Saltair is a beautiful seaside community with a handful of local gems to explore! Just less than a five minute drive from our Visitor Centre, it's the perfect place to stop on your way to Chemainus.
10862 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 2A4
The Coffee Shack is a great place to stop on your trip to grab some exceptional java and delicious goodies. There's a wide beverage menu to choose from, along with some delicious gelato as well! The modern ambiance inside makes it the perfect spot to get some work done or visit with friends.
10445 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, BC V0R 1K2
Ma Maison is another great option for coffee, fresh baked goods and gourmet lunch options with a beautiful outdoor seating patio option in the garden.
Canco Supermarket Saltair
10858 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 2A4
New to the area with opening in January 2021, they have a wide selection of grab-and-go food and an assortment of other great options! They even have the classic delicious Screamers, which is a slushy mixed with soft serve ice cream, a great summer treat! Canco Supermarket is your one-stop shop for your busy, on-the-go summer adventures.
Stocking Creek Trail
This is a well-kept and fairly easy trail, perfect for the family with picnic areas and bridges for a scenic adventure! The many trails will eventually lead to the falls and creek. You can also gain access to Stocking Creek Trail from the Cowichan Valley Trail.
Malcom Road Beach
At the end of Malcom road is a short climb down the stairs to this beautiful beach access that overlooks the Penelakut Island. The beach is rocky and sandy and is very quiet with lots a logs to sit on!
Cowichan Valley Trail
The Cowichan Valley trail is a trail runs all along the southern end of Vancouver Island, you are able to start and end in multiple locations throughout the trail. It runs right all along the E&N Railway system, right through Saltair, through the trees and along farmland.
Saltair may not be large, but it's beauty is is unforgettable