Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Qualicum Beach

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Qualicum Beach. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, parks and golfing. 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 Qualicum Beach

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like golfing and camping. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Qualicum Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Eaglecrest Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Morningstar Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Little Qualicum Cheeseworks (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Paradise Fun Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Qualicum Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 74°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Qualicum Beach

Travelers enjoy Qualicum Beach for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Qualicum Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Qualicum Beach Community Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Heritage Forest (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Parksville Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Parksville Community Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Qualicum Beach

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), the closest airport, located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

Where to stay near Qualicum Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 261 house rentals near Qualicum Beach. From 104 Houses to 57 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Qualicum Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Spider Lake Provincial Park: 270 home rentals
  • The Old School House Arts Centre: 272 home rentals
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland: 269 home rentals
  • Qualicum Beach Community Park: 274 home rentals
  • PineRidge Farm Market: 273 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Qualicum Beach 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 Qualicum Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 104 Houses in Qualicum Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Qualicum Beach include:

  • Cottages: 57 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 49 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 57 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Qualicum Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 83 vacation homes with pool available in Qualicum Beach.