A message from your hosts, Eric & Julie Startup

It didn’t take us long to realize that we had found the perfect encore career when we began operating a 3 room B&B in our home in 2004.  In 2009 Eric saw the light and left his banking career in order to spend more time with Julie in the kitchen and in the garden,  enjoying vicarious travel through the  stories told by Beachview Retreat’s globe-trotting guests.

In truth, not all of our travel adventures are second hand.  Over the last several years places like  Istanbul, Rhodes, Casablanca, Luang Prabang, Hanoi, Bangkok, London, Athens, Christchurch, Porto, Santiago de Compostela and St John’s have come alive for us, more complex and even more alluring now that we have seen them ourselves.  Eric has maintained travel blogs for several of these trips and we invite you to browse these journals to share a bit of our adventures.

2006 – Crete, Rhodes & Turkey  www.611beachview.blogspot.com

2008 – Morocco   www.611beachview1.blogspot.com

2009 – Newfoundland   www.611beachview2009.blogspot.com

2011 – Southeast Asia  www.611beachview2011.blogspot.com

2012 – New Zealand  www.611beachview2012.blogspot.com

2013 – Italy  www.611beachview2013.blogspot.ca

2014 – South Africa www.611beachview2014.blogspot.ca

Meanwhile here at home on Vancouver’s famed North Shore we enjoy golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing.  We encourage all our guests to take full advantage of the range of recreation and attractions available right from our front doorstep.  North Vancouver residents since 1991, we are committed to ensuring that you have a memorable experience and leave Beachview Retreat feeling relaxed and restored.

Beachview Retreat is an adult oriented, smoke-free environment. Pet accommodation may be obtained nearby.

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