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Enjoy the harmony of urban life and wild West Coast beauty

South Vancouver Island is home to the two largest cities on the Island, Nanaimo and Victoria and has multiple towns and regions that represent the heritage, diversity, and culture of the Island. As the populous region of Vancouver Island, South Island provides visitors with the charm and convenience of urban life set amongst the wild, natural beauty that Vancouver Island is known for. The South Island can be separated into three distinct regions, listed from south to north, they are: the Greater Victoria Region including the Pacific Rim, the Cowichan Valley and the Greater Nanaimo Area. South Vancouver Island is the perfect blend of urban charm and incredible nature.

The majority of the Island’s population can be found in the Greater Victoria Region (GVR). With a population of 400,000 the GVR includes the capital city of Victoria, and the towns of Sidney, Langford, and Sooke. While the GVR is home to the Island’s most urban density, you’ll find that these areas are less urban jungle and more urban park. Each town center has its own unique character and rich history but in the capital of Victoria, you will find everything you could need from a modern, North American city from shopping and dining to arts and culture. No matter where you are in the GVR whether it’s downtown Victoria, on the edge of the Pacific in Sooke or on the Saanich Peninsula, you will find it easy to access myriad outdoor activities and locales. You’ll find easy access beaches, mountains, lakes, rivers, and lots of hiking and cycling trails all across this area. There’s no doubt that the GVR provides visitors with the perfect blend of city and wilderness.

The Cowichan Valley is defined by lush rolling hills, agricultural land, rivers, beaches and small town centers that dot the highway. It’s no wonder that this area is the perfect place to find lots of outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding and more! Try tubing down the Cowichan River in the summer and hike the many mountains in the fall and winter. The area expands from the beautiful Malahat Mountain and stretches north to Ladysmith. This area has a vibrant arts and culture scene with nearly two dozen arts groups and is where a number of internationally renowned artists call home. The Cowichan Valley is also home to Vancouver Island’s wine region where visitors can tour the many award winning vineyards. With a strong connection to the First Nations communities, the Cowichan Valley is an epicenter of Indigenous art and culture and you can find incredible totems, carvings and paintings all throughout the region.

As the second largest city on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a great place to find a balance between city and nature. Commonly known as The Harbour City, Nanaimo is the Island’s hub for cargo and distribution north of Victoria. Because of Nanaimo’s importance in the Island’s infrastructure, the city is an important hub and has grown and changed over the years. Today, Nanaimo boasts one of the loveliest harbourside walkways on the Island and has a thriving communities of craftspeople, artists, musicians and small businesses as well as incredible cultural centers. Not unlike Victoria, Nanaimo offers visitors the convenience of being in a larger city while still having quick access to some of the most breathtaking, West Coast nature. Hike through one of the stunning forests and find a vista at the top of a mountain or charter a fishing boat and head out on the open ocean - there’s so much to do in the Greater Nanaimo Area! ... more information about Vancouver Island

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Harbourview Executive At The Reef

Victoria Inner Harbour Executive 1 Bedrooom Condo in Victoria BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 600 sq.ft. Condo | City And Water Views

Harbourview Executive At the Reef one bedroom and den is a quaint but exceptionally comfortable place to call home. The condo offers a beautiful view on comfortable furniture, while watching the buzz of the inner harbour... more details

from $169 CAD per night

Salishan Chief Suite

Oceanside 1 Bedroom Luxurious Suite Overlooking Cowichan Bay in Cowichan Bay BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 900 sq.ft. Suite | High Bank Oceanfront

Salishan Chief Suite overlooks one of the most magical places on Vancouver Island.

