The sunshine beckons.

This is where life experience meets bold optimism. High calibre meets humility.

Rich culture meets raw nature. Ancient knowing meets idealism. Old souls meet childlike wonder. Don’t get us wrong. It’s not simply an escape. This is no nostalgia for a time that never existed. If we take a step back, it’s to see how to step forward, to see the wood for the trees. The true topography of life.


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  • Mayne Island
  • Galiano Island
  • Pender Island
  • Saturna Island


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Four Winds B&B

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A private getaway and natural relaxation at this oceanside Bed and Breakfast. In-room kitchenettes, continental breakfast, free fast wi-fi, stunning ocean views, and beach access.

Buzzy’s Luncheonette

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A Montreal Jewish Deli on an Island with more bears than Jews. A Travelers’ Choice award winner top 10%  restaurants worldwide. We specialize in our own island-made Montreal Smoked Meat, latkes and more! You gotta...

GoTomato Bikes

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We are an electric bike rental company based on Mayne Island. We offer high-performance bikes that can take you anywhere on the island. Our goal is to give you a chance at exploring the Southern...

Wetherly Inn and Spa

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Welcome to Wetherly Inn, a European- style inn and spa offering an elegant adult-oriented retreat in the heart of Salt Spring. The Inn offers luxurious accommodations in a beautiful setting of gardens and forest.

Nimma Nimma

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Nimma Nimma is a fun & playful counter service restaurant, focusing on local ingredients & bold flavours. We’re located on the Bodega Ridge property & perfect for a quick snack to-go or a cheeky beer...

Bodega Ridge

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Bodega Ridge has 7 charming, self-contained log cabins and is a truly magical place – One we’re delighted to share with many weddings, retreats and other groups throughout the year. Or come, just the two...

Bodega Cove

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Down at our seaside property, Bodega Cove, each of our 5 cabins feature all the conveniences and comforts of home, but in a thoughtfully designed and restored 1960s era Panabode cabin. And yes, we are...


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BEACHSiDE is a multifaceted business focused on the idea of relaxation. We offer ocean adventures in the forms of kayak tours and rentals, spa services, and to top it off a Cafe with a large...

Seal Beach Cottage

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Relax in this spacious cottage while enjoying beautiful views and an environmentally rich beach and forest. This tranquil comfortable retreat overlooks miners bay and a low bank sandy beach where kingfishers, seals and eagles abound.

Mayne Island Camping

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A beautiful quiet small campground in a natural setting catering specifically to tenters. Most of the sites overlook the beach while the rest are set in untouched forest.

Mayne Island Community Library

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We are located in the heart of the business district on Mayne Island and open two days a week (Wed/Sat) and Mondays in the summer. Please see us at for open hours, online catalogue and our...

Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council

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We are a non-profit society that promotes and supports the arts on Mayne, Galiano, Pender and Saturna. Our website features a directory of the region’s artists and other creative individuals. We organize art exhibitions and...

Jill Louise Campbell Art Gallery

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Artist Jill Louise Campbell’s Gallery is bursting with the energy and colour of Jill’s artwork.   Gallery art features and displays change regularly, as the gallery celebrates new collections and community events throughout the year....

WOODS on Pender

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WOODS on Pender offers a unique, luxury camp experience on beautiful Pender Island. The property, situated on a tranquil wooded 7.3 acres, was previously the home of the Inn on Pender Island and Memories Restaurant. Completely...

Gulf Island Kayaking

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Gulf Island Kayaking is a small, family-run, kayak tour & rental company based in Montague Harbour on Galiano Island. Established by Ben Miltner in 1985, Gulf Island Kayaking is one of the oldest sea kayak...

Pender Island Kayak Adventures

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Pender Island Kayak Adventures (PIKA) is a family owned and operated company in the heart ofthe Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia, located at the hub of the Pender Islands, Port Browning Marina, offering a launch...

Poet’s Cove

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Poets Cove Resort & Marina is the premier luxury resort in the Southern Gulf Islands and home to the best sunset views on Pender Island. Part of British Columbia’s West Coast Gulf Island archipelago, Poets...

Terrill Welch Gallery

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Our gallery program brings extraordinary connections to ordinary moments in our natural landscape. Our artists encourage you to see with more than your eyes. These artworks invite you to feel as if you are there,...

Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts

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The Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts is a vibrant and contemporary space that represents our diverse local artists. It is also a place for artistic expression, education and appreciation for all ages. And, best of all,...

Marcia DeVicque GlassWorks

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My Glassworks draw together my changing life with the constancy of the seasons. The colours and forms of my heart reflect my connection to the natural order. Forever seeking the harmony found in the blending...