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Make it a Bear Mountain Spring Break

Updated: Mar 12

For Immediate Release

March 12, 2024



Keep the Planning Simple and Enjoy a Relaxing, Fun and Delicious Vancouver Island Getaway  

Langford, B.C. - Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, The Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa launches a multitude of budget-friendly reasons to visit the Vancouver Island locale this spring. Think great value, spacious guest rooms starting at $195/night, gorgeous views, rejuvenating spa treatments and an array of wonderful dining experiences including Easter Brunch, a $55 three-course menu, and an Austin Hope Family Winery dinner.


New Callisto Experience $55 Three-Course, Prix-Fixe Menu Launching Mid-March

Chef Nathan Taylor and the culinary team are set to share their latest installment of the Callisto dining experience with the popular $55 three-course, prix-fixe menu. Set against a stunning Pacific Northwest backdrop of mountains and fairways, guests will dine on seasonal bites in the absolutely beautiful dining room. Elevate the meal with $27 wine pairings chosen from Callisto’s cellar Sommelier, Bipin Bhatt. 

All this for under $100 per person? Yes! Reserve your spot here

Open daily from 5:30pm-9:30pm.  


Spring Break Adventures Await

Dreaming of a seamless Spring Break getaway to keep the kids busy while creating memories? Look no further than The Westin Bear Mountain Resort. The spacious rooms offer plenty of elbow room for the whole family to sprawl out and relax. Callisto Casual Dining and in-room dining have kid-approved food options to pair perfectly with family movie nights in - sure to keep everyone entertained. 


An unforgettable adventure awaits as you explore the beauty of the mountain, and Langford below. The concierge team has curated a list of top kid-friendly activities and attractions, including Langford Lanes Bowling, City Centre PlayZone, WildPlay Element Parks, Malahat SkyWalk, Hatley Castle, and Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites.   


Don't wait — with rates starting at $195/night, make The Westin Bear Mountain your home base and book your Spring Break escape today.  


Easter Brunch | 10:30am-2pm | March 31 

Adults: $79, Kids under 12: $35 + taxes and gratuities 

Gather loved ones for the return of a Bear Mountain staple - Easter Sunday Brunch. Callisto Casual Dining presents a lovely buffet feast, featuring interactive chef stations. Diners are invited to indulge in classic breakfast and brunch delicacies while surrounded by breathtaking views as far as Mount Baker. Chefs will be creating made-to-order omelettes, waffles and carvery options like Whole Roasted Blackened Chicken, Horseradish Dijon Crusted Striploin and Maple Pineapple Ham. Complement the meal with savoury dishes such as Wild Mushroom & Mascarpone Ravioli, Local Pan Roasted Salmon, Cauliflower Gratin and Roasted Seasonal Vegetables. Whether it’s a standing tradition or creating new memories, reserve your family’s table here.  


Austin Hope Family Winemakers Dinner

6pm | April 12, 2024 | $155 per person + taxes & gratuities

A memorable experience awaits wine lovers at our upcoming Austin Hope Family Wine event on April 12th. Chef Nathan’s luxe five-course menu promises a fabulous complement to Austin Hope’s award-winning wines celebrated for their outstanding quality and global recognition. Wine Enthusiast Magazine has consistently named the winery “American Winery of the Year” and ranked their Cabernet Sauvignon as one of the top 10 wines in the world.


Menu highlights include Ahi Tuna Ceviche with the 2022 Chardonnay 'Austin', followed by 'The Garden' featuring Baba Ghanoush + Spring Harvest Vegetables paired with the 2021 Treana 'Blanc'. Delight in a savoury Ravioli with Mushroom Duxelles and Truffle Jus, perfectly matched with the 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon 'Austin'. For the main course, savour the Grilled AAA Ribeye with Duchess Potatoes and Carrot Puree, served with the 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon. Dessert promises a decadent Garden Cherry Pie paired with the 2020 'Quest' Cabernet Blend.  

