Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Victoria

Enjoy the museums and other features of Victoria. Revered for its gardens, local tours and whale watching, this city is both walkable and welcoming. British Columbia Parliament Building and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Victoria

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Victoria a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victoria Bug Zoo (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Victoria

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Victoria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Pioneer Square (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Beacon Hill Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Topaz Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Victoria

Fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), the closest airport, located 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Victoria?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,109 holiday rentals near Victoria. From 503 Houses to 437 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Victoria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Victoria?

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 Victoria:

  • Downtown: 322 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 698 holiday homes
  • James Bay: 400 holiday homes
  • Burnside: 332 holiday homes
  • Fernwood: 249 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 Victoria?

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

  • Victoria Harbour: 1,081 holiday rentals
  • Victoria Royal Theatre: 1,073 holiday rentals
  • Victoria Golf Club: 1,016 holiday rentals
  • Westside Village Shopping Centre: 1,089 holiday rentals
  • Oak Bay Marina: 1,024 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Victoria 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 Victoria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 503 Houses in Victoria. Our other popular types of Victoria holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 437 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 54 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 54 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Victoria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 145 holiday homes with pool available in Victoria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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