Salt Spring Island Retreat Harbour House Hotel Deluxe Harbour View Room 2 nights

Secluded, friendly, brimming with natural beauty and surprisingly accessible from Metro Vancouver, Salt Spring Island is a fantastic option for a weekend getaway. The Harbour House Hotel, located a short drive from the Long Harbour ferry terminal and within easy walking distance of Ganges Village, is an excellent choice of accommodation for those wanting to explore what the island has to offer. Salt Spring Island boasts picturesque hiking and biking trails, a vibrant cultural scene including theatre and performing arts, a bustling weekend farmers’ market, and a diverse collection of galleries, shops and boutiques.

Top 5 things to do

  • Kayak or row on a beautiful lake
  • Fish for trout or bass year-round
  • Enjoy local cafés and restaurants
  • Hike through natural trails all over the island
  • Explore the Saturday morning summer Farmers’ Market in Ganges

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: Harbour House Hotel
121 Upper Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, V8K 2S2

From Metro Vancouver, a scenic voyage past the other Southern Gulf lslands brings you to Salt Spring Island and the charming Harbour House Hotel. Stroll through the garden and grounds before walking into Ganges Village to browse local artwork and fashions displayed at a unique assortment of shops and boutiques. End the day with a dinner of tantalizing West Coast cuisine at Woodley’s restaurant accompanied by a few selections of locally crafted beer and wine.

Day 2

Day 2 - Salt Spring Island

Staying at: Harbour House Hotel
121 Upper Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, V8K 2S2

A hearty breakfast at Woodley’s restaurant is just what you need before setting off on your day’s adventures. Drive to Ruckle Provincial Park for a day spent hiking, wildlife viewing and exploring the rugged coastline by kayak. Mount Maxwell, accessible by car or by a hiking trail, offers panoramic views of the surrounding area. The coastal road offers multiple opportunities to take a short walk to the water and enjoy the scenic tranquility of a sheltered cove, where you can unwind with some local cheese and wine while revelling in a spectacular sunset.

Day 3

Day 3 - Salt Spring Island to Vancouver

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

Spend your last morning appreciating the view from your balcony while you enjoy a cup of coffee complemented by fresh fruit and pastries from one of the local bakeries. Then take a last walk through the village, go for a bike ride, or simply relax on the shoreline watching for birds, whales and other marine life before driving to the ferry terminal for your return trip to Metro Vancouver.

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Please note pricing will fluxuate based on weekday and weekend travel.

†One dinner credit per room per night. Credit is non-transferable and has no cash value.  


Please note Woodleys Restaurant is closed for dinners on Sundays & Mondays until February 10, 2020.

Today's price from $245 CAD

+ $9.44 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Harbour House Hotel in a Harbour View Deluxe Room; max 2 ppl.
  • Includes An F&B Option $25 dinner credit to Woodley’s each night of stay†
  • 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

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