Enjoy a dream staycation and embrace wide open spaces this summer with Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

As Vancouver carefully opens up again, it is the perfect time to plan an idyllic summer staycation and enjoy the vast array of breathtaking outdoor spaces this city has to offer. The elegant Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on West Georgia Street in the heart of downtown is the perfect launching pad to quickly reach many magnificent open spaces. Lounge on gorgeous beaches, hike spectacular trails or enjoy a sunset kayaking session in English Bay and beyond. There is simply no shortage of social distancing activities available for the savvy local traveller. With the incredible Canadian Residents Offer, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is making luxury staycations even more accessible for British Columbians.

Here are five reasons to treat yourself to a local getaway at the “Castle in the City” this summer...

1. Easy access to an unbeatable outdoor playground

Couple ice creamWorld renowned Stanley Park is easily reached by car, bike or foot from Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Cycle the incredible seawall, soak up the sun on a multitude of beaches, picnic on endless expanses of lush green spaces or walk the remarkable and never-ending trails. Picturesque Sunset Beach, Second Beach and Third Beach are ideal places to watch the sunset while Kitsilano and Spanish Banks offer expansive sandy beaches perfect for long romantic strolls. Cycle the city via Vancouver’s endless bike paths or visit the nearby mountains of the North Shore to experience stunning hikes of all levels. Take to the water with a kayak or stand-up paddle board to truly explore the beautiful ocean and keep your eyes peeled for appearances from the astonishing marine wildlife.

2. Locals can enjoy the Canadian Residents Offer

Couple bedThere has never been a better or more affordable time for British Columbians to book a well-deserved getaway to the historic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The Canadian Residents Offer includes 10 percent off the best available rate and free parking for one vehicle. A late check-out at 5 p.m. and a room upgrade to the next available category round out this enticing offer.

3. Fine dining and shopping at your fingertips

ShoppingWho says a staycation can’t be glamorous? Bask in the comfort of your modern room and order exquisite in-room dining or venture out for an unforgettable taste of Vancouver flavours. Stroll through downtown, nearby Gastown or Yaletown to celebrate the city’s selection of award-winning restaurants now offering appropriate social distancing measures. Treat yourself to the ultimate in high-end shopping by visiting the exquisite Christian Dior, Gucci and Louis Vuitton boutiques (and more) located conveniently within the hotel. Venture outside to enjoy all of Vancouver’s sophisticated shopping options within close proximity. From the high-end designer brands of nearby “Luxury Row” (think Jimmy Choo, Tiffany & Co., Hermés and many more) to elite department store Nordstrom to Robson Street’s mecca of beloved retailers, shopping in downtown Vancouver is simply sublime.

4. Your health is the top priority

RoomThe safety and well-being of guests of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is of the utmost importance. Extensive new measures are now in place to keep guests healthy, while simultaneously respecting the safety and distancing required for all team members and everyone who sets foot in the luxury hotel. Exceptional attention to detail is currently being paid to all safety, sanitation and health measures to put the minds of guests truly at ease.

5. An elevated staycation is simple and convenient

DogsA recent 75 million dollar renovation has helped to elevate the fine design of the iconic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver to make it even more comfortable and luxurious than ever. The whole family is welcome, including kids and canines (with access to special menus and treats of course). Forget the hassle of long distance travel, check into the hotel, let your stress melt away and experience the ultimate vacation right here at home.