Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Coal Harbour

The area's architecture and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Coal Harbour. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and biking. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Coal Harbour

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Coal Harbour a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Coal Harbour

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Coal Harbour. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sunset Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Coal Harbour

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7 mi (11.2 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 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Vancouver Waterfront Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Burrard Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Coal Harbour?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 279 house rentals near Coal Harbour. From 221 Condos/Apartments to 38 Houses, 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 Coal Harbour is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Coal Harbour?

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 Coal Harbour:

  • Downtown: 379 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 167 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 353 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 15 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 667 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Coal Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 221 Condos/Apartments in Coal Harbour. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Coal Harbour include:

  • Houses: 38 lodging choices
  • Studios: 98 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 7 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Coal Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation homes with pool available in Coal Harbour.