The skyscrapers and urbanity which finds reflection in transparent waters surrounded by natural backdrop, this is how one would remember Vancouver in memory. The largest metropolitan of Western Canada, Vancouver resists from turning into a concrete jungle and preserves its natural beauty that exclaims every visitor who lands here. Carving a niche between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, the city has always ranked amongst the "best cities to live in". Travelling in the city, a visit to Downtown will bring the landmarks and historical buildings within a close view: Canada Palace, Vancouver Convention Centre, the Marine building famous for its Art Deco Style. For people who want to get out in sun and sand, the city offers enticing beaches such as Kitsilano Beach, Jericho and Spanish Banks. A desire to splurge will take you to Gastown, the oldest locale but completely transformed as a fashion and modern urban design district. Today, the historic buildings here glitter with hip restaurants, galleries, and interior design and high-fashion shops. . If you really want to immerse in the city’s real beauty, visit it during springwhen the whole landscape blossoms and spreads merriment with festivals and events celebrating the spirit of everything ranging from ethnic cultures and music to children, the arts, and the mesmerizing nature of the season. The city abounds in accommodation facilities with hotels in and around ranging from luxurious to budget ones. However, due to high tourist value of the city, it’s advisable to book your hotels in advance specially between April to June. The Westin Bayshore, Le Soleil, Sanora Resort, Fairmont Waterfront, Pan Pacific are some of the best hotels in the city.