Discover a selection of 251 vacation rentals in Sidney, 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 parking. Prices start at $85 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Sidney. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Wholesome Sidney

With its chilled, family vibes, homey little book boutiques and clutch of multicultural eateries, Sidney is a great spot to while away lazy days on the BC coast. Sessions exploring the rugged cliffs and the whale-spotted waters around the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve are a must, while the evenings are spent munching on everything from Greek souvlaki to sizzling Pad Thai in the seafront restaurants. Sidney vacation rentals are also well-primed for a whole host of different travelers, ranging from pet-friendly condos in the town to Canadian cabins overlooking the sloshing straits.

Things to do

Something for all in Sidney

Tentacles and blobbing jellyfish await wide-eyed wonderers in the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea. Adventures through the waters of BC start there but continue on outside, along the Port Sidney Marina where boats drift out to explore the whale-inhabited waters of the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Back in the town center and there's the Sidney Museum and the British Columbia Aviation Museum, offering a medley of railroad history and ferocious Spitfires from WWII. Sidney vacation rentals close to Victoria can also be a ticket to the botanical reaches of Beacon Park, and the Royal British Columbia Museum.

Activities

Splashing whales in Sidney

With the handsome 19th-century townhouses and regal urban gardens of the BC capital just a stone's throw to the south, there are plenty of excursions to keep you busy on those rainy days in Sidney. The town's jetties themselves place other delights on the menu. They come in the form of whale watching tours across the straits, trips to the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve for hikes between Douglas fir forests, and wildlife safaris to encounter bald eagles and seals around the coast.

Natural features

Treasures in the sea close to Sidney

Hugging the westward side of the Saanich Peninsula as it spills into the Haro Strait, Sidney has a fine location for those who want a taste of the wild BC coast. You can hop a ferry from the marina and be in the middle of the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve in no time. There, a land of forest-topped islands and rugged shorelines awaits, where whales make regular cameo appearances and the headlands offer some excellent sea kayaking. You can alight to find untrodden hiking trails and campsites in the woods.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Sidney

The nearest airport is in Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ), located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 15.7 mi (25.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sidney?

Whether you're after an intimate retreat for you and your love or somewhere spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Sidney. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a fridge and golf at "Peaceful Heritage Home At Elk Lake". Located around 8 miles from Sidney, this quality property has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • Another excellent choice is "Cozy Guest Suite", which is around 9 miles from Sidney. Featuring 1 bedroom, off-street parking options and internet services, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

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

There's nothing quite like a quick break to lift your spirits. If you're ready to switch off and unwind, these weekend getaways in and around Sidney make the ideal base for a mini break:

  • Located around 9 miles to the south of Sidney, "Cozy Guest Suite" has all you need for a relaxing weekend escape, including internet services and WiFi. When you're ready to get out and explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to discover like Cadboro Bay and East Sooke Park.
  • Another appealing option is "Private Setting/suite In Home/wifi", which is around 9 miles south of Sidney. When you're not kicking back in your rental taking advantage of free toiletries and off-street parking options, be sure to visit Cordova Bay Golf Course and Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal.

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

Enjoy the culture and energy of Sidney from the comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd love to kick back on your own or paint the town red with pals, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Sidney:

  • Make "Peaceful Heritage Home At Elk Lake" your home for a week or more. This great property features amenities including heating and a TV.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Cozy Guest Suite", which comes with conveniences including cable/satellite TV services and off-street parking options.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and do some exploring, there's lots to keep you on the move around Sidney. Interested in culture? Don't miss Belfry Theatre and Mercurio Gallery.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sidney?

Now and then, you've just got to escape from it all, even if it's only for two or three days. Enjoy a nice combination of adventure and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Sidney:

  • "Stunning Sunrises And Mt. Baker Views With The Ocean Outside Your Door" is close to the center of Sidney, which means you'll have loads of things to entertain you. Visit unique sights like Butchart Gardens and Victoria Butterfly Gardens when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy pad.
  • "Spacious Home - Like Suite - Upper" is another wonderful option. Consider adding Camosun College - Interurban Campus and Cordova Bay Golf Course to your list when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Sidney where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • A wide array of amenities including a water park and a firepit make "Character Stay Across Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary" a top pick for groups. This popular retreat has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Sidney, it's around 12 miles away to the south.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with loved ones, and "West Coast Warmth And Luxury With Water Views And Hot Tub" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 11 miles to the south of Sidney, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A fireplace and a water park are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most coveted. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Sidney and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make a booking at "Cadboro Bay 2 Bed House With Garden". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including a travel crib and towels.
  • Otherwise, unpack your bags at "Pool House Near The Beach". As well as its inviting pool, make use of on-site watersports and a kitchen.

Wondering what the weather's like in Sidney? It has a mediterranean climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 65 ºF. If you're after more inspiration on where to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Sidney vacation rentals.

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

Whether your ideal getaway is up in the mountains or down by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with loved ones. Consider one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Sidney and bring along the whole gang:

  • Located about 14 miles to the southeast of Sidney, "Pool House Near The Beach" has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 9 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including nearby birdwatching activities and on-site watersports.
  • "Character Stay Across Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary" is another good option. It's about 12 miles to the south of Sidney, has 6 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people. Handy amenities here include a TV and a dining table.

When you want to step outside your front door, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Butchart Gardens, Government Street and Miniature World should be on your must-do list.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Sidney?

Whether you're eager to enjoy a glass of wine beside the flames with your love or simply stay toasty when the sun goes down, we'll help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Here are some of our favorite options in or near Sidney:

  • Cuddle up with the ones you love around the fire at "Brand New Suite In Fantastic Location". A kitchen and a garden are other amenities you'll have at hand here.
  • Ignite a blaze and then savor the peaceful ambiance at "Upscale Character Home With Luxurious Amenities". This cozy abode also comes with a kitchen and a firepit.