Where to stay in Canada
Holidays in Vancouver
Surrounded by sandy beaches and spectacular mountains, Vancouver combines the best of outdoor life with a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Set off on an outdoors adventure with a holiday to Vancouver, and see another side of Canada.
Holidays in Toronto
Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario and the largest city in Canada, a trip to Toronto will satisfy all interests, whether they are cultural, recreational, or culinary!
Holidays in Whistler
It’s the largest skiable area in North America and heaven for summer thrill-seekers. Whistler's astonishing 8,000 acres draws discerning skiers, mountain bikers, trekkers, rafters and climbers, who descend from nature's playground to relax in a village dotted with patio restuarants, bars and boutique shopping. A perfect all-year round resort suited to all your needs, come sun or snow.
Holidays in Tremblant
Ranked #1 resort in the east by Ski Magazine; Tremblant is a picturesque resort in the beautiful Laurentian Mountains of Québec, offering over 600 acres of ski terrain and an idyllic village. But let's not forget that Tremblant is far more than just skiing, it's also the most beautiful Summer destination, bursting at the seams with lots of things to do and see. Families and couples alike would love the atmosphere that Tremblant oozes where the village streets are lined with French-influenced patisserie shops.
Holidays in Calgary
...where the prairie land ends and the foothills begin, Calgary is a one-stop destination for wild adventures, stunning scenery, and winter delights. In Calgary, summers are sunny and winters don’t tend to be as harsh as in other parts of the country.
Holidays in Banff
Mountainous scenery and National Park surroundings act as the perfect backdrop to this stunning resort. Once you've finished gazing, there's more activities than you can shake an oar at including kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, fishing and skiing. This town has a lot to offer, combining astounding natural beauty with a unique culture and first-class hotels.
Holidays in Lake Louise
In the heart of the Banff National Park, the setting is simply stunning. With spectacular scenery and beautiful terrain Lake Louise has something to offer every kind of adventurer - in the winter and summer months.
Holidays in Montreal
Montreal resides in Quebec Province and is Canada’s second largest city, renowned for its nightlife and literary scene. The city's dual personality is reflected in its architecture as well as its population. European in style, Montréal is filled with cobbled streets, chic shops and fascinating museums.
Holidays on Vancouver Island
Little more than 35 minutes by floatplane from Downtown Vancouver or just over 3 hours by ferry you’ll discover Vancouver Island. Choose to just visit Victoria for a few days, or hire a car and spend longer exploring more of the island. You’ll want to linger as you discover one memorable place after another.
Holidays in Edmonton
If you’re looking to get back to nature, Elk Island National Park is home to a host of indigenous wildlife including moose and beaver. Fans of winter sports will love the cross-country ski trails and, if you prefer to enjoy your sport sitting down, find out why Canada is hockey mad and get a ticket to see local heroes, the Oilers, play at Rexall Place.
Holidays in Jasper
High in the Eastern Rocky Mountains, amid stunning scenery, and only 20 minutes from the town of Jasper; Marmot Basin provides over 1,675 acres of terrain supported by world-class facilities. Aside from the incredible skiing, Jasper is a playground for all things active whatever the time of year — from hiking and golfing in summer to ice-skating and dog sledding in winter.
Holidays in Niagara Falls
Thunderous Niagara Falls is the most visited attraction in Ontario! The stunning Falls are breathtaking, and are a must see for any visitor to Ontario. Just 30 minutes north of the falls lies the pictureperfect community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This beautifully preserved 19th Century town is not only super photogenic, but also just happens to be at the heart of a thriving wine region.
Holidays in Ottawa
There’s a wealth of family-friendly things to do in Ottawa, from fascinating museums and the country’s parliament buildings to outdoor delights like the winter wonderland of Rideau Canal, which freezes every year to become the world’s largest outdoor skating rink.
Holidays in Quebec City
Experience the intriguing, winding cobbled streets of La Vieille Ville, thriving café culture and obsession with good food.
Holidays in Rural Quebec
Quebec's French heritage sets the province apart from the most of Canada and has a distinctly European feel.
Holidays in Yukon
A mountainous land in northwest Canada. You'll be awe-struck by high peaks and stunning glaciers.
Holidays in Rural British Columbia
Stretching from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Rocky mountains in the east, the scenic British Columbia will have you holding your breathe in awe at the unique sights and wildlife populating this fantastic cosmopolitan destination.
Holidays in Rural Ontario
Wide open spaces and room to breathe. Get back to the great outdoors in cottage country or explore Algonuin Park - Ontario’s oldest provincial park. Visit the falls and enjoy some of the most stunning sights that Canada has to offer.
Holidays in Nova Scotia
Trips to Nova Scotia are an adventure through stunning coves and bays, mountainous vistas and the laid-back coastal cities. The dramatic coastline treats you to some great experiences and excursions, while inland you’ll love exploring the national parks. Nova Scotia holidays bring you to a land where nature and culture come together in perfect harmony.
