Discover a selection of 161 vacation rentals in Halfmoon Bay, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $108 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Halfmoon Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Halfmoon Bay
Destination guide

Honeymoons in Halfmoon Bay

Considered one of British Columbia's best kept secrets, Halfmoon Bay is a hidden slice of paradise. It's one of several pocket-sized communities on the Sunshine Coast, a secluded stretch of BC that is accessible only by ferry, boat or sea plane. The vibe is laidback and bohemian, with a string of local galleries, artisan workshops and organic cafes to explore. Thanks to its "off the grid" feel, Halfmoon Bay is a favorite with lovebirds. Whether you are planning a honeymoon or a romantic weekend getaway, secluded Halfmoon Bay vacation rentals tick all the boxes.

Things to do

Beaver encounters in Halfmoon Bay

If you're in search of R&R, you've come to the right place. Halfmoon Bay swaps big-ticket attractions for a wonderland of rugged coastlines, sandy beaches and shimmering tide pools. Halfmoon Bay vacation rentals make the most of the setting, with beautiful waterfront cottages commanding sweeping views over the Salish Sea and Vancouver Island. You can stretch your legs at Smuggler Cove Provincial Park, where scenic hiking trails wind through lush coastal rainforest. If beavers are on your Canadian wish list, don't miss the chance to kayak around the wetlands, where you could spot the bucktoothed rodents renovating their dams.


Beach hopping in Halfmoon Bay

In the summer, seaside lovers can take their pick from multiple beaches, each with its own unique charms. Fringed by a grassy foreshore, Coopers Green is a great place to swim, paddleboard or enjoy a farm-to-table inspired picnic. For a change of scene, head up the coast to Secret Cove. It's dotted with marinas that lure a constant stream of local pleasure crafts. If you want to jump aboard, sign up for a sailboat tour with one of the local operators.

Natural features

Worlds away in Halfmoon Bay

While it's just a few hours from Vancouver, Halfmoon Bay feels worlds away from the city. The tightknit community sits on the Sunshine Coast, a southern stretch of British Columbia's Lower Mainland. On a clear day, you'll get stunning views of Vancouver Island across the aquamarine Salish Sea. Halfmoon Bay is surrounded by a quintet of Sunshine Coast regional parks, including Smuggler Cove, Simpson and Sargeant Bay. Birders will be reaching for the binoculars, with the chance to spot red-beaked oystercatchers, blue herons and bald eagles soaring overhead.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Halfmoon Bay

The nearest airport is in Vancouver Intl. Airport (YVR), located 39.5 mi (63.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre (CXH), which is 38.7 mi (62.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Halfmoon Bay that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Around 7 miles from the center of Halfmoon Bay, it's hard to beat "Ocean Front, Spectacular Views". It has 1 bedroom and handy features including a living room and a garden.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Halfmoon Bay Cottage - Privacy And Spectacular Views". Around 1 mile from the heart of Halfmoon Bay, it has 3 bedrooms and features a stovetop and a nearby laundromat.

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

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

Clock out on Friday and then forget the real world. If you're chasing some fun and relaxation, these rentals in and near Halfmoon Bay promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • "Designer's Luxury Sechelt Beach House" is a comfortable option around 9 miles southeast of the center of Halfmoon Bay. You'll never need to venture far to find something fun to do around this retreat. Pull out your map and head for Rathtrevor Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. Activities like hiking and biking and caving will add the perfect finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • "Cute Cottage And Hot Tub In Forest Setting" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 7 miles east of Halfmoon Bay, use it as a base to do a little cross-country skiing or water skiing. Craig Heritage Park and Museum and Baker Beach Park should also be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Halfmoon Bay?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, ideally suited for one or two guests. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights relaxing in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our top picks is "Ocean Front, Spectacular Views". Lock in a few nights at this popular stay and you'll have access to WiFi and nearby museums.
  • Another great option is "Log Cabin Fully Equipped. Couples". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this cozy apartment is filled with useful amenities like off-street parking options, a nearby beach and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay?

Whether you're seeking a cottage for two or a villa with room for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Halfmoon Bay. These retreats are an ideal base for a flying visit:

  • Within close reach of central Halfmoon Bay, "Log Cabin Fully Equipped. Couples" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • "The Enchanted Woods Waterfront Cottage At Secret Cove" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Halfmoon Bay?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Halfmoon Bay that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Ocean Front, Spectacular Views". Approximately 7 miles from Halfmoon Bay, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and a dining table.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Halfmoon Bay Cottage - Privacy And Spectacular Views". Located around 1 mile from Halfmoon Bay, beauty services and a restaurant dining guide add to the ambiance here.

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

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A wide array of amenities including an ocean view and a kitchen make "Stunning New Home In Sechelt" a favorite with groups. This sprawling retreat has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the heart of Halfmoon Bay, it's around 6 miles away to the east.
  • Nothing's more important than spending time with loved ones, and "Escape Relax Revive" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 11 miles to the north of Halfmoon Bay, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 7 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a nearby waterfront are among the various amenities here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Halfmoon Bay and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to bring your flamingo floatie:

  • Pack your swimsuit and get away with your gang to "Designer's Luxury Sechelt Beach House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a microwave oven and a kitchen island.
  • "Lovely Waterfront Beach House" is the kind of place you go to leave the everyday behind and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its pool. Beach sun loungers and a stereo are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Wondering what the weather is like in Halfmoon Bay? It has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 65 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Halfmoon Bay vacation rentals.

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

Whether you're traveling with the kids or you're taking your parents, cousins and in-laws along, family vacations spell fun. These large rentals in and around Halfmoon Bay have space for everybody — and everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • Make your catch-up a memorable one at "Halfmoon Bay Cottage - Privacy And Spectacular Views". This getaway has 3 bedrooms, caters to 8 guests and features plenty of amenities, including nearby ecotour services and a microwave oven. You'll find it around 1 mile south of Halfmoon Bay.
  • "4 Bedroom Pet Friendly Cottage Quiet Secluded Waterfront Location In Secret Cove", around 1 mile to the west of central Halfmoon Bay, was made for family gatherings. As many as 8 of your loved ones can fit into this popular vacation rental which offers 4 bedrooms, a video library, a DVD player and more.

When you're ready to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to tick off your itinerary. Chapman Creek Hatchery is a good place to kick things off.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Halfmoon Bay and create wonderful memories with the ones you love:

  • "Log Cabin Fully Equipped. Couples" - This popular retreat offers a nearby bay and childrens activities and is about 12 miles to the southeast of central Halfmoon Bay.
  • "Waterfront West Coast Cabin Offering Relaxed Romantic Seclusion Soaker Tub" - This vacation rental is another favorite with families and is around 8 miles northwest of Halfmoon Bay. Offering cable/satellite TV services, a kitchen and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

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

Are there vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Halfmoon Bay?

Along with having a host of health benefits, sliding into a hot tub just feels oh-so good. If it's high time you spoiled yourself and your loved one, these vacation rentals in and around Halfmoon Bay feature this posh perk and more:

  • Step into the hot tub at "5 Star Property - New Hot Tub - Air Conditioned" and let the warm, bubbly waters make your worries go away. It's not the only thing you'll adore about this retreat. A spa tub and a firepit add to the memorable experience.
  • "Oceanfront 4 Bedroom Home On Private Estate Lot" is another terrific option where you can enjoy this relaxation-inducing perk. A fireplace and a spa tub are just a couple of the other amenities on offer here.