The island of Vancouver is surrounded by a glistening ocean and vast coastal mountains. Because of this, it is known for its stunning beaches, green spaces, and carefree lifestyle. Its walkable neighborhoods also make for a prime location of residence for the city’s diverse population. Whatever the season, Vancouver Island is the most favorable vacation destination, where you can enjoy strolling through gardens and parks, go skiing and snowboarding, or swim on the beaches. Other year-round activities in the area include hiking, golfing, and biking. While here, find solace in quiet and private accommodations designed with meticulous attention to detail. Embark on an outdoor adventure, soak up some culture, sample local flavors, and relax in these vacation rentals in Vancouver Island, Canada.
Space, space, space. This self-contained property is situated on more than 3,200 sq. ft. (297.3 sqm) of land, boasting 4 bedrooms, several queen and single beds, and an extra couch.
Here, you can find diverse recreational activities in the games room with sound insulation ceilings to amplify the noise of competitive fun. The range of facilities includes a pool table, TV, and shuffleboard for different entertainment options.
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed dinner out on the front patio and playing pool downstairsthe property is large with excellent bedrooms and bathrooms and a terrific games roomhouse was clean and very spaciousgreat place to stay very clean and had everything we needed
Host:our hosts were so friendly and welcominghosts were excellent to deal withthe owner of the home was nearby and was so helpfulnancy and ross were amazing hostsnancy and ross were lovely hostsRead more reviewsexcellent location and the space was perfect for us
This waterfront cottage’s original design is combined with a magnificent view of the ocean, forest, and garden, making for a nature getaway. Inside, it has been meticulously equipped with towels, linens, kitchen appliances, and kitchen supplies to ensure a convenient vacation for a group of four people.
If outdoor activities are your thing, the location is close to numerous biking and hiking trails.
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable and well-equipped cottage with sweeping views from the deck over sooke inletperfect views perfect beds perfect fireplace etcenjoyed the living room with its reclining chairsthe living space inside is welcoming and comfortable with all the amenities that you needit will be even better when the kitchen/bbq is fully installed and workingthe place was beautiful and cleanthe house was clean and really well stocked with everything we neededthe house was sparkling clean and equipped with everything we neededthe house is very clean and offers amazing views
Host:our host was so so nice toothank you for hosting usrodney and jackie are gracious hostswhat a wonderful stay the home had everything we needed; the hosts were warm and graciousowners were a pleasure to work with and really care about making guests comfortableRead more reviewswe loved the location as we enjoyed many hiking trails within a short driving distancethe location was perfect for us too
In this beachfront home, guests can go for either a peaceful retreat or an action-packed adventure. Spend some idle time in the hot tub or watch the cruise ships pass by while lounging on the deck. You can also swim and play around the 12.5 meter (41 foot) private solar-heated pool for fun. Children and adults alike can enjoy long walks on the beach, where they might spot kelp and jellyfish on the rocks.
Then, for dinner, you can dine on the deck or have a bite in the numerous remarkable restaurants in Comox Valley.
Seaview Game Farm is an operating farm where greenery meets the calm blue of the Strait of Georgia. Found here, The Yurt is an accommodation fit for six persons, featuring a king bed in the master bedroom, a pull-out couch in the living room, and two twin beds in the loft.
This home boasts a three-in-one package of wildlife, ocean views, and farm living. Have a pleasant time walking along the beach, warming up with an evening campfire, and spotting the grazing livestock.
Top guest reviewsclean quiet and comfortable with all amenities you could needsteps from the beach amazingly comfortable and spaciousthe yurt itself is very comfortable with a fully functional kitchen lots of cooking utensils-everything you needvery clean and tidy
Host:the neighbors camping nextdoor were friendly as wellRead more reviewsstunning location and beautiful yurtwhat a beautiful and secluded location on the water’s edge surrounded by naturethis is a very neat place to stay
This property’s close proximity to the ocean will make sure that there is never a dull moment here. In the waters, you could go whale watching, swimming, or kayaking. On land, you could go golfing at a four-star golf course or enjoy biking or hiking trails of various levels.
Here, you’ll also appreciate the little things, such as toiletries, complimentary freshly baked bread and preserves, and a bottle of wine for witnessing the sunset from the patio.
Witness immaculate views of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Port San Juan in this modern cottage. A group of four can enjoy a comfortable stay here in its bedroom with a queen bed and living room with a queen sofa bed for extra sleeping options.
Outside, enjoy a barbecue cookout with the propane fire pit to bond with the group. If you simply want to relax, you can do so in the front garden which offers sweeping ocean views.
