48 Hours in Vancouver for Luxury Vacationers

Rosewood Suite Private Patio. Photo Credit: Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Rosewood Suite Private Patio. Photo Credit: Rosewood Hotel Georgia

48 Hours in Vancouver is a weekly series appearing on the Inside Vancouver blog featuring photos and information on interest-based itineraries such as food/wine, arts & culture and luxury travel; helping visitors plan the best Vancouver trip possible based on what they love. Today’s feature focuses on exquisitely luxurious vacation experiences for the sophisticated luxury traveler who loves the finer things in life.

What You’ll Need to Go on This Luxury Vacation:
• Sunscreen & sunglasses (to enjoy the sunshine)
• A set of golf clubs (rented or your own)
• Comfortable footwear (so you can enjoy walking around downtown)
• A good quality camera with a great zoom
• A sense of adventure!

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48 Hours in Vancouver for Luxury Vacationers

Concord Eats! September 17 – October 15

photo: Concord Pacific

Are you a self-proclaimed Vancouver Foodie snapping photos of delicious food wherever you eat? Share your photos with Concord Social this month (September 17th – October 15th) for chances to win weekly $100 gift certificates to Tourism Vancouver member restaurants including Il Giardino, Provence Marinaside, Le Crocodile and Minami Restaurant!
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Concord Eats! September 17 – October 15

Hotel Patios to Sip Away the Summer

photo: Westin Grand Vancouver

During Vancouver’s glorious summer months, the hottest piece of real estate in town is a good patio. Visitors and residents flock to the city’s patios for al fresco sipping and dining, warm ocean breezes and fresh air.

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Hotel Patios to Sip Away the Summer

Fancy-Pants Farmers Market at Shangri-La this Sunday, June 24

Unusual spot for a farmers market? Not in Vancouver! Photo: MARKET by Jean-Georges

I love Vancouver. I love that we live in a city where a luxury hotel (the Shangri-La Vancouver) and one of the cities top-rated, high-end restaurants (MARKET by Jean-Georges) decide to host an on-site farmers market and no one blinks an eye. Because, hey, why not? Even elite gourmands love a farmers market (right?), especially a fancy-pants one.

I jest; it really is a great idea (if somewhat ironic): MARKET will host the inaugural Shangri-La Farmers Market on its outside terrace, where guests can peruse stalls from nine different local vendors while enjoying complimentary canapés from Shangri-La’s Executive Chef Wayne Harris and complimentary wine tastings from Tinhorn Creek Vineyards.

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Fancy-Pants Farmers Market at Shangri-La this Sunday, June 24