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Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Cabin Rentals

Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Cabin Rentals

About Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands

Travelling to Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands, British Columbia

The Vancouver Island region—encompassing Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and some of British Columbia’s mainland—is a highly coveted cottage country area. In fact, Conde Nast Traveler named it the top island to visit in Canada! With rainforests, beaches and mountains, it has one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems and there are cabin rentals scattered throughout.  

Vancouver Island is bisected by the Beaufort Mountain Range, and much of the land area is protected parkland and old-growth forest. Hikers and bikers can experience untouched wilderness and spetacular wildlife (hint: check out the Pacific Rim National Park), while anglers can fish for all five species of Pacific salmon in the area's lakes and rivers. In the spring and summer, the island has a Mediterranean-like climate and its tranquil beaches are swimming, sailing, and surfing hot spots. Come winter, there is world class skiing and snowboarding at Mount Washington. Year round, the region is a playground for food and culture lovers, as Victoria (BC's capital city) and Cowichan Valley’s “Gourmet Trail” are home to restaurants, farmers’ markets, and wineries and the north part of the island is rich in First Nations heritage, art and culture.

On the over 200 Gulf Islands, named by National Geographic Traveler as one of the world's best coastal destinations, visitors can fish, kayak, and scuba dive in the sheltered waters between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia. This is also one of the world’s best places to see orcas, humpbacks, and grey whales. Then, after adventures in the great outdoors, spend time touring wineries and vineyards on Salt Spring and Saturna Islands, where artisan fare and fresh produce can be sampled at organic farms and farmers' markets. 

Vancouver Island cabin rentals and Gulf Island cabin rentals are easily accessible via BC Ferry from Vancouver and Victoria and are among the most coveted vacation rentals in British Columbia.

Why Rent Here

Why Rent in Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands, British Columbia

The Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands region is home to more then 200 beautiful islands and offers a variety of accommodation options including cabin rentals, cottage resorts and cozy bed & breakfasts. The Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands region has everything you need for a great adventure year round with wineries, hiking trails, great fishing, and beautiful beaches for swimming and relaxing.  

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the region from your very own Vancouver Island vacation rental or a private cabin on one of the Gulf Islands, and spend your days watching wildlife. Vancouver Island is one of the best locations in the world for whale watching and bird watching!  

With a large selection of vacation homes, bed and breakfasts and cabins for rent, Gulf Islands vacation rentals and Vancouver Island vacation rentals are a great way to enjoy this special part of British Columbia.

What to Do Here

What to do in Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands, British Columbia

Wildlife Viewing
Skiing & Snowboarding
On The Ocean
National & Provincial Parks
Mountains
Lake Country
Hiking & Biking
Fishing
Beach
Surfing
Sailing & Yachting
Food & Wine
Golf
Kayaking & Canoeing
Arts & Culture

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Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Cabin Rentals & Cottage Rentals

Long Beach Lodge Resort

Hotel Resorts in Tofino, British Columbia

$289
Night

Welcome to our luxury Oceanfront Tofino Accommodations. We are honored to be recognized as the #1 Vancouver Island Resort by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine (#3 … More →


Riverbend Rv And Cottages

Cottage Resorts in Parksville, British Columbia

$139
Night

Visit our website: www.riverbendresort.bc.ca Riverbend RV Resort & Cottages is situated on 16 Acres of wooded parkland on the banks of the beautiful Englishman … More →


The Inn At Tough City

Hotel Resorts in Tofino, British Columbia

$109
Night

Located on Tofino Harbor, this hotel in British Columbia features an on-site sushi restaurant and bar. The hotel features recycled bricks from downtown … More →


Blind Channel Resort

Cottage Resorts in Blind Channel, British Columbia

$980
Week

Fly in or boat in to Blind Channel, and you’ll find comfortable accommodations on an island in the wilderness, adjacent to great hiking trails and ideally … More →


Charming House Downtown Victoria

Cottage Rentals in Victoria, British Columbia

3
Beds

1.5
Baths

$1,350
Week

This well-appointed home is walking distance to downtown Victoria, Inner Harbour, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria Art Gallery and a lovely stroll to Cook Street … More →


