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10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals On Bowen Island, Canada - Updated 2020

airbnb Bowen Island, Canada
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Bowen Island is situated in British Columbia, Canada, and is an island municipality that is a part of the Metro Vancouver region. It is serviced by a regular ferry service from Horseshoe Bay, along with other semi-regular water taxi services. Bowen Island is a popular summer vacation spot for residents of British Columbia and it is an idyllic destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. There are several activities that can be undertaken on the island and there are many galleries that art enthusiasts can visit, as Bowen Island is considered the fifth most artistic community in Canada.

Other attractions include the island’s many spas and retreats and the dining scene here is also eclectic, with varied options for guests. Come, spend a few days on this island and stay in one of these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals.

1. The Moulton Meadow Farm (from USD 74)

Come experience staying at the Moulton Meadow Hobby Farm, which spans over 14 acres (5.7 hectares) of land. From this property, guests can enjoy gorgeous ocean and mountain views and embark on various hiking trails or simply walk along the beach and enjoy the sea breeze. The property is well-located, close to several restaurants, cafes and bars. Four people can be comfortably accommodated in this farmhouse, which has bedding for two people in the bedroom and for another two in the living room.

Kids will especially love this property because there are farm animals, like chickens, goats and ducks. Parking is available directly in front of the suite.

The Moulton Meadow Farm: Ocean Suite
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
372 reviews
Farm stay 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable accommodations and had all the amenities we needed
the view is amazing the bed comfortable and the amenities all you need for a short stay
very comfortable bed and sofa bed
beautiful little cabin room with an amazing view of the ocean
pictures don't do the view justice it was amazing to wake up and to go bed too
Cleanliness:
a lot of features clean and nice interior
Host:
great hosts including their animals
the hosts are super friendly and available to talk about anything
the hosts are very responsive while respecting your privacy
thank you for hosting us for a quick stay
we had a really great stay at karen & corey's place they were really friendly and good hosts
Location:
it was also a great location for just a nights stay
it’s super close to town so you can quickly get to the amazing restaurants and more trails
karen and corey’s place is an ideal tranquil retreat
best to bring a car to this location that way you can see the most of the island
karen and corey's airbnb was in an absolutely stunning location - definitely one of the highlights of our trip
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2. Bowen Island Guest House (from USD 92)

Come, make a booking in this charming guest house, which comes with all the amenities that guests need to get a home away from home experience. The property is nestled within a forest area amidst lots of greenery. There are two bedrooms here, which can sleep a total of four guests. One room comes with a queen bed and the other comes with two single beds. Gorgeous Killarney Lake can be reached on foot in five minutes and the ocean awaits guests, just 15 minutes away.

Inside the guest house, enjoy cosy amenities, like a fireplace, cable TV channels, free Wi-Fi and a music player. The kitchen is equipped with appliances needed for guests to prepare simple meals and drinks. There is a barbecue grill located on the back deck of the property and free parking is also available.

COTTAGE....Bowen Island Guest House
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
247 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is is fast and worked great during our stay
very quaint wooded retreat with creature comforts of gas stove and tv to curl up in front of
the space was completely comfortable and exactly as described
full kitchen but make sure to bring any cooking oils/spices/condiments/etc you may need
i would recommend this cozy little (yet spacious) cottage to anyone looking to unplug and relax on bowen
Cleanliness:
her home was spacious clean and cozy
great little escape clean nicely decorated and easily accessible
sandi's guest house was warm welcoming clean and functional
the beds are comfortable the kitchen was very well stocked and the house was very clean
the space is fantastic and homey and so very clean
Host:
she is an amazing host
comfortable and the host provided some local maps and brochures
sandi was attentive and responsive
sandi is a wonderful host and did everything she could and more to help us enjoy our weekend
amazing host and nice place to stay
Location:
amazing location and a beautiful home
nicely situated in the woods close to the lake and close to town
this is a cute place in a beautiful setting
close to the lake and nice beaches
sandi's place is very comfortable and very cute
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3. Waterfront cottage (from USD 147)

This wonderful cottage boasts fabulous views, all around, best enjoyed on the deck, where you can soak in the surroundings and the fresh air. There is a bedroom with a double bed, which is good for two people and a dedicated entrance to the room, which has large windows. Get access to the small cove at the private beach, which is within walking distance of the property.

