THAT’S THE LIFE
Cowichan Bay is a charming seaside town of about 1,400 people near Duncan, B.C., with a main street filled with shops, cafes and restaurants.
A European-style bakery, True Grain Bread, is a favourite stopping spot, while Hilary’s Cheese offers locally made cheese. A hot day will serve up a crowd at The Udder Guys ice cream parlour.
Mudworks is a pottery shop run by a local artisan, while The Masthead offers an upscale restaurant experience.
Getting out on the water is easy, with boat and kayak rentals available. Also, the large marina caters to the boating crowd.