Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Salt Spring Island

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Salt Spring Island. This city's island views, local tours and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Salt Spring Island

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Salt Spring Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salt Spring Vineyards (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • The Raptors (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Salt Spring Island

Travellers enjoy Salt Spring Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salt Spring Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salt Spring Island

The nearest airport is in Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 8.9 mi (14.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Salt Spring Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 405 holiday rentals near Salt Spring Island. From 216 Houses to 77 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Salt Spring Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salt Spring Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salt Spring Island:

  • Ganges: 22 holiday homes
  • West Side: 741 holiday homes
  • East Side: 680 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 737 holiday homes
  • Sunset: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salt Spring Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Salt Spring Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fulford Harbour Terminal: 488 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park: 431 holiday rentals
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards: 443 holiday rentals
  • Long Harbour Ferry Terminal: 411 holiday rentals
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club: 440 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salt Spring Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Salt Spring Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 216 Houses in Salt Spring Island. Our other popular types of Salt Spring Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 77 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 77 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 77 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salt Spring Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Salt Spring Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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