White Rock, with
more sunshine than any other spot in the Lower Mainland, is almost picture-perfect,
with a promenade that runs for 4.5km (4 mi) on the beach-front and a long
pier that extends into the Pacific Ocean. You can walk for miles along
the sand, beach comb, build sand castles, swim or sunbath.
This charming community
offers a variety of shopping and unique gift shops, emporiums, art galleries,
cafes and exotic dining. White Rock has long been know for it's oceanfront
fish and chip shops.
The seaside community
of Crescent Beach with just around the point, and the US/Canada border
crossding, with it's Peace Arch and flower gardens is just along Semiahmoo
White Rock is named
for the very large white rock on the beach. Legend has it, that a Sea
Gods son fell in love with a Cowichan Indian Maiden. The lovers
after being rejected by both fathers, vowed to make a new home.
The Sea Gods
son on seeing the big white rock, picking it up, threw it across Georgia
Strait and then with his Cowichan princess, they followed the rock to
begin a new life and a new tribe.
dry and warm
A summer seaside resort with an active art & crafts community.
45km (28 mi) southeast of Vancouver on Hwy 99. Bordered on the south by
the US, north and east by the District of Surrey, and west by Semiahmoo
Bay. B.C. Bus Transit serves the area.
Swimming: boating: golfing: fishing and walkways: dine at a quaint cafe:
browse the art galleries.
Attractions: White Rock Museum and Archives at Station Centre;
White Rock Pier: Sunnyside Road and Crescent Beach; Tour de White Rock
(June); Festival of the Arts (July); White Rock Sea Festival (July/August).
Ocean Promenade Hotel
15611 Marine Drive
White Rock, BC V4B1E1 Nightly Rates: ( 135.76 - 458.07 ) 3 Star
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1160 King George Highway
White Rock, BC V4A4Z2 Nightly Rates: ( 95.81 - 106.46 ) 2 Star
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