Destination guide

The friendly city of Shirley awaits you

The ocean views, wildlife and forests are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Shirley. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its hiking and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Shirley

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Shirley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Metchosin Golf and Country Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Shirley

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Shirley

Shirley is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shirley 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:

  • French Beach Provincial Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Sandcut Beach (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Sooke Harbour (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Sooke Potholes Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Mystic Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • East Sooke Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Shirley

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 24.7 mi (39.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Port Angeles, WA (CLM-William R. Fairchild Intl.), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

Where to stay near Shirley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 93 holiday rentals near Shirley. From 53 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shirley for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • East Sooke Park: 912 holiday rentals
  • Sooke Harbour: 917 holiday rentals
  • Sandcut Beach: 104 holiday rentals
  • Memory Island Provincial Park: 1,169 holiday rentals
  • Old Mill Park: 878 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shirley 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 Shirley?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 53 Houses in Shirley. Our other popular types of Shirley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 24 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 24 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shirley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Shirley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.