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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals On Galiano Island, Canada - Updated 2021

airbnb Galiano Island, Canada

Canada has so many beautiful cities and islands to explore, including the Galiano Island. Situated between Vancouver and British Columbia, Galiano Island is one of the best islands in the country for those who wish for an unforgettable escape. The parks, the beaches, the mountains, and the valleys are among the attractions offered by the island. The Montague Harbor Marine Provincial Park is not to be missed. Nestled right on the ocean, the park features many camping sites, a calm beach for swimming and lush trees. You can spot raccoons too and watch the sunset before you leave. Another must-visit park is the Bluffs Park. Enjoy a pleasant walk or hike along the trails and don’t forget to look around and marvel at the spectacular views of the marine and the ocean. You will also see plenty of oak trees and eagles in the park. One more thing, be sure to drop by the Kunamokst Mural and make a quick visit to enjoy the mural that depicts the history of the Galiano and its ocean life. This mural can be found inside the Galiano Inn. Keep reading to learn about the best Airbnb vacation rentals you can find on Galiano Island.

1. An oceanfront cabin

Escape from the busy life in the city and come to stay for a couple of days at this oceanfront cabin. Situated between the water and the woods, the cabin promises a relaxed and peaceful vacation for families or friends traveling together. Up to six people can sleep comfortably at the cabin that comes with a small deck for relaxation and an open floor plan where you can cook, dine and unwind. You can also relax in the hammock and enjoy the view of the Mount Baker whenever you want to. It is right there, in front of your eyes.

Shoreline Getaway - Two Acre Wood
Galiano, British Columbia, Canada
361 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is cozy and comfortable with a spectacular ocean view just steps to the water
comfortable beds cosy living room beautiful views
the cabin is very charming and comfortable equipped with all the basics including soaps shampoo and conditioner
my kids loved playing in the tide pools right outside our door
this place is incredible the view is amazing the house is so comfortable and cozy
clean with lots of dishes/pots/pans
very clean cozy and private
very clean and lots of private space
everything was super clean and charming and well stocked with dishware utensils and cookware
the cabin itself was clean with lovely decor
julie was super helpful
thank you julie for being a great host
julie was a great host and very responsive to questions
julie is a great host thank you
julie was an amazing host the place exceeded my expectations
the location is fantastic
a special place perfectly matched to the island
wonderful location well organized and thoughtful layout
peaceful location that is perfect for exploring the island
the best location to stay on galiano is right around sticks allison
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2. A rustic cabin in the woods (from USD 59)

Delve into the pleasure of staying in a rustic cabin that is surrounded by the woods. Featuring two comfortable beds and one bathroom, this cabin is ideal for couples looking for a romantic escape or families looking for a peaceful staycation. The cabin also comes with a kitchen, an outdoor shower, a fire pit and an outdoor area for you to enjoy the night stars and absorb the tranquility. The ferry terminal can be reached within twenty minutes.

Rustic cabin in the woods
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
373 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated the space heater for the damp nights
beautiful cozy little cabin with lots of natural light
it’s the perfect hideaway with everything you need and nothing you don’t (wifi ;) )
be prepared to be unplugged and enjoy the break from tv and the internet
stayed very warm with just a little heater as well
the cabin was so cute and clean
definitely rustic but fairly clean
the host is super responsive
lastly the host was friendly and responsive
great place and wonderful hosts
jenn & jack are amazing hosts and always keen to help
beautiful cabin lovely walks and great hosts
the location is not a far walk from great beaches and galiano is breathtaking
such a great space and location very peaceful
great sleep beautiful location love the shower in the woods
adorable remote location and cabin very private and charming
it’s definitely rustic but the location and cute touches made it stand out
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3. A little barn

Nestled next to the woods, this barn may be little but it is actually spacious and comfortable enough for five people. There are two bedrooms and one bathroom available along with facilities such as a kitchen, a lounge, and wireless internet. Reconnect with nature as you can hear the frogs playing around, the wings of the ravens and enjoy the quietness of the woods. Some beaches are located nearby, so you don’t have to worry about having anything to visit near the barn.

