No. 1 Island in Canada and No. 6 Island in the world, 2012 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards
Vancouver Island remains on top and continues to be recognized as a premier vacation destination. North America’s largest Pacific island, with its irresistible mix of pristine wilderness and top-ranked food and lodging, has again been voted one of the world’s leading island destinations.
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice awarded Vancouver Island #1 Island in Canada and #6 Island in the world. The Gulf Islands were also named among the Top 5 Islands in Canada. Record numbers of 46,476 readers participated in the 25th annual survey and many Vancouver Island destinations were rated among the best.
British Columbia’s capital city, Victoria was named the #3 city in Canada and is also home to winners in the Top Hotels in Canada category. The Sooke Harbour House received #4, Fairmont Empress #15 and the Victoria Regent Hotel ranked #18. Tofino and Ucluelet were also big winners among the Top Resorts in Canada. Resort #17.