Lund, British Columbia: The Tla-Amin Nation announces the rebranding of the former Historic Lund Hotel and Resort to The Lund Resort at Klah ah men as of April 2019. This significant announcement brings to the world, the first, full-service Indigenous resort on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. The 31-room hotel originally built in 1905 has recently refurbished its guestrooms, lobby, event space and restaurant and pub. Renovations and upgrades to the hotel and its amenities include Indigenous elements of local artisans’ work adorning walls in the lobby, public hallways, and guest rooms through to the banquet room and dining outlets, and all new furnishings throughout the entire property. The marina has been renamed 13 Moons Marina and will have slips available for short- and long-term rental beginning summer, 2019.
The redesigned Back Eatery, formerly the restaurant and pub, finds a bohemian vibe co-existing with Indigenous artwork and food items on the menu like fresh, house-made Bannock Benny with smoked salmon. New to the Resort is the family-friendly Sweet Shack coffee shop offering the Resort’s exclusive 13 Moons Coffee and a tantalizing array of ice cream, gelato, and candies. Top off the rebranded and redesigned eateries with a new Loyalty Card program designed especially for locals in Klah ah men (formerly Lund) and Powell River areas, and General Manager, Scott Wilshaw proudly shares “I am so enthused to be overseeing the rebranding and upgrading to this special place, The Lund Resort at Klah ah men. It simply would not have been possible without the dedication and hard work of our partners, management, and staff. I am deeply grateful to everyone, and together, we invite the world to come for a visit!”
Once settled into the comfort of The Lund Resort at Klah ah men, guests are encouraged to experience eco-adventure tours being offered by the Tla’amin Elders of the village which include travel by water to nearby Desolation Sound and the Copeland Islands and by foot on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Each tour provides engaging storytelling of the history, culture, and geography of the Tla’amin Nation.
The Tla’amin Nation has lived here for over 4,000 years as this region was and continues to be a principal gathering place for its people. The rebranding of Lund to Klah ah men – which translates to ‘a place of refuge’ – is befitting as the village, resort and breathtaking natural harbour will continue to welcome visitors year-round to what is now the first, full-service Indigenous resort travel experience on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. The significance of “Thirteen Moons” in the branding represents the annual natural calendar for the Tla’amin people including the seasons and the different times of the year to harvest hundreds of species of fish, beach foods, land mammals, sea mammals, birds and plants.
The Lund Resort at Klah ah men offers many opportunities for guests to experience firsthand the pristine waters, undisturbed woodlands and abundant marine & wild life unique to this area. Local operators offer marine sightseeing excursions and tours, Tla’amin Nation Cultural Tours, and kayak tours and rentals. Other nearby activities available include horseback riding, diving, golfing, bicycle rentals, and eating and drinking at local craft breweries and restaurants.
Learn more at www.lundresort.com .
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