Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Granville Street

Come and experience Granville Street and its art galleries, entertainment and theater scene. This cosmopolitan and walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Granville Street

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Granville Street a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Granville Street

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Granville Street is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • False Creek (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sunset Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Granville Street

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.4 mi (47.4 km) away.

It's easy to get around Granville Street by jumping on the metro at Vancouver City Center Station, Granville Station or Waterfront Metro Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Granville Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 130 house rentals around Granville Island. From 28 Houses to 90 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 around Granville Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Granville Island?

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 Granville Island:

  • City Centre: 348 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 191 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 641 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 705 vacation rentals
  • West End: 297 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 Granville Island?

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

  • Canada Place: 1,286 home rentals
  • University of British Columbia: 1,270 home rentals
  • Rogers Arena: 1,287 home rentals
  • Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal: 1,287 home rentals
  • Stanley Park: 1,310 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Granville Island 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 Granville Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in Granville Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Granville Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 90 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 6 lodging choices
  • Studios: 35 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Granville Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 41 vacation homes with pool available in Granville Island.

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