Where to stay around Vancouver Island, CA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,537 vacation rentals near Vancouver Island. From 932 Houses to 629 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Vancouver Island for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

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

  • United States: 464,714 vacation rentals
  • Victoria: 1,080 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 11,018 vacation rentals
  • Tofino: 135 vacation rentals
  • Friday Harbor: 335 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver Island:

  • Victoria: 1,080 rentals
  • Tofino: 135 rentals
  • Friday Harbor: 335 rentals
  • Parksville: 234 rentals
  • Sooke: 977 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver Island are:

  • Tofino, BC (YTP-Tofino Water Aerodrome): 142 vacation rentals
  • Texada Gillies Bay Airport (YGB): 97 vacation rentals
  • Duncan, BC (DUQ): 344 vacation rentals

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

Take in the waterfront beauty of Vancouver Island

Enjoy the museums and other features of Vancouver Island. Travelers to this walkable city praise the gardens, local tours and sightseeing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees. 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 Vancouver Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Vancouver 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:

  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Upana Caves (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Mount Washington Alpine Resort (23.6 mi / 38 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Vancouver Island

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Vancouver Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Strathcona Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Della Falls (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Hot Springs Cove (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Clayoquot Sound (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)

Explore destinations around Vancouver Island

Victoria
1,080 vacation rentals
Tofino
135 vacation rentals
Friday Harbor
335 vacation rentals
Parksville
234 vacation rentals
Sooke
977 vacation rentals
Ucluelet
116 vacation rentals
Qualicum Beach
241 vacation rentals
Nanaimo
180 vacation rentals
Sidney
211 vacation rentals
Halfmoon Bay
155 vacation rentals
Sechelt
207 vacation rentals
Roche Harbor
194 vacation rentals
Powell River
259 vacation rentals
Campbell River
63 vacation rentals
Port Renfrew
21 vacation rentals
Ladysmith
133 vacation rentals
Nanoose Bay
248 vacation rentals
Shawnigan Lake
171 vacation rentals
Sproat Lake
27 vacation rentals
Lake Cowichan
27 vacation rentals