If you’re anything like us, you’re always thinking about your next golf vacation. After all, golf isn’t just a sport: it’s a way of life. The Vancouver Island Golf Trail knows that, and knows just how to make the most of it. Not only does the Trail boast year-round golfing, but it also has the Island lifestyle to match. Think vibrant cities, myriad year-round activities and incredible getaway deals… So while, for many, golf is the primary reason for visiting Vancouver Island (and who are we to argue?), there’s so much more to do here. Enter the “Perfect 48-Hour Golf Trip” in Victoria: everything you need to know, as well as our golf travel experts’ top tips, to plan a perfect 48-hour golf vacation.
Victoria Is Calling All Golfers
Victoria has repeatedly been named in Condé Nast Traveler Magazine’s Top 10 Cities in the World, as well as last year’s No. 2 small city in the world… Visit just once and you’ll understand exactly why. This vibrant city is teeming with activities, adventure, fantastic dining, nightlife, romance and, of course, unforgettable golf. Read on for how to make the most of 48 hours in this ‘has it all’ city.
Getting There & Around
Step 1: start your 48-hour luxury trip by flying into Victoria International Airport (YYJ) on one of the many flights onto the Island, then pick up a ride with L.A. Limousines. Our golf travel experts work closely with their transportation coordinators to assist in meeting the needs of both small and large groups, from the planning stages to on-site arrival and departure coordination. Prefer to be in the driver’s seat? We also work with Vancouver Island’s leading car rental service, National Car & Truck Rental. Now it’s time to hit the road – or Trail, as the case may be.
Stay & Play
Now the real fun begins. Step 2: choose from one of 10 Victoria short-stay golf packages for your 48-hour stay-and-play golf fix! Spoiled for choice? Our staff pick is undoubtedly the 5-Star Victoria Luxury Insanity Golf Special. Experience luxurious accommodations in the heart of vibrant downtown Victoria, with seemingly endless restaurants, attractions and activities on your doorstep, and truly phenomenal courses you can play year-round just a short drive away. The Victoria Luxury Insanity Golf Special gets you:
- Two nights at the five-star Hotel Grand Pacific;
- Two rounds of golf with cart, one each at Highland Pacific and Olympic View;
- Victoria VIP Card – exclusive discounts at some of our favorite pubs and restaurants
- Starting from $275pp.
Another fan favourite, and our most popular golf package on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, is the Victoria Golf Getaway, which offers:
- Two nights at your choice of hotel in Victoria;
- Three rounds of golf with cart, one at each the following courses: Arbutus Ridge, Highland Pacific, Olympic View;
- Victoria VIP Card – exclusive discounts at some of our favorite pubs and restaurants;
- Starting from $315pp.
Still undecided? Speak to our golf travel experts for a totally customized weekend getaway designed to meet all your wishes!
Things To Do
Ride: Tick. Accommodation: Tick. Golf: Tick. Step 3: après golf anyone? Victoria has plenty of it! From a do-it-yourself craft brewery tour, starting at Vancouver Island Brewery; to post-golf muscle rejuvenation at one of Victoria’s world-class spas; to world-class dining, shopping and more, there is something for everyone to do post-golf.
Looking for something a bit more action-packed? Drop the lines in the water and add some fins to your skins game with a morning or afternoon fishing trip guided by Adam’s Fishing Charters. Or go whale watching with one of the country’s top whale watching businesses, Prince of Whales.
Whatever 48-hour Victoria golf getaway package and après-golf activities you choose, one thing comes standard: an experience you’ll never forget.