Anderson Cove House

Vacation Homes in Sooke, British Columbia

5
Beds

4+
Baths

$1,290
Week

This spacious oceanfront home is situated on a bluff overlooking Sooke Basin, on 4.5 acres of unmatched natural beauty, luxury, and total privacy. The house is … More →


Beach Cottage With Amazing View

Cottage Rentals in Quadra Island, British Columbia

3
Beds

3
Baths

$1,195
Week

LOCATION Relax on the oceanfront deck after biking , hiking or kayaking while the kids play on the beach 10 feet away. Interesting beach with lots of sealife … More →


Curious Cove Guest House

Cottage Rentals in Tofino, British Columbia

3
Beds

2.5
Baths

$1,300
Week

Curious Cove Guest House at Jensen’s Bay is a truly West Coast getaway. Our home is nestled in a quiet forested cul-de-sac that backs onto the tidal flats of … More →


Kingfisher Cove

Cottage Rentals in Pender Island, British Columbia

2
Beds

1
Baths

$975
Week

Kingfisher Cove is a 3.5 acre private oceanfront property located on the north end of South Pender Island on Ainslie Point Road facing Bedwell Harbour and … More →


Reef Point Cottages

Cottage Resorts in Ucluelet, British Columbia

$99
Night

Reef Point Cottages, where the west coast rain forest meets the mighty Pacific Ocean, is located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Ucluelet, British … More →


New 2 Bdrm Suite W. Hot Tub

Cottage Rentals in Nanaimo, British Columbia

2
Beds

1
Baths

$1,000
Week

Imagine waking up to the reflection of the sunrise on the ocean. Watch the eagles, heron, kingfishers, ducks even humming birds from this bird watchers paradise… More →


Madrona Resort

Cottage Resorts in Parksville, British Columbia

$1,120
Week

Welcome to the Madrona Resort Stay with us for an unforgettable Vancouver Island holiday See things from our perspective... Nestled along the shores of … More →


Morning Beach B&B & Cottage

Bed & Breakfasts in Galiano, British Columbia

$125
Night

Exceptional mornings...... Galiano Islands, Morning Beach is a tranquil waterfront vacation spot, with a sandy beach and panoramic view of the Strait of … More →


Clayoquot Cedar House

Cottage Rentals in Tofino, British Columbia

2
Beds

2
Baths

$1,900
Week

THIS CLAYOQUOT CEDAR HOUSE IS SITUATED ON A BEAUTIFUL ACRE OF COASTAL FOREST IN TOFINO'S BEACHES AREA, ACROSS FROM COX BAY. THIS WEST COAST CRAFTSMAN CUSTOM … More →


Tofino Cedar House

Cottage Rentals in Tofino, British Columbia

2
Beds

2
Baths

Call
Week

THIS NEW WEST COAST CRAFTSMAN STYLE HOUSE IS PRIVATE AND STYLED FOR ENJOYMENT WITH TWO BEDROOMS, ONE WITH ENSUITE BATHROOM; DOUBLE FUTON BED ON UPSTAIRS LANDING… More →


Vacation Rental Suite

Condo Rentals in Victoria, British Columbia

2
Beds

1
Baths

$780
Week

The Master Bedroom, with its own entrance to the bathroom, is decorated with pine furniture and has a Queen size bed. Reading lights for the convenience of … More →


Seafarer's Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfasts in Tofino, British Columbia

$155
Night

On the West Coast of Vancouver Island, at the end of the Trans Canada Highway, just before the village of Tofino, you'll find the Seafarer's Bed & Breakfast. … More →


Kiwi Cove Lodge

Hotel Resorts in Ladysmith, British Columbia

$90
Night

Delight yourself in these peaceful lodge accommodations on Vancouver Island with a growing kiwi farm just outside your door. Set in the fresh countryside, this … More →


Albionmanor.com - Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfasts in Victoria, British Columbia

$119
Night

Our goal is to ensure that your stay at Albion Manor Bed and Breakfast is the highlight of your trip to Victoria. To do that, we provide you with congenial … More →


South Facing Oceanfront Home

Cottage Rentals in Pender Island, British Columbia

3
Beds

2
Baths

$1,050
Week

This comfortable South facing home overlooks Haro Strait with the Olympic Mountains in the background. Relax on the sunny deck watching sail boats, kayaks and … More →


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