Funky, artsy, prim & proper with a small measure of urban grit, Victoria has the perfect downtown core.
Living downtown attracts people who wish to live near work and enjoy an abundance of sporting and cultural events on their doorstep. Entertainment is as easy as a simple stroll with lots of stops in parks, coffee shops, boutiques and galleries.
Choosing to rent downtown makes it possible for all of us to embrace city living and all the advantages and fun it has to offer.
We’d have to agree with critics who describe Tacofino’s fish taco’s as “possibly the best BC”. This little gem was born out of a desire to create a unique dining experience by offering quality, freshness and affordability with an environmental and nutritional conscience- and boy do they have their mission nailed!
Tucked away down Discovery Street is a quiet little coffee shop that’s big on style and flavour. Unique decor and friendly staff make this a great stop for your java fix.
The YMCA is your downtown one-stop shop for health and fitness programs. This organization goes above promoting the obvious benefits of physical exercise, striving to serve Victorians by encouraging interaction, friendship and belonging in our community.
St Ann’s Academy
Tucked away in the Humbolt Valley a little oasis and glimpse into Victoria’s history awaits. Come picnic on the grounds of the old orchard or stop into the chapel to enjoy some quiet contemplation or to view it’s beautiful ornate altar, ceiling carvings and original oil paintings.
The Tapa Bar
Located in Victoria’s historic Trounce Alley off Government Street, the Tapa Bar offers a friendly welcome and a diverse menu of Spanish inspired tapas and other specialties. A classic in the downtown core; the perfect place for first dates or to meet old friends.
Over 16,000 square feet of new, used, antiquarian, and out-of-print books, as well as a unique selection of cards, journals, and calendars. Whether you are new to the city or a regular the friendly staff at Russell’s are always eager to help you find the perfect read.