Destination guide

The friendly area of Colwood awaits your stay

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Colwood. This city's hiking, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. Fisgard Lighthouse and British Columbia Parliament Building 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 Colwood

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Colwood a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Olympic View Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Langford Lanes (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Golf Course (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • WildPlay West Shore Victoria (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Metchosin Golf and Country Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colwood is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Havenwood Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Latoria Creek Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Luxton Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Saxe Point Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colwood

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Colwood?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 665 house rentals near Colwood. From 235 Houses to 351 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Colwood for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Colwood:

  • Downtown: 295 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 375 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 24 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 319 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 Colwood?

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

  • Royal Roads University: 1,060 home rentals
  • Hatley Castle: 1,060 home rentals
  • Havenwood Park: 1,044 home rentals
  • Hatley Park National Historic Site: 1,060 home rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 959 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 235 Houses in Colwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 351 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 17 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 17 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Colwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 84 vacation homes with pool available in Colwood.

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