Relaxing in Victoria doesn’t just come in the form of its many scenic spots and natural hideaways. There are also a wide range of high quality spa treatments, covering everything from ocean views to cutting edge techniques.
To help you find exactly the right sweet spot for you to unwind and take the edge off during your stay in the area, here’s our overview of some of the best spa experiences to be found in the city.
Whether it’s nestled lakeshore sands or seemingly unending sandy beaches overlooking the ocean, visitors and locals alike in Victoria and Vancouver Island have the chance to take in the sun and views at some fantastic beaches.
With everything from swimming and higher octane activities, to mountain top trails, to simply sitting on the sands and watching the sea—there’s something for everyone. And with so much choice, it can be hard to know where to begin! So to help you, here’s our rundown of five of the best beaches for you to visit on your RV trip to Victoria and beyond.
Victoria is known as the City of Gardens, a title that is certainly well earned. In fact, every year there is the Flower Count, a light hearted event to promote that we have flowers before spring even begins. And so in celebration of all things garden, here is an overview of the top gardens in Victoria so you can enjoy the beauty this city has to offer.
BC is renowned for its beautiful green scenery and is home to a wonderful array of trees, with some being among the largest in the world. Seeing these trees is a high priority for many visitors to BC, and so here is a look at some of the majestic trees that can be admired on Vancouver Island, and where to find them.
2021 was not the year any of us had envisioned—but we hope you were still able to find plenty of moments of joy and celebration, and are now ready to look forward to an exciting 2022!
There’s always something happening in Victoria, and 2022 will be no exception, with plenty of things to do and see in the coming months. Meaning there’s never going to be a bad time to visit, and if you’re planning on a trip in the first half of the year—we have you covered with this roundup of some of the biggest and best events.
Beyond that, we’re sure there are many things happening, as well as those events that are yet to be announced, so be sure to follow us on Facebook for posts about future activities and events in Victoria. And remember, before attending any event, be sure to check their website for the latest information on restrictions and safety measures.
Victoria is a magical place to visit any time of year—and with December upon us, it’s a good time to take a look at all of the amazing things that are happening around Victoria this Christmas!
Many events are happening in full, or close to normal, for the first time since the pandemic began. We know many of you are excited about Christmas getaways, and the chance to see friends and family—and while you do that, here are some of the fun things that are happening in December.
In Victoria you’ll find no shortage of unique and mouth-watering dining experiences, but one of the things that really sets it apart is its offerings when it comes to afternoon tea.
This relaxing and enjoyable experience has seen itself reinvented over the years, and there are a number of charming and scenic settings that take advantage of the region's fine array of produce and seafood to offer a modern take on this timeless tradition.
Here we take a look at a few places to have a wonderful afternoon with tea and delicious bites of pastries and sandwiches.
Vancouver Island is home to some of the finest natural landscapes on the west coast, from panoramic mountain ranges to sweeping coastlines. But some of the highlights can be found inland, on more even ground, in the form of the island’s many beautiful lakes.
Whether you’re looking for a fishing spot, some wild swimming, or just somewhere to enjoy a nice walk and a light picnic, we’re sure you’ll find something on this list of some of the best lake day trip destinations on Vancouver Island.
Here in Victoria, we take brunch seriously. On the weekends, you can find many of the locals enjoying fresh coffee, bacon and bennies at some of the many wonderful brunch spots in the city.
From savory classics to sweet indulgences, these various restaurants have mastered the art of brunch and are guaranteed to provide the experience you’re looking for. Each showcase their own unique personality and flair that make the city what it is today.
With plenty of places available, though, it can be difficult to narrow down the best of the best. To help you find your new favorite brunch spot, we’ve identified the top five brunch places in Victoria for your next visit.
Travel to Victoria and Vancouver Island has been booming this summer! After having to stay home to protect our neighbours for months and travel being restricted, vacationers are finally able to get out of their towns and explore this beautiful province.
Social distancing rules may be lessening but they’re still recommended, so while travel for summer 2021 is still a little bit different, with the right planning and preparation you can still have a wonderful stay at Salish.