Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy West Vancouver

The ocean views, wildlife and mountains are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in West Vancouver. Travelers appreciate the hiking in this walkable city. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around West Vancouver

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Vancouver 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:

  • Cypress Mountain (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grouse Mountain (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • University Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bowen Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Vancouver

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, West Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Burrard Inlet (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ambleside Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cypress Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Whytecliff Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Capilano River Regional Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around West Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away.

Where to stay near West Vancouver?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,104 house rentals near West Vancouver. From 544 Houses to 428 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Vancouver is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Vancouver?

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 West Vancouver:

  • Ambleside: 26 vacation rentals
  • Dundarave: 22 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 372 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 189 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 664 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 West Vancouver?

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

  • Park Royal: 1,326 home rentals
  • Ambleside Village: 1,322 home rentals
  • Ambleside Park: 1,324 home rentals
  • Village at Park Royal: 1,325 home rentals
  • Hollyburn Country Club: 1,318 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Vancouver 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 West Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 544 Houses in West Vancouver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Vancouver include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 428 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 13 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 13 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 183 vacation homes with pool available in West Vancouver.