TEXADA ISLAND ….. a Gulf Island Paradise
The largest of the Gulf Islands, Texada Island is located in the Malaspina Strait between Powell River and Vancouver Island and just 80 km north of Vancouver. Accessible by ferry or plane, this unique island provides a welcome retreat for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The two main communities of Gillies Bay and Van Anda provide both locals and tourists with all of life’s little amenities.
The year round population of 1200 swells in the summer months with the arrival of tourists looking to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the island. The island boasts a history rich with tales of the Gold Rush Days and Prohibition. As well as great hiking, cycling, boating, beachcombing, camping, and kayaking, visitors to the island will enjoy the local community events including:
- RUN THE ROCK MARATHON AND HALF
- SANDCASTLE WEEKEND
- TEXADA AEROSPACE CAMP
- KID’S SAVING EARTH
Local Services and amenities include R.C.M.P., volunteer fire department, medical clinic, general store, hotel & pub, tennis courts, golf, art galleries, restaurants, bank, community hall and marinas.
If you would like more information about Texada Island contact us at: email@example.com or call WESTVIEW ZAIKOW REALTY @ 604-485-7788
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