Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Lake Cowichan

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lake Cowichan. This city's lake, biking and parks draw many visitors. 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 Lake Cowichan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Lake Cowichan has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Lonely Doug (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Godfrey Brownell Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Averill Creek Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Cowichan

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Cowichan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Port Renfrew Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Trail (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Botanical Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Lake Cowichan

The nearest airport is in Nanaimo, BC (YCD), located 31.7 mi (51 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 36.2 mi (58.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Lake Cowichan?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 102 house rentals near Lake Cowichan. From 44 Houses to 35 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Cowichan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Cowichan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 44 Houses in Lake Cowichan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Cowichan include:

  • Cabins: 35 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 35 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 35 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 Lake Cowichan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation homes with pool available in Lake Cowichan.