Destination guide

Friendly Gibsons will entice you

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gibsons. Travelers appreciate the seafood restaurants in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Gibsons

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gibsons a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cypress Mountain (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Party Ponies and Farm Ventures (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bowen Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Chapman Creek Hatchery (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Sechelt Golf and Country Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Gibsons

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gibsons

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gibsons is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Elphinstone Provincial Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Crippen Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Dorman Point (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Whytecliff Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Porpoise Bay Provincial Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hidden Groves (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gibsons

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 26.3 mi (42.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Gibsons?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 223 house rentals near Gibsons. From 129 Houses to 50 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gibsons for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Gibsons:

  • West Side: 738 vacation rentals
  • West Sechelt: 22 vacation rentals
  • West Point Grey: 56 vacation rentals
  • Davis Bay: 18 vacation rentals
  • Dundarave: 22 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 Gibsons?

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

  • Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives: 614 home rentals
  • Dakota Ridge: 412 home rentals
  • University of British Columbia: 1,295 home rentals
  • Jericho Beach: 1,331 home rentals
  • Furry Creek Golf and Country Club: 282 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 129 Houses in Gibsons. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gibsons include:

  • Cottages: 50 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 50 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 50 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 Gibsons?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation homes with pool available in Gibsons.