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Benvenuto Bed and Breakfast is situated North of Victoria BC, just seconds away from the world famous Butchart Gardens. If you are coming Southbound from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, turn right off Hwy 17 onto McTavish Rd. Turn left on West Saanich Rd., then right on Benvenuto. If you are coming Northbound from Victoria, turn left off Hwy 17 onto Keating X Rd, which leads into Benvenuto. You will see our sign on the right!

Benvenuto Bed and Breakfast 1130 Benvenuto Ave Brentwood Bay BC V8M 1J6 778-351-2071 For a map, click here. See you soon!

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  • Yellow Cab   1-250-381-2222
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Nearby Attractions and Destinations

Butchart Gardens

img-Butchart-Gardens Visit a world class botanical garden in Todd Inlet. Butchart Gardens boasts 50 acres of floral gardens open year-round, including light displays, fountains, evening fireworks, dining, and entertaining. Additionally, there are extensive walking paths throughout the elaborate gardens that provide you with photo opportunities around every curve.

Butterfly Gardens

img-Butterfly-Gardens Butterfly Gardens offers viewings and guided tours of hundreds of butterflies, fish, exotic plant gardens, and incredible orchid displays.

Church and State Wines

img-Church-State Enjoy spectacular views of the Saanich Peninsula while sipping wine. Open daily for wine tasting from 11:00am until 5:00pm.

Pacifica Paddle Sports


Located in the sheltered waters of Brentwood Bay, Pacifica Paddle Sports offers the best in canoe and kayak rentals and tours. The abundant marine life in the bay make this a fascinating place to paddle. The water is sheltered and warm – a great combination for lessons. Our qualified, enthusiastic and confident staff will make your paddling experience pleasant and memorable.

Royal British Columbia Museum

img-Royal-BC-Museum View exhibits of British Columbia’s cultural history, and an extensive northwest Coast Indian artifacts exhibit. The museum also hosts many touring international exhibits. Visit the gift shops, or check out the IMAX Theatre to take in a large-scale theatre experience on the six storey movie screens. The museum is located adjacent to the Empress Hotel in Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

Beacon Hill Park

img-Castle Located in downtown Victoria, Beacon Hill Park can be found between Cook Street, Southgate Street, Douglas Street and Dallas Road. This 200 acre city park was established in 1882. The park has a combination of native landscapes of wildflowers and Garry oak meadows, intermixed with garden beds, exotic plants, ponds, bridges, and rock gardens. The park also hosts a children’s petting zoo, and is home to the world’s tallest free-standing totem pole (128 feet tall!).

Craigdarroch Castle

img-Art-Gallery This Victorian Mansion built in 1890 for the Dunsmuir family who made their fortunes selling coal. Witness the lavish woodwork, stonework, stained-glass windows, and antique furnishings.

Greater Victoria Art Gallery

img-Art-Gallery Visit the extensive historical and contemporary art exhibits with a permanent collection of over 15,000 art pieces.


Benvenuto B&B is located minutes from Victoria’s premier dive sites like Henderson Point, Willis Point, Ten Mile Point, Ogden Point, Deep Cove and McKenzie Bight. We have plenty of room to hang your dive gear while you sit back and relax, discuss your days adventure and get ready for the next!

Festivals and Events

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Golf Courses

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