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PLACES TO STAY

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THINGS TO DO

Salt Spring Island has many great recreational activities to enjoy.

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PLACES TO EAT

Salt Spring boasts an amazing variety of restaurants and cafes.

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SHOPPING & SERVICES

The Island has unique boutique shopping and great services.

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Join us for the Salt Spring Island February Festival – for fireside romance, live entertainment and more!

Take the Quebec Carnival and Tofino’s Storm Watching and put them together on an island in the Salish Sea – and what you get is the Salt Spring Island’s February Festival!  During the month of February, Salt Spring Island is playing host to musical and arts performances at various locations including local galleries, pubs and concert halls, and at ArtSpring, our 265 seat arts & cultural centre.  Enjoy family weekend performances, workshops, culinary events, wellness and yoga gatherings and live jazz and rock featuring local talent.

Treat yourself to local award winning wines, beers, ciders and a great meal at an array of Salt Spring’s excellent restaurants, many featuring local produce, meat, fish and seafood.  Craving a little romance?  Treat your sweetheart to a great Valentine’s Weekend with unique dining experiences and dancing to live music.  On Salt Spring Island, romance fills the air along with ocean breezes.  Feeling adventurous? There are year-round outdoor activities including hiking on some of the best trails in the Pacific North West.  February will never be the same again!

Visit the February Festival Event Calendar

Beautiful Salt Spring Island, British Columbia is a great place to visit year round.

Every season has its charms from the spring where the blossoms and baby lambs abound to summer with our great beaches and open air famous Saturday Market and Tuesday Farmers Market, where everything is grown, baked, made or foraged on Salt Spring Island. During fall when the seasons change, join us to toast the Harvest at a food and drink event and the legendary Fall Fair. During winter’s cool embrace, we have celebrations to keep you warm including Christmas on Salt Spring and the February Festival, full of arts and culture, family events and romantic couple’s retreats.

Salt Spring Island is truly a nature lovers’ paradise! With spectacular coastal and pastoral scenery and the moderate climate, a variety of activities can be comfortably pursued all months of the year. From leisurely walks along pristine beaches to challenging uphill hikes, the vistas, flora and fauna are always inspiring. Surrounded by miles and miles of the mainly sheltered waterways of the Pacific Ocean’s Salish Sea, this Gulf Island archipelago offers countless opportunities to explore the marine world.

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SALT SPRING IN THE NEWS

Salt Spring Island Featured Knowledge Network’s “Island Diaries”

November 8th, 2017|

Island Diaries is showcasing Salt Spring Island! Join host Sophie Fouron (Waterfront Cities of the World) as she travels the globe to discover the unique lifestyles being lived out on islands. From Canada to Japan to Cape Verde, discover what similarities these island communities share, and what sets them apart.

Forbes Travel Encourages Readers to go “Island Hopping” !

April 13th, 2017|

According to Forbes Travel, Vancouver is a great jumping off point to go Island Hopping! Most people think of southern destinations when planning island hopping excursions but we think that venture the fair isles closer to home is a better idea! Visit Salt Spring Island, Galiano and if you have a bit of time you could also go to Victoria!

Southern Gulf Islands featured in Vogue Magazine

December 15th, 2016|

There’s nothing quite like an island vacation—getting away from it all and really unplugging. Hawaii and St. Barth’s are great this time of the year. But guess what, everyone (and we mean everyone) knows those islands are great and they’re probably vacationing there right now. Wouldn’t it be better to go somewhere new, a place where you don’t have to battle with your neighbor or boss or best friend’s ex-boyfriend for a piece of sand or a table at the must-try restaurant? Here are three (mostly) unheard of islands worth the trek.

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