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In the Media

Media Tour / Interview Requests

To arrange a media tour or interviews with Painted Boat, please contact Kathryn Pool, Business Development Manager, at (604) 883-2456 or

18-Oct-2017: British Columbia Magazine – Plan Your Next Blissed-Out Wellness Escape on BC’s Sunshine Coast

Painted Boat was featured in a British Columbia Magazine story on Sunshine Coast spas that rejuvenate body and soul.

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12-Oct-2017: BC Living Magazine – 10 Best BC Spas of 2017

Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina was honoured to be featured as one of BC Living Magazine’s 10 best spas in the province in 2017.

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16-Mar-2017: Global News – Pender Harbour residents want to build ocean discovery centre; need to raise $2M

Pender Harbour is a picturesque community of fewer than 3,000 people on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast.

With bays and boats and unique fish species popping up in its waters, there’s plenty to attract potential visitors. But it’s an aging community, and it’s been tough to lure tourists there year-round. …

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31-Jan-2017: Resort Manager Adam Paling Interviewed on CISL 650

Painted Boat Resort Manager Adam Paling was interviewed by CISL 650 AM Radio after Painted Boat was named one of the Top 25 Hotels in Canada by TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards.


13-May-2016: Painted Boat Resort Manager Adam Paling Interviewed on CISL 650

Hear Painted Boat Manager Adam Paling invite listeners from CISL 650 AM Radio to “come on up and visit us at Painted Boat Resort in Madeira Park, BC”!


13-May-2016: Another Winner from CISL 650!

Congratulations to our next winner of a two night getaway with our travel partners, BC Ferries and Harbour Air.

Week 3: Michelle Harlington of Surrey BC


16-Apr-2017: Painted Boat Partners with CISL 650 – Your Chance to Win!

From April 22 to May 20, 2016 we’ve partnered with our media friends at CISL 650 AM Radio in Vancouver to help share the great experiences at Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina on the Sunshine Coast.

For your chance to win, visit the CISL 650 website.

Listen below to the recent winners, who were both celebrating birthdays when their name was announced!

Week 1 Winner: Debbie Faust of Surrey

Week 2 Winner: Linda Dore of Port Coquitlam

10-Feb-2016: Painted Boat Attracts Attention on CISL 650

Audio from CISL 650’s coverage of Painted Boat’s involvement with the Vancouver International Wine Show as the show’s major giveaway in February, 2016.


14-Feb-2016: Pinkbike – Revenge of the Nerds, A Valentine’s Day Epic

“Last Valentine’s Day Paris Gore, Katrina Strand, Miranda Miller, Katie Holden, Geoff Gulevich, and I headed to the Sunshine Coast for weekend of luxury accommodations and riding. Love was in the air – or maybe it was just gas, whatever it was this crew of top nerds made for a most memorable weekend. …

The Painted Boat Resort, just 30 minutes outside of Sechelt, hosted us for our second night. Offering beautiful spacious villas we had plenty of room to lounge while we planned for our next day of riding.”

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Oct-2015: West Coast Women’s Show 2015 and 93.7 JRFM Contest Winner

Audio from the West Coast Women’s Show 2015 and 93.7 JRFM’s contest winner.


07-Sep-2015: Homoculture: Relax and unwind this fall at Painted Boat Resort and Spa

“As summer draws to a close in the Pacific north west, the real adventures begin. The days become shorter and are filled with low overcast, rain, and cooler temperatures. But this doesn’t mean it’s time to begin hibernation. In fact, it’s the best time of the year to go on an ultimate rejuvenation weekend, especially when it’s at the most beautiful resort on the Sunshine Coast, Painted Boat Resort and Spa.”

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17-Aug-2015: The Province: The Sunshine Coast-Comox Valley Ale Trail, Part 1: The Lower Coast

“Nestled in one of Pender Harbour’s many bays is the Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina, which makes for a great stopover for a night or more. Painted Boat boasts a range of comfortable self-catering apartments where you can cook up some of the local produce you’ve bought at the market, farm or deli on your way up the highway, then kick back on your deck overlooking the harbour with a growler or two of Persephone beer. Chances are, you’ll see a deer wandering past.”

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Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina
PO Box 153
12849 Lagoon Road
Madeira Park
British Columbia, Canada
V0N 2H0

Phone: 604-883-2456
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3955
Fax: 604-883-2122

Painted Boat is located just 2:45 hours from Vancouver / 3:30 hours from the USA border