Salt Spring Island is a stunning and unique Gulf Island located in the Strait of Georgia, between the mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. It is the largest and most developed of the Gulf Islands with a population of around 10,000 residents.

It is known for its vibrant arts community and laid back casual lifestyle.  The island offers picturesque landscapes, charming villages and a welcoming atmosphere. There are a wide range of recreational activities here such as hiking, kayaking, boating and cycling. With its diverse eco-system of lush forests, rolling hills and gorgeous beaches, there are plenty of opportunities to explore and enjoy nature.

Salt Spring has an artistic flair with a strong commitment to sustainable living and organic farming. It has a rich agricultural heritage with farmers that offer an abundance of locally grown produce, fresh seafood and artisanal food products.  The eateries often boast farm-to-table dining experiences. 

The island is home to a large number of artists, musicians and artisans who contribute to its vibrant cultural scene. There are numerous galleries, studios and craft markets showcasing a variety of artistic works, including paintings, pottery, sculptures, jewellery and textiles.  The island also hosts various festivals and events throughout the year. There is a popular market on Saturdays which attracts the locals and the tourists.

The main community is Ganges which is a lovely village along the waterfront and is the commercial hub of the island. Ganges offers a range of shops, boutiques, restaurants and accommodations.  

Salt Spring Island is a captivating destination and place to live. It combines the natural rugged beauty with artistic expression and a strong sense of community. It is the perfect place for those seeking outdoor adventure, artistic inspiration or simply a tranquil retreat.  The island has a unique and enriching experience for everyone.

For more information about the island, visit the tourism site below by clicking on their logo.

Salt Spring Islands Chamber Of Commerce has some great resources as a business and local events directory.

If you would like to explore what types of services are available on the island, click on their logo below for more information.

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1502 Fulford-Ganges Rd. - $1,420,000

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