Oceanfront Accommodations near Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Orveas Bay Oceanfront Cottages
If you are planning on preparing food in the cottage and do not have any groceries onboard we suggest you stop and shop in Sooke on your way thru. The town of Sooke is the closest food shopping in this area. There are 2 large super markets with Deli's offering an assortment of takeout foods. There are 2 bakeries, one specializing in European baking. Beer, Wine and Liquor stores. Fish and Crab Sales. A number of Fast Food outlets (see our Places to Eat & Drink on our web site) Health Food Store. Most of the restaurants will have taken out menus as well. PS Don't forget the ice!
There are 3 places to eat in the Shirley area:
Just a couple of mins up the hill Is open from 8 til 5 and offers breakfast, lunch and all day scrumptious baking. People rave about the coffee. You may have to stand in line but well worth the wait!
About 5 mins away on West Coast road serves fresh organic salads and the most delicious pizza in the land! Enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer while waiting for your wood fired pizza. Eat in or Out or Take Away, the choice is yours!
Point No Point
With incredible ocean views from the dining room they serve amazing lunches and dinners. Celebrating a special occasion? Then be sure to reserve your table as it can be very busy with folks coming from far and wide to dine in this west coast setting! Only a 6 min drive from Orveas Bay
On your way to Orveas Bay and driving thru Sooke. Why not stop and eat at one of the wide variety of restaurants and food services? Please see our Places to Eat & Drink web page for a comprehensive list.
Picking up a steak? The cottage offers a covered gas barbecue with a side burner to fry up a side of mushrooms! The cottage is stocked with salt, pepper and some condiments.
Hiking the ocean beaches be sure to pick up ingredients to pack a nourishing lunch. Fresh fruit, thick tasty sandwiches and tuck in a chocolate bar or two. Why not? You're burning off all those calories?
Many of our guests pack a lunch and cold bevies and take the stairs to our beach to spend the day. Had a couple of guests propose down there this past summer. Another couple planned a gourmet crab luncheon with Wine to celebrate their anniversary on the sea shore.
Be creative and enjoy your dining experience in this wonderful west coast rain forest retreat.