This island beach town is a BC ferry ride from Vancouver and it’s like a tropical vacation

This island beach town in British Columbia will have you feeling like you’ve been transported to a tropical destination, without the long commutes.

Pender Island is only about a three hour drive from Vancouver by car and you can take a BC Ferries ride to get there.

Avoid the chaos of the airport and take a relaxing ferry ride to unwind on this island and let all your worries melt away.

The destination has so many stunning beaches to explore and the brilliant blue waters will make you feel like you are in Hawaii.

You might even spot killer whales swimming around while admiring the stunning ocean views.

Although the water may look tropical, it’s not Turks and Caicos. Water temperatures in the region do not exceed 20 degrees on average.

However, there are plenty of places to find a tropical-inspired cocktail and really capture all the vacation vibes far, far away.

You can even rent a boat and pretend to sail the Caribbean Sea while you’re there.

This island beach town in British Columbia is one place you’ll want to add to your to-do list in no time.

Just imagine watching the sunset with these mesmerizing views.

The island also has some great resorts and spas that give off those resort vibes, if you’re looking for a relaxing retreat not too far away.

It’s the perfect summer getaway to feel truly transported to a place much, much more tropical than Canada.

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