Welcome to the Sunshine Coast

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The Sunshine Coast is a diamond hidden in plain sight. Located on the southern tip of British Columbia, 40 minutes by ferry from West Vancouver. A vibrant coastal community with modern amenities and surrounded by ancient rainforest and breathtaking mountains, it’s the place Tara has had the privilege to call home for the past 25 years! 

If you’re considering a move to the Coast or relocating to another local town, here’s a sneak peek into what your day-to-day life could look like.

A DAY ON THE COAST

HIKING AND CYCLING TRAILS


Whether you like a sweaty workout, a stroll along the boardwalk, or an adventure off-the-beaten-path, one of the best ways to explore the Sunshine Coast is by exploring one of our many trails — hiking or cycling. Enjoy our local forests and the stunning views of the surrounding islands while getting your workout in.

Tara’s Favourite Hikes:

  1. Cliff Gilker Park
  2. Smugglers Cove
  3. Daniel Point
  4. Tetrahedron Park

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CAFFEINE HIT


Once you've worked up a sweat, it's time to head to one of the many cafes on the Coast to enjoy locally roasted award-winning coffee, and don't forget to reward yourself with a freshly baked pastry or savoury treat. 

Tara’s Recommendations:


  1. Straight Coffee
  2. Basted Baker
  3. The Gumboot Cafe 
  4. Black Bean Cafe

BEACHCOMBING


The ocean as your backdrop is the perfect setting for your morning coffee as you connect with your neighbours or loved ones. It's the fabric of the community here and what makes this place so unique. Endless stretches of sand swept pebbly beaches, where you'll experience the "hello" from a passerby as you beach comb for driftwood or brightly marbled seashells. It's what makes this place home.

Tara’s Favourite Beaches:


  1. Bonniebrook Beach
  2. Roberts Creek Pier 
  3. Sargeant Bay Provincial Park 
  4. Lambs Brook—a hidden gem! Go early to get good parking.

Ps. The TV show ‘Beachcombers’ was filmed in Gibsons. You’ll find references to it throughout the coast, and you can even visit the famous Molly’s Reach! 
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FARMERS MARKET


A staple of the local communities across the coast, you’ll find several markets selling fresh produce, tasty treats, flowers, beers, and artisan crafts all grown, made, and sold locally. The markets often happen year-round and are a favourite of locals and visitors alike.

Tara’s Recommendations: 

 
  1. Sechelt Farmers' & Artisans' Market (A MUST!)
  2. Roberts Creek Community Farm - a year-round indoor and outdoor market that takes place every Wednesday
  3. Gibsons Public Market (our very own mini Granville Island)
  4. Ruby’s Run Urban Farm

CIDERIES AND BREWERIES

Now that you're stocked up for the week, it's time to grab a pint from a local brewery and spend a leisurely evening with friends and family. Craft breweries and cideries are abundant on the Coast; you can taste how unique their community-supported, small-batch production is with every sip.

Tara’s Recommendations: 

 
  1. Persephone Brewing Company 
  2. The Bricker Cider Company 
  3. Sunday Cider
  4. Twenty Two Taphouse

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SUNSET CHASING 

Finally, as the day comes to a close, it’s time to soak in a glorious West Coast sunset; watching the sun disappear behind Vancouver Island and into the Strait of Georgia is the kind of magic you can only find on the Sunshine Coast. 

Tara’s Sunset Recommendations: 

 
  1. Davis Bay Beach
  2. Bonniebrook Beach
  3. Trail Bay Waterfront 
  4. Roberts Creek Pier




RELOCATING TO THE SUNSHINE COAST


Tara’s local knowledge and years of experience on the Coast means she has all of the tools, connections, and local insights you’ll need to make buying or selling your home a seamless experience. 

    Get In Touch

    Tara Sullivan

    Mobile: (604) 989-2577

    tara@tarasullivan.ca

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    Re/Max City Realty - Sunshine Coast

    101-938 Gibsons Way,  Gibsons,  BC   V0N 1V7 

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