Discover a selection of 172 vacation rentals in Darnley, PE, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $75 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Darnley. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Darnley—a hidden gem on Canada’s popular Prince Edward Island

Darnley is a small, unincorporated community located in the west of Prince Edward Island, just north of Kensington. It’s an out-of-the-way community that functions as a hidden gem among vacationers, discovering the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway. With easy access to the Twin Shores camping area, the Thunder Cove Beach, and outstanding golfing, fine dining, arts and culture, and the best in sightseeing opportunities, Darnley is an ideal destination to explore. Book your Darnley vacation rentals to discover all there is to see here and around Prince Edward Island.

Things to do

Resorts, culture, and surprising local attractions all over Darnley

There are incredible local attractions around the Darnley region. These include the Twin Shores Camping Area, a beachfront area with beautiful scenery and modern amenities to ensure that you’re comfortable during your stay. Enjoy fabulous beaches, like the Thunder Cove Beach, Gulf of St. Lawrence Beach, the Darnley Basin Beach, and Profitts Point Beach. Don’t forget to enjoy a day at Darnley Greens Golf Course, or check out the Malpeque Outer Range Lighthouses. Finally, take a road trip to Prince Edward Island to experience the many Anne of Green Gables history museums and attractions all over the island.


Upscale entertainment, dining, and arts at Darnley

People visit lakeshore areas for the chance to relax along the sands of a freshwater paradise, and that’s available for you in the Darnley area. There are several beautiful beaches nearby, including Thunder Cove and Twin Shores. For those who love outdoor but upscale entertainment, check out the world-class golf course nearby. You can also seize the opportunity to visit real lighthouses before wandering the quaint streets of the community, checking out the lovely local shops and boutiques. Unwind then at peaceful local bistros, cafes, and restaurants. Securing your vacation rental at Darnley is only the beginning.


Enjoy a moderate climate with mild temperatures all year at Darnley

Prince Edward Island and Darnley are marked by a temperate continental climate all year round. Darnley specifically has four seasons, but the warm waters from the nearby Gulf of St. Lawrence ensure mild summers. Overall, the weather can be variable all year. Average temperatures in summer are around 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23 Celsius), while the average high in the winter is around 26 degrees Fahrenheit (-3.3 Celsius), warmer than many inland locations. Still, with 112 inches of annual snowfall, many choose to visit at the height of summer or in the off-season periods immediately before or after.

Natural features

A natural basin island with stunning natural geography to see at Darnley

Prince Edward Island was formed millions of years ago from a sedimentary basin, which was flooded and built up during and after the glacier movements of the last Ice Age, leaving behind an island largely comprised of red sandstone. Combined with its continental climate, the Darnley area is a great place for swimming, exploring the ocean climate of the gulf, spending time on the beautiful beaches and coastlines, and enjoying the many varieties of natural areas that exist on the island. The picturesque beachfront areas alone are enough to encourage anyone to secure Darnley vacation rentals.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Darnley

Fly into Charlottetown, PEI (YYG), the closest airport, located 30.6 mi (49.2 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Darnley, PE, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 172 vacation rentals around Darnley. From 90 cottage rentals to 69 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a water-view property in Darnley?

There's something undeniably calming about being around a body of water. If that sounds like the getaway of your dreams, you're in for a treat! Vrbo has no less than 58 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. Open to other suggestions? Vrbo has stacks more options to explore, including:

  • 55 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 53 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 50 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Darnley in a large group?

Getaways with your favorite people can be tons of fun, particularly when you're staying under the one roof in an amazing new place! If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help out. The favorite choice for big groups here are cottage vacation homes, and there are 40 available. In and around the area, the properties that can accommodate large groups of guests include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can hold 6 vacationers? We have 140 that will suit. The prices start from $70 per night.
  • Need a rental property for 8 people? We have 100 that will be perfect. You can book one for as little as $148 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 46 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $178 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your grandpa and all your mates to Darnley.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Darnley?

Vrbo has an assortment of fantastic budget-concious rentals. Treat your squad to a lavish night out or stay a few extra nights with all the moolah leftover. You'll find lots of deals awaiting you in Seawood Estates. The average price in this amazing area is $238 a night, and you'll have as many as 14 rentals to select from.

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