Top 7 Houseboats For Rent Near Vancouver, British Columbia - Updated 2021

houseboats for rent in vancouver bc

Glistening lakes, picturesque sceneries, lush valleys, and endless rolling mountains are some of the sceneries that await you in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is a breathtaking destination that every outdoor enthusiast will fall in love with at first sight. With all that beauty, it makes little sense to go for expensive and closed-off hotels when you can be right in contact with nature by opting for a houseboat rental. It is a unique chance to enjoy some of the best that Vancouver’s nature has to offer. Read below to learn about some of the top houseboats to rent near Vancouver, British Columbia, for a change of scenery and experience.

1. Spa-like oceanfront floating home (from USD 330)

The peace and tranquility that resides in a spa are what you will find in this gorgeous oceanfront float home. It is fully furnished and features a warm and inviting interior décor. There is a two-person tub ideal for a steam shower after a day of exploration. The barbecue grill will come in handy for those days when you want to enjoy an al fresco dinner under the sunset as you enjoy the gentle sounds of the waves. With the float home’s location, design, and amenities, this a great option for couples on honeymoon or celebrating anniversaries.

Blue Wolf Float Home, Oceanfront, Minimum Stay One Month.
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
14 reviews
Houseboat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
everything was so clean and comfortable and well equipped
in addition to cleanliness the place was also very well stocked
hosts are friendly and responsive and provide the creature comforts that make the difference
plenty of shopping and dining options within easy walking distance
the location is fabulous with easy access to the lonsdale market and the seabus
very easy to walk to the seabus
spotless the location is awesome
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2. High-end floating home with magnificent ocean views (from USD 202)

Enjoy a comfortable stay in this unique and fabulous home that comes with incredible ocean views. The location is right at the edge of the ocean, meaning you will be right in direct contact with nature. The home features high-end furnishings and appliances. The living room is spacious and fitted with large windows that not only allows in lots of natural light but also delivers incredible outdoor views. There are a fully equipped kitchen and two full baths for further convenience of the guests.

High-end floating home where you can relax & enjoy the ocean wonders.
94 reviews
house boat 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It had everything needed and more---reading lights above the bed
Everything is compact and we moved things around to accommodate our luggage Gorgeous kitchen to work in and
really was one of the nicest VRBOs we have ever stayed in
All beds really comfortable Enough space for 4 adults highly recommend to anyone who is looking for something different
It is the main floor or the suite Windows open wide making it feel like a deck Sleeps four comfortably
The house is well appointed and super clean and very relaxing ~ highly recommended
Overall place was clean but recycling basket was full
She helped us at the rental and gave us priceless information
sea bus paths and more
Unique area and experience Would love to go back again
What a wonderful house and so close to the city
Unit was wonderful and we truly enjoyed our trip with our 15 year old grandson Would love to come again
The location is very convenient to a grocery store
Great spot great restaurants close by easy to travel to downtown by sea bus
So relaxed in this area after a day spending in the city
The seabus running every 15 minutes brings you in 15 minutes in the heart of Vancouver and in 15 minutes very convenient to the airport Kris
It is within easy walking distance to the ferry across to the cbd
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3. Three-bedroom boathouse in a gorgeous waterfront location (from USD 145)

This home is a first-row property, meaning that you will be treated to breathtaking views of the marina. It features a spacious living room with a plasma TV, Italian leather sofas, a gas fireplace, and an original artwork hanging around. There is a fully equipped and well-stocked kitchen for all your gastronomic needs. The bedrooms are luxuriously designed, with the master having a luxury king bed, original artwork, a flat-screen TV, and most importantly, exceedingly satisfying water views. Since the home is located in the most central and vibrant part of Vancouver, access to attractions and amenities is very easy since most can be reached within a few minutes’ walk.

