Nestled in the West Kootenays, Bear Spring Eco Retreat offers novel canvas tents and A-frame glamping accommodations in a beautiful mountain setting with stunning views. Our property includes a lodge with three bed and breakfast rooms, an event centre perfect for intimate concerts or weddings, refreshing outdoor showers, edible food gardens and a multitude of non-motorized outdoor activities. Located just 12 minutes from the artist city of Nelson, our 300 acre paradise will make for a truly satisfying stay. Enjoy our off-grid eco-friendly property with all of the modern luxuries including queen size beds and linens, and solar lighting. Bear Spring Eco Retreat is ideal for relaxing and leisurely exploring the outdoors. Enjoy nature walks, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing and wild life viewing at or near our sustainable retreat.
Nestled in the Selkirk Mountains of West Kootenay, the retreat backs onto dense forests full of outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking and skiing.
The property is already home to a thriving peony farm making the perfect location for an intimate wedding or gathering. The plants bloom in June but blooms can be stored for later use.
These A-frame sleeping structures have a foot print of 12’ x 12’ with roof panel that swings open to a 4’ deck bringing the outdoors in while providing protection from sun and rain. The A-frames include queen beds and linens. Every cottage is furnished with the essentials and features collectable vintage decor and art.
These unique canvas tents have a 13’ diameter foot print. These romantic tents feature a skylight for stargazing. They also include queen beds and linens. Every tent is fully furnished with collectable vintage decor and original art, comfy seating and carpets.
Rent our beautiful barn for intimate weddings or gatherings up to 50 people. The site features landscaped and furnished patio, performance stage with basic sound system and stunning views of the valley and river below. Outdoor cooking area, electricity and toilets included.
Our retreat will feature food gardens that we will encourage guests to forage in. We’re designing a food forest too. The design will incorporate edible and medicinal herbs, flowers, berries, vegetables, fruit trees and nut producing trees such as walnuts and pine nuts.
In the meantime, please visit this site often to follow our progress and be sure to check us out on social media to find out when we'll finally be open to accommodate your visit.
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