Salt Spring Island Vacations
It’s situated about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Victoria and 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Vancouver.
If you appreciate good wines and the craftsmanship that goes into them join a tour some of the local wineries in Salt Spring Island. Whether you’re a connoisseur or just enjoy the occasional vino, you should head to Salt Spring Vineyards, Mistaken Identity Vineyards and Gary Oak Winery, three of the most popular producers of fine wines in the area.
Escape the bustling streets by taking time out to explore the local nature reserves, such as Ruckle Provincial Park or Mount Maxwell Provincial Park. These ecological areas are attractive places for families to get out and enjoy the local flora and fauna.
The Artspring Arts Center is one of the best venues to catch live shows in Salt Spring Island. If you’re feeling peckish after the show, follow your fellow theater goers to the nearby restaurants or bars and enjoy some of the local dishes.
There’s no reason not to work on your average when staying in Salt Spring Island; visit Salt Spring Island Golf Club, home to the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse in the area. Work on your backswing, and try to beat the course average, then enjoy a few drinks with fellow golf-obsessives in the clubhouse bar.
If you could do with a spot of retail therapy explore the various stores that are part of the Salt Spring Saturday Market. Check out what the locals buy and then purchase a few original keepsakes to remind you of Salt Spring Island.