Holidays in Newfoundland
Holidays to Newfoundland are like a step back in time. Whether you’re exploring the historic and charismatic city of St John’s or the scenic landscapes that make Canada so famous, you’ll find yourself in one of the most spectacular places on the planet. Iceberg Alley, soaring fjords, alpine highlands and tons of old-world charm — Newfoundland holidays promise an untouched and unspoiled land of natural beauty and captivating experiences that’ll stay with you for a lifetime.
From the city to the slopes: Discover Canada
Crystal-clear lakes, bustling metropolises and pristine mountainous beauty spots are all in easy reach on package holidays to Canada. Whether it's a city break in the French-speaking east, a skiing trip in the unspoilt Rockies, or an energetic hike on Vancouver Island, the largest country in the Americas is packed with activities for everyone.
Base yourself in the heart of a buzzing downtown or relax far away from it all in the countryside. Wherever you decide to stay, luxury's in no short supply.
- For a romantic holiday to Canada, book in at the Rimrock Resort Hotel. Based within Banff National Park on the slope of Sulphur Mountain, this hotel offers luxury suites, panoramic views and mouth-watering French cuisine at the AAA Eden Dining Room.
- If you’re travelling to Jasper with the family, Lobstick Lodge's spacious suites give you plenty of room to spare – with the added bonus of an impressive mountain setting. Don’t miss the chance to unwind in the outdoor hot tubs.
- Moraine Lake Lodge in Alberta has a classic rustic charm. Its shoreline setting is the perfect location if you’ve come to hike. Walk the trails by day and relax in the Walter Wilcox Dining Room by night.
- For modern architecture, head to the Delta Ottawa City Centre. Try the LIFT Resto Lounge for exquisite meals cooked from locally sourced ingredients and wine tasting at the sommelier's table.
- Views over the bright city lights are in abundance at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, where you can take in the skyline from your bed. A tunnel leads you to the Bay and Eaton Centre, so you can spend a day shopping without even having to put a coat on.
Canada is famous for its snowy winters, making it the ideal spot for skiing. Outside of January, you might be surprised to find that Canada has a comfortable climate. Here are the best months for Canada holidays.
- Days are longer in April and, with sunny blue skies, it's a great time for skiing. Visit the west coast for the most pleasant weather.
- The weather starts to warm up in June and there are fewer crowds so it’s the ideal month for a relaxing break. You can also spot whales on the Atlantic coast at this time of year.
- June through to August is peak summer for Canada, when you can expect the highest temperatures. There are plenty of summer festivals to check out.
- The autumn months can get chilly but it stays fairly mild until late November. You also get to see the beautiful changing colours of the leaves – New Brunswick's a favourite for its gold and red foliage.
With snowy weather and lots of mountainous ground, Canada is one of the top countries in the world for skiing. There are plenty of resorts to explore for both pros on the slopes or beginners who fancy trying their hand.
- One of the best skiing spots in the east is Tremblant, Quebec. This one is just right for families as it has slopes for all levels. When you’re done sporting, check out the quaint village with its French-style bistros and cafés.
- Lake Louise, Alberta has one of Canada's most reliable snow records and is easy to reach, at only two hours from Calgary Airport. For something a little different, take the nighttime snowshoe expedition – little ones will love it.
- Whistler in British Columbia has world-class skiing – it was the mountain host for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The village is pedestrian-only, making for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life.
Canada is renowned for its vast swathes of wilderness, from frozen tundra to towering mountains. Even if you're on a city break, you're rarely far from undeveloped countryside.
- Peyto Lake in Banff National Park is a must-see for nature lovers. You can get exceptional views just a short ten-minute hike from the car park so your trip can be as energetic or laid-back as you like.
- For outdoor activities, head to Stanley Park, Vancouver, where the mountains meet the sea. Visit in September to admire the changing colours of the scenery.
- Experience the Great White North in all its majesty on our tour around Churchill, Manitoba. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see polar bears up close and discover local traditions in an authentic small tundra town.
- One of the most world-renowned natural sights in the country is the Niagara Falls. The three waterfalls are right on the American-Canadian border, with Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side, American Falls on the US side and Bridal Veil Falls split between the two. There's also a nature reserve where you can go geocaching or visit the butterfly conservatory (wear bright clothes if you want the butterflies to land on you).
- Spot wildlife on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where you can spend the day bird, whale or even bear-watching.
Holidays to Canada aren’t all about mountains and wilderness; if you prefer your breaks at a slightly faster pace, there are plenty of fascinating cities to get to know.
- Toronto has been described as the Canadian version of NYC, thanks to its cosmopolitan shopping districts, world-class theatre and stunning skyline. The CN Tower is a great place to see the city from up high – give yourself at least three hours to make the trip as queues can be long.
- Experience the laid-back chic of French Canada in Montreal – the largest francophone city in the world after Paris. Here, intimate bistros contrast with a vibrant club scene. Make sure you stop by the nineteenth-century Notre-Dame Basilica to see breath-taking art and architecture both inside and out.
- Quebec City on the St Lawrence River is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. It's also the only fortified city in the region. Spend a day exploring the Citadel – and don't forget to sample some delicious poutine once you're done sightseeing.