Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Mill Bay

The area's wineries and jazz are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Mill Bay. Well-liked for its horseback riding, lake and hiking, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Mill Bay

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Mill Bay has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merridale Estate Cidery (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mill Bay

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mill Bay. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Bamberton Provincial Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Memory Island Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Old Mill Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • John Dean Provincial Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Mill Bay

Fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), which is 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Mill Bay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 938 house rentals near Mill Bay. From 401 Houses to 386 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mill Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mill Bay?

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 Mill Bay:

  • Downtown: 281 vacation rentals
  • Oak Bay: 39 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 356 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 24 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 Mill Bay?

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

  • Bamberton Provincial Park: 1,172 home rentals
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park: 1,114 home rentals
  • Merridale Estate Cidery: 791 home rentals
  • Mill Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,174 home rentals
  • Mill Bay Centre: 1,106 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mill Bay 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 Mill Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 401 Houses in Mill Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mill Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 386 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 43 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 43 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 Mill Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 133 vacation homes with pool available in Mill Bay.