Destination guide

The friendly area of Colwood awaits your stay

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Colwood. This city's hiking, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its walkable and welcoming location. Fisgard Lighthouse and British Columbia Parliament Building 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 Colwood

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Colwood a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Olympic View Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Langford Lanes (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Golf Course (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • WildPlay West Shore Victoria (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Metchosin Golf and Country Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colwood is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Havenwood Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Latoria Creek Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Luxton Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Saxe Point Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colwood

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Colwood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 760 holiday lettings around Colwood. From 277 Houses to 389 Flats, 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 Colwood?

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 Colwood:

  • Downtown: 331 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Harris Green: 364 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 43 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 Colwood?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Colwood. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Havenwood Park: 1,174 holiday lettings
  • Royal Roads University: 1,190 holiday lettings
  • Hatley Castle: 1,195 holiday lettings
  • Hatley Park National Historic Site: 1,192 holiday lettings
  • Lochside Regional Trail: 1,140 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Colwood listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Colwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 277 Houses in Colwood. Our other popular types of Colwood holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 389 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Colwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 100 holiday homes with pool available in Colwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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