Destination guide

The beachside setting of Sooke is ready to explore

The beaches and wildlife create a pretty picture of Sooke. This relaxing and romantic city entices travelers with its hiking and restaurants. Fisgard Lighthouse and British Columbia Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sooke

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sooke a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Metchosin Golf and Country Club (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Olympic View Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Langford Lanes (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Sooke

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 71°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sooke

Sooke is famous for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sooke is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Sooke Harbour (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sooke Potholes Provincial Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • East Sooke Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Luxton Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • French Beach Provincial Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sooke

Fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Port Angeles, WA (CLM-William R. Fairchild Intl.), which is 20.9 mi (33.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Sooke?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 906 house rentals near Sooke. From 382 Houses to 52 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sooke for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sooke?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sooke:

  • Downtown: 315 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 393 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 25 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 24 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 334 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sooke?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sooke. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sooke Region Museum: 958 home rentals
  • District of Sooke Municipal Hall: 907 home rentals
  • Alyard Farm: 1,004 home rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 988 home rentals
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club: 1,109 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sooke listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sooke?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 382 Houses in Sooke. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sooke include:

  • Cottages: 52 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 52 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 52 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sooke?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 111 vacation homes with pool available in Sooke.

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