Sep 02, 2022
Welcome To Delta: Exploring The Sights and Best Things To Do
We love getting away from it all and exploring somewhere new as much as anything, which is why we’ve taken the time to explore Delta, BC and everything it has to offer. Along the way we stumbled across some stunning sights, sought out some great places to eat and shop and found plenty of friendly locals wherever we went. To help you pick where you want to visit or base yourself, we’ve put our thoughts and opinions down on paper so you can take a look through what we found at your own pace. Have a read, enjoy our musings and then get in touch if you’d like a helping hand with your accommodation. When you read our blog, it really is that simple!
Tsawwassen offers quite a dry and sunny climate in comparison to the rest of the local area, making it a place that’s popular with sun seekers who want to get away from it all and enjoy a slower pace of life. Add in the fact that you’re going to get a lot less rain than downtown Vancouver and you start to see what we mean.
You’ll be assured of a warm welcome and friendly neighbors no matter where you base yourself, allowing you to pitch up and enjoy the ride. You can also get to other places in Delta with the minimum of effort which gives you plenty of options when you want to get out and about, seeing the sights and scenes. Perfect when you want to make a day of it and still have plenty to see and do for the rest of the week.
Sunshine Woods in Delta
Sunshine Woods is a Golf Center that offers a beautiful Par 3 course that’s sure to extend a warm welcome to anyone who wants to pitch up and tee off. The incredible setting it has to offer is only matched by the sense of community in the clubhouse and the friendly attitude of the regulars. If you want to get in on the act, you can book times to tee off round the clock, giving you plenty of options if you want to tie your visit in with some of the other entries on this list. All you have to do then is dust off your clubs and do yourself justice on the back nine.
English Bluff is a steep cliff and rise that’s sure to give you plenty of stunning photo opportunities. You’ll find people who have made a home for themselves sprinkled around the area, giving the place a sense of community that’s hard to match anywhere in Delta. You can also find plenty of road links to the rest of the local area which makes English Bluff a nice place to start your exploration of the local area.
Boundary Bay is a charming bay that combines plenty of recreational activities and eateries with natural wildlife that’s sure to catch your eye from every angle. Put all these things together and you get a sense of why this is one area that the locals will always recommend you pay a visit to.
You’ll also find that you can get food and drink recommendations from just about everyone you meet, adding to the sense of inclusion and community you’ll experience from the moment you arrive.
Annieville in Delta
If you’re someone who wants to base yourself in a location that has plenty of employment opportunities, this could be just the place for you. It’s a popular choice for commuters working professional jobs in other parts of Delta and has the transport links and infrastructure that you’d expect to find. This all combines to create a homely, safe and clean setting that’s perfect for aspiring professionals and young families looking to settle into community living.
The proximity to all the different natural attractions and trails is a definite selling point that’s sure to put Annieville right near the top of the list of places to base yourself. If you then add in the inclusive sense of community that’s been built over the years, you’re sure to feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Perfect when you want to find somewhere that just feels right on day one.
Tsawwassen East is a sprawling suburban area known for its quiet way of life and clean streets. The way it’s set within a stunning natural area gives it a timeless charm that’s sure to make you smile from the moment you arrive. Schooling, healthcare and commuting links are all there if you want to make a life for yourself, and natural trails are never far away if you’re looking to base yourself somewhere as you go and explore the rest of Delta.
Imperial Village in Delta
Imperial Village Park is located near Candlewyck Park, close to Tsawwassen, and is known for the charm it offers all year round. The way in which everything is tended to and looked after is apparent everywhere you look, giving the area a uniquely welcoming atmosphere that’s hard to put into words.
If you’re someone who wants to get away from it all and enjoy the simpler pleasures in life, Imperial Village could be just the place for you. You’ll also find that you’re never far from some local eateries when you’re ready to enjoy a home cooked meal and a cold drink. Ideal when you want to take your time to explore one of our favorite corners of Delta at your own pace.
Nordel in Delta
The George Mackie Library and Nordel Shopping Center are just two of the reasons Nordel is known as the main social and entertainment location in Delta. The eclectic nature of the area gives it a bustling charm that’s sure to appeal to those who want to see something different round every corner. If you add in the fact that there’s no shortage of public events and live music, you’ll soon see why Nordel comes highly recommended by everyone in the local area.
We fell in love with it years ago, which tells you everything you need to know about the endearing way in which Nordel continues to evolve. There’s always something new and exciting going on, which gives you more options than you’ll ever be able to fit into a single weekend. Perfect if you want the only problem you’re going to have being able to make the time to fit everything in!
Last but not least we come to one of the oldest areas in Delta — Ladner was founded all the way back in 1879 and offers the historic setting to match. We love the way in which all the mod cons are combined with a sense of tradition and community that can be a little hard to find in the digital age. This all combines to create a setting that’s sure to welcome you with the open arms whether you’re setting up or just passing through. Take your time to explore all the little wonders that are tucked away in Ladner and you’re sure to be glad you did.
Now you know what we think, it’s over to you to pick where you want to visit first. Once you find somewhere you want to stay, visit our homepage and we’ll find you the perfect place.