Destination guide

Travel to scenic Kitsilano

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Kitsilano. This city's beaches, seaside and island views attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Kitsilano

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kitsilano has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • University Golf Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (5.6 mi / 9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kitsilano

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kitsilano

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kitsilano. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Kitsilano Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • English Bay (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sunset Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Jericho Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kitsilano

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 5.1 mi (8.2 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 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kitsilano?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 150 holiday lettings around Kitsilano. From 86 flats & apartments to 50 houses, 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 Kitsilano?

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 Kitsilano:

  • Grand Boulevard: 47 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 348 holiday homes
  • West Side: 687 holiday homes
  • East Side: 626 holiday homes
  • Upper Lonsdale: 54 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 Kitsilano? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kitsilano. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,293 holiday lettings
  • West 4th Avenue: 1,312 holiday lettings
  • Forerunners: 1,291 holiday lettings
  • Vanier Park: 1,296 holiday lettings
  • Model Ships Museum: 1,294 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kitsilano listed on 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 Flats in Kitsilano?

Yes, of course. offers 86 Flats in Kitsilano. Our other popular types of Kitsilano holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 8 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 Kitsilano?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Kitsilano. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.