Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Halfmoon Bay

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Halfmoon Bay. This relaxing and romantic city entices travelers with its camping and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Halfmoon Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Halfmoon Bay a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sechelt Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Baker Beach Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Pender Harbour Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Garden Bay Marine Provincial Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Chapman Creek Hatchery (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Halfmoon Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Halfmoon Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sargeant Bay Provincial Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Hidden Groves (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Porpoise Bay Provincial Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Mount Richardson Provincial Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Halfmoon Bay

The nearest airport is in Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Halfmoon Bay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 173 house rentals near Halfmoon Bay. From 88 Houses to 51 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Halfmoon Bay 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 Halfmoon Bay?

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

  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park: 342 home rentals
  • Qualicum National Wildlife Area: 316 home rentals
  • Fairwinds Golf Club: 359 home rentals
  • Spipiyus Provincial Park: 205 home rentals
  • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital: 290 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Halfmoon Bay 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 Halfmoon Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Houses in Halfmoon Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Halfmoon Bay include:

  • Cabins: 51 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 51 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 51 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Halfmoon Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation homes with pool available in Halfmoon Bay.