Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of West End

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West End. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and local tours. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around West End

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like swimming and biking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West End a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in West End

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in West End

Travelers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what West End has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, West End is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • English Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sunset Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • False Creek (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around West End

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

Where to stay near West End?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 323 house rentals near West End. From 258 Condos/Apartments to 42 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West End for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West End?

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 West End:

  • Downtown: 374 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 181 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 668 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 740 vacation rentals
  • Coal Harbour: 268 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 West End?

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

  • English Bay Inukshuk: 1,334 home rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,334 home rentals
  • Roedde House Museum: 1,335 home rentals
  • Canada Place: 1,303 home rentals
  • University of British Columbia: 1,279 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West End 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 West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 258 Condos/Apartments in West End. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West End include:

  • Houses: 42 lodging choices
  • Studios: 105 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 15 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 108 vacation homes with pool available in West End.

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