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)
How to get there

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 256 house rentals near Coal Harbour. From 23 Houses to 219 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 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:

  • Kitsilano: 174 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 361 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 647 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 710 vacation rentals
  • West End: 309 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 Coal Harbour?

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

  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,277 home rentals
  • Marine Building: 1,276 home rentals
  • Olympic Cauldron: 1,285 home rentals
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,295 home rentals
  • University of British Columbia: 1,240 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coal Harbour 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 Coal Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Coal Harbour. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Coal Harbour include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 219 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 11 lodging choices
  • Studios: 90 lodging choices

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation homes with pool available in Coal Harbour.

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