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.
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 WoodGaliano, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe cabin is cozy and comfortable with a spectacular ocean view just steps to the watercomfortable beds cosy living room beautiful viewsthe cabin is very charming and comfortable equipped with all the basics including soaps shampoo and conditionermy kids loved playing in the tide pools right outside our doorthis place is incredible the view is amazing the house is so comfortable and cozyclean with lots of dishes/pots/pansvery clean cozy and privatevery clean and lots of private spaceeverything was super clean and charming and well stocked with dishware utensils and cookwarethe cabin itself was clean with lovely decor
Host:julie was super helpfulthank you julie for being a great hostjulie was a great host and very responsive to questionsjulie is a great host thank youjulie was an amazing host the place exceeded my expectationsRead more reviewsthe location is fantastica special place perfectly matched to the islandwonderful location well organized and thoughtful layoutpeaceful location that is perfect for exploring the islandthe best location to stay on galiano is right around sticks allison
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 woodsGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsappreciated the space heater for the damp nightsbeautiful cozy little cabin with lots of natural lightit’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 internetstayed very warm with just a little heater as wellthe cabin was so cute and cleandefinitely rustic but fairly clean
Host:the host is super responsivelastly the host was friendly and responsivegreat place and wonderful hostsjenn & jack are amazing hosts and always keen to helpbeautiful cabin lovely walks and great hostsRead more reviewsthe location is not a far walk from great beaches and galiano is breathtakingsuch a great space and location very peacefulgreat sleep beautiful location love the shower in the woodsadorable remote location and cabin very private and charmingit’s definitely rustic but the location and cute touches made it stand out
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 IslandGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsawesome cozy spot with lots of thoughtful amenitiesfor an air bnb donna's place has a super well-stocked kitchen of toolseven the toilet paper dispenser is gorgeous and the natural light definitely makes it enjoyable to look atthe bathroom is absolutely gorgeous with a victorian style claw foot tub and a beautiful ceramic sinkthe beds were plush and comfy and the skylight above the bathtub is my dream come truebeds were comfortable and cleanvery clean and provided almost everything neededa beautiful well-equipped and spotlessly clean cottage set in tranquil surroundingshouse was homey and very cleangreat cabin check in was easy and the place was very clean and comfortable
Host:i’d be thrilled to spend time here again it was a gorgeous space and donna was a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location close to everything but still privatethe place is really cuteabsolutely outstanding location and a really great placegreat central location close to shops and restaurants and parksbrilliant central location on the island and everything you need for a cosy cabin weekend away
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 CottageGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe views were unreal and the bed was the most comfortable evertheir cottage is just so cute was immaculate with all the amenities and the beds are so comfortablea gorgeous comfortable cottage with all the home comforts private location unbelievable viewsamazing view comfy beds quiet and remotethe beds were very comfortablethe space was clean and tidytheir place was very clean and well set upthe cabin is clean and just the right amount of cozythe place was very clean and had everything we neededit’s bright clean and has its own dock
Host:the hosts are very responsivedar and chris are great hosts with very fast response to any questionsdar and chris are excellent hosts welcoming and responding promptly to solve a minor issueunusually nice place and timely help from hostscommunication with the hosts was quick and provided helpful directions and tips about the cottageRead more reviewsclose to sturdies bay excellent locationthe location is absolutely beautifulvery beautiful and peaceful locationlocation was very accessible and easy to findgreat quiet location near the water and other restaurants and stores
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.
AZAMIGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsthe mattress and pillows were extremely comfortable the sheets: amazingwe loved having breakfast outside on the patiothe cottage is a generous size the bed very comfortable and the kitchen well equippedwonderful cottage that is very spacious for two people and has a cozy feel with the fireplacefresh flowers from the garden in every roomclean and comfy bedincredibly clean and tranquilvery clean with thoughtful attention to detailclean and charming we had a very relaxing staythe cottage is super clean comfy & well equipped
Host:the hosts were extremely helpfulthey are lovely gracious hostsgreat hosts - hosts were very hospitable and eager to share all that their garden has to offerlovely hosts and great guest housepaul and kyoto are wonderful hostsRead more reviewsgreat location for exploring the islandthe location is wonderful for exploring galiano islandgreat location if you enjoy the quietperfect place to get away from it allthe location is great to go off on hikes in the woods
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 TranquilitySalt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsfull kitchen great views walking distance from cafes and tranquil indeedcozy cottage with a lovely deck in a very tranquil settingthe cottage was comfortable and tidy and we had everything we neededwe didn't end up using the tv but appreciated the vast dvd collection mini library and board gamesthe cottage is very open with bright big windows surrounded by wood but still cozy and comfortablethe place was clean and cosyplace was extremely cleangreat place quiet clean and beautifulkim’s place was exceptionally clean and just what we needed for a weekend getaway from the cityi loved the welcome basket and the place was really clean
Host:kim was a gracious host who left us to ourselveskim and philip were great hosts they respected our privacy and were there if we needed themon the plus side the host leaves a lovely welcome basket with farm fresh eggs bread butter & creamthe kitchen is well equipped and the hosts leave a nice welcome basketwe arrived to a welcome basket of fresh bread eggs from the host's hens and fresh plumsRead more reviewsthe location is great very close to the ferry and to gangesgreat location and would definitely stay againwe loved the great location and beautiful settingvery close to ganges which is a great townbeautiful location surrounded by trees and animals
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 LogHouseGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewswalking into the cabin the table was set for a romantic dinner and lovely music was playingthe cq is the most charming and comfortable space i have ever stayedthe 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 needthe space was clean quaint and cozythe bathroom and bathing area were clean and well maintained (with plenty of extra towels )
Host:the hosts were so prompt with responses and offered great advice on local establishmentshenny and thomas are amazing hosts who put love into their spacesowners are very friendly and helpfulhenny was a perfect host and so kindhenny was an amazing host and responded to any questions i had promptly and with great joyRead more reviewsperfect location on a wonderful islandtheir location is nice and central so you close to many beautiful beachesthe location is quiet and peaceful - the perfect location for a weekend away from it allgreat location for hiking and wondering aroundcaptains quarters is in a great location with multiple trails within walking distance
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
Top guest reviewswe loved the stylish apartment and the beautiful view of the small harbour that the private balcony faces ontothe place itslef has a lovely view over the lake and the room was gorgeous and stylishthe view from the suite is wonderful and the breakfasts were outstandingbesides the lovely space delicious breakfast and stunning views sandra and her family are just lovely peopleit was a comfortable peaceful place to be with a wonderful view of long harbourthe unit was exceptionally clean and stylishthe space is impeccably clean and spaciousit's spotlessly clean and sandra's breakfasts were deliciousher place is so beautiful and clean with special touches everywherenew clean and it instantly feels like home
Host:sandra was an amazing host she made sure to make us feel like we were at homeshe is an exceptional host who ensured our comfort and enjoyment throughout our staysandra was an amazing hostshe is helpful and hospitalizedsuch a lovely host and delightful familyRead more reviewsthe location was great too- great location close drive to gangesthis truly is a magnificent place we loved staying at sandra'sit is very peaceful and a great locationher breakfast was delicious as well plus her home was super cozy and boy what a location
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
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 summer special Montague harbourGaliano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Top guest reviewsamazing shower and balconythe place is comfortable with a nice deck overlooking the forestloved the outdoor space and showerlovely deck and fun outdoor showerthe setting is lovely and the outdoor deck and shower is a nice pluslovely clean and cozy cabin in the woodsthe cabin is very cosy clean and quitethe cabin was very cozy and clean and had beautiful indian-inspired decorhas a nice rustic feel to it and is very cleanlots of character clean cozy everything we had hoped for and more looking forward to returning one day
Host:thank you for the host's local recommendationsexcellent and warm hosts that instantly made my husband and i feel at homerichard is a great host - easy going and helpfulric was a welcoming and helpful host who stayed in the background until neededthe hosts were lovely and the space was very unique and vibrantRead more reviewsgreat location very peacefulgreat location for a visit to galianobeautiful 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 pilgrimmegreat little place nice proximity to pilgrimme must try restaurant
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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