Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic North Vancouver

The ocean views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in North Vancouver. This city's shopping, restaurants and hiking attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around North Vancouver

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that North Vancouver has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Empire Fields (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Vancouver

Travellers enjoy North Vancouver for its seaside and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, North Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Waterfront Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Park and Tilford Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lynn Canyon Park (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Capilano River Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around North Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around North Vancouver?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 945 holiday lettings around North Vancouver. From 4 boats to 396 flats & apartments, 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 North Vancouver?

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 North Vancouver:

  • Grand Boulevard: 47 holiday homes
  • Lower Lonsdale: 59 holiday homes
  • Central Lonsdale: 75 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 348 holiday homes
  • West Side: 687 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 North Vancouver? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in North Vancouver. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Capilano Mall: 1,272 holiday lettings
  • Lonsdale Quay Market: 1,253 holiday lettings
  • Lonsdale Quay Seabus Terminal: 1,253 holiday lettings
  • Park and Tilford Gardens: 1,266 holiday lettings
  • Waterfront Park: 1,249 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around North Vancouver 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 Boats in North Vancouver?

Yes, of course. offers 4 Boats in North Vancouver. Our other popular types of North Vancouver holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 396 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 449 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 259 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in North Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 166 holiday homes with pool available in North Vancouver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.