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Come and stay in this rustic private Cabin on the ocean. I spend extra time to air it out and disinfect in between guests to make it safe. It has self check in and parking close by. Relax by the ocean, go for a paddle, enjoy the outdoor private fire pit up on the rock with breath taking views of Howe sound during sun set. Wake up to wildlife swimming by your bedroom window. All parks including the Gondola is open now with some restrictions. Free Paddle boards and Canoes to use during your stay:)
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Entire Self Contained Private Space 4 guests | 1 bedroom | 2 beds | 1 bath Great location Seconds from the Smoke Bluff Park for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking or fun in the kids play park. Sparkling clean & newly renovated
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This is a brand-new second floor suite that we have just finished creating. Modern, comfortable and has all your needs covered. We have a small eating area, desk area for work if you choose and a TV and lounge area to kick back and relax. Squamish is the adventure capital of the World, and we are located in sunny Brackendale which is a 35-min drive to Whistler and an hour from Vancouver. If you love the outdoors, Squamish is the perfect place for hiking, biking and so much more.
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Your guide to Squamish
Welcome to Squamish
As the self-proclaimed outdoor capital of Canada, Squamish, British Columbia, is rich in opportunities to be active that back up its bold claim. Located at the edge of Howe Sound fjord, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and granite monoliths and intersected by rivers and trails, Squamish is a magnet for thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts. The perfect combination of water, wind, and land makes watersports such as windsurfing and kiteboarding accessible and thrilling, while the region has some of the finest mountain bike trails, bouldering, and rock climbing in the province.
Family-friendly attractions, museums, and the Sea-to-Sky Gondola ensure that everyone can participate in fresh air adventures, no matter their size or ability. Whether you’re exploring local lakes, rafting white-water rapids, hiking up the many mountain trails, or enjoying a craft beer tour downtown, Squamish will leave you eager to chart new adventures.
How do I get around Squamish?
International visitors can fly into Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and then rent a car to drive to Squamish. In winter, your rental car must be equipped with winter tires, or those with a M+S (mud and snow) designation. The drive takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes from the airport, winding north along Howe Sound on the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway 99. You can also get to Squamish on the Skylynx daily shuttle bus, with pickup locations in downtown Vancouver. Squamish is fairly spread out, so having a car is best for getting around, though cycling or using your own two feet downtown is easy. If you’re not renting a vehicle, using taxis, transit, or mountain bikes are good ways to move around town.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Squamish?
Surrounded by mountains and nestled on the shore of Howe Sound, Squamish is an outdoor-oriented town that is busy every season. Between November and March, winter enthusiasts revel in snowshoeing and fat-biking opportunities in the valley and winter hiking at the Sea to Sky Summit. The summer season between May and August attracts mountain bikers, hikers, kite-surfers, and paddleboarders. November to January is best for birders keen to spot majestic bald eagles in nearby Brackendale. Squamish weather tends towards colder temperatures in winter with snowfalls throughout the season. In summer, you should prepare for warm but often windy days; have a fleece jacket or windbreaker at the ready for cool nights when the sun sets.
What are the top things to do in Squamish?
Britannia Mine Museum
Located in Britannia Beach just 10 minutes south of Squamish, the impressive Britannia Mine Museum brings British Columbia’s industrial past to life. Through interactive mining displays, fun activities like gold-panning, and tours through an old copper mining tunnel, learn how miners lived and worked at the mine and townsite. The exciting BOOM! multimedia experience brings the immense century-old mill building back to life with a cool light and sound show.
Sea to Sky Gondola
The Sea to Sky Gondola is an all-season gateway to mountain adventure south of Squamish. The short 10-minute gondola ride leads to the summit. Once there you can enjoy panoramic vistas of Howe Sound fjord and suspension bridges in view of the snow-covered Garibaldi Mountains, as well as easy looping walks or more challenging backcountry trails, including to the granite giant and climbing mecca, Stawamus Chief.
Just north of town, Brackendale is bustling with mountain bikers and birders keen to spot members of the largest concentration of more than 1,000 wintering bald eagles in North America. You can view these magnificent raptors at a distance on an Eagle Float Tour on the Cheakamus River, or by visiting the Eagle Viewing Shelter at Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park.