In the shadow of Mt. Tzouhalem the Salishan Chief Suite sits oceanside with spectacular views of Cowichan Bay... more details

from $129 CAD per night

Falcon Suite

One Bedroom Modern Studio Suite In The Seaside Community Of Cowichan Bay in Cowichan Bay BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 450 sq.ft. Suite | Mountain Views

Tucked away in the Cowichan Valley in the exclusive Cowichan Bay neighbourhood of Falcon Crescent is Falcon Suite, a bright, studio carriage house suite perfect for a peaceful getaway on Vancouver Island... more details

Seaglass Suite

1 Bedroom Executive Condo Close To Downtown Victoria And Beacon Hill Park in Downtown Victoria BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 600 sq.ft. Condo | City And Mountain Views

Seaglass Suite is located in the Roberts House, a condo community in historic James Bay. It is within walking distance to Victoria's iconic inner harbour, spectacular Dallas Road ocean front, Fisherman's Wharf, downtown shopping, restaurants, BC legislature building, Empress Hotel and beautiful Beacon Hill Park... more details

Manor Suite Off Rockland

Walk To City Centre And Harbour in Victoria BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 850 sq.ft. Suite | Minutes To Downtown By Foot

Come and experience a relaxing holiday stay at the Manor Suite Off Rockland located in Victoria's most historic and upscale gardened neigbourhoods.

This modern suite is well located for the sophisticated walking tourist... more details

James Bay Studio Stay

Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 430 sq.ft. Studio Condo | City And Mountain Views

This lovely, modern, James Bay studio condo is the perfect place to be downtown without feeling like you are downtown.

Located in the heart of the peaceful, seaside neighbourhood of James Bay in the stylishly retro Roberts House building, you will find this the perfect rental to be steps away from everything Victoria has to offer while in a neighbourhood with a small-town vibe... more details

Miraloma 209

1 Bedroom Garden View Condo In Sidney BC in Sidney BC
Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 750 sq.ft. Condo | Ocean Views

Nestled on a beautiful heritage property with 1.5 acres of private gardens, Miraloma 209 is a stunning one-bedroom suite featuring spectacular ocean and garden views in Sidney, BC.

This cozy, peaceful condo features a large master bedroom, a comfortable living room, spa style bathroom and a sunny balcony with ocean views... more details

from 299 CAD per night

Marina View Executive Condo

Executive 2 Bedroom Condo With Marina And Island Views in Nanaimo BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 950 sq.ft. Condo | Downtown With Water Views

Perched on the edge of a picturesque marina, just north of Nanaimo, sits the chic Marina View Executive Condo. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo provides guests with upscale living surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island... more details

Resthaven Cottage

Cozy Sidney 2 Bedroom in Sidney BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1200 sq.ft. House | Minutes To Downtown By Foot

Resthaven Cottage is a bright, tranquil 1200 sq. ft. bungalow located only a 2 minute walk from the ocean and beach at Roberts Bay in Sidney BC.

This cozy rental home is beautifully furnished with a simple wooden flair... more details

Heron View Cottage

Sidney BC 2 Bedroom Retreat in Sidney BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1400 sq.ft. Cottage | Ocean Views

Set right on the edge of the ocean near the peaceful Roberts Bay Bird Sanctuary in Sidney BC, Heron View Cottage is a welcoming two bedroom cottage with spectacular ocean views.

This charming cottage offers guests a bright, spacious, open plan main floor and a deluxe, private queen loft suite... more details

from $179 CAD per night.

Salishan Tree House Suite

Oceanside 2 Bedroom Luxurious Suite Overlooking Cowichan Bay in Cowichan Bay BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 1500 sq.ft. Suite | High Bank Oceanfront

Salishan Tree House Suite overlooks one of the most magical places on Vancouver Island.

In the shadow of Mt. Tzouhalem the Salishan Tree House Suite sits oceanside with spectacular views of Cowichan Bay... more details

From $2299 CAD per month

Bear Mountain Guest Suite

Spacious 2 Bedroom Suite On Bear Mountain In Victoria in Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 850 sq.ft. Suite | City And Mountain Views

If you are looking for a terrific place to call home while visiting Victoria look no further than the Bear Mountain Guest Suite.

