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Your Homebase for Vancouver & Richmond Adventures

World-class dining, unforgettable outdoor excursions, and fascinating cultural experiences are all available in Vancouver, Richmond and beyond. As the largest city on Canada’s West Coast, Vancouver is a dynamic and inviting vacation destination, home to a mild climate and unparalleled access to nature. Richmond is a multicultural hub for authentic Pacific experiences, fresh flavours and hidden gems. Take some time to explore this welcoming and exciting region.

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Take advantage of our convenient location with in-terminal convenience at your fingertips. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a major transportation hub with plenty to explore. Dine, shop at designer outlets, or relax with a spa or salon treatment.

Aerial view of Vancouver, BC.


Vancouver is world-famous for its iconic natural beauty, Pacific Ocean beaches and dynamic downtown neighbourhoods. Explore this wonderful vacation destination and experience a mountainside urban escape like no other.

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Fairmont Vancouver Airport is in Richmond, a thriving city just south of Vancouver. Within Richmond, you can explore a quaint fishing village, picnic on beach parks and embark on a birdwatching adventure. Richmond is also home to fabulous shopping for designer and local brands.

Explore the Area

Fairmont Vancouver Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, providing easy access to top attractions like Downtown Vancouver, Pacific Ocean beaches and iconic parks.

RBC Royal Bank
Walking Distance: 4 minutes
Walking Distance: 4 minutes
ICE Currency Exchange
Walking Distance: 2 minutes
CDS Baggage
Walking Distance: 5 minutes
Canada Post
Walking Distance: 4 minutes
Airport Fabricare Cleaners
Walking Distance: 4 minutes
Whistler Blackcomb

A world class resort for all seasons, Whistler Blackcomb has one of the longest ski and ride seasons in North America, as well as lift accessed mountain biking and alpine hiking in the spring, summer and fall.

Grouse Mountain

As Vancouver’s most popular attraction, Grouse Mountain is the only truly four-season destination in the lower mainland and features a wildlife refuge, vast selection of dining options, thrilling outdoor adventure, summer activities galore, the best in local snow sports…and much more.

Wreck Beach

This 7.8-kilometre (4.8-mile) long, secluded beach is Canada’s first and largest, legal, clothing-optional beach. Wreck Beach located at the western tip of Vancouver, adjacent to the University of British Columbia campus, down a long flight of steep stairs.

Spanish Banks

Spanish Banks is famous for its low tides which make for warmer swim temperatures on a rising tide and as a popular spot to watch the sunset. Dogs also love this park with a large area of beach set aside for your four-legged friends.

Kitsilano Beach

One of Vancouver’s most popular beaches! The park next to the beach is located between Arbutus and Balsam Street and features a bank of tennis courts and a salt water outdoor heated swimming pool open each summer.

False Creek Ferries

Take a cruise through the scenic urban waters of False Creek, with False Creek’s original ferry company. Offering friendly service and comfortable vessels, and the most routes and destinations in the area, False Creek Ferries is Vancouver’s favourite little ferry company.

Nitobe Memorial Garden

Nitobe Garden is considered to be the one of the most authentic Japanese gardens in North America and among the top five Japanese gardens outside of Japan. Nitobe Garden includes a rare authentic Tea Garden with a ceremonial Tea House.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Named the World’s Top City Garden by National Geographic, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first lassical Chinese Garden in all of Canada. The jade green pond, koi fish, collection of 150-year old miniature trees and tai hu rock imported from China, are some of the delights the Garden offers.

UBC Botanical Garden

Explore Canada’s oldest university botanical garden and immerse yourself in the world of wild-collected plants.

Bloedel Conservatory

Discover over 100 exotic birds and over 500 kinds of tropical plants inside the dome and then explore the fountains, gardens and sculptures around Queen Elizabeth Park. Easily accessed on the Canada Line from YVR.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Explore VanDusen Botanical Garden, an inspiring 55 acre outdoor oasis with over 7,500 plant species and varieties. Spot and photograph local wildlife, enjoy the hedge maze with the kids and relax in a serene setting located in the heart of Vancouver.

Stanley Park

Ideally situated on a peninsula at the northwestern edge of downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park offers beaches, miles of well-maintained paved and dirt trails, and an array of can’t-miss kid-friendly spots. It is recognized as one of the greatest urban parks in the world.

Granville Island

The Granville Island Public Market acts as a hub of activity, but it’s also one of the city’s most important cultural districts with theatres, artisan workshops and craft studios.

Yaohan Centre

Yaohan Centre is one of the earliest Asian Malls developed in Richmond, B.C. and continues to be a popular retail destination where you can explore over 80 stores including a large supermarket that offers a wide range of Japanese and Chinese products.

Parker Place Mall

Parker Place Mall presents a unique collection of authentic Asian lifestyle shops and services, including a food course that echos Asia’s steam-shrouded hawker markets with mom-and-pop counters serving cuisines from Taiwan to Shanhai and from Vietnam to Hong Kong.

Aberdeen Centre

Aberdeen Centre’s unique fusion of East meets West shopping, dining, entertainment and service amenities include; nine full-service restaurants, an award-winning 800-seat food court and a variety of Arts & Cultural performances.

CF Richmond Centre

With over 200 stores and services, Richmond Centre is one of the Lower Mainland’s best shopping experiences. Visit stores like Hugo Boss, Aritzia, Sephora, Michael Kors, Topshop and The Bay.

Dumpling Trail

The Dumpling Trail is a collection of 15 restaurants serving up some of the most delectable dumplings this side of the Pacific.

McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Mall

Take the Canada Line two stops away to the McArthur Glen outlet mall for high street fashion brands.

Canada Line Station

Canada Line travels between Downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Richmond.


A buzzing Downtown, iconic parks and Pacific Ocean beaches lined with mountain views – a recipe for the ideal holiday destination.


Richmond is a thriving city and home to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) where culture and character converge in a stunning setting.

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