Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Galiano

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Galiano. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the whale watching, spas and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Galiano

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Galiano a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galiano

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Galiano is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Galiano

Fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Galiano Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 227 house rentals around Galiano Island. From 56 Cabins to 99 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Galiano Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Galiano Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Galiano Island:

  • City Centre: 361 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 194 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 683 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 751 vacation rentals
  • West End: 309 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Galiano Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Galiano Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park: 418 home rentals
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park: 291 home rentals
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park: 256 home rentals
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park: 410 home rentals
  • Canada Place: 1,404 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Galiano Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Galiano Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 56 Cabins in Galiano Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Galiano Island include:

  • Houses: 99 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 56 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 56 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Galiano Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 65 vacation homes with pool available in Galiano Island.

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