The Westshore boasts some of the best locations for views of the city, mountains, and the ocean... more details

The Corazon

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 690 sq.ft. Condo | Downtown With Water And Mountain Views

The Corazon, downtown Victoria, is a comfortably furnished two bedroom getaway in the heart of the city. Walking into the foyer, you are greeted with a flood of natural light from the large windows in this well designed corner suite... more details

Camden Green Mews

1 Bedroom Close To Victoria General Hospital in Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 1 Bedroom | 2 Bathrooms | 707 sq.ft. Condo | Minutes To Downtown By Car

Location! New! Green Building! Camden Green is the Place to Stay! Our one bedroom unit is the right place for vacationers who want to enjoy urban Victoria, as well as the amazing outdoor opportunities of the greater Victoria Area... more details

Station Villa Executive Condo

In The Heart Of Victoria Westshore in Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 1800 sq.ft. Condo | Minutes To Downtown By Car

Welcome to the Station Villa Executive Condo located in the heart of Victoria's fastestgrowing neighbourhood community of Langford! This comfortable, stylish condo has a townhouse feel with high ceilings, modern fixtures and bright, spacious outdoor area perfect for enjoying our beautiful temperate climate... more details

Oak Bay Executive Penthouse

Luxury 2 Bedroom And Den Oak Bay Penthouse Condo With Amazing Views in Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1675 sq.ft. Penthouse | City And Mountain Views

When it comes to luxury living in Victoria, you'll be hard pressed to find anything more elegant than the penthouse suite in the coveted Bowker Collection building in North Oak Bay.

This chic and spacious 1700 sq ft 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom penthouse is a seamless combination of contemporary and heritage design that creates an elevated space ideal for your stay in the beautiful capital city... more details

Landmark Executive Sub Penthouse

Spectacular 2 Bedroom Victoria Executive Sub Penthouse With Sweeping Views in Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1300 sq.ft. Condo | City And Water Views

Located right on the corner of the Inner harbour in the stylish, art deco-inspired Landmark building, this elegantly furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom sub-penthouse offers guests comfort, style and incredible views all in a convenient location... more details

Beachside Cottage On Saanich Inlet

Spectacular 3 Bedroom Cottage On Saanich Inlet in Mill Bay BC
Sleeps 4 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 1500 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Looking for a holiday or work rental where you can experience gorgeous West Coast beach living away from the chaos of the capital city? Then you need to make Beachside Cottage on Saanich Inlet your next vacation rental!

Located in the stunning, exclusive oceanfront neighbourhood of Mill Bay in the Cowichan Valley, this beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom two story home is a tranquil oceanside getaway with all the comfort and style of modern living... more details

Beacon Hill View Condo

Terrific Beacon Hill Park 2 Bedroom Condo in Downtown Victoria BC
Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 825 sq.ft. Condo | City And Mountain Views

Spacious and clean furnished two bedroom condo in Victoria B.C. near Beacon Hill Park. Enjoy the views of the Olympic Mountains from this sunny, southfacing two bedroom condo with secure underground parking in the highly soughtafter concreteandsteel Roberts House development in central Victoria's charming and historic James Bay Area... more details

Dragonfly Cottage At The Cedar Estates

Vancouver Island Seaside Community Cozy 2 Bedroom Cottage With Hot Tub in Nanaimo BC
Sleeps 5 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 1000 sq.ft. House | Minutes To Ocean And Beach Access

If youre looking for an idyllic cottage escape, Dragonfly Cottage is the place to book on Vancouver Island. Nestled in a safe, quiet neighbourhood in the seaside community of Cedar Estates, just south of Nanaimo proper, youll find a relaxing, immaculately updated cottage retreat... more details

Oceanfront Escape

3 BR With Spectacular Ocean And Mountain Views in Sidney BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2200 sq.ft. House | High Bank Oceanfront

Oceanfront Escape is a balance between the natural west coast ocean and forest surroundings, and being close enough to enjoy the small town country charms of North Saanich and Sidney or city amenities of Victoria BC... more details

Pacific Coast Beach House

Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Vacation Home in Sooke BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2900 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Situated in picturesque East Sooke, Pacific Coast Beach House is a perfect destination for your ideal West Coast Vacation. This large home has room for the whole family both inside and out. Private beach, private dock and an incredibly large lawn which cascades down to the water... more details

Barkley Manor Executive

Executive 3 Bedroom With Sweeping Ocean And Mountain Views in Victoria BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2000 sq.ft. Duplex | Ocean Views

The best spectacular views you can find in Victoria are from the Barkley Manor Executive.

