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North of Vancouver and also accessible from Comox on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast is a spectacular recreational and cultural vacation area. Popular as a weekend retreat or holiday destination, this area of British Columbia, Canada is easily accessed by ferry, private boat or by airplane. Platinum Vacation Group Ltd. specializes in renting quality Sunshine Coast, Gulf Island and Vancouver Island homes for travellers that want to experience British Columbia, Canada's west coast experience. 
Also see our listings on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

Thanks to a rain shadow that catches most of the moisture coming off the ocean, the Sunshine Coast has an annual total of 1,400 to 2,400 hours of sunshine, an average of 4 to 6 hours per day! Comprising of two land-locked peninsulas near West Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast is only accessible by boat or plane�giving it an isolated, relaxing atmosphere.
The Sunshine Coast is split into two areas, the upper and lower Sunshine Coast, by Jervis Inlet. The lower southern half, between the ferries at Langdale and Earls Cove, occupies the Sechelt Peninsula, while the northern upper half, between the ferry at Saltery Bay and Lund, sits on the Malaspina Peninsula. The area has a population of approximately 60,000 and includes the communities of: Gibsons (a seaside town), Roberts Creek (home of the Gumboot Nation), Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour, Egmont and Powell River. Texada Island is accessible from Powell River.

You�ll find plenty of recreational opportunities � biking, hiking, and ski trails; canoe and kayak routes; and beachcombing spots. The end of the Sunshine Coast is the gateway to the beautiful Desolation Sound Marine Park, which is the largest marine park in BC.

Lovers of the arts and culture will enjoy the renowned Festival of the Written Arts, the Fibre Arts Festival and the Hackett Park Craft Fair. The Coast Cultural Alliance, formed to encourage development of the arts in the Sunshine Coast, provides information about artists, events and gallery.

We offer a wide variety of homes from one room cozy cottages nestled in the woods to custom-designed waterfront homes with every conceivable luxury. To ensure that the information provided is as accurate as possible, we have familiarized ourselves with each of the houses listed here. We also have a wide selection of Victoria Vacation Rentals.

Platinum Vacation Group Ltd. and Gulf Island Vacation Rentals Inc. take pride in offering quality homes suited to the individual needs of our clients. We have explored the Sunshine Coast, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island extensively and are in the process of expanding our horizons, so check back soon and regularly check out our new offerings.

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The information contained on this web site is provided by the property owners. While Sunshine Coast Rentals Inc. inspects all of our houses we cannot guarantee the accuracy of listings at your time of visit.

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