From cozy cottages to plush resorts, visitors looking for a spot to stay outside of downtown will want to check out the options in WestShore. Whether visitors want to pitch a tent near beautiful Thetis Lake, relax poolside at the Westin Bear Mountain or escape to a quiet bed and breakfast tucked away in the countryside, there is a location to suit everyone.
Close to Fisgard Lighthouse and Goldstream Provincial Park, The Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway is a comfortable, modern property complete with stunning views of the Olympic Mountains. Spacious guest rooms are equipped with individual hot tubs and overlook beautiful forest and mountain areas. Enjoy a stint in the sauna after a hard day's exploring or grab a drink and relax on the Cedar Ultra Patio overlooking lush forest.
For a peaceful countryside getaway, Misty Meadows Bed and Breakfast offer visitors a personalized experience on their working farm. Guest rooms are tastefully appointed with heritage furniture and breakfasts served each morning are a feast of local produce and homemade favourites. Sheep, dogs, cats and horses provide plenty of animal interaction to keep kids occupied while the adults relax in the picturesque garden. Close to Thetis Lake and Francis King Park for those who enjoy the outdoors and only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria.
Travelling with an R.V. or by boat? Pedder Bay in Metchosin is the perfect location to park up and enjoy the spectacular views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and the surrounding countryside. Full hook-ups are available at the R.V. sites and the marina offers modern floats with shower and laundry facilities. Purchase tackle and bait at the store and spend a day fishing in the local hotspots or take a drive out to East Sooke Park for a hike along the breathtaking coastline.
For visitors who enjoy the simple pleasures, experience a night under the stars at Thetis Lake Campground. Visitors can pitch their tent and be on the shore of the lake in minutes. A popular spot for hikers and swimmers, the lake also has sandy beaches for those wishing to soak up the sun. Wander down to the Six Mile Pub for some local food or seek out an adrenaline rush at the WildPlay Elements Park just five minutes away.
Tucked among the greenery near Mount Finlayson, The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa is the ideal location for visitors searching for a unique golfing experience or a rejuvenating spa day. Take on the challenging Mountain Course or take in the incredible views on the Valley Course. Unwind at Sante Spa with signature treatments or combine a spa experience with a selection of activities including hiking, yoga or cycling. Sample international wines in The Cellar bar or savour a taste of Italy in Bella Montagna restaurant to finish off the day.
Whatever your traveller style, WestShore's central location makes it an ideal basecamp to explore Southern Vancouver Island. Have the best of both worlds and enjoy discovering beautiful natural and urban landscapes.