This three-bedroom unit is the upper level of a 1964 built home that holds its own charm of the era.

Barkley Manor Executive offers comfortable living space with a large living room and dining room open space with sweeping ever-changing views of the ocean and mountains that will take your breath away... more details

from $299 CAD per night

Falcon Villa

3 Bedroom Modern Executive Home In The Seaside Community Of Cowichan Bay in Cowichan Bay BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2300 sq.ft. House | Mountain Views

Located in an idyllic neighbourhood right in the heart of beautiful Cowichan Bay, you can find Falcon Villa, your ideal Vancouver Island holiday rental.

With three large bedrooms, generous main living areas, and peaceful outdoor spaces, this home has a laidback, seaside community elegance that you can only find on Vancouver Island... more details

Cowichan Valley Wine Country Retreat

Wine Country 3 Bedroom Rancher In The Spectacular Cowichan Valley in Cobble Hill BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2000 sq.ft. House | Countryside

If youre looking for an idyllic, cottage-style rental that is close to beaches, farmers markets and quaint country shopping and more, then Cowichan Valley Wine Country Retreat is the perfect place for you!

Located in the epicenter of Vancouver Islands wine country, this sweet, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom rancher is the perfect country getaway for larger groups or families... more details

Hammond Bay Executive Stay

Hammond Bay Executive 3 Bedroom Luxury Home Is Not To Be Missed in Nanaimo BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 3141 sq.ft. House | Mountain Top With Ocean Views

Hammond Bay Executive Stay is impressive at first sight. Its stately, sprawling design is off-set by the warmth of the wood beams and modern architectural details that give it the perfect blend of estate opulence and homey warmth... more details

Herons Landing

3 Bedroom Lindal Home Steps To The Beach in Sidney BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1500 sq.ft. House | Minutes To Ocean And Beach Access

Unwind with family and friends in our gorgeous Lindal Cedar home which is nestled between towering west coast Garry Oaks and Douglas Firs.

This luxurious vacation rental is your deluxe home away from home, allowing you to take a break to enjoy the surrounding beauty of the waterfront of British Columbia... more details

Patricia Bay Beach House

Oceanview 3 Bedroom Lindal Beach Home On Patricia Bay in Sidney BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2500 sq.ft. House | Ocean Views With Beach Access

Patricia Bay Beach House is located in the quiet ocean-side community of the Sidney/North Saanich area is the perfect spot to vacation and this property is a beautiful home for you to consider.

The Sidney/North Saanich area is known for its beauty and is blessed with over 29 local parks and 34 kilometers of hiking, biking and running trails and 45 kilometers of shoreline... more details

Dalmeny Farm Estate

Spectacular 3 Bedroom Country Estate With Amazing Views And Hot Tub in Victoria BC
Sleeps 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2800 sq.ft. House | Countryside

Theres something very welcoming and comforting about staying on a farm estate. It says great family memories and togetherness.

Dalmeny Farm Estate located on Victoria British Columbia's Saanich Peninsula is exactly that kind of place where you can enjoy the wide open south facing space in the shadow of the 1000 foot Mount Newton to the back... more details

Bear Mountain Executive Stay

Spectacular 4 Bedroom Victoria Executive Suite With Amazing Views in Victoria BC
Sleeps 6 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 3500 sq.ft. Duplex | City And Water Views

Bear Mountain Executive Stay is a 3500 square foot custom built 4 bedroom 3 bathroom upper and main suited home with breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains, Juan de Fuca Strait, San Juan Islands, the City of Victoria... more details

from $299 CAD per night

The Lakehouse on Langford Lake

4 Bedroom Spectacular Lakeside House With Private Dock in Victoria BC
Sleeps 6 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1600 sq.ft. House | Lakefront

If you are looking for the perfect lake house for your next vacation this is it!

