|The Coal Harbour lifestyle is a convenient one. Close to the Lion's Gate Bridge, Coal Harbour offers quick access to North Vancouver, West Vancouver and the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Horseshoe Bay and the ferry terminal is just a half hour's drive away. One of the world's most beautiful parks is at your doorstep. Explore Stanley Park year round with its tennis courts, lawn bowling, formal and informal gardens, lakes, beaches, aquarium, swimming pool, waterpark, etc… Dining and entertainment is so close at hand. Leave your car in your underground parking and be a pedestrian in your neighbourhood.
Lined with a multitude of restaurants, Denman Street merchants offer cuisine from around the world. Denman Street also has essential services like banks, coffee bars, pharmacy, a movie theatre, corner grocery stores and several ice cream shops. All this and more is just a five-minute walk from your waterfront home.
Shop til you drop on Robson Street! Many familiar clothing store chains are represented here on Robson Street. Clothing and shoe stores are interspersed with restaurants, hotels and residences. Robson is one of the original shopping streets in Vancouver and is busy from morning until the wee hours of the night.
This is where the cruise ships dock and is the home of the Vancouver Convention Centre. Take the seaside walkway heading east along Coal Harbour, and in a few minutes you will reach Canada Place, the Pan Pacific Hotel, the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel and the new Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. Sinclair Centre, an upscale shopping centre, is just up the street and close to Vancouver's financial core. Just west of Canada Place is the arrival and departure point for seaplanes and harbour boat tours. A little east of Canada Place along the waterfront is the downtown heliport. From the Water Front Station, just east of Canada Place, commuters can take public transportations such as Seabus and Skytrain from downtown to North Vancouver, Vancouver International Airpot and other attractions located in the Lower Mainland.
|Simon Fraser Downtown Campus, British Columbia Institute of Technology Downtown, The Vancouver Film School, UBC at Robson Square, Vancouver Community College
Are all easily accessible from Coal Harbour.
A five-minute drive from Coal Harbour, Vancouver's original Chinatown is still a bustle of activity and offers some of the best produce and ingredients in Vancouver. The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden, located on the border of Chinatown, is the first full size classical Chinese garden to be created outside of China.
Located at 88 West Pender, Tinseltown has a 10-theatre Cineplex and a number of retail outlets within the mall. Ample underground parking makes this a good downtown venue for cinema.
Whistler is located in the Coastal Mountains of BC--approximately 115 kilometres (72 miles) from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky highway (99). Whistler hosted 2010 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic games between February 12th and March 21st, 2010. Whistler, and its sister mountain, Blackcomb offer one vertical mile of skiing over 7,000 skiable acres on more than 200 trails.
The village of Whistler is a year-round destination. Visitors and residents enjoy hiking, boating, golfing, tennis, and every sort of cosmopolitan amenity such as spas, fine dining and shopping.
Whistler can be reached by car, train, and helicopter.