The Gulf Islands are referred to as the group of islands that lie in the Straight of Georgia between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Most people come to these islands to relax and un-wind. The island’s laid back lifestyle, winding country roads, gorgeous sights on land and sea, unique arts and crafts, mouth-watering locally grown food, shopping, and a variety of outdoor activities keep every traveler coming back for more. In addition, many of the islands are known to possess certain healing powers, so alternative medicine practitioners and spas are in abundance. Theatres, outdoor festivals, eclectic art galleries, music, and dance performances, round out the Gulf Islands for an experience you truly won’t find anywhere else.
The most popular Gulf Islands to visit are Saltspring Island, Galiano Island , Pender Island, Mayne Island, and Saturna Island.