This stunning 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has been beautifully renovated and is ideally located right on beautiful Langford Lake... more details

Beachside Living At Cherry Point

Immaculate Oceanfront 4 Bedroom Home In The Heart Of Wine Country in Cobble Hill BC
Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 3100 sq.ft. House | High Bank Oceanfront With Beach Access

For peaceful, luxury oceanfront living on Vancouver Island, look no further than this extensive mid-century-modern style 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom rancher in the quiet neighbourhood of Cherry Point in the Cowichan Valley... more details

Arbutus Hill

Executive 4 Bedroom Home With Stunning Ocean Views in Victoria BC
Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | 4000 sq.ft. House | Ocean Views

Located on a picturesque 5 acre lot, this large 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, ocean view home is perfect for your next family getaway.

Nestled in a stunning Arbutus grove, this home offers guests a spacious, fully equipped rental in an ideal location with panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic range beyond... more details

Nanoose Bay Country Home

Centrally Located Vancouver Island in Nanaimo BC
Sleeps 8 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 3000 sq.ft. House | Countryside

Nanoose Bay Country Home is located in the quiet seaside community of Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island and is central to some of the best resort areas to experience while visiting the region.

Nanoose Bay Country Home is terrific place to relax and experience countryside living at its best... more details

Pacific Coast Beach House and Suite

Incredible Oceanfront Estate in Sooke BC
Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | 3600 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Situated in picturesque East Sooke, Pacific Coast Beach House and Suite is a perfect destination for your West Coast vacation.

This large home with a separate suite has room for the whole family both inside and out... more details

Lake Cowichan Escape

4 Bedroom Home Private Dock And Hot Tub in Cowichan Lake BC
Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1650 sq.ft. House | Lakeview

Lake Cowichan Escape is a Aframe beauty located in the scenic Lake Cowichan area with lake access and private dock.

Lake Cowichan Escape offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms to suit all family and friend vacation needs... more details

Marble Bay Lakefront House

Amazing Lakefront 3 Bedroom House in Cowichan Lake BC
Sleeps 8 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2600 sq.ft. House | Lakefront With Beach Access

Experience the best of Cowichan Lake waterfront living at Marble Bay Lakefront Home. Over 200 feet of lake and beach frontage to enjoy with private dock from this amazing 3 bedroom 2 bathroom with wrap around decks vacation property... more details

Bazan Bay Beach House

Spectacular 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Beach House in Sidney BC
Sleeps 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2400 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Just south of the picturesque, seaside town of Sidney sits the gorgeous, oceanfront Bazan Bay Beach House. Here, you can enjoy West Coast living at its best with direct beach access and 180 expansive Gulf Island and ocean views from most rooms in the house... more details

Natures Gate Executive Vacation Home

Spectacular Executive Home in Victoria BC
Sleeps 10 | 6 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | 4364 sq.ft. House | City And Water Views

Located in the exclusive, resort neighbourhood of Bear Mountain, Natures Gate Executive Vacation Home is a stunning rental property with incredible mountain views and sprawling living spaces. With 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and space for 10 guests, this home is the perfect place to host large family holidays or have an elegant group getaway... more details

Pendray House

Deep Cove Oceanfront Vacation Home in Sidney BC
Sleeps 10 | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2100 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Located in the peaceful neighbourhood of Deep Cove at the north end of the Saanich Peninsula, Pendray House is your idyllic beachfront cottage.

Set against the glittering ocean and nestled in the fir trees on the property, this charming seaside cottage was built in 1948 but has since been renovated to provide guests with all the modern conveniences and style while still retaining the cottage charm... more details

Oceanside Lodge On Saanich Inlet

Incredible 6 Bedroom 6 Bath Oceanfront Lodge With Infinity Edge Pool in Sidney BC
Sleeps 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | 6000 sq.ft. House | Beachfront

Imagine staying in a private resort styled 6000 square foot vacation estate that has the combination feel of a Rocky Mountain lodge and a Pacific Coast beach house all in one.

There is nothing like experiencing a sunrise to sunset in a six bedroom six bathroom estate lodge with a spectacular infinity edge pool and hot tube while overlooking the Saanich Inlet on the southern tip of Vancouver Island... more details

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