Destination guide

Travel to charming Malahat

The lake, mountains and gardens display a scene truly unique to Malahat. Travelers to this romantic city praise the horseback riding, coffeehouses and wildlife. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Malahat

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Malahat has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • All Fun Recreation Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Merridale Estate Cidery (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Langford Lanes (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Malahat

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Malahat is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gowlland Tod Provincial Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bamberton Provincial Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Memory Island Provincial Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Goldstream Provincial Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Malahat

Fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Malahat?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 860 house rentals near Malahat. From 351 Houses to 366 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Malahat for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Malahat:

  • Downtown: 328 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 406 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 23 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 23 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 350 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 Malahat?

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

  • Cadboro Bay: 1,013 home rentals
  • Otter Bay Marina: 397 home rentals
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club: 1,134 home rentals
  • University of Victoria: 1,038 home rentals
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital: 1,048 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Malahat 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 Malahat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 351 Houses in Malahat. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Malahat include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 366 lodging choices
  • Villas: 4 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 51 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Malahat?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 134 vacation homes with pool available in Malahat.

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