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Pender Island, British Columbia


Picture Perfect Pender Island BC - is actually two islands- North and South; And is part of the Canadian Southern Gulf Islands in the Straight of Georgia; Situated between Vancouver on the mainland and Victoria on Vancouver Island.  Easily accessed by BC Ferries from Tsawwassen on the mainland or Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island.  Also connected by daily float plane service by Sea Air Seaplanes to Richmond South Terminal at YVR.


Paddle Otter Bay Pender Island BC SUP Yoga
Mermaid's Rest Guesthouse Backyard Yoga
Magic Lake SUP Launch with Kelly-Ann La Sirena

I am Mermaid Paddle Yoga launches its SUP lessons and classes from any sheltered bay on the Penders such as Medicine Beach, Theives Bay Marina, Shingle Bay, Bedwell Harbour, Hope Bay and even Magic Lake.  The weekend Retreats are hosted at Mermaid's Rest Guesthouse on North Pender and the land based yoga classes are held at Mermaid's Rest Home Studio and outdoors in the summer at the Magic Lake Swimming Hole park. 



Some of my favorite businesses on the Penders are listed here:

(At the Weekend Retreats you'll get to sample most of these!)  


Pender Island Farmer's Market

Sea Star Estate Farm and Vineyards

Twin Island Cidery

Pender Chocolates

Talisman Bookstore

Eclectic Island Girls Boutique

Nu to Yu community thrift store

The Woods- Coffee + Kitchen

Slow Coast Cafe

Jo's Place

Penderosa Pizza

Poet's Cove Resort

Port Browning Marina and Pub

SUP at Bedwell Harbour mermaidpaddleyoga
SUP tour at Hope Bay with Kelly-Ann La Sirena
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