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Head to the vibrant city of Granville Street

Come and experience Granville Street and its art galleries, entertainment and theatre scene. This cosmopolitan and walkable city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Granville Street

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Granville Street a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Granville Street

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Granville Street is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • False Creek (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sunset Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Granville Street

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.4 mi (47.4 km) away.

It's easy to get around Granville Street by jumping on the metro at Vancouver City Center Station, Granville Station or Waterfront Metro Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Granville Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 114 holiday lettings around Granville Island. From 92 flats & apartments to 13 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 Granville 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 Granville Island:

  • Grand Boulevard: 49 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 350 holiday homes
  • West Side: 698 holiday homes
  • East Side: 641 holiday homes
  • Upper Lonsdale: 55 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 Granville Island? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Granville Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Canada Place: 1,296 holiday lettings
  • Grouse Mountain: 1,280 holiday lettings
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,319 holiday lettings
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge: 1,301 holiday lettings
  • Capilano Mall: 1,296 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 92 Flats in Granville Island. Our other popular types of Granville Island holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Granville Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.