Sunny White Rock / South Surrey is a beach-side community located just south of Vancouver BC and 1.5 miles north of the US / Canada border crossing on the Semiahmoo peninsula. The peninsula is renowned for it's sandy beaches, nature trails, golf courses, fine restaurants, coffee houses, pubs, art galleries, waterfront dining and spectacular sunsets.
The magnificent beach front, the large white rock on the beach, and the 1,500 ft. long pier are the most widely known landmarks of White Rock. The sheltered, shallow waters of the Semiahmoo Bay make the beach the warmest ocean beach in mainland British Columbia and ideal for swimming and wind-surfing. The area boasts a warm, dry climate with significantly less rain and more hours of sunshine than Vancouver.
White Rock - South Surrey boasts a variety of activities. Picnic facilities, nature trails and tennis courts all encourage outdoor activities. Over the past five years White Rock city has completed a number of segments of a total walkway system which includes small park areas, and completion of the waterfront promenade several kilometres in length provides a year-round amenity for both residents and visitors.
Surrey,"The City of Parks" has more than 400 parks with a wide range of activities. Golfers will find Surreys world class golf courses a challenge all year round. South Surrey's golf courses and facilities are among the finest in the world.
In the White Rock - South Surrey area there are 16 Elementary schools, 3 High schools, 3 Private schools and various special needs classes.
There are also 20 Church denominations represented in the area.
The peninsula offers a lifestyle that is influenced by the unique environment of its physical setting and is a wonderful place to live. Feel free to click on the snapshots below to enlarge the pictures and see how beautiful it is here in the White Rock - South Surrey community.