Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Qualicum Beach

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Qualicum Beach. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, parks and golfing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Qualicum Beach

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like golfing and camping. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Qualicum Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Eaglecrest Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Morningstar Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Little Qualicum Cheeseworks (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Paradise Fun Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Qualicum Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Qualicum Beach

Travellers enjoy Qualicum Beach for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Qualicum Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Qualicum Beach Community Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Heritage Forest (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Parksville Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Parksville Community Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Qualicum Beach

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), the closest airport, located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Qualicum Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 265 holiday lettings around Qualicum Beach. From 57 cabins to 57 cottages, 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.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Qualicum Beach?

Don't just spend an hour or two at the beach. Round up your squad and stay as close as you can to it! The sound of lapping waves and extraordinary sea views? Coming right up! There are 83 beachside rental properties to select from. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Luckily, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 83 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 81 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 72 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Qualicum Beach?

Say goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could need! There are 123 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £32 per night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 46 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £55 per night.
  • Condo: 37 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Townhome: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £127 per night.

Can I stay in Qualicum Beach in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being reunited with old work friends or spending a couple of weeks with your family in a wonderful new destination. And the best thing, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. Why not take a peek at the 48 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading option for large groups of visitors. The rental property options that can cater to large numbers here include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can sleep 6 of you? We have 103 that will suit. Prices start from £72 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 30 rental properties that are suitable. Prices begin at just £72 per night.
  • Looking for properties for rent to suit 7 people? You'll be delighted to find out we have 11 that'll be perfect. You can bag one for as little as £45 per night.

Your whole squad will be well looked after when you organise your Qualicum Beach escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Qualicum Beach?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reunite with those who truly matter and plan a cost-conscious holiday with HomeAway. You'll find plenty of deals awaiting you in Beachcomber. The average price in this awesome area is £240 a night, and you'll have as many as 10 holiday rentals to choose from.