3rd Night FREE Galiano Island Retreat Galiano Oceanfront Inn 3 nights

Book a retreat with BC Ferries Vacations™ at Galiano Oceanfront Inn by May 7 and enjoy a 3rd night FREE! Package includes round-trip ferry, accommodation and extras like a 30-minute Couples Flotation Therapy session and free parking.

The Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa has been welcoming travellers to this beautiful island for close to a century. Situated within a short walk of Sturdies Bay village, the hotel puts all of the island’s activities and attractions at your fingertips. Just 55 minutes by ferry from Tsawwassen, Galiano Island is home to stunning coastal scenery and enough activities to please every visitor, whether you’re an outdoor adventurer, an art collector, or a culture and history aficionado. This 2-night package includes round-trip ferry for two adults and one car, plus a 30-minute Couples Flotation Therapy Experience at the Madrona del Mar Spa (or an equivalent experience). 


Top 5 things to do

  • Sample local produce at the Saturday farmers' market (seasonal)
  • Drive up to the Lovers’ Leap viewpoint
  • Visit the galleries and shops of Sturdies Bay
  • Relax and rejuvenate with a treatment at the Madrona del Mar Spa
  • Attend the Galiano Wine & Beer Tasting Festival

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

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From October 1 to May 30, 2017,  the Atrevida Restaurant is only available for dinner Wednesday through to Sunday, and breakfast on weekends. June 1 until September 30, 2017 the Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Galiano Island

Ferry: Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Galiano Island (Galiano Island )

Staying at: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa

Winding through the scenic beauty of the Southern Gulf Islands, the ferry sailing from Tsawwassen to Galiano Island is the perfect start to this relaxing getaway. After arriving at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa, take a walk through the beautiful resort grounds, then walk or bike into the village of Sturdies Bay to browse the shops and galleries. Complete your day with a delicious meal at one of the local restaurants or back at the hotel.

Day 2

Day 2 - Galiano Island

Staying at: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa

Whether you’re an art and culture buff, a food and wine connoisseur, or an active type who lives for outdoor recreation, Galiano Island has something for you. Spend a day on the water whale-watching, fishing or kayaking through the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Appreciate Galiano’s majestic forests by exploring trails that range from easy walks to challenging hikes. Immerse yourself in local culture by browsing local galleries, boutiques and seasonal festivals. Unwind at the end of the day with dinner and drinks on-site or at one of the local restaurants.

Day 3

Day 3 - Galiano Island

Staying at: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa

Explore the best of Galiano Island

Day 4

Day 4 - Galiano Island to Vancouver

Ferry: Galiano Island (Galiano Island ) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Start the final morning of your getaway with a quiet breakfast on your waterfront balcony, followed by another walk through the village shops, a stroll along the beach or a massage at the spa. Then enjoy a serene 55-minute cruise through the Gulf Islands and across the Strait of Georgia, bringing your trip full circle back to Metro Vancouver. 

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Day 1 - Vancouver to Galiano Island


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*Plus GST and surcharges. Prices quoted are per person in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy and include round-trip ferry from Vancouver Island or Metro Vancouver to the Sunshine Coast or Gulf Islands as outlined for two adults and one car. Valid for new bookings only. May not be combined with any other offer. All offers based on availability and may be subject to blackout dates over long weekends. Some restrictions apply. Book by May 7, 2017 for travel prior to June 18, 2017. BC Reg. 48839. Please note the following black out dates for Galiano Oceanfront Inn: May 19 - 21, 2017.


†Third night free is valid when a minimum of 2 consecutive nights are purchased in combination with a return sailing; maximum 1 free night per booking. All offers based on availability and are limited to select room types. Some restrictions apply.


††Per stay and valid up to two people per room. A spa treatment of equal or greater value may be substituted as an alternative should the Flotation Therapy Experience not be available.


±Ferry sailing is from Swartz Bay to Southern Gulf Islands, any other ferry route may change the overall package price.  Reservations on the ferry not included on this route.

Today's price from $299 CAD

+ $11.65 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Three nights’ accommodation at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa in an Oceanfront Queen Room with 3rd night FREE†; max 2 ppl.
  • Extra Value A couple's 30 minute Flotation Therapy Experience in the Madrona del Mar Spa per stay††
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round-trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Galiano Island for two adults and one car (reservations included)
  • Car Rental Packages from Vancouver Island starting from $259 plus GST pp/dbl. occ ±

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