Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of James Bay

Enjoy the museums and other features of James Bay. This city's gardens, restaurants and shopping attract many visitors, as does its walkable and welcoming location. British Columbia Parliament Building and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around James Bay

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that James Bay has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Victoria Bug Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in James Bay

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, James Bay is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Holland Point Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Beacon Hill Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pioneer Square (1 mi / 1.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around James Bay

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.6 mi (25.1 km) away.

Where to stay near James Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 354 holiday rentals near James Bay. From 51 Houses to 3 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near James Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to James Bay?

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 James Bay:

  • Downtown: 281 holiday homes
  • Central Saanich: 37 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 634 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Gordon Head: 21 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 James Bay?

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

  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf: 1,144 holiday rentals
  • Emily Carr House: 1,123 holiday rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park: 1,147 holiday rentals
  • Holland Point Park: 1,125 holiday rentals
  • Legislative Assembly of British Columbia: 1,138 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around James Bay 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 James Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 51 Houses in James Bay. Our other popular types of James Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in James Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in James Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.