Representing the east central portion of the municipality of Saanich, Saanich East comprises nineteen neighborhoods. Many of these areas are some of the most desired places to live; Cordova Bay, Broadmead, Sunnymead, High Quadra and Quadra to name a few.
The outermost eastern end of Saanich East boasts a long strip of coastline stretching into the Pacific Ocean - presenting panoramic views of Haro Strait and San Juan Islands for those lucky enough to reside there.
As part of Saanich (with a total number over 170 parks), people living in this region have access to all sorts of amenities such as beaches and trails – making it one of the best places for outdoor enthusiasts or individuals who want to take advantage of Vancouver Island's natural beauty without sacrificing any luxuries.
- Walking / Biking: Saanich East has a Walkscore of 84. Homes located close to East Saanich’s retail districts certainly give residents easy access to most amenities they’ll want or need, including public transit routes to other parts of town.
- Pet-Friendly: Most of the parks, beaches, and trails throughout Saanich welcome leashed-dogs, but there are no-official, dog off-leash areas.
- Family-Friendly: Saanich East has several parks and amenities that make it idea for families. Saanich East is also host to a number of reputable public and private schools.