Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Salt Spring Island

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Salt Spring Island. This city's island views, local tours and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Salt Spring Island

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Salt Spring Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salt Spring Vineyards (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • The Raptors (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Salt Spring Island

Travellers enjoy Salt Spring Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salt Spring Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salt Spring Island

The nearest airport is in Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 8.9 mi (14.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Salt Spring Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 320 holiday lettings around Salt Spring Island. From 42 flats & apartments to 66 bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salt Spring Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salt Spring Island:

  • West Side: 687 holiday homes
  • East Side: 626 holiday homes
  • Cadboro Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 41 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 24 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salt Spring Island? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Salt Spring Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saltspring Marina: 406 holiday lettings
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards: 407 holiday lettings
  • Fulford Harbour Terminal: 425 holiday lettings
  • Long Harbour Ferry Terminal: 371 holiday lettings
  • Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery: 288 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Salt Spring Island listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Salt Spring Island?

Yes, of course. offers 42 Flats in Salt Spring Island. Our other popular types of Salt Spring Island holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Lodges: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 159 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salt Spring Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in Salt Spring Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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