The Little Barn- on Galiano Island
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
212 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome cozy spot with lots of thoughtful amenities
for an air bnb donna's place has a super well-stocked kitchen of tools
even the toilet paper dispenser is gorgeous and the natural light definitely makes it enjoyable to look at
the bathroom is absolutely gorgeous with a victorian style claw foot tub and a beautiful ceramic sink
the beds were plush and comfy and the skylight above the bathtub is my dream come true
beds were comfortable and clean
very clean and provided almost everything needed
a beautiful well-equipped and spotlessly clean cottage set in tranquil surroundings
house was homey and very clean
great cabin check in was easy and the place was very clean and comfortable
i’d be thrilled to spend time here again it was a gorgeous space and donna was a great host
great location close to everything but still private
the place is really cute
absolutely outstanding location and a really great place
great central location close to shops and restaurants and parks
brilliant central location on the island and everything you need for a cosy cabin weekend away
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4. A charming cottage (from USD 102)

Bring your loved ones with you and stay at this charming cottage that can accommodate six people. You and your people can sleep like a baby in the two spacious bedrooms available. In addition, you can also enjoy facilities that include a bathroom, an outdoor hot tub, and a kitchen. The outdoor area is perfect for kids to play around and for you to relax and enjoy the surrounding. You can also marvel at the view of the Whaler Bay from this cottage. Walk a few steps and you will get to the Twiss Beach. The restaurants, bakery and ice cream shop are also within the proximity.

Charming, Private Galiano Cottage
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
237 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views were unreal and the bed was the most comfortable ever
their cottage is just so cute was immaculate with all the amenities and the beds are so comfortable
a gorgeous comfortable cottage with all the home comforts private location unbelievable views
amazing view comfy beds quiet and remote
the beds were very comfortable
the space was clean and tidy
their place was very clean and well set up
the cabin is clean and just the right amount of cozy
the place was very clean and had everything we needed
it’s bright clean and has its own dock
the hosts are very responsive
dar and chris are great hosts with very fast response to any questions
dar and chris are excellent hosts welcoming and responding promptly to solve a minor issue
unusually nice place and timely help from hosts
communication with the hosts was quick and provided helpful directions and tips about the cottage
close to sturdies bay excellent location
the location is absolutely beautiful
very beautiful and peaceful location
location was very accessible and easy to find
great quiet location near the water and other restaurants and stores
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5. A sunny cottage (from USD 97)

Please your eyes to the view of a garden that is full of flowers, vegetables, and fruits if you stay at this cottage that is ideal for two people. You can have your own spacious and sunny bedroom. And, as a guest, you are granted access to the bathroom, kitchen, wireless internet and more. Enjoy hiking, biking or kayaking and visit the Saturday market and feel the vibe. You can reach all amenities within fifteen minutes of driving. There is a small beach nearby the cottage, perfect for you to relax and refresh.

Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
158 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress and pillows were extremely comfortable the sheets: amazing
we loved having breakfast outside on the patio
the cottage is a generous size the bed very comfortable and the kitchen well equipped
wonderful cottage that is very spacious for two people and has a cozy feel with the fireplace
fresh flowers from the garden in every room
clean and comfy bed
incredibly clean and tranquil
very clean with thoughtful attention to detail
clean and charming we had a very relaxing stay
the cottage is super clean comfy & well equipped
the hosts were extremely helpful
they are lovely gracious hosts
great hosts - hosts were very hospitable and eager to share all that their garden has to offer
lovely hosts and great guest house
paul and kyoto are wonderful hosts
great location for exploring the island
the location is wonderful for exploring galiano island
great location if you enjoy the quiet
perfect place to get away from it all
the location is great to go off on hikes in the woods
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6. A tranquil cottage (from USD 107)

Have a memorable farm stay experience at this cottage that is nestled on a five-acre farmland. When staying here, you can explore the area that has ponds, vineyard, and wildlife. From the cottage, marvel at the view of the picture-perfect valley and lush landscape of the surrounding. The cottage is equipped with a hot tub, a queen-size bed, and a double sofa bed along with wireless internet and essentials.

Cottage of Tranquility
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
128 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
full kitchen great views walking distance from cafes and tranquil indeed
cozy cottage with a lovely deck in a very tranquil setting
the cottage was comfortable and tidy and we had everything we needed
we didn't end up using the tv but appreciated the vast dvd collection mini library and board games
the cottage is very open with bright big windows surrounded by wood but still cozy and comfortable
the place was clean and cosy
place was extremely clean
great place quiet clean and beautiful
kim’s place was exceptionally clean and just what we needed for a weekend getaway from the city
i loved the welcome basket and the place was really clean
kim was a gracious host who left us to ourselves
kim and philip were great hosts they respected our privacy and were there if we needed them
on the plus side the host leaves a lovely welcome basket with farm fresh eggs bread butter & cream
the kitchen is well equipped and the hosts leave a nice welcome basket
we arrived to a welcome basket of fresh bread eggs from the host's hens and fresh plums
the location is great very close to the ferry and to ganges
great location and would definitely stay again
we loved the great location and beautiful setting
very close to ganges which is a great town
beautiful location surrounded by trees and animals
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7. Humble abode (from USD 110)

Feel like home as you stay at this beautiful accommodation, which is an 1894 heritage log house that is located on a secluded organic farm. The house boasts its fine woods and facilities that include an outdoor deck that comes with a hot tub, a modern bathroom with a porcelain bathtub, a master bedroom with a Norwegian sleigh bed and a fully equipped kitchen. Upon arrival, you will be served with homemade cold-smoked salmon, yummy.

