Destination guide

Friendly Burnaby will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Burnaby. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Burnaby

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Burnaby 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:

  • Grouse Mountain (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Burnaby Village Museum (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burnaby

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Burnaby. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Central Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Deer Lake (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Burnaby Lake Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • John Hendry Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Moody Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Burnaby

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

You can get around Burnaby by catching a ride on the metro at Metrotown Station, Patterson Station or Royal Oak Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Burnaby?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,027 holiday lettings around Burnaby. From 413 flats & apartments to 509 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Burnaby?

Sure, getting away from it all is nice. But sometimes launching yourself into the energetic excitement of the city is a great deal more interesting and fun! HomeAway has 269 centrally located rental homes available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has loads more rental options to look through, including:

  • 167 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 142 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 117 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Burnaby?

If you want to live like a local and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 675 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £29 a night. If that doesn't suit your crew's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 235 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.
  • Apartment: 211 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Hotel: 103 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.

Can I stay in Burnaby in a large group?

There's nothing quite like catching up with old work friends or spending a few nights with your beloved relatives in an exciting new location. What's best, HomeAway has places to suit you. At the moment, house holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of travellers here, and we have 146 available on our database. If you're planning on travelling with a large group, the holiday properties that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 474 properties to rent ideal for that size. Stay a night for as little as £40.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 214 that will be perfect. The starting price is £50 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be glad to know we have 174 that'll be ideal. You can score one for as little as £100 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring along your mom, your cousins and all your besties to Burnaby.

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