The new look Baillie Lodges’ Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge will open on June 17 following an extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The closure provided an opportunity for the Australia-based luxury lodge operator to complete a CDN$2 million makeover on the property.
Upgrades include a full renovation of the interiors of the property’s 25 luxury tents for a more contemporary look and feel, while specially commissioned furnishings from local designers will create a real sense of place.
Meanwhile, a refreshed itinerary of wilderness adventures will also be introduced, including a series of signature experiences to be included in the rate.
Working closely with the team at KSL Capital Partners which has owned Clayoquot since April 2019, Baillie Lodges has embarked on a three-year strategy to elevate the guest experience and align the luxury wilderness lodge with the company’s growing portfolio of boutique lodges around the world.
As part of the plan, Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge will join Baillie Lodges sister properties Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, Longitude 131° at Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Huka Lodge in New Zealand and Silky Oaks Lodge in Queensland’s Daintree Rainforest which is set to open on October 1 this year. The company’s flagship property Southern Ocean Lodge was destroyed in the wildfires on Kangaroo Island in early 2020, an event that drew global media attention. Baillie Lodges is currently planning its rebuild.