Waterfront, City View, Modern Float Home
91 reviews
house boat 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is well enough equipped for real cooking
It was immaculate well-equipped and very comfortable
The interior is done with taste and the terrace view to Vancouver is
Despite it being cold and rainy our entire stay
The home was exactly as shown and was in a perfect location with easy walking access to everything
The house was very clean and well-appointed and had everything we needed
As beautiful as the pictures Very classy and clean
our host made us feel welcome and was sweet to periodically check with us that all was ok
Linda was very helpful with check in
Linda always returned my texts quickly and answered all my questions
The seabus took us straight to the port
We would love to return one day and have recommended a float home vacation to all of our friends Truly relaxing
With Lonsdale Quay Market also within 10 minutes walk there really is everything you could want
The location was wonderful walking distance to seabus Starbucks
The views across the bay were brilliant
Clean lots of light and airy Canada Day fireworks were spectacular Ideal location convenient transportation to area attractions and dining
The location is hard to beat a short walk from excellent shops and restaurants at Lonsdale Quay and from there a 10-15 minute SeaBus ride to downtown Vancouver Linda met us on arrival and was ext...
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4. Modern float home minutes away from downtown Vancouver (from USD 202)

This modern home boasts a beautiful design with every kind of amenity you may need for a comfortable stay. Some of the notable amenities include a gas fireplace, a full bathroom with a soaker tub, a fridge, a stove, a dishwasher, and a flat-screen TV. The bedrooms are also lavishly furnished, with one of them featuring a queen-size bed and a twin bed. The living room is spacious with large floor-to-ceiling windows that deliver breathtaking views of the marina. If you are looking for a place to appreciate the beauty and peacefulness of the ocean, then this is one of the best options you will find around.

Enjoy A West Coast Unique Ocean Experinece In Paradise!
61 reviews
house boat 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The space looked exactly like the pictures
The floating house we stayed in was wonderful
The very subtle rock of the property during tide changes was soothing and reminded you that you are actually on the water
The view across the harbour at sunset was totally stunning
The views from the full glass front were outstanding
sparkling clean and so enjoyable
It was clean quiet and contemporary in its decor
This house float was exactly as pictured and described
Everything was clean and as advertised with a well-stocked kitchen
Everything in the home was clean and beautiful and created a totally peaceful oasis to return to at the end of the day
We also really appreciated the property manager accommodating an early check in and late check out
We will most definitely return to Vancouver and most definitely rent this unit again
The owners were very responsive and easy to communicate with and were so helpful with everything from beginning to end Overall
Couldn't ask for anything else Clean quiet floating
Brilliant float home excellent access for the sea bus Grouse Mountain and North shore
The area around the property is riddled with cute little restaurants and shops
The location was a 10 minute walk to the market
It was in a great location just a short walk from public transportation and shops/restaurants
restaurants shops and the ferry to downtown Vancouver
Parking good Lonsdale market Friday night entertainment
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5. Unique and luxurious floating house retreat (from USD 213)

This unique and luxurious floating house will surely melt your heart at the first sight. It features an open plan layout, with the kitchen adjacent to the living area which opens up further to the spacious entertainment deck. There are two bedrooms downstairs, with the master having a luxurious steam shower and incredible views that will let you enjoy every minute you spend there. The houseboat also has a balcony from where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean and the marina around.

* SAILOR'S VIEW * Floating House Retreat ⛵️
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
28 reviews
Houseboat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms are a very great size and the beds were super comfy
it is super clean and is supplied with absolutely everything you could ask for in an airbnb
the whole home is modern and very clean
dave our host was so easy to deal with and was so helpful getting us checked in
dave’s place is a special stay
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6. Brand-new two-bedroom boathouse (from USD 315)

This brand-new two-bedroom home boasts breathtaking southwest views of North Shore Mountains and Vancouver City. It is spacious, elegantly furnished, and fitted with top-range appliances. All the bedrooms feature high-quality beds and linens and equipped with ensuite bathrooms. Its location also allows for easy access to downtown Vancouver where you will find many amenities to make your stay more comfortable and memorable.

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Houseboat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Unique and fully renovated boathouse with deck (from USD 601)

The Swan Palace is a unique and fully renovated boathouse that will treat you to views worth dying for and features the right amenities you may need for a comfortable stay. The boathouse is located right within many sailboat homes on Fraser River Get plenty of sunlight on the gorgeous deck that is likely to be your favorite spot for catching the magnificent sunset views.

The Swan Palace
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Houseboat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Enjoy the beautiful charms of Vancouver’s waterfronts

Stepping on a houseboat and getting buoyed gently while you allow your thoughts to wander to the beauty of the oceans is a relaxing experience. Hotel accommodations are great, but when in Vancouver, and if you truly love nature, houseboats are the best. Consider our recommendations for the top houseboats for rent near Vancouver, British Columbia, above for a unique and exciting experience.

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