Discover a selection of 197 vacation rentals in Gibsons 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $79 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Gibsons. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Gibsons – a gateway to the Sunshine Coast

A gateway to the Sunshine Coast, Gibsons is a haven for hippies, young families and free spirits alike. The pretty waterfront town is fringed by a strip of colorful houses overlooking the harbor. While it's just a 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, this laidback slice of British Columbia feels worlds away from the city. Settle down with Gibsons vacation rentals and you'll quickly understand why it's often crowned one of the world's most livable small communities.

Things to do

Discover Sechelt Nation culture in Gibsons

The Sunshine Coast is known for its flourishing arts scene and there's no better place to soak it up than Gibsons Public Art Gallery. From oil paintings to digital photography, it celebrates local talent. You can also work your way through a handful of museums. Overlooking the harbor, the Sunshine Coast Museum offers a rundown of the region's maritime history. Daytrip to nearby towns like Sechelt and you'll find attractions like House of Chiefs. The cultural museum celebrates the legacy of the Sechelt Nation that first inhabited the Sunshine Coast.

Activities

Island-inspired shopping in Gibsons Landing

You'll find most of the action down at Gibsons Landing, the town's lively waterfront strip. It's hard to resist peering into the cluster of trendy clothing boutiques, local art galleries and farm-to-table cafes. Snag a seat at a waterfront eatery and spend the afternoon watching pleasure boats cruise in and out of the harbor. Gibsons also throws a fantastic weekend farmers market. It's a great excuse to stock up on fresh produce and whip up Sunshine Coast-inspired feasts in the kitchen of your Gibsons vacation rental. There's plenty on offer outdoors, including kayaking, canoeing and fishing for local Coho salmon.

Weather

Year-round charms in Gibsons

Summer brings high season to the Sunshine Coast, with a constant stream of ferries and pleasure boats cruising into Gibsons Landing. Farmers' markets are in full swing and the Sunshine Coast throws a string of summer festivals. For a low-key vacation, consider visiting Gibsons in late spring or early fall. The town feels laidback and there's every chance of sunshine. Thanks to a year-round population, Gibsons continues to charm in the winter. Enjoy wine and board games by a blazing fireplace or throw on cross-country skis and explore the trails of the Dakota Ridge recreation area.

Natural features

Beach hopping on the Gibsons coastline

Gibsons is perched on the southern tip of the Sunshine Coast, a pristine stretch of mainland British Columbia. Boats sail into Gibsons Landing, a 40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver. Lovers of the outdoors will be in their element, with Gibsons vacation rentals offering easy access to a handful of parks. Roberts Creek Provincial Park is known for secluded sandy beaches, where you can swim, beachcomb and peer into tidal pools. Keep an eye out for seals and orcas frolicking in Howe Sound.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Gibsons

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 26.3 mi (42.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gibsons?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 197 vacation rentals around Gibsons. From 114 house rentals to 47 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.