A limited number of tickets for this popular dinner are available for purchase now by reserving on OpenTable 


Happy Hour at Serip Bar Now Includes Food

Serip Bar’s mid-day special now features tasty bites to complement your favourite sips - all just $7. Enjoy the chic ambiance and panoramic views while enjoying an array of fan favourite snacks and refreshing sips. Nosh on Truffle French Fries, Potato Chips with chipotle ranch, Cauliflower Wings glazed in Gochujang and sesame aioli, and the highly addictive Marinated Olives with Parmesan grissini. Wash it all down with a selection of house beers, white and red wines, highballs, and handcrafted cocktails that include a Caesar, Salted Lime Margarita or Scotch Sour. Pull up a seat at the bar under the glorious Serip Designs chandelier from 2pm-5pm and enjoy the afternoon in style.  

*Happy Hour beverages change regularly without advance notice.  


Whether Seeking Business, Relaxation or Adventure... The Westin Bear Mountain's Got It All  

Experience seamless meetings and events at The Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa, where every detail is designed to exceed expectations. The state-of-the-art meeting rooms come fully equipped with advanced lighting, AV, and staging capabilities, ensuring a flawless experience for planners and attendees alike. The Bear Mountain Ballroom stands out with one of Canada's largest and most-pixel dense video walls, spanning 70 feet long and 10 feet high, perfect for captivating presentations and immersive experiences. Guests are invited to unwind in one of the 91 thoughtfully designed guestrooms, boasting panoramic mountain views. For dining options, Callisto Casual Dining offers both an open dining room and private dining options, creating the ideal setting to celebrate and savour premium Pacific Northwest ingredients amidst an elegant and contemporary atmosphere. For ultimate relaxation, indulge in group pricing at Amatista Spa, the elegant mountain oasis offering world-class treatments, products, and experiences.  


Whether it's a corporate meeting, conference, or special event, The Westin Bear Mountain's Sales & Events Manager, Kristina Alexander, is ready to assist. Email to explore dates and start planning.  


Parents, Treat Yourselves This Spring Break

While the kids are off having their adventures, take some well-deserved "me time" at Amatista Spa at The Westin Bear Mountain. The Vancouver Island spa offers world-class treatments, products and experiences - just what parents in need of a break are craving. Featuring state-of-the art wellness facilities, the spa celebrates a wide range of premium, full-sensory pampering. Amatista has 12 treatment rooms, a steam room and sauna to unwind and recharge your mind, body, and spirit. Because mom and dad deserve pampering too. Explore our services and book at 

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About The Westin Bear Mountain Resort & Spa  

Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, the upscale Westin Bear Mountain Resort & Spa has it all. Indulge in a beauty or wellness treatment at Amatista Spa or experience the flavours of the Pacific Northwest at Callisto Casual Dining and Serip Bar. Unwind after a long day of meetings in one of the beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, complete with balconies offering stunning views of the surrounding scenery. Rich with stunning views, and all sorts of relaxation and recreation opportunities, Westin Bear Mountain is the ideal place to enjoy warm hospitality, spacious stays, great dining, a beautiful spa and many of life’s little luxuries in between your latest island adventures. 


The 91-room Resort boasts a wealth of inspiring art and technology and is home to Callisto Casual Dining, Serip Bar & Lounge, Amatista Spa and many beautiful meeting spaces ideal for corporate and social groups and events for 2 to 750.  


About the Location 

Situated in the foothills of Mount Finlayson with breathtaking views of Victoria's seaside harbour, The Westin Bear Mountain Resort rests in the idyllic natural setting of Langford, just minutes away from the sophisticated and charming city of Victoria, BC. In a locale that only nature could have conjured, the Resort is close to Goldstream Provincial Park, framed by rugged and lush mountainside landscapes with vistas of the Olympic Mountain Range, the Strait of Georgia and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Opportunity for adventure is all around including hiking, biking, golf, walking, dining and shopping. Guests can also take a short drive to Langford to experience popular local attractions like the Malahat Skywalk. 

Media Contact: 

Krista Lochhead



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