Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
At a Glance
Boutique resort style hotel less than 30 minutes from Victoria
Set on a picturesque fjord with relaxed water sports and excellent diving
Spacious contemporary style rooms, some with hot tubs on the balcony
Lovely small spa and relaxed outdoor pool
Only 5 minutes by boat from the sublime Butchart Gardens
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BC’s varied climate is influenced by latitude, elevation and ocean proximity but it’s generally warmer in the south and cooler in the north. Winters are mild in Vancouver and Victoria, with only brief snowfalls, while other regions – especially the north and the interior – are subject to freezing temperatures and heavy snow from November to March.
Spring and fall are often warm and pleasant but rainfall can be heavy, particularly on the coast. Summers (June to September) are mostly dry and sunny with warm temperatures, but the interior is hot in July and August, with temperatures surpassing 30°C
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Located on pristine Brentwood Bay in the heart of wine country and minutes from the stunning Butchart Gardens, Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa offers a boutique lodge experience ideal for a weekend escape or total getaway yet within 30 minutes of Victoria.
Although within easy reach of Victoria, Brentwood Bay is a world away from city life. Nestled into a secluded bay on a picturesque crystal clear fjord, it offers a picture perfect escape ideal for relaxing at the beginning or at the end of your Canada vacation.
Guests are greeted by a spacious lobby that leads across to the beautifully set Seagrille Seafood and Sushi restaurant, complete with an outside patio, perfect for dining al fresco with a view right out over the marina to the fjord beyond.
For more informal and relaxed dining, or simply for enjoying sunset drinks, the Brentwood Pub is popular with guests and local alike, a great place to get together in a pretty, relaxed environment.
The guest rooms make the most of the picturesque location. With floor to ceiling windows and balconies overlooking the marina and fjord, they offer a tranquil space to completely relax and unwind. Some of the Ocean Suites offer vaulted ceilings with a wonderful feel of spaciousness and the one bedroom suites offer a separate lounge as well as a private hot tub on the balcony, very indulgent! For families, the Ocean Villas offer stylish private residence feels, two bedrooms and luxurious living space including a full kitchen and large deck. The perfect home from home base for exploring this beautiful area with all the facilities of the resort on hand.
The downstairs spa offers a tranquil and relaxed experience with a relaxation room spilling out on to the pretty gardens and outdoor pool and a choice of indulgent treatments to pamper.
The marina offers a delightful choice of water based activities. Enjoy a scenic wilderness cruise guided by an ecologist to discover starfish, eagles and seals. Escape for a remote picnic or romantic champagne cruise or paddle yourself with kayak and paddle board rentals, perfect for the still deep waters of Brentwood Bay and beyond.
Diving enthusiasts are drawn to these waters. The Saanich Inlet and the Gulf Islands are areas renowned for their water clarity and diversity of life, stunning walls, Glass Sponge Gardens, and the GB Church shipwreck.
From experienced divers through to complete beginners, the PADI dive center offer an abundance of dive options and courses.
So much more than a place to stay close to Victoria, Brentwood Bay is a destination in itself and well worth spending a few days enjoying.
Brentwood Bay offers just 33 suites, each with a private balcony and view out to the marina and fjord beyond.
The Ocean Suites are spaciously appointed and offer a King Bed, Jacuzzi bath and fireplace. Some have vaulted ceilings
The Deluxe Ocean Suites also feature leather sofa or chairs in front of the fireplace and a private oceanfront garden level patio or balcony.
The One Bedroom Suites feature a separate lounge and bedroom with floor to ceiling windows making the most of the view, as well as a private hot tub on the balcony and a two person Jacuzzi tub in the bathroom.
All the suites feature fluffy bathrobes, slippers, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities, mini bar, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi and Deserving Thyme bathroom amenities.
The Ocean Villa private residences are the ultimate in luxurious comfort. Each features stylish interiors with two bedrooms, each with private bathroom, a cosy den with TV and sofabed. A luxurious living room with full gourmet kitchen, inside / outside fireplace and private deck with marina and ocean views. These residences are much sought after so must be booked early.
Brentwood Bay is a more adult orientated property and not suitable for children under the age of 15
The resort features two restaurants, the Seagrille Seafood and Sushi and the more relaxed Brentwood Pub. There is an outdoor pool with poolside service and the delightful Spa - Essence of Life offers a variety of pampering treatments with relaxation area.
The resort offers complimentary parking to all guests
The marina offers some excellent activities from Eco Cruises out into the fjord to paddle board, kayak and canoe rentals. Shuttles over to Butchart Gardens are available in the summer.
There is an excellent PADI diving center offering courses as well as certified diving with specialty diving including photography, nitrox, night diving, deep diving, dry suit and wreck diving.
Introductory dives and snorkeling trips are also available.
Brentwood Bay Activities
Guests at Brentwood Bay have the opportunity to take to the water with the excellent on site Brentwood Marina. Rent a kayak or paddle board, take an eco cruise out on the fjord or dive in crystal clear waters to shipwrecks and glass sponge gardens.
Eco Cruise to Butchart Gardens
A memorable way to see the Butchart Gardens, relax on a tranquil cruise across scenic Brentwood Bay over to the gardens for a 3-hour visit of these beautiful botanical gardens. Sailings are mornings and afternoons and admission to gardens is not included.
Location & directions
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Nestled into Brentwood Bay on the East of Vancouver Island, just 45 minutes from downtown Victoria.
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