Several other conveniences, such as the ferry terminal, village shops, restaurants, hiking trails and beaches are all close by. High-speed internet is available on the premises, along with free parking.

Waterfront Cottage
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
318 reviews
Entire cottage 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view and very comfortable stay
the view is wonderful and the space is cozy and has all the necessary features
beautiful views of the bay in a gorgeous and cozy cabin
had a nice rock floor massive shower also allowing great views to the outside
the shower is really great -- but the view
Cleanliness:
so clean cozy and unique
my wife and i both noticed how clean the towels smelled
the bathroom was very clean and modern and was prepped with towels soaps and shampoos etc
it was amazing and unforgettable the apartment was very clean
beautiful compact and clean living space with gorgeous ocean view as advertised
Host:
the hosts were very communicative and friendly
li was a fantastic host
li was a wonderful host
li is a great host very responsive
li is a fabulous host highly recommend visiting
Location:
beautiful place in a great location
fantastic location perfect getaway from the city
a great location peaceful and in a beautiful setting
location of this unit is perfect for those looking for a tranquil getaway
the suite is gorgeous and the location is amazing
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4. The Joy Tide Suite (from USD 100)

Stay in this ocean suite, which is airy and bright. The large windows bring in natural light, which makes the suite look spacious. Guests can get access to the patio, where they can sit out and enjoy the cool surroundings. The property is conveniently located and close to attractions like the beach and the centre of town.

There are two bedrooms in the property with three beds: a queen bed in one bedroom and a double bed, a single bed and a crib in the second. The living area has another single bed and a sofa bed. This allows for up to eight guests to sleep comfortably in this suite. Guests also get access to the living and dining area and a small kitchen, which is equipped with basic essentials. Come and check out the bunnies in the hutch on the front porch of the house and gather some eggs from the chicken coop.

The Joy Tide Suite
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
261 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is such a beautiful place great view very nice rooms and comfy furniture
cozy and spacious place with a patio to enjoy with a beautiful garden and view
the living room patio and bedrooms are spacious and have some great views
absolutely loved our stay very cozy cute and comfortable the view from the private patio is absolutely breathtaking
the kitchen is small but very functional; we cooked breakfast and dinner for four without any trouble
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
very clean accommodation and nice bed
very nice and clean place
the place was super clean and comfy
the house is very clean and comfortable
Host:
lucia was a wonderful host
lucia was quick at responding and helpful with any questions we had
the hosts were so welcoming and accommodating and helped make a wedding day run smoothly
the host family very friendly and helpful
lucia and family were lovely hosts and made us feel very welcome
Location:
beautiful suite in an amazing location on bowen island
it was the perfect bowen location
it is a bit off the central path but easily accessible on the 281 bus
a perfect place to enjoy time away
lucia’s place was lovely and the location was fantastic
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5. Snugglers Cottage

Enjoy ocean living in this private residence, perched over the ocean, offering panoramic views of the gorgeous surroundings. Catch the night lights which stretch from Cypress Mountain to the University of British Columbia. It is highly therapeutic to watch the ferries travel to and from the port, as well as to enjoy the wildlife that live in the area.

The cottage adopts an open concept and includes a dining area, a living room and full facilities in the bedrooms and living areas. There is lots of parking space available for guests coming in by car. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property. Four guests can be accommodated across the two bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen bed while the other has a double bed.

Snugglers on the Waterfront
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
180 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful view cozy cottage on the hill
cozy with beautiful ocean views perfect for a relaxing weekend
the views from every room in this home are stunning
a very comfortable home away from home - with outstanding view and ocean side experience
great apartment with incredible views so nice to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean
Cleanliness:
quiet clean and very comfortable
the house was clean except the windows and the "corners" could have used a more thorough cleaning
the house was very clean and well presented
the house was clean and welcoming
this place is in need of a serious deep clean inside and outside around the balcony
Host:
helpful quick responses from host
the host was very helpful
the owners were responsive and courteous
the attentiveness from our host was fantastic
host was very friendly and quick to respond to any questions i had
Location:
pretty cold walking around without it
such a wonderful place memorable location with memorable experiences
fabulous waterfront location close to downtown vancouver and the ferry terminal
it was the prefect location to get away and relax for a couple of days
we enjoyed staying here and spending time on the island very close to everything
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6. Rustic cabin for rent (from USD 110)

Enjoy staying in this rustic cabin, located only 30 minutes away from the centre of town. Guests o this cabin get access to various amenities, like restaurants and cafes. This cabin is part of a cluster of five cabins, located on five forested acres (2 hectares). The cabin is fully self-contained and has all the facilities guests need to feel at home and relaxed.

