Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Salt Spring Island

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Salt Spring Island. This city's island views, local tours and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Stayz has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Salt Spring Island

Do you want to discover 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 Salt Spring Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salt Spring Vineyards (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • The Raptors (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Salt Spring Island

Travellers enjoy Salt Spring Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salt Spring Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salt Spring Island

The nearest airport is in Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 8.9 mi (14.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Salt Spring Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 280 holiday rentals around Salt Spring Island. From 50 cabins to 50 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Salt Spring Island is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salt Spring Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salt Spring Island:

  • East Side: 560 holiday homes
  • West Side: 602 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 570 holiday homes
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 35 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salt Spring Island?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Salt Spring Island. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fulford Harbour Terminal: 336 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park: 303 holiday rentals
  • Saltspring Marina: 331 holiday rentals
  • Vesuvius Ferry Terminal: 317 holiday rentals
  • Salt Spring Vineyards: 311 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salt Spring Island listed on Stayz 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 Salt Spring Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 50 Cabins in Salt Spring Island. Our other popular types of Salt Spring Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 50 holiday houses
  • Houses: 201 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 50 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salt Spring Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Salt Spring Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Salt Spring Island

    1,068 holiday rentals
    895 holiday rentals
    134 holiday rentals
    Shawnigan Lake
    151 holiday rentals
    167 holiday rentals
    172 holiday rentals
    782 holiday rentals
    Pender Island
    143 holiday rentals
    988 holiday rentals
    121 holiday rentals
    Cobble Hill
    210 holiday rentals
    North Oyster
    102 holiday rentals
    Thetis Island
    89 holiday rentals
    Friday Harbor
    180 holiday rentals
    1,233 holiday rentals
    Lake Cowichan
    102 holiday rentals
    156 holiday rentals
    188 holiday rentals
    Mill Bay
    847 holiday rentals
    Brentwood Bay
    513 holiday rentals