Granville Island Vacations
For a real insiders view of Vancouver, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby areas such as Robson Street, Gastown, and Chinatown.
Holiday makers in Granville Island, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. There are many excellent destinations to take the family for a morning such as Vancouver Museum, the TELUS World of Science and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. To experience Vancouver’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous live performance venues such as Orpheum Theater, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Rickshaw Theatre. Head to the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, to get your fill of art.
If the weather is good, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Take some time out to see the locals at their relaxed best in tranquil places such as the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Enjoy listening to the birds, play catch with the kids and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Sunset Beach and Kitsilano Beach.
Vancouver has a number of unique sights such as Olympic Cauldron, Robson Square and Harbour Centre. Whatever your religious background, serenity and calm awaits at sacred places like the Christ Church Cathedral.
To enjoy some retail therapy, browse the Granville Island Public Market, Waterfront Centre and the Pacific Centre Shopping Mall.
After spending the day exploring the delights of Granville Island, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Take your pick from the Sutton Place Hotel - Vancouver, the Empire Landmark Hotel, or the Century Plaza Hotel & Spa.