Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Galiano

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Galiano. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the whale watching, spas and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Galiano

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Galiano a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galiano

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Galiano is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Galiano

Fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 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 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Galiano Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 184 holiday lettings around Galiano Island. From 64 houses to 48 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 an ocean-view property in Galiano Island?

Crystalline waters, fine sands and blue skies as a backdrop. If that sounds like your own personal heaven, now's your opportunity to really bliss out. Fortunately, there are 93 beachside holiday rentals to whisk yourself away to. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our options here include:

  • 80 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 66 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 50 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Galiano Island?

Say goodbye to uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 101 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £57 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 43 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.
  • Condo: 21 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £137 per night.
  • Cabin: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.

Can I stay in Galiano Island in a large group?

There's nothing like meeting up with old work friends or spending a few nights with your beloved relatives in a marvellous new place. What's best, HomeAway has places to suit you. House holiday rentals are the most popular option here for big groups of travellers. Our global database presently has 34 available. The rental property options that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 79 rental properties ideal for that size. Book a night from just £29.
  • After a place for 8 guests? We have 18 that will work well. Prices start from £143 a night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 5 guests? You'll be happy to learn we have 12 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £86 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your brother and all your besties to Galiano Island.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Galiano Island?

Give the flick to soulless hotel chains! Savour the charm of living like a local in an economical holiday rental instead. Check out all the fabulous options available to book on HomeAway. Ganges is a fantastic area to consider if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 30 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £85 per night. You'll find another 30 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Central Saanich. The average price in this area is £104 per night.

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