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Destination guide

Head to the vibrant city of West End

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West End. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and local tours. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around West End

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like swimming and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West End a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in West End

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in West End

Travellers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what West End has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, West End is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • English Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sunset Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • False Creek (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West End

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around West End?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 275 holiday lettings around West End. From 235 flats & apartments to 27 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 West End?

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 West End:

  • Grand Boulevard: 48 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 348 holiday homes
  • West Side: 687 holiday homes
  • East Side: 626 holiday homes
  • Upper Lonsdale: 54 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 West End?

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

  • Sunset Beach: 1,311 holiday lettings
  • English Bay Beach: 1,290 holiday lettings
  • English Bay Inukshuk: 1,289 holiday lettings
  • St. Paul's Hospital: 1,294 holiday lettings
  • St Paul's Anglican Church: 1,293 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West End listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 235 Flats in West End. Our other popular types of West End holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 116 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 108 holiday homes with pool available in West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.