Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Pender Island

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Pender Island. This city's island views, hiking and boating draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Pender Island

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pender Island a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea Star Vineyard (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pender Island

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

  • Butchart Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Shoal Harbour Bird Sanctuary (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Pender Island

The nearest airport is in Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base), located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pender Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday lettings around Pender Island. From 92 Houses to 51 Cabins, 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 Pender Island?

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 Pender Island:

  • Cordova Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 44 holiday homes
  • Ganges: 23 holiday homes
  • Cadboro Bay: 21 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 Pender Island?

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

  • Otter Bay Marina: 421 holiday lettings
  • Browning Harbour Marina: 432 holiday lettings
  • Pender Island Museum: 427 holiday lettings
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club: 421 holiday lettings
  • Morning Bay Vineyard: 413 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pender Island 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 Pender Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 92 Houses in Pender Island. Our other popular types of Pender Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pender Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Pender Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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