Where to stay near Vancouver Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,050 holiday rentals near Vancouver Island. From 906 Houses to 213 Cottages, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vancouver Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vancouver Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vancouver Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Victoria: 941 holiday rentals
  • United States: 482,718 holiday rentals
  • Washington: 8,772 holiday rentals
  • Campbell River: 54 holiday rentals
  • Nanaimo: 178 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vancouver Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vancouver Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vancouver Island with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Victoria: 941 holiday homes
  • Campbell River: 54 holiday homes
  • Nanaimo: 178 holiday homes
  • Tofino: 147 holiday homes
  • Sidney: 202 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Vancouver Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Vancouver Island are:

  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 291 holiday houses
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 329 holiday houses
  • Campbell River, BC (YHH-Campbell River Water Aerodrome): 63 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Vancouver Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Vancouver Island. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mt Washington Alpine Resort: 136 holiday rentals
  • Little Beach: 84 holiday rentals
  • Huu-Mees-Ma-As Native Art Gallery: 115 holiday rentals
  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden: 332 holiday rentals
  • Morning Bay Vineyard: 348 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vancouver Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Take in the waterfront beauty of Vancouver Island

Enjoy the museums and other features of Vancouver Island. Travellers to this walkable city praise the gardens, local tours and sightseeing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in and around Vancouver Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Vancouver Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Upana Caves (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Mount Washington Alpine Resort (23.6 mi / 38 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Vancouver Island

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

  • Strathcona Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Della Falls (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Hot Springs Cove (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Clayoquot Sound (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)