Arbutus Bay Cottage, a Gulf Island family vacation cottage rental, awaits you on beautiful Galiano Island. Galiano is situated half way between Vancouver and Victoria,
British Columbia, Canada. A short relaxing ferry ride on B.C.Ferries to Galiano Island
from the mainland (55 min.) or Vancouver Island (90 min.), is like stepping back in time. This island's
slow pace and its abundant beauty make for a wonderful vacation while staying
at Arbutus Bay.
Our wonderful family cottage with pets weclome,
on this spectacular waterfront property,
situated 1 1/2 km from the Sturdies Bay ferry terminal, at the south end of Galiano
Island. Active Pass is the main southern ferry route from the mainland ( Vancouver ) to Vancouver Island ( Victoria ).
Storm lovers will delight during the late autumn and early spring as windy storms create huge waves on
A vast cottage lawn
area provides space for playing any number of games and is very safe for young children and pets.
While the cozy cottage, is set well back of the
main house, and offers you complete privacy with covered and open decks,
yet it is only a few seconds walk to the waters edge.
Watch the majestic B.C. Ferries and
other marine craft make their way
through Active Pass... the most heavily used marine passage from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, BC.
The gradual slope of the sandstone to the waters edge makes
it ideal for swimming as well as launching kayaks & canoes. A delightful sandy beach is just a 5 minute walk away.
Throughout the Gulf Islands,
the waters abound with marine life
including seals, otters, gulls, cormorants and eagles. Pods of killer whales, ( Orcas ),
frequent these waters during the summer months.
Sunrise at Arbutus
Bay is breathtaking. Rise early and enjoy your coffee down at the water's
edge to await the beginning of the day. Do not forget the beautiful celestial skies, perfect for star gazing.
The marina offers fishing, boat & kayak rentals, tours,
shops and a restaurant.
Galiano Golf Club is a challenging 9-hole course. Moped and car rentals are available.
There are numerous beaches, hiking trails and magnificent vistas throughout this 19
mile long island. Galiano has three grocery stores, two liquour stores,
a bakery, laundromat, numerous restaurants and artisan shops.
View Mount Baker in Washington state and the lighthouse
on Mayne Island. This summer for a relaxing holiday, come and discover Galiano Island.
Arbutus Bay Cottage
93 Arbutus Point Road
Galiano Island, BC, Canada
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