Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy West Vancouver

The ocean views, wildlife and mountains are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in West Vancouver. Travellers appreciate the hiking in this walkable city. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market 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 and attractions in and around West Vancouver

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Vancouver a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cypress Mountain (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grouse Mountain (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • University Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bowen Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in West Vancouver

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, West Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Burrard Inlet (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Ambleside Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cypress Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Whytecliff Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Capilano River Regional Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around West Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around West Vancouver?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 887 holiday rentals around West Vancouver. From 410 holiday houses to 382 flats & apartments, 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 West Vancouver is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Vancouver?

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 West Vancouver:

  • Dundarave: 20 holiday homes
  • West Side: 676 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 346 holiday homes
  • Central Lonsdale: 74 holiday homes
  • West End: 309 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 West Vancouver?

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

  • Park Royal: 1,255 holiday rentals
  • Gertrude Lawson Museum: 1,260 holiday rentals
  • Lighthouse Park: 1,209 holiday rentals
  • Hollyburn Country Club: 1,254 holiday rentals
  • Whytecliff Park: 1,176 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Vancouver 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 Houses in West Vancouver?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 410 Houses in West Vancouver. Our other popular types of West Vancouver holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 382 holiday houses
  • Studios: 231 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 28 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 160 holiday homes with pool available in West Vancouver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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