Sauna and Hot Tub at Nitinat Lake

Nitinat Sauna, BritishColumbia.com

On the remote and wild southwest coast of Vancouver Island lies Nitinat Lake and inlet, a paradise for windsurfers and kitesurfers seeking to get away from it all and be blown about the water. Aging Westfalia’s and funky Delicas abound in the rustic campsite set in old-growth forest, and dozens of tents and makeshift shelters are pegged down in every available nook along the pebbled shoreline, protected by giant driftwood logs and overhanging Douglas fir branches.

A wonderfully carefree attitude and communal atmosphere prevail, and everybody does […]