Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Coal Harbour

The area's architecture and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Coal Harbour. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and cycling. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Coal Harbour

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Coal Harbour a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grouse Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Coal Harbour

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Coal Harbour. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sunset Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Coal Harbour

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7 mi (11.2 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 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Vancouver Waterfront Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Burrard Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Coal Harbour?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 234 holiday rentals around Coal Harbour. From 28 Houses to 198 Condos/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 Coal Harbour is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Coal Harbour?

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 Coal Harbour:

  • City Centre: 356 holiday homes
  • West Side: 728 holiday homes
  • East Side: 669 holiday homes
  • West End: 304 holiday homes
  • Ambleside: 31 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 Coal Harbour?

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

  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,377 holiday rentals
  • Burrard Station: 1,384 holiday rentals
  • Jack Poole Plaza: 1,388 holiday rentals
  • United States Consulate: 1,388 holiday rentals
  • Marine Building: 1,376 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coal Harbour 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 Coal Harbour?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 28 Houses in Coal Harbour. Our other popular types of Coal Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 198 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 78 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coal Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 86 holiday homes with pool available in Coal Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.