Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Lake Cowichan

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lake Cowichan. This city's lake, cycling and parks draw many visitors. 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 Lake Cowichan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Lake Cowichan has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Lonely Doug (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Godfrey Brownell Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Averill Creek Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Cowichan

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Cowichan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Port Renfrew Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Trail (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Botanical Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lake Cowichan

The nearest airport is in Nanaimo, BC (YCD), located 31.7 mi (51 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 36.2 mi (58.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lake Cowichan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 123 holiday lettings around Lake Cowichan. From 36 Cabins to 64 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lake Cowichan?

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

  • Central Park: 81 holiday lettings
  • Cowichan Lake Sports Arena: 73 holiday lettings
  • Chemainus River Provincial Park: 299 holiday lettings
  • Kaatza Station Museum: 76 holiday lettings
  • Vancouver Island University: 283 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Cowichan 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 Cabins in Lake Cowichan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 36 Cabins in Lake Cowichan. Our other popular types of Lake Cowichan holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 36 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake Cowichan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Lake Cowichan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.