Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Courtenay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Courtenay. Renowned for its restaurants, island views and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Courtenay

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Courtenay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Courtenay and District Memorial Outdoor Pool (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Blue Moon Winery (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Comox Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • 40 Knots Winery (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Seal Bay Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Courtenay

Travelers love Courtenay for its island views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Courtenay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seal Bay Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Miracle Beach Provincial Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Heisholt Lake (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park (23.5 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Strathcona Provincial Park (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Courtenay

The nearest airport is in Comox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Campbell River, BC (YBL), which is 21.7 mi (34.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Courtenay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 133 house rentals near Courtenay. From 65 Houses to 25 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Courtenay 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 Courtenay?

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

  • Mt Washington Alpine Resort: 137 home rentals
  • Vancouver Island Visitor Centre: 151 home rentals
  • Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community: 158 home rentals
  • Seal Bay Nature Park: 159 home rentals
  • Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens: 190 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 65 Houses in Courtenay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Courtenay include:

  • Cottages: 25 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 20 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 25 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 Courtenay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation homes with pool available in Courtenay.