From the cabin, guests can enjoy ocean and sunset views and enjoy fresh ground artisan coffee, fresh eggs from the chicken coop and yoga classes, which take place on site. Free Wi-Fi is available in the cabin.

the legendary wildwood cabins ~ CABIN 2
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
389 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen equipment and great quality furnishings and bedding
we were offered fresh eggs from his chickens and local coffee for breakfast making for pleasant mornings
the bed was extra comfortable
we slept deeply and loved having fresh eggs and local coffee for breakfast
the bed pillows and comforters are so cozy which makes you want to stay wrapped up all day
Cleanliness:
bathroom was spotless with lovely towels provided
the place was clean and relaxing
this place is so clean quiet cozy
the cabin was clean cozy and comfortable
the cabin was clean and had everything that we needed
Host:
reg is a great host
reg is an awesome host
reg was so kind and accommodating
reg is a thoughtful host who provided us with a list of recommendations for activities and restaurants
reg was an extremely welcome host with great local tips
Location:
great location amazing cabins that are perfectly well appointed
beautiful cabin in an amazing location
perfect location set on a beautiful property
beautiful cabin beautiful location and has everything you need
this cabin was an incredible experience a perfectly relaxing getaway so close to vancouver
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7. Accommodation amidst nature (from USD 162)

Looking for a tranquil abode to stay in during your trip to Bowen Island? This place is best suited for couples, solo travellers, friends and families and it is a two-bedroom suite, located on the first floor of a two-storey home. It is nestled located above Bowen Bay and offers stunning views of the Paisley Island archipelago. The property is surrounded by natural landscape, including wetlands, watercourses and a rich variety of birds and animals. There are also several walking trails in the surrounding area and immediate access to the beaches in the vicinity.

During the winter, guests can enjoy the heating and stay warm and cosy in the cottage, which comes with a queen bedroom with a walk-in dressing room. The second bedroom comes with a double bedroom, equipped with a double bed and a twin bed for extra guests. Full amenities are also provided in the bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with high-end appliances, which will meet all cooking needs that guests may have. The kitchen is also stocked with condiments, oil, teas and much more. Guests can also access the outside patio area, which comes with an electric BBQ, a table and four chairs.

BOWEN BAY'S NEST
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
147 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the view and the super comfortable bed
the suite is clean comfortable very nicely appointed and the views from the patio are amazing
the beds were comfortable and the kitchen was adequately set up for our needs
the self contained suite is gorgeous tastefully furnished with an amazingly comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
everything was clean comfortable and as advertised
everything was very clean and well thought out
sparkling clean and very funkily decorated
super comfortable beds and very clean
this place is beautiful clean and a great spot and kate was very welcoming
Host:
lovely welcoming host
kate is a gracious host
kate is a most gracious host
kate was so kind and very responsive to all of our questions
kate is a very thoughtful and friendly host with great tips
Location:
the location is close to trails and a 10-minute walk to a great swimming beach
gorgeous location looking out over the bay
close to some nice beaches about 12 mins drive to town
kate's place is a dream come true: location style comfort
fantastic location for some quiet time in nature
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8. Private cottage on Bowen Island (from USD 195)

This is a private waterfront cottage with a private beach. There is a lot of nature surrounding the property and guests can enjoy a spectacular view of the surroundings, especially during sunrise and sunset. The entire cottage can sleep between two and four guests with a full-sized bed and two twin beds. The living area also consists of a new sofa and other pieces of original, artistic furniture.

Between October and April, guests can make use of the new woodburning stove. Cable TV is also provided with a DVD player. The kitchen has recently been updated and a coffee maker, microwave oven and pots and pans have all been added. If guests are visiting during the summer, they can enjoy the seaside deck area. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the cottage.

