Where to stay around Gabriola Island, CA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 137 vacation rentals near Gabriola Island. From 58 Houses to 10 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gabriola Island for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

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

  • Vancouver Island: 2,058 vacation rentals
  • Sunshine Coast Regional District: 235 vacation rentals
  • Salt Spring Island: 347 vacation rentals
  • Nanaimo: 179 vacation rentals
  • Sechelt: 202 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Gabriola 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 Gabriola Island?

Whether you're traveling 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 Gabriola Island:

  • Nanaimo: 179 rentals
  • Sechelt: 202 rentals
  • Gibsons: 120 rentals
  • Galiano Island: 198 rentals
  • Chemainus: 126 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 traveling by plane to Gabriola Island?

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

  • Gabriola Island, BC (SYF-Silva Bay Seaplane Base): 224 vacation rentals
  • Sechelt Aerodrome Airport (YHS): 238 vacation rentals
  • Nanaimo Harbour Water Airport (ZNA): 258 vacation 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 holidays in Gabriola Island?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Gabriola Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery: 270 rentals
  • Roberts Memorial Provincial Park: 212 rentals
  • Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery: 279 rentals
  • Mount Elphinstone Provincial Park: 221 rentals
  • Chemainus Theatre Festival: 255 rentals

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

Choose a vacation rental for your Gabriola Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Gabriola Island with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in and around Gabriola Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gabriola Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • WildPlay Nanaimo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Brechin Lanes (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Ladysmith Golf Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Winchelsea View Golf Course (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Mount Brenton Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Gabriola Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gabriola Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Roberts Memorial Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Newcastle Island (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Beach Estates Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Pipers Lagoon Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Departure Bay Beach (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)