Valentine’s Day in the Gulf Islands
Valentine’s Day is looming, and it is time to prepare a romantic experience for your significant other! This year, we recommend shying away from heart shaped pancakes and chocolates, and take a trip to one of these local romantic spots! Reserve early to ensure your special day is as spectacular as the love of your life!
Wine & Dine Special
When you make a reservation to dine at the amazing Atrevida Restaurant at The Galiano Inn, you are eligible to stay for a night for only $99! For more information and bookings, please contact The Galiano Inn.
134 Madrona Drive
Galiano Island, BC
Bridgemans is located at Mill Bay Marina in Saanich Inlet. With menu selections to please every palate, an extensive wine list, and tempting variety of beer and cider on tap, Bridgemans has something for everyone. They also have a heated, covered patio for year round waterside dining. It is a perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two. Reservations are strongly recommended for their special 3-course Valentine’s Dinner.
740 Handy Road
Mill Bay, BC
Woodfire Restaurant & Catering
Woodfire Restaurant is situated on Gabriola Island, and is known to be one of the best restaurants in the area. They specialize in Italian-style dining and their pizza is renowned! They offer a wide variety of foods, so no matter what level of comfort you are looking for on Valentine’s Day, Woodfire has you covered.
Unit 1 – 500 North Road
Gabriola Island, BC
Soak in the beautiful views and enjoy a dish that captures the West Coast as a whole. The Sea Glass has quickly become a very popular addition to the marina and is enjoyed by Van Isle Marina guests, our employees and everyone in between. They have daily specials that often showcase fresh local seafood while sticking to an affordable price range. They also have an impressive wine and cocktails list. Whether you desire some delicious sea food or are stopping in for brunch you will not be disappointed.
2320 Harbour Road
Hastings House Country House Hotel
Situated on a 22-acre waterfront estate overlooking Ganges Harbour, on Saltspring Island this charming Sussex-style manor hotel has become renowned for its relaxed fine dining and exquisite food. European-trained Chef Marcel Kauer’s daily menus are complemented by an award-winning wine cellar focusing on the best of British Columbia wines and gems from around the world. Hastings House was also voted World’s Best Romantic Hotel by the Five Star Alliance.
160 Upper Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island, BC
Located in the heart of Victoria’s downtown, 10 Acres Kitchen is a fabulous restaurant that specializes in ‘farm-to-table’ food. Their farm is located in North Saanich, just a few minutes away from the Marina. It supplies the 10 Acres kitchens with organically grown produce and pasture raised pork, duck and turkey. Their seafood is not to be missed either!
614 Humboldt St
No matter where you end up, it’s truly the company that will make it special. Where are some of your favourite romantic locales in the Gulf Islands? Let us know in the comments below!