Eastman Waterfront Cottage on Bowen
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
94 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was delightfully cozy and the views could not have been more stunning
the cottage was very clean and comfortable the wifi was great
furnished with family heirlooms very cozy with breathtaking views whether rain or shine
cottage has everything you would need for a comfortable stay would love to return again sometime soon
the eastman cottage was beautiful we had a lovely cozy time watching the stormy weather
Cleanliness:
it was very clean & stocked with all the necessities
it was very clean and provisioned well for our stay
it was very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay
beautiful immaculately clean cabin with a breathtaking view
the cottage is a very well-preserved and clean (especially considering its rich family history)
Host:
the hosts do a great job of providing information about everything you could possibly need
thank you for hosting us
jan is very responsive all the way from planning to making sure you have everything you need
great location and hosts who provided every detail we'd need to know before the stay
charles was very easy to reach and very helpful
Location:
the location is simply perfect
fantastic secluded location that's perfect for a romantic getaway
the perfect place to relax or unwind from city life
the location if fabulous and we enjoyed our stay
nice cabin in a beautiful location that was a great escape for three days
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9. Private room in a cabin

Welcome to this cabin, which is only a stone’s throw away from the shoreline. The famous cove is also only a 25-minute walk away. This cabin offers the best retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Be prepared to be woken up by the sweet tweeting of birds. The room in the cabin is cosy and well-equipped with amenities such as a heater, a desk, a typewriter and Wi-Fi. There is a double bed, which can comfortably sleep two people. Sit in the large backyard and enjoy the clean surroundings.

Writer's Cabin
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
243 reviews
Private room in cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was amazing with heated floors and lovely natural light
the cabin is super cozy with major wes anderson vibes (working typewriter included)
we enjoyed the heated floors in the bathroom
an amazingly quaint and picturesque cottage with the most amazing shower you’ll ever see
the coffee machine and wonderful shower injected the vigour needed to get writing
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and nice
clean stylish and unique space
it was simple clean and felt very private
cozy tidy and great cabin with your own washroom
Host:
friendly touches from the host
the hosts were friendly and helpful
meribeth and ross are lovely hosts
meribeth and ross are wonderful hosts
maribeth and ross were wonderful hosts of their lovely suite
Location:
the location is great
fantastic stay loved the isolated location
this little place is ideal for a stay on the island
if you want peace & quiet
and it's a pretty walk to the pier
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10. Seven Hills B&B

This B&B is a cosy accommodation, walking distance from the ferry terminal. The rooms come with comfortable bedding and a sumptuous breakfast that will get travellers going for the day. The property is close to the beach, allowing guests to enjoy some seaside fun and the sea breeze. Crippen Park is within walking distance and guests can visit its walking trails.

The main guest room is located on the ground floor and it comes with a queen-sized bed and private bathroom. Although this room can accommodate two people, an additional bedroom can be booked for larger groups. The additional bedroom comes with a double and single bed, so three more people can be accommodated here. Guests booking this room must also book the main room. Guests also get access to the patio, where they can sit out and enjoy the outdoor scenery.

Seven Hills B&B - Private Suite on Bowen Island
Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
264 reviews
Private room in guest suite 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful quiet getaway with quite an opulent breakfast spread including eggs to order
the small patio out front of our room was perfect for relaxing reading and playing cards
we enjoyed the room with the small kitchenette
small but cozy clean and very close to everything (hikes views town and other amenities)
the beds were comfortable the bathroom floor was heated the place was cosy and breakfast was incredible too
Cleanliness:
the place is very clean and comfy
the rooms are brightly furnished clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and the beds were comfortable
the room was clean and very cozy
the place is very cozy clean and quiet
Host:
she is a fabulous host
great hosts and comfortable room
annemarie was a very helpful host
annemarie was a wonderful host
anne & horst were very friendly & welcoming
Location:
easy walk to snug cove
ideal location near ferry town and hiking
the location was very central and easy to get to from the ferry
everything is walking distance and breakfast was delicious
hiking trails were in easy walking distance from place
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A holiday to Bowen Island

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