Things to Do in Semiahmoo

Heather T. Taylor  |  May 25, 2022

Things to Do in Semiahmoo

Whether you’ve booked a vacation at Semiahmoo Resort or you’re looking at Semiahmoo homes for sale, you can expect to enjoy world-class service, luxury accommodations, and a broad range of recreational opportunities in the area. You never have to worry about experiencing a dull moment between resort activities and local gems. Here are some of the incredible pastimes you can look forward to in Semiahmoo.

Incredible things to do in Semiahmoo

Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club

Golf enthusiasts rejoice! The award-winning Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club offers 7,005 yards of tree-lined magic, giving you the chance to play in a breathtaking natural setting. Open year-round, the club also features a driving range, putting greens, a fully-stocked Pro Shop, and the fabulous Great Blue Heron Grill.
Designed by the world-renowned Arnold Palmer, the golf course boasts water features and 67 strategically-placed bunkers. The rolling fairways are abundant and include fast, challenging greens. Golfers of all levels are welcome to play, as tee box placements adjust the degree of difficulty. Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club graciously shares its golf course and amenities with members and resort guests, giving you access to hours of play on your next holiday.

Resort leisure

Golf is not the only activity available to resort guests, as Semiahmoo offers outdoor tennis courts and indoor pickleball courts, with seasonal outdoor pickleball courts. Cool off with a dip in the indoor/outdoor pool between rounds of tennis and pickleball.
There are plenty of recreational opportunities beyond those of the resort. Northeast Washington touts stunning scenery, flora, fauna, and every chance to surround yourself with natural beauty.
Head to the beach for salty ocean breezes, sand, and surf, or walk a hiking trail, spotting bald eagles, blue herons, and other native birds along the way.
Beautiful family traditions are created in Semiahmoo. Nightly s’mores by beach bonfires, board games in the library, and catching a movie at the Discovery Theater are some family-friendly activities available to resort guests. Sports lovers can teach their little ones the ins and outs of pickleball or basketball or head to the golf simulator to work on their stroke. Additional recreation includes biking, paddleboarding, and kayaking from the Beach Activities Center, guaranteeing that every family member will find an activity they love.


The amenities at Semiahmoo are seemingly endless, providing every family member with hours of entertainment, regardless of age. Below are the incredible luxuries the resort offers to keep everyone happy, healthy, and ready to handle anything life throws at them.

The Spa at Semiahmoo

The Spa at Semiahmoo will help relieve life’s stresses, melting away your troubles one treatment at a time. The Spa offers an array of wellness treatments, including facials, massages, full-body treatments, and various salon services to leave you feeling and looking your best.
Opt for the Tranquility Massage treatment when seeking a massage to help balance stress. Pair it with the skin-hydrating Eminence Organic Facial and Vital Body Scrub to reach the pinnacle of relaxation. Enhance your spa experience by adding some dry brushing, scalp soothers, lip masks, and additional extras. You’re bound to leave the spa feeling like you’re on cloud nine, no matter which treatments you choose.

Health Club

Staying at Semiahmoo means never missing a workout. The state-of-the-art fitness center is fully equipped with brand-new cardio machines, free weights, and an indoor running track to ensure you remain sound in body and mind. Becoming a Health Club member gives you access to additional perks, including complimentary fitness classes, discounts on spa services and products, and unlimited access to the fitness room, heated swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts, saunas, and steam rooms at the Health Club and Country Club.
If you’re not into lifting weights or cardio machines, the resort offers plenty of fitness classes to accommodate your fitness goals. Fitness classes are free to resort guests and include everything from centering Tai Chi to lively Zumba classes.

Outer Island Excursions

If the water calls you, opt to embark on an exciting excursion with Outer Island Excursions. The company offers an array of adventures suitable for folks of all ages. Daily whale watching tours last three to four hours, giving the chance to spot orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, and gray whales from May to September. You may even glimpse some sea lions, seals, eagles, otters, and other majestic marine life!
Whether you’re a newbie or seasoned angler, you’ll undoubtedly create lasting memories with your family during a private fishing charter. The company allows anglers of all skill levels, as young as four years old, to come along for the ride! Depending on the season, you can catch everything from shrimp and halibut to crabs and salmon. For an all-encompassing journey, rent a private charter to relish a personalized experience incorporating whale watching, fishing, crabbing, island hopping, water taxis, and much more.
From ferries to private charters, kayak tours to fishing trips, you’re guaranteed a good time when you take the dive with Outer Island Excursions.

Outdoor adventures

The Great Northwest is teeming with breathtaking scenery, history, culture, legendary mountains, and more. Given the 300 acres of pristine landscape, you have ample opportunities to go birdwatching among the region’s tide pools, estuaries, and waterways. View soaring bald eagles while you’re out for a hike or take a self-guided birdwatching tour. When the mountaintops become sheathed with snow, head to Mount Baker for some classic Northwest skiing. The runs are pristine, the powder is bountiful, and you can spend hours skiing the slopes.

Beer tasting

For a more relaxing pastime, stop by one (or several) of the 16 breweries in Whatcom County. Spend your day reclining and tasting delicious ales and lagers at Kulshan Brewing Company’s beer garden. Stop by Aslan Brewing Co. for thirst-quenching organic beer and savory bacon bison burgers. Bring the whole family to Boundary Bay Brewery in Bellingham, where the kids can munch on pizza and grilled cheese sandwiches while the adults indulge in craft beer, cocktails, and delectable pub fare. No matter your objective or taste, there’s a brewery for you in Bellingham.

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