Destination guide

Travel to elegant South Pender Island

The island views and forests create a pretty picture of South Pender Island. Well known for its hiking, restaurants and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. 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 South Pender Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South Pender Island a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea Star Vineyard (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Pender Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, South Pender Island is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Shoal Harbour Bird Sanctuary (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around South Pender Island

Fly into Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 3.4 mi (5.4 km) away.

Where to stay near North Pender Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 196 house rentals near North Pender Island. From 90 Houses to 27 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 North Pender Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Pender Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Pender Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Victoria: 1,030 vacation rentals
  • Vancouver Island: 2,277 vacation rentals
  • Salt Spring Island: 385 vacation rentals
  • Surrey: 930 vacation rentals
  • United States: 553,366 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in North Pender Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Pender Island?

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

  • Victoria: 1,030 rentals
  • Surrey: 930 rentals
  • Sidney: 233 rentals
  • Galiano Island: 214 rentals
  • Shawnigan Lake: 178 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to North Pender Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in North Pender Island are:

  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 362 home rentals
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 319 home rentals
  • Friday Harbor Airport (FRD): 498 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in North Pender Island?

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

  • Cadboro Bay: 960 vacation homes
  • Otter Bay Marina: 392 vacation homes
  • Saltspring Marina: 428 vacation homes
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club: 1,081 vacation homes
  • University of Victoria: 983 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around North Pender Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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