Top guest reviewsrelatively comfortable pull out couchgreat view of the ocean nice deck and cozy very nicely done interiorthe kitchen is extremely well equipped with quality appliancesthe cabin was very clean and comfortablethe cabin was clean and well stockedit was clean and well stocked such a great little cabinproperty was comfortable well equipped and cleanthe chalet was nice and clean and the location was perfect
Host:excellent host easy to reachclear directions from owner about locating the cabin and entry process came once reservation confirmedRead more reviewsvery quiet location and we would love to visit again next summergreat location amongst all the other cabinsthe location was great with nature at the doorstepnothing really commercial around lots of nice beaches and hikes around perfect place for rejuvenatelovely place to stay and enjoy everything from hiking to fishing to just relaxintg
Cleanliness is next to godliness in this vacation home, perfect for those who are particular about sanitation. The private hot tub is sanitized between each use and the house undergoes deep cleaning before the next group of visitors comes over.
Situated on the ocean, you can go kayaking, catch halibut and salmon, surf the waves, and watch whales. If you prefer keeping your feet on land, you can go mountain biking or hike the nearby trail. After, enjoy a peaceful evening warming up by the indoor fireplace or sitting in the hot tub.
Top guest reviewsthe wifi works best outside rather than inwere equally clean and lovelyvery clean new and well organized with everything you would need for a lovely stayRead more reviews
Host:danny and tami are wonderful hosts and we are sure that their rental will be very popularthe owners danny and tami have gone to great lenghts to make your stay more than comfortable
Setting an example for West Coast Style architecture, the timber-framed Tofino Dream Cottage stands out amid a private and professionally landscaped greenery. Aside from being an architectural delight, it comes with an organized and fully stocked kitchen, including a coffee grinder and blender for custom drinks. The location is surrounded by trees, which is perfect for placing you away from the hustle and bustle of crowds, but you can also walk for three minutes to the fun Chesterman Beach area.
Top guest reviewsarchitectural delight roomy with well stocked and organized kitchenliked the spaciousness of bedrooms living room and poarchthe unit is comfortable kitchen fairly well set up minus a broken dishwasher and some convenient utensilsvery clean ready when we got there and everything as advertisedclean and with all the amenitiesthey did come and clean while we were here and we're very apologeticclean and a short path to chesterman beachalso very clean not your average rental property hope to come back
Host:our hosts were very responsive to our questions prior to arrival and throughout our stayowner was very responsive to all our pre-travel questionsthanks to our host and property caretakers for a long awaited and dreams fulfilled tripthe owner was very responsive dealing with an issue with the dishwasherexcellent communication with the owner from booking until check-out tooRead more reviewsgreat location with a short 10-minute walk to the beach through a nearby pathbeautiful property close to oceangreat location with quick access to the beachcomfortable and cozy house - perfect locationwonderful place to stay and very close to the beach
The amenities in this charming cabin make for a romantic and cozy escape for two. Couples can comfortably sleep on the queen bed, cook meals in the kitchenette, and cuddle by the fireplace while using the satellite TV with high-speed internet. They can also opt for a cookout with the barbecue grill or soak in the two-person hot tub.
The view of Mount Ozzard looms over the property, along with picturesque fish boats and numerous wildlife creatures including river otters, sea lions, and eagles.
Top guest reviewscabin was clean and well equipped with everything we neededit was very clean the small kitchen had everything we needed and the bed was comfortableRead more reviewsit's also walking distance to a few great restaurants which was nicewe found the location to be very private quiet and peacefulamazing location loved the tub and the bed was very comfythe central location is good and makes for easy access to the town's amenities
At Wood Creek Cottage, expect the precious experience of daily life on a private beach. Here, you could easily watch out for wildlife such as whales, eagles, sea lions, and porpoises watching. Despite the easy access to nature, you can still stay connected with the internet, cable, and phone service provided. To add to that, guests can watch the sunset or the stunning ocean and mountain views while roasting marshmallows for a swell and cozy time.
Top guest reviewsthe ocean views and wood burning fireplace created a perfect cozy ambiencethe cabin and yard were large and comfortable with lovely ocean viewsit was very well appointed with all the equipment needed for a very comfortable staywe were lucky to experience 2 storms went skiing and enjoyed the cozy fireplacethis cute cozy clean cottage is a must stay the beach front view couldn't have been any bettereverything was clean neat and organizedclean and well kept with lots of little extrasfully stocked kitchen and very clean cottagewe also found the house is very clean
Host:the owner was extremely friendlythe property owners were greatour host jamey was very friendly and accommodating to any of our requeststhe owner is great to deal withjamie was a welcoming host and kindly accommodated our early arrivalRead more reviewsstorey’s beach was a short walk across the rocky beachfront and lovely for swimming at low tidea beautiful place to spend a relaxing weekenda very nice location minutes into campbell river and right on the oceangood launching-off location for hiking canoeing kayaking and beach-combingfantastic location to view wildlife (eagles kingfishers seals otters and orcas)
Find the right home for you on Vancouver Island
Whether you’re traveling as a family, alone, or as a couple, these vacation homes have high-quality amenities for spending precious time with the people who matter most. Houses and cabins are in-demand options for a vacation on Vancouver Island, and with this list, we hope you will find a rental suitable for everyone’s needs.
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