Sunshine Coast in BC Canada

Sunshine Coast

Laid-back lifestyle on British Columbia’s Coast

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Icon-PopularAreas-SunshineCoastEclectic, artsy oceanside villages dot the Sunshine Coast, the 180-km (112-mi) stretch from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound northwest of Vancouver, an area known for its mild weather and forested mountains. Popular pursuits are paddling, mountain biking, hiking, boating, and diving, or an afternoon spent gallery hopping, at a farmers market, or on a secluded beach.

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The Sunshine Coast

Though part of British Columbia’s mainland, The Sunshine Coast is accessible only by plane or a scenic ferry ride, adding to the place’s laid-back retro charm and island state of mind. 

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Kayaking in Halfmoon Bay, @glamouraspirit_

Welcome to the Sunshine Coast

Discover the Sunshine Coast—a 180-kilometre stretch of paradise tucked into the southwest corner of mainland BC.

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Farm 2 Feast Food truck at Persephone Brewing, BC Farm 2 Feast food truck at Persephone Brewing | Local Wanderer
Passengers aboard BC Ferries | Andrew Strain
Pender Harbour Marina | Albert Normandin

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Getting Here & Around

Visitors to British Columbia can arrive by air, road, rail, or ferry.

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Five-star hotels, quaint B&Bs, rustic campgrounds, and everything in between.

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