Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy West Vancouver

The ocean views, wildlife and mountains are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in West Vancouver. Travellers appreciate the hiking in this walkable city. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around West Vancouver

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Vancouver 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:

  • Cypress Mountain (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grouse Mountain (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • University Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bowen Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Vancouver

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

  • Stanley Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Burrard Inlet (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ambleside Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cypress Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Whytecliff Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Capilano River Regional Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around West Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Vancouver?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 895 holiday lettings around West Vancouver. From 419 houses to 375 flats & apartments, 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 city-centre property in West Vancouver?

If you're all about staying smack bang in the action, consider booking in the main central area. HomeAway has 261 centrally located getaway rentals available. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our options for this destination include:

  • 160 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 137 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 114 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in West Vancouver?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Offering loads of space to spread out, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 564 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £30 a night. If that doesn't match your family's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 223 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Apartment: 193 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.
  • Hotel: 70 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.

Can I stay in West Vancouver in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than staying somewhere new with family and friends. The great news is HomeAway has places to suit large groups. House holiday rentals are the leading option here for large groups of guests. Our international database presently has 123 available. If you're hoping to travel in a big group, the rental properties that will serve you well include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 207 that will suit. The prices start from £69 per night.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 5 people? We have 90 that will work well. Prices begin at just £64 a night.
  • Searching for rental properties to suit 8 people? You'll be delighted to find out we have 79 that will fit the bill. You can book one for as little as £100 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you organise your West Vancouver escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in West Vancouver?

HomeAway is here to help you unwind with your nearest and dearest. Offering a broad selection of value-packed holiday rentals, you're sure to stumble upon a fabulous den that keeps you all under one roof. Steveston has bargain written all over it. And with 9 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £104 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Another 160 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Kitsilano. With an average price of £166 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting about.