Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Nanoose Bay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Nanoose Bay. Revered for its seaside, beaches and spas, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Nanoose Bay

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Nanoose Bay has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fairwinds Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Winchelsea View Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Paradise Fun Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Little Qualicum Cheeseworks (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Morningstar Golf Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Nanoose Bay

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nanoose Bay

Travellers love Nanoose Bay for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Nanoose Bay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Qualicum National Wildlife Area (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Arbutus Grove Provincial Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Top Bridge Community Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Parksville Community Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Parksville Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Nanoose Bay

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is 21.2 mi (34.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Nanoose Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 213 holiday lettings around Nanoose Bay. From 92 houses to 33 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 beachfront property in Nanoose Bay?

If you're a sucker for seaside horizons and the rhythmic lapping of waves, you're in luck! There are 72 beachside rental homes to choose from. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our options here include:

  • 71 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 65 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 63 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Nanoose Bay?

Instead of booking a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just rent an entire house. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 116 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £39 per night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 42 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Cottage: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £55 per night.
  • Townhome: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £86 per night.

Can I stay in Nanoose Bay in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than exploring somewhere completely new with friends and family. The good news is HomeAway has some places suitable for big groups. Currently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of visitors here, and we have 33 available on our database. Rental options around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 79 properties to rent appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just £86.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 29 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices start at £106 per night.
  • Searching for places for rent suitable for 10 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 11 that'll be perfect. You can book one for as little as £221 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your mom, your grandpa and all your mates to Nanoose Bay.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Nanoose Bay?

Teeny tiny hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Explore our value-packed holiday rentals today and make sure everyone has room to move. Departure Bay is a great area to take a look at if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 23 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £83 per night. You'll find another 10 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Wellington. The average price here is £96 a night.