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Hi Jay and Tracy,
Just a short note to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at Mile Beach Cottage. We are outdoors, woods and water people and also are avid bird watchers. Everything about this place was suited especially for people like us.
The bird life is spectacular especially for birds of prey. I have been watching birds for over 50 years and the views of eagles and ospreys were some of the best we have seen. There was also a flock of 9 Turkey Vultures in the air one day. We also saw 3 varieties of Humming birds as well as Surf Scoters and Black Scoters as well as the "Lords and Ladies", the Harlequin ducks who gave us a spectacular fly past. It was great seeing the Cedar Waxwings in their true environment the Cedar trees.

We paddled up the river and were entertained by a family of river otters and then saw a Tundra Swan as well as a herd of Elk. There were a number of Bears seen along the roads and in the Mountains we saw a great deal of bear sign as well as elk and Mule deer sign.
We also saw several Steller's Jays and Blue Grouse and Ruffed Grouse. The cottage was very clean and the view of the beach is wonderful. You should really market the birdlife on your website and the bird watching opportunities.

All in all a great experience!
Thanks again,


"This is the most magical place i have been to in 15 years! Mile Beach Cottage is the "Sweetest Lodging In Town". Thanks Jay & Tracy!" - Melissa - Ester, Alaska USA

"Beautiful place, beautiful times! Thanks!" - Kerry - Katy, TX

"What a wonderful cottage you have here. Lots of wildlife and its so peaceful. We had a great holiday and the Beach Wedding was beautiful. Thanks again Jay and Tracy." - Sandy & Ruthie - Port Clyde, Nova Scotia

"Wonderful view, great people, fantastic wedding on the beach. Accommodation was very comfortable. Thank you... Best eagle watching i've ever seen." - Sue & Lee - Round Bay, Nova Scotia

"What a great time!! Nice place to entertain family & friends. Peaceful & relaxing & Great fishing & hiking all the wonderful trails. Awesome catch!! Thanks!" - Douglas, Christie, Alexis & Jenna - Sylvan Lake, AB

"A perfect spot ~ you have thought of everything to make our stay so memorable - thank you!!" - Margaret & Dante - Victoria, BC

"Here for a sister getaway. All born on Vancouver Island and lived our lives in the vicinity but none of us had been to Port Renfrew. Now we have. Loved the cottage with all its amenities, the view and the beach. Thank you." - Marlene, Sharon, Elaine, Diane - Vancouver Island & Mayne Island, BC

"The rain and clouds made Mile Beach Cottage a magical, mystical place to visit. We felt like we were watching the dawn of time or morning in Middle Earth as the fog rolled in and out. We even had a couple birds visit through the wood stove flue. They were happy to be released. Many thanks!!" - Mina & Emma, Karen, Sue & Dave - Otsu, Japan, Victoria, BC, Colorado Springs, CO

"The cabin is comfortable and the stay here delightful. After the curvy highway to get here we were more than charmed and pleasantly surprised when we arrived. Blessings to you and your family. As we gaze down the Strait from our home, we'll think of this wonderful adventure." - Steve & Susan - Whitbey Island, Washington, USA

"What a magical spot - the edge of the earth! Amazing picture window & view from the deck. We appreciate the comfortable accommodations to allow us to experience the wild west. Would love to return with our windsurfing/kitesurfing gear!" - Rob, Sandra, Olivia & Sam, Clive, Heather, Calder & Ben

"What a fabulous time we had! The view is amazing, the trails, the bears, the eagles. Thanks to Stewart at the dock we had fabulous salmon for dinner almost every night. Many thanks. We found peace again." - Richard, Raymond, Bertrand & Laura - Vancouver, BC, Paris, France

"Thank you for your hospitality - lovely home." - Fran, Lewis, Cody & Craig

"Awesome experience, great place, great host, fish, fowl, whales, bears, sea lions & food. Thank you!!" - Tom, Robin, Kevin

"1st time to this area. Loved the cottage. Wish we could stay longer. We'll be back next time with our husbands & kids, so much to see and do. had a wonderful couple days here!" - Andrea & Becky - Whitefish, Montana

"Your cottage is a haven to Beach Combers like us. The natural beauty of this place is matched by the pleasant furnishings of your home. We loved staying here and will be back!!" - Bill & Jeanne - Louisville, Kentucky

"We loved your cabin. It was a ruby among the rocks. It was very nice!!" - Kristen, Ben, Danielle

"We had a great time in this wonderful part of the world. Thank you for your hospitality!" - Tome, Noel, Mike, Joe - Victoria, BC, St Johns, NFLD, Dublin, Ireland

"Amazing cottage, soooooo! quiet & warm & inviting. Love the view - eagles in the tide feeding, hummingbirds so plentiful, nice flowers and well kept. Thank you." - Verna, Charla - Ymis, BC

"This is a piece of heaven - very beautiful, very relaxing. Love the ocean view!!" - Katy, Yvette - Nelson, BC

"What a beautiful place you have here. We are so lucky to get to share it. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to stay here. That view is astounding, i feel like a million bucks now....Thank you again..." - Paul, Beth, Lea, Shelley - Victoria, BC

"We loved the house, great view. We would definitely come back. The binder was useful. Great hiking area." - Mike, May, Micah & Kyle - Comox, BC

"Beautiful spot, especially when the rain lifts! We made some otter friends as well - Hope they remember us when we return. Thanks." - Ryan & Sionnach - Vancouver, BC

"Thanks - we had a wonderful stay. Will miss the gorgeous view. Hope to be back soon." - Elizabeth, Loghan, Rachel - Nova Scotia

"Wow! A new magic spot for us to come back to. Our baby boy's first road trip. We love it here!! and will be back for sure. Thank you!!" - April, Aaron & Austin - Vancouver

"It was so special for us to see, just outside the cottage, ospreys & bald eagles & hummingbirds & otters & seals - so much wildlife - and all that beautiful driftwood on the beach. Maybe we'll come back one day." - Nick & Marian - Wales, UK

"Great vacation. Something for everyone. Thanks for the hospitality." - Terry & Ann Marie - Robbiesville, NJ

"A great place to spend a relaxing few days. Kayaking was brilliant! Plan to come back often. The deeper the better w/ sea fishing." - Suzanne, Kathryn, Gabrielle, Carolyn, Meghan, Andy - Plymouth, PA, Allentum, NJ, Oundle, UK, Berkley, CA

"We had a wonderful time here - loved the view, the solitude, the walks along Mile Beach, and the cottage itself. Thank you." - Wayne, Jenica & Ian - Victoria, BC

"WONDERFUL! Thanks for providing this perfect little place to unwind. We shall return! (with friends)." - Ed, Erin, Mckenzie - Ladysmith, BC

"We had a very relaxing couple of nights. The cottage is wonderful & the view outstanding! Thank you for opening up your vacation home to us." - Christine & Sean - Sooke, BC

"Living the BC dream!" - Soshe - Naples, Italy

"Wow. What a beautiful place - on so many levels!" - Beth, Paul, Lea, Shelley - Victoria, BC

"A dream with loads of nice touches - binoculars, coffee, kitchen needs, firewood, etc. Beautiful view and house, great location. Thanks from the US." - Brenda - Cincinnati, OH

"Very nice & comfortable cottage and view! Wonderful hiking, kayaking and beaches abound!" - France & Vancouver

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