Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Vesuvius

The island views and riverfront create a pretty picture of Vesuvius. One of the city's many top draws is its boating. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Vesuvius

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Vesuvius has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • The Raptors (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Teafarm (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Mount Brenton Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Vesuvius

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Vesuvius is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Vesuvius

Fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Vesuvius?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 137 house rentals around Vesuvius. From 72 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, 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 Vesuvius is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vesuvius Ferry Terminal: 415 home rentals
  • Otter Bay Marina: 401 home rentals
  • Salt Spring Island Visitor Centre: 446 home rentals
  • Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre: 430 home rentals
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,195 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vesuvius 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 Houses in Vesuvius?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 72 Houses in Vesuvius. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vesuvius include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 26 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 26 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vesuvius?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation homes with pool available in Vesuvius.

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