Discover a selection of 177 vacation rentals in Galiano, BC, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $116 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Galiano. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Galiano

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Galiano. This relaxing city is known for its whale watching, spas and local tours. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Galiano

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Galiano a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Raptors (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Splashdown (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Mount Brenton Golf Course (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Hansel and Gretel's Candy Company (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galiano

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

  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • The Raptors (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • BC Forest Discovery Centre (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Boundary Bay Regional Park (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Sidney Skate Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Galiano

The nearest airport is in Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Galiano?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Galiano:

  • Around 45 miles from the center of Galiano, you'll find it hard to resist "Modern Cottage On Stunning Oceanfront Acreage With Two Beaches And Forest Trails". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a stovetop and nearby whale-watching activities.
  • Another great option is "Romantic - Ultimatebnb: 5 Star Luxury W", which is around 35 miles from Galiano. Offering 1 bedroom, a nearby beach and a porch, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Galiano vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Galiano?

For a different kind of experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Galiano. Do be warned though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the urge to move into one of these cute-as-a-button digs will be hard to resist!

  • Unwind and recharge your batteries at "Waterfront Tiny House Sweet - Suite". Located in Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, towels and air conditioning are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "Tiny House Located Close To Downtown". Situated in Victoria West, this little gem comes with a kitchen and a fridge.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Galiano?

We all deserve some time out every now and again. If you're yearning for a couple of leisurely mornings in a cushy bed with a cup of coffee and a good book, you'll find some awesome weekend getaways in and near Galiano. These are some of our favorites:

  • "Oceanfront Home With Spectacular Views" is ideal for one or two days of relaxation and fun. It offers convenient amenities, such as an iron and ironing board and off-street parking options, and is located roughly 6 miles to the southwest of Galiano.
  • Otherwise, live it up with your crew at "Architect Designed Cabin In The Woods", which is around 17 miles to the southeast of Galiano. You'll have use of towels, internet services and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Galiano?

Yes, you can. If you'd like a simple yet stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often located in the heart of town. Check out the following options in or near Galiano:

  • After a fun-filled day of outdoor exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Spectacular Ocean Views. Private Beach. Abundant Wildlife. Winter Stormwatching". Games and a barbecue grill are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • "Oceanfront Cottage With Private Beach Access And Awesome Sunsets" is another top stay, offering all you could need for a fabulous Galiano vacation. Convenient amenities here include off-street parking options and nearby birdwatching activities.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Galiano?

Whether you're searching for a small apartment for you and your other half or a vacation home big enough for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Galiano. These properties make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • Within close reach of central Galiano, "Oceanfront Cottage With Private Beach Access And Awesome Sunsets" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and explore the area's best sights.
  • Another awesome option is "Charming Victoria Loft In Downtown". Gather your crew and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Galiano.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Galiano?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Galiano that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and kick back together at "Spectacular Ocean Views. Private Beach. Abundant Wildlife. Winter Stormwatching". Around 18 miles from Galiano, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • "Oceanfront Cottage With Private Beach Access And Awesome Sunsets" is another top option that's sure to impress. It's about 11 miles from Galiano and comes with winery tours and a fireplace.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Galiano?

Share your stay and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with your besties for a family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Galiano:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Waterfront Estate, 2 Acres - Glamping Style". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a garden and a nearby waterfront. It's around 11 miles to the southeast of Galiano.
  • Nothing is more important than being with the people you love, and "West Coast Warmth And Luxury With Water Views And Hot Tub" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 30 miles to the south of Galiano, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and a water view are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Galiano?

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable doughnut and browse these rental houses in or near Galiano that come with this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days at "Japanese Style Forest House Set On 6 Acres Offers Beauty". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including on-site watersports and outdoor furniture.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Salish Sea Beach House Is Home To The Solaris Suite Oceanfront Accommodation". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of free toiletries and a garden.

Wondering what the weather is like in Galiano? It has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 65 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Galiano vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Galiano?

Whether you're getting away with a small group or you're taking your cousins, aunts and uncles along, family vacations spell fun. These large rentals in and around Galiano have space for everyone — and everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • Make your rendezvous a memorable one at "Family Friendly Rancher On Sunny Acreage. 5 Minute Drive To Marine Park". This pad has 4 bedrooms, has space for 8 guests and features many handy amenities, including a fridge and a DVD player. It's around 2 miles southeast of Galiano.
  • "Waterfront Estate, 2 Acres - Glamping Style" is another rental your crew will love. Invite as many as 12 people to this retreat which comes with 5 bedrooms, towels, a kitchenette and more. It's around 11 miles to the southeast of central Galiano.

As tempting as it may be, don't spend all day kicking back with the fam indoors. Get out and discover the area's family-friendly attractions, beginning with Dinner Bay Japanese Garden.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Galiano?

Vacation with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Galiano and get ready to create some incredible new memories together. Here's just a taste of what we've got:

  • "Cabin - Serendipity By The Sea" - Located about 7 miles southeast of the center of Galiano, this family-friendly getaway comes with a smart TV and a fridge.
  • "100 Year - Old Log Cabin Lovingly Restored" - Another awesome choice, this property comes with a barbecue grill, a toaster and more. You'll find it around 6 miles to the southwest of Galiano.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Galiano vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.