SUMMER HAS FINALLY MADE AN APPEARANCE AND BEAR MOUNTAIN IS GEARING UP FOR A BUSY REAL ESTATE AND RECREATIONAL SEASON
A golf lovers haven, adrenaline junky’s paradise, and spa goddess’ dream, Bear Mountain is the recreational hub on the west coast for relaxation and activity. Within a twenty-minute drive you can find yourself on an amazing hike, shopping the boutiques of downtown Victoria, cruising through the trees via zip line at Adrenaline, or strolling one of the many local beaches. All this plus the luxuries of Bear Mountain that could be just a few steps from your front door. The Bear Mountain real estatemarket is hot for a number of reasons and with Summer quickly approaching we don’t expect things to slow down. Here are a few of our favourite things to do on and around the Mountain.
With two distinct golf courses, Bear Mountain is the premier golf experience in Canada. Choose between the rugged Mountain Course, a challenge for your avid golfer, or the more serene Valley Course. With the perfect mix of challenge and leisure, Bear Mountain is the perfect location for your next golf getaway. All rates at Bear Mountain include power cart with GPS, club valet and club cleaning services, and warm up balls on the practice facility. Along with the perks of a membership or just a day on the green, you enjoy the serenity and views atop the Islands own resort community for free. For more information, Visit their website.
The award-winning Sante Spa Victoria offers nurturing spa treatments including offerings for men, couples, and golfers. Appreciate the surrounding views from the comfort of the spa lounge, or relax on the terrace and soak in the mineral pool. Enjoy the ultimate experience in relaxation and wash away the stress from your day with one of the many services offered. For more information on available services visit their website.
As the Islands only canopy zipline tour, you’re sure to satisfy the need for speed and adventure during an outing to AdrenaLINE. Less than half an hour from the top of Bear Mountain, it’s an easy trip down the Mountain for a guaranteed great afternoon. A great day-trip for the family, the adventure park offers a range of courses depending on comfort and skill level. Feel free to take it easy on an easier course or confront your fear of heights on one more challenging. AdrenaLINE also offers packages that include whale watching, rainforest hiking and kayaking so spend the day seeing the sights of the west coast as well as zipping through the trees. You’re sure to have a great time and leave with some amazing stories to tell your friends and family!
Offering mini golf, batting cages, go-kart racing, and a weekly swap and shop, Western Speedway is a great place to take the family for an afternoon of fun and games. At the base of Bear Mountain, the Speedway is open every day (weather permitting) from April to September and offers a variety of activities for the whole family. For more information regarding hours of operation and activities, visit their website.
After a long day on the course, what better way to unwind and relax than sitting on a beautiful patio with a beer in hand and a delicious meal. Jack’s Place is the perfect spot to do so. Centrally located at the top of the Mountain, Jack’s offers a diverse menu for the more adventurous foody to the plain-Jane diners. Stroll right from the course over to the restaurant in under two minutes and enjoy great service, amazing food, and an all-round satisfying dining experience. Jack’s is also happy to offer Kuma Sushi daily from 2:30-9:30pm and takes reservations for the more busy evenings or lunch rushes. For a look at the full menu or contact information visit their website.
With more and more amenities popping up on the mountain all the time, Bear Mountain is quickly becoming a sought-after destination for out of towners and locals alike. From vast, forested adventures, to a luxury spa and golf course, the Mountain offers a number of diverse activities for adults and children alike. Summer has finally made it to Bear Mountain and you should too!
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