and flowers all about you.  A tapestry of colors.  You are gripped with the awesome magic of coast fever.

A world of sun, surf and rocks. A world of blue skies and sunsets beyond compare. Indulge your every whim. This is fantasy country.

'Footprints' is an eclectic-styled vintage cottage that comprises: Bedroom with deluxe queen bed and quality linen; Enclosed verandah area with two single daybeds that comfortably sleep two extra persons; Lounge and Dining room with wood-burning fire place and incredible views; Full kitchen with a breakfast table overlooking the ocean and trees; Bathroom with deep-soaker tub and shower; Laundry room with washer/dryer/ironing facilities; Private cottage deck, with hot-tub, simulating a tree-house feel with magnificent views of ocean, islands, trees, sky, moon, sun and sunsets. Watch the resident eagles from this spot. In winter the storms are a breath-taking feature.

Kayaks and mountain bikes for rent to add to the fun!!

There is more.... So much more. Come see for yourself!!

More Details

ron naidoo
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, afrikaans
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a lovely spot and beautiful home! We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. Wish we could stay longer!! Will be back for sure!

Thank you!
May 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Davis Bay, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Kayaks and bikes available for rent Reiki treatments available Massage treatments available Crabbing from property


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Beach Cottage- enjoy huge sundecks right on the water.
average rating of 5.0 based on 45 reviews

Spring on the Sunshine Coast

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful five day trip at Footprints Cottage. From the moment we arrived, Ron and Matilda made us all feel so welcome - such kind hosts! The Cottage itself has gorgeous views and was so charming - decorated with gorgeous linens, arts and crafts from South Africa - truly lovely. It is so evident that much love and pride has gone into their quaint cottage.

Although we are back to work now, we will hold on to some lovely memories: morning coffee in the sunroom admiring the gorgeous ocean views; hiking to Chapman Creek falls, the Knob and Smuggler's Cove; lounging around on the front lawn, soaking in the sun; wondering down to the beach and of course, enjoying the crackling fire... We are already planning another trip next year.

Thank you both for sharing your lovely cottage - we truly felt so lucky to find such a hidden treasure on the coast!

  • Submitted: 2-May-2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Surrey, BC

Footprints - total relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful week with Matilda and Ron, just what we needed, loved the beach, the hot tub, the quiet. We took advantage of the Reiki treatment which was so helpful. Hoping to return next summer.

  • Submitted: 25-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Dearest Matilda and Ron, For the Thanksgiving weekend we chose to get away from the pace of the city, and instead joined you here at Footprints. What an inspiring decision! We napped on your daybeds, dipped in the hot tub and built warm fires while rain fell outside. C cooked a traditional Turkey dinner which we enjoyed in the sun room and slept like babies in the bedroom, which happens rarely in the city!

Your home here is beautiful, and helped us create a lasting memory. We cannot thank you enough for stocking the home with everything needed for an unforgettable experience.

Thank you sincerely for the warm welcome and trust with your home. We are certain our paths will cross again!

  • Submitted: 5-May-2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a pleasure to receive feedback from our guests, especially a positive one. We are glad to hear that your experience with the location, appointments and service were all excellent. We strive for guest satisfaction and are always looking for ways to improve our product. We appreciate that a great deal of expense and time goes into our guests' quest to find the ideal vacation spot. Its heartening to hear that you would love to come back again! This is what makes our efforts so rewarding. Thanks again. We always try to "walk the extra mile" and are uncompromising to ensure that our guests have a magical and rejuvenating experience, taking away precious memories to last a lifetime.
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BC, canada

Brilliant time

  • 5 of 5

Dear Ron and Matilda, We spent several hours trawling through the Internet at various B + B's, hotels, and rentals until we came across your cottage. We knew immediately that this was the place to suit all our needs as a family with 2 small children, and it filled all our expectations!

We had a brilliant time and enjoyed the beautiful sunsets from the deck. Our 2 year old son fell in love with you bus magnet on the fridge! (kids are easy to please)! Thank you for your warm and welcoming hospitality. Kind regards

  • Submitted: 5-May-2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It is important to us that parents and children do have an equally good time. Will be our pleasure to host you again in the future.
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Chilliwack, BC, Canada

Truly magical

  • 5 of 5

Dear Matilda and Ron, Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful cottage with us. We had a marvelous time chilling in beautiful Davis Bay!

We loved the short trek to the "Beach Club" and spent some quat days hiking the surrounding areas. You were so right - Footprints is truly magical! Thanks for making our Summer holiday to Canada so special.

  • Submitted: 5-May-2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was an honour hosting you. Hope to see you again soon.
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BC, canada

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

*Dearest Matilda and Ron, What a lovely spot and beautiful home!We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Everything, from the views, to the walks to the water. You have a very nice set-up here. Perfect for rest and relaxation. We found ourselves truly content with the sounds of the wood crackling and the sights outside our window. Our little doggy, was truly in doggy heaven.We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. Wish we could stay longer!! Thank you for sharing your slice of heaven with us!Will be back for sure Much love

  • Submitted: 14-Jun-2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We enjoyed hosting you. We agree, nothing like a wood fireplace when it rains. Footprints is really a place for all seasons and all reasons!
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Roberts Creek
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Footprints Private beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Davis Bay, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off peak
Oct 1 2017 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Longer stays discounted
Peak rates apply on national, public, bank holidays (long holiday week-ends)
Periodic promotions, specials, and discounts- please ask!
Our motto is :"we always walk the extra mile"
Weekly rates based on 7 night stay.
Occasional special rates. Please enquire.
Pet fees of $ 25 per night for small dogs and $ 30 per night for bigger dogs will apply.
A cleaning fee based on number of people and number of days staying will apply.
NOTE: The Pet fee and Cleaning fee will be added to the initial automated quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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