Galiano's Captains Quarters 1894 Heritage LogHouse
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
176 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
walking into the cabin the table was set for a romantic dinner and lovely music was playing
the cq is the most charming and comfortable space i have ever stayed
the stove in the kitchen is ingenious and very amusing (old world charm with new world functionality)
the historic cabin is very comfortable with many thoughtful touches and everything you could possibly need
the space was clean quaint and cozy
the bathroom and bathing area were clean and well maintained (with plenty of extra towels )
the hosts were so prompt with responses and offered great advice on local establishments
henny and thomas are amazing hosts who put love into their spaces
owners are very friendly and helpful
henny was a perfect host and so kind
henny was an amazing host and responded to any questions i had promptly and with great joy
perfect location on a wonderful island
their location is nice and central so you close to many beautiful beaches
the location is quiet and peaceful - the perfect location for a weekend away from it all
great location for hiking and wondering around
captains quarters is in a great location with multiple trails within walking distance
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8. A family house (from USD 129)

Welcome to this oceanfront house that is more than happy to welcome you and make your stay as pleasant as you want it to. During yourself, you can indulge in facilities such as a spacious bedroom with its own private entrance, a bathroom, a small kitchen and a living room that presents the view of the ocean. There is also a deck for you to unwind. A public beach is located close to the house and you can enjoy kayaking or swimming there.

Harbourside B&B (1Br Apartment)
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
125 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the stylish apartment and the beautiful view of the small harbour that the private balcony faces onto
the place itslef has a lovely view over the lake and the room was gorgeous and stylish
the view from the suite is wonderful and the breakfasts were outstanding
besides the lovely space delicious breakfast and stunning views sandra and her family are just lovely people
it was a comfortable peaceful place to be with a wonderful view of long harbour
the unit was exceptionally clean and stylish
the space is impeccably clean and spacious
it's spotlessly clean and sandra's breakfasts were delicious
her place is so beautiful and clean with special touches everywhere
new clean and it instantly feels like home
sandra was an amazing host she made sure to make us feel like we were at home
she is an exceptional host who ensured our comfort and enjoyment throughout our stay
sandra was an amazing host
she is helpful and hospitalized
such a lovely host and delightful family
the location was great too
- great location close drive to ganges
this truly is a magnificent place we loved staying at sandra's
it is very peaceful and a great location
her breakfast was delicious as well plus her home was super cozy and boy what a location
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9. An excellent cottage

Have an excellent escape at this cottage that provides you with ample opportunities to enjoy your stay as you wish. You can take pleasure from reading a book by the fireplace or watch the stars at night. You can also listen to the birds singing or canoe on the lake, whatever makes you happy. Inside the cottage, you can find two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a kitchen among other facilities. The cottage is close to tennis courts and golf course.

Blue Cottage on St Mary Lake, Salt Spring Island
44 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 4 Guests

10. A warm cabin (from USD 72)

Have a memorable and unique stay experience at this warm cabin that boasts the view of the ocean and tranquility. Situated at the south end of the Galiano Island, the cabin offers two bedrooms, one bathroom, an equipped kitchen and an outdoor deck for relaxation. What is more, the cabin features a Japanese outdoor bath. While refreshing in the shower, you can also listen to the sound of the eagles and smell the forest. What else are you looking for?

Cliff Pagoda cabin winter special Montague harbour
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
142 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing shower and balcony
the place is comfortable with a nice deck overlooking the forest
loved the outdoor space and shower
lovely deck and fun outdoor shower
the setting is lovely and the outdoor deck and shower is a nice plus
lovely clean and cozy cabin in the woods
the cabin is very cosy clean and quite
the cabin was very cozy and clean and had beautiful indian-inspired decor
has a nice rustic feel to it and is very clean
lots of character clean cozy everything we had hoped for and more looking forward to returning one day
thank you for the host's local recommendations
excellent and warm hosts that instantly made my husband and i feel at home
richard is a great host - easy going and helpful
ric was a welcoming and helpful host who stayed in the background until needed
the hosts were lovely and the space was very unique and vibrant
great location very peaceful
great location for a visit to galiano
beautiful cabin and great location near montague harbour and restaurants
(this place alone is reason enough to visit the island) big plus walking distance from excellent restaurant pilgrimme
great little place nice proximity to pilgrimme must try restaurant
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Immerse into the natural beauty of Galiano Island

Next time you want to have an unforgettable nature retreat, why don’t you plan a trip to the Galiano Island? Let yourself immerse in the natural beauty of the island and you will have a beautiful story about your vacation to tell and boast around.

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