A wonderland of unmatched beauty, Vancouver is definitely for the traveler seeking great outdoor fun in a picturesque setting. Visitors to this energetic coastal metropolis are sure to encounter thrilling snow sports in winter and exciting mountain biking and pure rain forest-like hiking trails in summer. This engaging city is awash in sparkling blue waters, sandy shorelines, and plum routes for kayaking. If on your holiday in Vancouver you’re looking for accommodations that break away from the typical hotel and bed-and-breakfast spots then rent a boat and experience lodging from a different perspective. If you’re game, read on to discover the best spots to rent a boat in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Situated in a pleasing oceanfront setting is this roomy floating abode. This two-bedroom accommodation features a den area that can double as an additional bedroom making it a very spacious and perfect home away from home. Boasting a wide range of luxurious features, you can’t help but feel like royalty. Enjoy the utmost in pampering with a heated outdoor deck, impeccable furnishings like a soft Italian-leather sofa, a well-equipped kitchen with a snazzy Nespresso coffee machine, an expert plasma TV with surround sound, and much more. Guests are just moments from a revamped scenic waterfront area that offers lively cafes, delicious restaurants, and charming shops. This locale is also only minutes from downtown Vancouver.
Waterfront, City View, Modern Float Home
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is well enough equipped for real cookingIt was immaculate well-equipped and very comfortableThe interior is done with taste and the terrace view to Vancouver isDespite it being cold and rainy our entire stayThe home was exactly as shown and was in a perfect location with easy walking access to everythingThe house was very clean and well-appointed and had everything we neededAs beautiful as the pictures Very classy and clean
Host:our host made us feel welcome and was sweet to periodically check with us that all was okLinda was very helpful with check inLinda always returned my texts quickly and answered all my questionsThe seabus took us straight to the portWe would love to return one day and have recommended a float home vacation to all of our friends Truly relaxingRead more reviewsWith Lonsdale Quay Market also within 10 minutes walk there really is everything you could wantThe location was wonderful walking distance to seabus StarbucksThe views across the bay were brilliantClean lots of light and airy Canada Day fireworks were spectacular Ideal location convenient transportation to area attractions and diningThe 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...
Lots of large floor-to-ceiling windows afford wonderful views of the marina at this seaside abode. Contemporary and elegant furnishings are found throughout along with delightful nautical decor. The kitchen is well-equipped with stainless steel appliances. Other top amenities are available like laundry facilities, a huge flat-screen TV, a pristine bathroom with a soothing soaker tub, and more. This accommodation provides a convenient ramp giving you easy access to the docks. The marina’s locale is quiet but you have the benefit of getting to the lively downtown area of Vancouver in only 15 minutes via a handy sea bus.
Enjoy A West Coast Unique Ocean Experinece In Paradise!
Top guest reviewsThe space looked exactly like the picturesThe floating house we stayed in was wonderfulThe very subtle rock of the property during tide changes was soothing and reminded you that you are actually on the waterThe view across the harbour at sunset was totally stunningThe views from the full glass front were outstandingsparkling clean and so enjoyableIt was clean quiet and contemporary in its decorThis house float was exactly as pictured and describedEverything was clean and as advertised with a well-stocked kitchenEverything in the home was clean and beautiful and created a totally peaceful oasis to return to at the end of the day
Host:We also really appreciated the property manager accommodating an early check in and late check outWe will most definitely return to Vancouver and most definitely rent this unit againThe owners were very responsive and easy to communicate with and were so helpful with everything from beginning to end OverallCouldn't ask for anything else Clean quiet floatingBrilliant float home excellent access for the sea bus Grouse Mountain and North shoreRead more reviewsThe area around the property is riddled with cute little restaurants and shopsThe location was a 10 minute walk to the marketIt was in a great location just a short walk from public transportation and shops/restaurantsrestaurants shops and the ferry to downtown VancouverParking good Lonsdale market Friday night entertainment
Enjoy the fresh sea air at this one-bedroom floating accommodation in a newly developed marina in Vancouver’s beautiful North Shore area. When you’re ready to venture out, you’re just steps from the dock and there’s easy access to Vancouver’s city center. Guests of this sophisticated lodging can enjoy an easy stroll along the splendid sea wall to visit Lonsdale Quay or to catch the sea bus. The interior is neat and uncluttered with a well-appointed kitchen. The living room and dining area boast large windows allowing great sights of the boats moving in and out of the marina. Furnishings are comfortable with bits of maritime decor scattered about and the sleeping options are comfy. For indoor entertainment, there’s internet access and Netflix.
High-end floating home where you can relax & enjoy the ocean wonders.
