Originally developed for the 2010 Olympic Games, this clean and modern area features affordable housing with an emphasis on eco-friendly living. Do you want to stay active and healthy? The Creekside Community Recreation Centre will be the ideal complex for your fitness needs! Take strolls down the boardwalk, kayak during the summer or enjoy the local shops and restaurants. In Olympic Village, your footsteps are certain to trace those of our famous athletes!
This highly established urban region features tall, glass buildings to create a modern feel while walking down the streets. For all lovers of nature, Coal Harbour is situated proximate to Stanley Park and the Seawall. With its clean and natural beauty, you will remain in awe of the gorgeous landscape views of the mountains, or simply seeing Yachts from across the world race along the waterfront!
What do brick streets and old fashioned street lights remind you of? Perhaps rich, historical European scenery will come to mind. Gastown gets all its charm from these features! Various attractions are prevalent and these include: small cafes, gastronomical eateries and the highly discussed “Steam Clock”. This quaint region of Vancouver harbours tourists and locals the same! For art lovers, you will like the displays of beautiful Native Canadian artwork in Gastown. There is easy access to the waterfront Skytrain station.
Yaletown is one of the hippest parts of Vancouver for many reasons! How about exciting restaurants and pubs, shopping venues, yoga studios and breweries? Do not be too surprised if you encounter a celebrity every now and then, as many films have been shot on location here! Situated close to the sky train for easy travel, you can easily access The Marinaside for outdoor enjoyment.
One of downtown’s oldest areas, the West End region of Vancouver features many low rise and older buildings to grab your attention. Both culturally diverse and family friendly, this is a neighbourhood where you can meet people from around the world and enjoy lovely attractions. Along with the famous Robson Street, you will find a good selection of shopping areas. When it is time to unwind and enjoy natural surroundings, Stanley Park and English Bay beach are just around the corner!
Known as North America’s third largest Chinatown, this area of downtown is Vancouver’s very own! China Town and the Downtown East Side are a rich, cultural stretch which has evolved into the ideal place for younger families to live. The prosperous Chinatown features affordable housing and lots of exciting attractions for all to enjoy. Home of the famous Sam Kee building, and the annual Chinatown Night Market during the Summer months.