Ten Most Romantic Spots to Take Your Valentine in Victoria, BC

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Wow your sweetheart with the best of Canada’s Most Romantic City!

It’s time to escape the winter blues and enjoy some quality time with the one you love.

Perfect ambiance, spectacular natural beauty and a wealth of fine dining, shopping and sightseeing await you in Victoria, BC. Pick your favorites from our best-of Victoria list and see for yourself why our city has been named the Most Romantic City in Canada four years running!

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Your Gulf Island Adventure Guide

Relaxation and Adventure Go Hand-in-Hand on the Gulf Islands!

Are you dreaming of an island getaway? Why stop at one? “Island hopping”, as the locals call it, is a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and variety of the Gulf Islands.

This archipelago located off the coast of Vancouver Island boasts a wealth of unique, and breathtakingly beautiful, islands—each with their own special flavor. Life is quieter out on the Gulf Islands. Come enjoy the island way of life!

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The Best of Christmas in Victoria, BC 2018

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Eat, drink and be merry with the best of a West Coast Christmas!

Outside the snow may not be falling, it is Victoria after all, but the Christmas cheer is unmistakable. Delicious seasonal fare, bustling artisan markets, joyous holiday festivals– Victoria knows how to ring in the holidays in style. Come join us! There is no better place to enjoy the holiday season then here on our beautiful island.
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Your Team Needs a Corporate Retreat

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Taking a break is good for your employees—and good for the bottom-line.

There is an increasing awareness in the business world that retreats have a practical advantage for companies large and small. Research indicates that retreats and time off foster greater employee satisfaction, drive innovation and improve focus & productivity. Fortune magazine recently published an article that argues happy employees are productive employees—12% to 20% more effective.

Working less to get more done may seem counter intuitive, but the research is clear.
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Things to Do in Victoria, BC This Fall – 2018

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Take in All the Sights and Sounds of Fall in Victoria with This 2018 Events and Activity Guide

Fall in love with Victoria this fall! Whether you are looking for the perfect meal, an exciting festival or breathtaking view, Victoria has it all. The summer crowds have thinned and the trees are turning red, yellow and gold. Come stay with us at The Lodge and enjoy these autumn events!

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Beach Games to Try This Summer

How Can You Maximize Your Beach-Time Fun?

Do you seek out beaches for rest and relaxation? Or are you one of those people who likes to stay occupied on the beach?

If you enjoy a fun beach activity (or your family just won’t let you sunbathe) then it’s handy to have a few games and activities up your sleeve. That’s why we’re giving you some beach games to try this summer. We’ve included ideas to try for individuals, couples, families, and groups!

Don’t hesitate to try you mettle right here on Weir’s Beach in Victoria, BC. I may be biased, but it’s an excellent location for every one of these games.

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The Best Things to do in Sooke, BC

A Destination Filled with Natural Beauty and Engaging Activities

Sooke, BC is a small town situated to the northwest of the much better known Victoria. But don’t let the words “small town” fool you, there are plenty of things to do in Sooke!

Many tourists miss this hidden gem. It just doesn’t have the tourism marketing dollars behind it to be promoted everywhere. However, take it from me – for the outdoor enthusiast, there’s nothing lacking in Sooke. It’s best known for it’s natural beauty and engaging activities. Located only 15 minutes from The Lodge at Weir’s Beach, it’s a great place to catch some outdoor activities or come to appreciate the true beauty of Western Canada.

Here are some of the best activities in Sooke, BC:

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What You Can Expect from Bed & Breakfast Accommodations

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A Bed and Breakfast Offers An Unbeatable Experience

Choosing a Bed & Breakfast for your vacation accommodations can enhance your trip to a new place and make it memorable. The intimate nature of these accommodations, along with unique amenities, truly makes your vacation something to write home about.

B&B’s span a huge array of settings, from historic homes to modern themed accommodations – even tree houses and “glamping” style tents. Your bed and breakfast experience is much more than just a place to sleep. Here’s just a few of the things you can expect from a Bed & Breakfast.

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Best 2018 Summer Events in Victoria, BC

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Visiting Victoria? Here’s Your Guide to Summer Fun!

Spring is just winding down here in Victoria, BC – and we’re ready for summer! Longer days and balmy weather mean a host of fun activities for visitors to do and picturesque local spots to see. When you’re planning your summer vacation, including a stay at our welcoming bed and breakfast, be sure to take a look at what’s going on in town during your stay.

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Bed and Breakfast vs. Airbnb: Which is Better

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What is the Difference Between a Bed and Breakfast & an Airbnb?

Is Airbnb really all it’s made out to be? One of the best things about traveling is staying in new and exciting places. There are so many options – motels, hotels, or a bed and breakfast – but now contemporary trends in the accommodations industry have travelers opting for services like Airbnb for their lodging. Which raises the question are you really getting the best stay for your money?

Take some time to understand the many differences between an Airbnb and a traditional bed and breakfast before booking your next stay. Here is a quick breakdown of some notable differences between the two.

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