Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Saanichton is ready to explore

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Saanichton. This city's island views, gardens and beaches draw many visitors. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Saanichton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Saanichton has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Cordova Bay Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Royal Oak Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Saanichton

Saanichton is famous for its island views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saanichton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • John Dean Provincial Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Rotary Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Brethour Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Iroquois Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sidney Skatepark (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Saanichton

Fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Saanichton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,073 house rentals near Saanichton. From 470 Houses to 403 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 near Saanichton is on HomeAway.

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

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 Saanichton:

  • Downtown: 295 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 375 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 23 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 319 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 Saanichton?

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

  • Cadboro Bay: 959 home rentals
  • Otter Bay Marina: 393 home rentals
  • Saltspring Marina: 428 home rentals
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club: 1,082 home rentals
  • University of Victoria: 983 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 470 Houses in Saanichton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saanichton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 403 lodging choices
  • Villas: 7 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 77 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saanichton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 150 vacation homes with pool available in Saanichton.

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