Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Mill Bay

The area's wineries and jazz are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Mill Bay. Revered for its horse riding, lake and hiking, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Mill Bay

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Mill Bay 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 centre:

  • Merridale Estate Cidery (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mill Bay

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mill Bay. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Bamberton Provincial Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Memory Island Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Old Mill Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • John Dean Provincial Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mill Bay

Fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre. 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 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mill Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,117 holiday lettings around Mill Bay. From 504 Houses to 438 Flats, 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 Mill Bay?

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 Mill Bay:

  • Downtown: 332 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Harris Green: 368 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 43 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 Mill Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mill Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brentwood College School: 1,283 holiday lettings
  • Merridale Estate Cidery: 963 holiday lettings
  • Bamberton Provincial Park: 1,298 holiday lettings
  • Mill Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,293 holiday lettings
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park: 1,262 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mill Bay listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Mill Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 504 Houses in Mill Bay. Our other popular types of Mill Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 438 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mill Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 155 holiday homes with pool available in Mill Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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