Plan your trip to British Columbia
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Almost three kilometers of untouched beachfront are your playground. With beautiful forests at your backdoor, and sandy beaches at your disposal, you'll understand why Tigh-Na-Mara is such a popular destination. With some of the warmest coastal waters in all of Canada, you're sure to love it!
Overlooking the Pacific Rim on Vancouver Island, the nearby sandy beaches are framed by towering mountains and lush rainforest. Long Beach Lodge Resort puts you just minutes away from the soft shores and stunning waters. Stroll along the shoreline looking for shells and marine life. Cox Bay Beach, Long Beach, and Chesterman supply sandy adventures...
Sunrise Ridge Resort is located in the heart of Canada's Riviera, just steps away from the 5-kilometer Rathtrevor Beach. Enjoy the mild weather that has made this area known as "the tropics of Canada!" Go kayaking or sailing along Craig Bay or indulge in the area's renowned whale watching and scuba diving.
When you spend a long weekend with REO Rafting Resort, you can do some relaxing by the shoreline, or rushing down the river. Spend the day in your swimsuit basking in the sun, or throw on some boots for a hike along the Nahatlatch River. However you spend your time at the beach, spend it with your family creating lasting memories!
Set on the shores of Harrison Lake, Harrison Beach Hotel is the perfect location for your Vancouver vacation! Enjoy time by the water with a good book, or hop in a boat and take a lake tour or even go fishing! Make sure to spend one relaxing day on the shores, building sand castles with the entire family. After all, there's no better way to spend...
Terrace Beach is one of the most bio-diverse beaches on the west coast at low tide. You may have the opportunity to see some of the local marine life up close including starfish, anemones and crabs. Remember keep all the living creatures where they are when you are enjoying a stroll along the sandy shores, or just soaking in the sun on a beautiful...
You won't have to travel far to find stunning beaches and parks to be discovered during your stay at Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina. Plan an excursion to find a secluded spot at Botanical Beach, China Beach, French Beach, Sombrio Beach, or Mystic Beach. The region is full of sandy shores, waiting for you to explore them.
Parksville Beach is a famous beach voted the favorite family-friendly beach in Canada by Better Homes and Gardens Magazine readers. Here you can explore the marine flora and fauna, sun bathe with a mountain backdrop, splash in the water with your family or friends, and bird watch. Enjoy the view from your room, or as you break a sweat in the...
No vacation is complete without a waterfront view and easy access to the beach. Mayne Island Resort and Spa provides just that with all of their accommodations overlooking the Salish Sea. Calm waves and sandy shore are yours to enjoy with a day under the sun, a calm row boat ride, or just spend your day building a sandcastle with the kids. There is...
After a day out fishing, it's time to kick back and relax. Enjoy the sights from the shoreline, lay out and get some sun, read a book next to the water's edge, or just rest your eyes surrounded by the sounds of the great outdoors. Get ready for a beach day during your next trip to British Columbia!
British Columbia Travel Articles
As the largest Pacific island east of New Zealand, Vancouver Island is home to its fair share of beaches. While all these sandy shores are teeming with aquatic adventures, tanning opportunities, and... more
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