Located on the Sunshine Coast north of Vancouver, Sechelt (population: 8,454) is as laidback as it is scenic, full of artists and surrounded by mountains.
Getting to Sechelt, is just a 40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver, followed by a 27km/17mi drive up Highway 101. Nestled on a strip of land between Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia, this largest municipality on the Sunshine Coast attracts visitors with its blissful mix of water and land activities, suitable for all ages and ability levels.
Go kayaking, fishing, or diving. Enjoy hiking in the Sunshine Coast's regional and provincial parks, or play a round or two of golf. Relax while visiting farmers markets, dining at diverse restaurants, browsing through museums, or checking out local festivals and events.
Accommodations range from chic to cozy: B&B's, luxury resorts, cottages, and camping are popular. Other lower Sunshine Coast communities like Gibsons and Pender Harbour are a short drive away.