Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Mayne Island

The island views, forests and parks display a scene truly unique to Mayne Island. Travelers appreciate the hiking in this relaxing city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Mayne Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mayne Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Mayne Island

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mayne Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Mayne Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Mayne Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mayne Island

Fly into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Mayne Island?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 94 house rentals around Mayne Island. From 36 cabin rentals to 36 cottage rentals, 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 Mayne Island is on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mayne Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mayne Island. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Victoria: 894 vacation rentals
  • Salt Spring Island: 297 vacation rentals
  • Vancouver Island: 1,873 vacation rentals
  • Pender Island: 154 vacation rentals
  • North Saanich: 171 vacation rentals

And Vrbo Canada offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Mayne Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mayne Island?

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

  • Victoria: 894 rentals
  • Pender Island: 154 rentals
  • Sidney: 175 rentals
  • Shawnigan Lake: 152 rentals
  • Surrey: 845 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Mayne Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Mayne Island are:

  • Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.): 960 home rentals
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 271 home rentals
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 238 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Mayne Island?

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

  • Otter Bay Marina: 298 vacation homes
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 944 vacation homes
  • Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal: 863 vacation homes
  • Steveston Village Historic Waterfront: 1,123 vacation homes
  • Boundary Bay Regional Park: 929 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Mayne Island listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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