Destination guide

Travel to beautiful Kitsilano

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Kitsilano. This city's beaches, seaside and island views attract many visitors, and its scenic and cosmopolitan location add to the charm. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park 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 and attractions in and around Kitsilano

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kitsilano has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • University Golf Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (5.6 mi / 9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kitsilano

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kitsilano

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kitsilano. 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 (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Kitsilano Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • English Bay (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sunset Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Jericho Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kitsilano

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 5.1 mi (8.2 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 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

Where to stay near Kitsilano?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 174 house rentals near Kitsilano. From 77 Condos/Apartments to 71 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kitsilano for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kitsilano?

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 Kitsilano:

  • Downtown: 366 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 647 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 712 vacation rentals
  • West End: 313 vacation rentals
  • Coal Harbour: 258 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 Kitsilano?

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

  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,294 home rentals
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum: 1,296 home rentals
  • Canada Place: 1,246 home rentals
  • University of British Columbia: 1,242 home rentals
  • Rogers Arena: 1,259 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kitsilano 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 Condos/Apartments in Kitsilano?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 77 Condos/Apartments in Kitsilano. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kitsilano include:

  • Houses: 71 lodging choices
  • Studios: 48 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 13 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kitsilano?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation homes with pool available in Kitsilano.

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