Powell River Retreat Beach Gardens Resort 2 nights

Located in the heart of Powell River, at the north end of the Sunshine Coast, Beach Gardens Resort is surrounded by panoramic views of Malaspina Strait. Admire the views from your deck, where you can watch eagles soar through the rustling pines, or gaze out at the ocean and discover local wildlife like orcas, seals and otters. Later, enjoy a delicious meal at the Seasider Bistro + Wine Bar + Patio, backed by gorgeous waterfront views.

Powell River is known for its cozy cafés and bakeries, art galleries and seaside restaurants, and year-round recreation. Hike or bike on local trails, kayak or scuba dive, or relax and unwind on the beach.

Top 5 things to do

  • Browse local works of art at one of many local galleries
  • Explore Desolation Sound by canoe or kayak
  • Go on a whale-watching or wildlife-viewing tour
  • Go scuba diving
  • Explore the island by hiking, mountain biking or taking a scenic drive

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Powell River

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Gibsons (Langdale)
Ferry: Madeira Park (Madeira Park) to Saltery Bay (Powell River)

Staying at: Beach Gardens Resort & Marina (Deluxe Oceanfront Room)
7074 Westminster Street, Powell River, BC Canada, V8A 1C5

Take a scenic 40-minute cruise through spectacular marine and mountain scenery from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale. On arrival, stop in the nearby village of Gibsons to browse the shops and galleries. Then head north on Highway 101, past ocean vistas and through lush forests to the Sechelt area, the cultural centre of the Sunshine Coast. There, you can learn about the Sechelt Nation at the House of Héwhíwus. Enjoy the local attractions and activities before driving to Earls Cove and then taking a beautiful 50-minute, 9.5-nautical-mile crossing. From there, continue up Highway 101 for about half an hour until you arrive at Beach Gardens Resort & Marina. After checking in, spend the rest of the day enjoying the hotel and your surroundings.

Day 2

Day 2 - Powell River

Staying at: Beach Gardens Resort & Marina (Deluxe Oceanfront Room)
7074 Westminster Street, Powell River, BC Canada, V8A 1C5

The day is yours to enjoy the Sunshine Coast and the resort. You can go for a hike or bike ride along beautiful trails, relax on the beach or head into town to explore the cafés and shops. You can also take a day trip to Texada or Savary Islands, or go on a whale-watching tour. In the evening, you can dine in one of many restaurants featuring local food and ocean views.

Day 3

Day 3 - Powell River to Vancouver

Ferry: Saltery Bay (Powell River) to Madeira Park (Madeira Park)
Ferry: Gibsons (Langdale) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Spend the morning enjoying the resort and the surrounding area. In the afternoon, make your way back to the ferry terminal for your sailing to the Sunshine Coast. Then, after exploring the towns and beaches along the way as you drive to Langdale, enjoy the 40-minute sailing back to Horseshoe Bay.

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Today's price from $245 CAD

+ GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights’ accommodation at the Beach Gardens Resort & Marina in a Deluxe Oceanfront Room; max. 4 ppl.
  • Includes An F&B Option BC Ferries Vacations receive daily complimentary continental breakfast (served 7:00am-10:00am daily).
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Powell River, Sunshine Coast (two sailings each way) for two adults and one car
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges may apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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