Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Mayne Island

The island views, forests and parks display a scene truly unique to Mayne Island. Travellers appreciate the hiking in this relaxing city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Mayne Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mayne Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Mayne Island

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mayne Island

Travellers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Mayne Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Mayne Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mayne Island

Fly into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mayne Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 118 holiday lettings around Mayne Island. From 47 Cabins to 47 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mayne Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mayne Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • United States: 554,441 holiday homes
  • Vancouver Island: 2,422 holiday homes
  • Victoria: 1,160 holiday homes
  • Surrey: 1,009 holiday homes
  • Duncan: 256 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mayne Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mayne Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Mayne Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Victoria: 1,160 holiday lettings
  • Surrey: 1,009 holiday lettings
  • Duncan: 256 holiday lettings
  • Richmond: 1,234 holiday lettings
  • Mill Bay: 1,112 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Mayne Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Mayne Island are:

  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 386 self catering accommodations
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 330 self catering accommodations
  • Westsound Seaplane Base (WSX): 548 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Mayne Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Mayne Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Saltspring Marina: 452 holiday rentals
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park: 388 holiday rentals
  • Steveston Village Historic Waterfront: 1,409 holiday rentals
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,259 holiday rentals
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards: 451 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mayne Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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