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Activities and Entertainment at SEMI-AH-MOO

IN HOUSE ACTIVITIES - Please make your reservation as early in advance as possible, so that Semi-Ah-Moo can fully accommodate your needs.

Spa Services/Health Club
(360) 318-2024, ask for Uma.

Enjoy our extensive selection of treatments and services to relax, revitalize and restore your body and soul.
Call for details and prices.

  • Facials, Massage, Body Treatments, Mail Services, Hair Services, Wax Treatments, Facial Makeover.
  • Outdoor heated pool with indoor access
  • Hot Tub
  • Steam Room
  • Sauna
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Indoor Running Track
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Racquet Ball Courts
  • Indoor/Outdoor Tennis courts
  • Beauty Parlor
  • Massage Parlor
  • Pool Table
  • Arcade Games
  • Board Games - available upon request at the Gift Shop
  • Horse Shoes
  • Volley Ball Putting Green
  • Golf Lessons by Pro Jeff Coston

Bicycle rentals are available at the Marina Mercantile Store just across the Street.
(360) 371-5700 (try to reserve in advance for groups of 5 or more).
Ride along the spit and enjoy the view of Drayton harbor and Mt. Baker.
1 hr -$6, 4 hrs - $12, 8 hrs - $20.

Child Care
Semi-Ah-Moo Kids Kamp
(360) 371-7285
Structured to create loving care, concern and guidance for each individual child. Sign in is at 9:00 a.m. and sign out is at 5:00 p.m. Located at the other end of the spit.
Cost: $20.00 daily per child, $100.00 weekly per child.
Cost includes snacks, crafts, daily swimming and lesson costs. Ask about special family discounts for more than one child. A list of local babysitters can be provided to guests on request.

Where: Semi-Ah-Moo Spit or Birch Bay
Requirements: License - Washington State Resident $6.00/ Non-Resident $21.00
Must provide own bucket and shovel. Due to liability, the Inn will not be able to prepare any clams kept.
License purchase available at the Semi-Ah-Moo Marina (360) 371-5700.

Semi-Ah-Moo Golf & Country Club
(360) 371-7005 (try to reserve your tee-time as far in advance as possible).
Championship, Arnold Palmer designed golf course, with driving range, putting and chipping. Semi- private course, 3 miles from the Inn. Transportation provided upon request. Other local courses provided upon request.

Sailing Charter
Marina Mercantile
(360) 371-5700 (these tend to fill up quickly, try to reserve before you arrive).
Charter a sailing vessel. Skipper & Crew provided, 2-8 hour charters, up to six persons per vessel. Customize your charter to your preference, a morning sunrise or an evening dinner cruise? Beverages provided.


Beach Nature Walk
Aqua Terra Adventures
(360) 332-1822
A two hour nature walk of our 1,100 acre wildlife preserve.
Cost: $30.00 base rate plus $5.00 per person.
Self-guided tour: $12.00 per package.
Reservations are required.

Bird Watching
Nahkeeta Northwest Wildlife Resource Services
(360) 766-6008
Field excursions by expert naturalist guides. Group and individual packages available. See Concierge for details.

Nooksack River Casino
(800) 233-2573
Free Admission.
Driving time: 45 minutes.

Horse Back Riding/Trail Rides
Peace Arch Equestrian Center
(360) 366-4049
Private and group lessons are available. Advance reservations required.
Cost: $25.00 per person - one hour trail ride.
Driving time: 10 minutes.

Moondance Sea Kayaking
(360) 738-7664
Located in Bellingham, approximately a 30 minute drive from The Inn. Please call for information.
Explore from a half-day, full day, or longer trips. Moondance is happy to provide specialized group trips, incorporating mountain biking, hiking, photography, or whatever your group desires.

Borderland Mini-Golf
(360) 371-3330
Located in Birch Bay. Open year round. June-September: open every day at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $3.50 per game. Driving time: 10 minutes.

Salmon Fishing
Jim's Salmon Charter
(360) 332-6724
Departs from The Inn. Cost includes equipment, license, fish cleaning and fish bags.
Cost: $135.00 per person with a four person minimum.

Island Adventure Charters/Cruises
(800) 465-4604
Located in Anacortes, approximately 1 hour drive from the hotel. Open year-round. Departing from Cap Sante Marina. Call directly for schedule, availability, and costs.

Whale Watching
San Juan Shuttle Express
(360) 671-1137
Located in Bellingham, approximately a 40 minute drive from Semi-Ah-Moo. Enjoy a scenic cruise through the San Juan Islands as you venture out to see the Orca Whales. Cruises run May-September. There is a 10% discount for reservations made in advance.
Cost: Adults $60.00, Children $45.00.

Island Mariner Cruises
(360) 734-8866
Located in Bellingham, approximately a 30 minute drive from Semi-Ah-Moo. Departs 10 a.m. and returns 5:30 p.m. every Saturday/Sunday late May through early September, plus every Tuesday/Thursday through July and August.
Cost: Adults $55.00, Seniors (age 62+) $45.00, Children (age 15-) $35.00.

Wine Tasting
Mount Baker Vineyards
(360) 592-2300
Approximately a 45 minute drive from Semi-Ah-Moo. Free admission. Please contact the vineyard to verify hours of operation.