Top guest reviewsIt had everything needed and more---reading lights above the bedEverything is compact and we moved things around to accommodate our luggage Gorgeous kitchen to work in andreally was one of the nicest VRBOs we have ever stayed inAll beds really comfortable Enough space for 4 adults highly recommend to anyone who is looking for something differentIt is the main floor or the suite Windows open wide making it feel like a deck Sleeps four comfortablyThe house is well appointed and super clean and very relaxing ~ highly recommendedOverall place was clean but recycling basket was full
Host:She helped us at the rental and gave us priceless informationsea bus paths and moreUnique area and experience Would love to go back againWhat a wonderful house and so close to the cityUnit was wonderful and we truly enjoyed our trip with our 15 year old grandson Would love to come againRead more reviewsThe location is very convenient to a grocery storeGreat spot great restaurants close by easy to travel to downtown by sea busSo relaxed in this area after a day spending in the cityThe seabus running every 15 minutes brings you in 15 minutes in the heart of Vancouver and in 15 minutes very convenient to the airport KrisIt is within easy walking distance to the ferry across to the cbd
Oozing with dazzling upscale charm, this spacious waterside three-bedroom, houseboat-like dwelling offers a spectacular towering barrel ceiling, pretty exposed wood beams, polished wood flooring, accent windows shaped like portholes on a ship, and attractive floor-to-ceiling windows to amplify the amazing view. Enjoy ocean breezes throughout this pleasant float home when you slide open the patio door. The entire interior is an example of refined modern living with a stellar full-service kitchen that features everything from a handy dishwasher to a professional gas range. There’s even a temperature-controlled wine chiller any Merlot fanatic will love.
Breathtaking 3 Bedroom Oceanfront Float Home
Top guest reviewsThe generous upper level balcony ran the width of the houseboat and offered incredible views of the Vancouver skylineEach bedroom had it's own bathroom which provided great privacy for our family (3 couples) and the half bath upstairs worked great for our grand kidsThe positives for us were each bedroom had its own bathroom and the expansive living area with balcony views across the water to Vancouver Thanks Peggy and familyThe kitchen was furnished on par with our home and the decorating and furnishing thought and detail by Peggy and her family is unmatched in any VRBO we have stayed in the past 5 yearsWe had 6 adults and 2 kids who fit perfectly in the houseboat with the kids hunkering down on great Bo Concept foot stools that magically convert into very comfortable single bedsLarge bedrooms with each having its own full bath made it incredible with guests
Host:is a very friendly accomadating hostshe was beyond being helpful with check in & outThe float home was amazing and so very comfortablePeggy was a wonderful host5 star accommodations with and a 6 star hostRead more reviewsAn easy 10 minute walk to Lonsdale Quaythere are restaurants and all kinds of shopping plus the seabus docks there which gives very easy access to the city and gastownTucked away in a little marinaThe location is fantastic - very easy to get around and close to everythingmore beautiful North Vancouver side and only a 10 minute walk to the ferry to Vancouver
Replete with an eye-popping seafaring exterior, this moored houseboat-inspired lodging offers complete tranquility and excellent comfort surrounded by very attractive surroundings. Though the interior is not quite as captivating as the exterior, the comfort available surely outweighs this shortcoming. This two-bedroom float home is fully equipped with comfortable furnishings and the subtle decor has a bit of eclectic flair. Barrel ceilings, striking exposed wood beams, and large windows complement the inside features. The highlight of this accommodation is a roomy and breezy balcony equipped with a gas barbecue and a nice view of the marina in the foreground and mountains in the distance.
CENTRALLY LOCATED, ON THE WATER, CONVENIENT TO VANCOUVER, CITY & MOUNTAIN VIEWS
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is very modern top of the line appliances and fully equippedThe master bathroom is hugeA comfortable bed is always important and the master bed was excellent(we only stayed in the one bedroom)/seating are very comfortable and there was a nice array of supplies in the kitchen/fridgeVery clean very comfortableThe house is nicely decorated clean and well equippedThe house was clean updated and the views were incredibleEverything is clean and well taken care ofThe master bed has separate controls and each person can tilt their head or foot to desired position independantly - and it even vibrated if desired
Host:the homeowner was very quick with communication and easy to work with as we finalized the bookingThe hosts are easy to work with and very helpfulAll in all a great experienceThe native themed artwork was majestic and well thought outLocation is awesome for accessing the wilds of Whistler Squamish and Brittannia beach Access to points south always involved heavy traffic getting across the water Things to consider regarding ...Read more reviewsIt's a quick walk to restaurants bars and the food market at Lonsdale Quay and also close to an IGA supermarket that's open lateFive minute walk to the seabus which are quite frequentIt was 10 minutes from Capilano Suspension Bridge 15 minutes from Lynn Canyon and Whytecliff parksThe docks are wide stable concrete structures but the tides raise and lower the docks and houseThis home was an easy 5-10 minute walk to Lonsdale Quay where we rode the Seabus to downtown Vancouver
Vibrant Vancouver's boat lodgings
There’s no doubt Vancouver is a slice of Mother Nature’s splendor. From beautiful bodies of water to magnificent mountain scenery, Vancouver is a jewel on the northern West Coast. Staying in one of these incredible boat rentals is an added bonus to enjoying this city’s glorious natural beauty and its lovely aquatic environment.
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