Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture
Pacific Coast, not Canada or US. The target place is a bit of a local 'attraction' with a bit of an inaccurate name.
The resort in the distance on the beach shot shows prominent when you find it; the entrance to our destination is looking the opposite direction:
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)