Richmond Retreat Pacific Gateway Hotel 2 nights

Richmond may be BC’s fourth-largest city, but with its backdrop of the North Shore mountains and Pacific coastline, pristine nature is never far away from world-class modern amenities. Treat your palate to a culinary trip around the world, indulge your adventurous side with a wilderness experience, browse through upscale boutiques, immerse yourself in West Coast history and culture at acclaimed museums and galleries, or venture into nearby downtown Vancouver.

Top 5 things to do

  • Explore the vintage Britannia Heritage Shipyard
  • Go whale-watching or fishing, or eat fresh local seafood in Steveston
  • Visit one of Richmond’s famous shopping malls
  • Attend exciting sporting and cultural events
  • Visit Stanley Park and the Vancouver Aquarium

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver Island to Richmond

Ferry: Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Staying at: Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport (Deluxe Room)
3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, British Columbia, V7B 1C7

The trip from Vancouver Island to Metro Vancouver is always a pleasant experience as the ferry weaves through tranquil waters, past the Gulf Islands and across the Strait of Georgia. After arriving at Tsawwassen, a short drive brings you to the Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport, where you can check in and let the relaxation begin. Enjoy the views of the Fraser River and nearby marina as you sit down for a meal at the on-site Pier 73 Restaurant. Later, head out for some shopping and sightseeing.

Day 2

Day 2 - Richmond

Staying at: Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport (Deluxe Room)
3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, British Columbia, V7B 1C7

It’s worth waking up early in Richmond, a city that easily keeps even the most energetic visitors busy. History, arts and culture aficionados can immerse themselves in the Britannia Heritage Shipyard and a plethora of galleries and studios. Sporty types will love running the Stanley Park Seawall, mountain biking on the North Shore or aiming for a personal best on the Grouse Grind. An incredible array of international restaurants will delight the palates of culinary connoisseurs. Ambitious guests might even take a drive up the Sea to Sky Highway to visit Squamish or Whistler. End the day with a gourmet meal accompanied by evening cocktails.

Day 3

Day 3 - Richmond to Vancouver Island

Ferry: Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Another early start will help you get to the activities that didn’t fit into yesterday. Get your nature fix with a walk through Stanley Park and a visit to the Vancouver Aquarium. Explore Robson Street’s eclectic and upscale boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Enjoy a quiet coffee in one of the many unique neighbourhood cafés before driving back to Tsawwassen for the scenic return ferry to Vancouver Island.

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Today's price from $389 CAD

+ $15.70 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation.

2 nights

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two night's accommodation at the Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport in a Deluxe Room; max. 4 ppl.
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Vancouver Island to Metro Vancouver for two adults and one car
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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