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Delight in the waterfront landscape of Pender Island

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Pender Island. This city's island views, hiking and boating draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Pender Island

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pender Island a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea Star Vineyard (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pender Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pender Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Shoal Harbour Bird Sanctuary (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Pender Island

The nearest airport is in Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pender Island?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 196 house rentals around Pender Island. From 51 Cottages to 88 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 Pender Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pender 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 Pender Island:

  • Cordova Bay: 24 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 23 vacation rentals
  • Saanich East: 698 vacation rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 20 vacation rentals
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 42 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 Pender Island?

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

  • Otter Bay Marina: 398 home rentals
  • Morning Bay Vineyard: 393 home rentals
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club: 401 home rentals
  • Browning Harbour Marina: 409 home rentals
  • Pender Island Museum: 407 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pender 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 Cottages in Pender Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 51 Cottages in Pender Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pender Island include:

  • Houses: 88 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 51 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 51 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 Pender Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation homes with pool available in Pender Island.

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