No SADS at Soundview!
Keeping the cottage busy in the summertime is always easy. This last summer especially, parched Americans from everywhere else in the country were flocking to the cool, comfortable Northwest, and Soundview was booked almost every night. But in the autumn the snowbirds fly south and it’s harder to make a living. But the more interesting guests start coming now. It takes grit to sit in a hot tub when your head is sticking up into 35-degree night air. It takes vision to enjoy the view of the Sound when it’s raining, and insight to imagine the Olympic Mountains looming on the northern horizon when the clouds come.
So this time of year I lower the rates – 20% off, even on the weekends and holidays, from November 1 through May 15. And I keep the hot tub going. I tried this for the first time last year, and the results were significant. Everybody won! The cottage was busier than it had ever been during that period, and so was I – and I enjoyed it.
Fall and winter months are perfect times for persona
l retreats, romantic hideaways, and business trips. Concerts, plays, ballet, and opera are 15 minutes away in downtown Seattle, and the sports stadiums (stadia?) are even closer. Yet Soundview as always is peaceful and serene. Come enjoy some down time here.