Salt Spring Island Retreat Cottages on Salt Spring Resort 2 nights

Nestled in a picturesque waterfront setting on Bullock Lake, The Cottages on Salt Spring Island are the perfect base for experiencing the vibrant culture of the Southern Gulf Islands. Located just north of Ganges, this resort offers pure relaxation by providing all the comforts of home within easy reach of hiking and cycling trails, wineries, craft distilleries, eclectic boutiques and stunning oceanfront scenery. If you’d prefer to stay put, you’re still in the right place. The resort’s 35 acres of gorgeous woodland present the opportunity to reconnect with nature by taking a tranquil walk.

Top 5 things to do

  • Hike Mount Maxwell or kayak along the shoreline of Ruckle Provincial Park
  • Beachcomb the shores and watch for wildlife
  • Visit the local bakeries, coffee shops and organic farmers' market
  • Stroll the shops in Ganges
  • Visit world-class artists' galleries

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Salt Spring Island

Ferry: Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Salt Spring Island (Salt Spring Island)

Staying at: Cottages on Salt Spring Resort
315 Robinson Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, V8K 1P7

Your ferry’s departure from Tsawwassen is the signal to relax and start transitioning to island time. After a scenic voyage across the Strait of Georgia, you’ll arrive at Long Harbour, where a short drive leads to The Cottages on Salt Spring Island. From here, your getaway can take any shape you want. Drive into Ganges to browse an eclectic variety of shops, walk along the waterfront and soak in incredible coastal views, and end your day with a delicious West Coast-inspired meal.

Day 2

Day 2 - Salt Spring Island

Staying at: Cottages on Salt Spring Resort
315 Robinson Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, V8K 1P7

There are many ways to spend a day on Salt Spring Island. Enjoy a quiet morning coffee by the water, hike up Mount Maxwell to revel in sweeping views, immerse yourself in Ruckle Provincial Park’s trail network, or strike off in a kayak to explore the intricate bays and rugged coastal rock formations. Later, explore quaint local galleries, artisan studios and boutiques. Food connoisseurs are in for a particular treat, with a wide variety of restaurants showcasing local wineries, distilleries and fresh ingredients.

Day 3

Day 3 - Salt Spring Island to Vancouver

Ferry: Salt Spring Island (Salt Spring Island) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

After enjoying breakfast and coffee on your private balcony, it’s time to squeeze in a few of the activities you missed yesterday. Take a leisurely drive and visit some farm stands and artisan studios. Walk along the oceanfront, keeping an eye out for birds and marine life. Visit one more local restaurant. Then it’s time to catch the ferry at Long Harbour back to the Lower Mainland.

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Please note weekend and weekday pricing is available, Please call to inquire.

Today's price from $265 CAD

+ $9.90 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 Cottages on Salt Spring Resort in a Lakeview Two Bedroom Duplex; max 4 ppl.
  • Extra Value Complimentary use of canoes and stand-up paddle boards
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Salt Spring Island (reservations included) 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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