Cabin and cottage rentals in Vancouver Island

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Top-rated cabins in Vancouver Island

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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Peace Cabin - private waterfront forest retreat
We value connection to nature above all else. Peace Cabin is private waterfront on Ucluelet inlet, on a large lot of old-growth trees. We designed it quite differently from other places you may have stayed-this is a capsule to recharge yourself from the busyness of your day-to-day life. You'll love the silence, the birdlife, proximity to coastal hiking trails, surf beaches, and National Park. Our waterfront is on a tidal inlet- bring your SUP, canoe or kayak! EVs welcome- Tesla Wall Connector.
Entire cabin · Jordan River
Jordan River Cedar House & Hot Tub no cleaning fee
Located in Jordan River you hit the sweet spot with this newly built cabin specially designed for the location to maximize outdoor space, expansive ocean views and privacy. Some things you’ll love about this little gem are the large cedar sun deck, wood burning stove and stargazing (or ocean gazing!) from the cedar hot tub for two. After a day of adventuring you can also curl up and enjoy a movie in the TV zone upstairs.
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Private Oceanfront Cabin with Hot Tub / Doc Holiday Cabin
Doc Holiday is a oceanfront cabin with a private hot tub set amongst giant Rhododendron trees and coastal foliage! AWESOME 180 degree ocean views! Beachfront! Views of Mt. Ozzard. Absolute wildlife mecca!
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Stay near Vancouver Island's top sights

Photo of Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park287 locals recommend
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Royal BC Museum232 locals recommend
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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park104 locals recommend
Photo of Fairmont Empress
Fairmont Empress106 locals recommend
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Downtown Victoria4 locals recommend
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Craigdarroch Castle111 locals recommend

Cottages in Vancouver Island

Entire cottage · Sooke
The Covehouse - a secluded oceanfront cottage
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Entire cottage · Jordan River
Spacious Jordan River Forest House with hot tub
Entire cottage · Campbell River
West Coast Cottage on Waterfront Property
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Entire cottage · Juan de Fuca
The Hideaway Cabin in Jordan River
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Entire cottage · Sooke
Beau Mountain Private Ocean View Cottage - Alpacas
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Entire cottage · Jordan River
Rustic West Coast Cabin
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Entire cottage · Tofino
Hemlock Hideaway Cottage
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Entire cottage · Jordan River
Cozy Cabin with vaulted ceiling & rainforest views
Entire cottage · Victoria
Lake Front Oasis, Hot Tub, Relax and Unwind
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Entire cottage · Victoria
Ocean Front Retreat with Stunning Water Views
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Entire cottage · Victoria
Private Waterfront Hideaway (w/ Hot Tub)
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Entire cottage · Ladysmith
MODERN, NEW COTTAGE - RIGHT ON THE WATERS EDGE
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Pet-friendly cabins

Entire cabin · Tofino
Tofino Cabin
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Entire cabin · Tofino
Cedarwood Cove | Waterfront Cabin | Tofino
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Entire cabin · Courtenay
Forbidden Plateau Paradise with Hot Tub
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Entire cabin · Bowen Island
the legendary wildwood cabins ~ CABIN 2
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Entire cabin · North Saanich
✦Zen Forest Cabin w/ Hot Tub✦ 10min walk to Ferry
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Entire cabin · Galiano Island
Rustic cabin in the woods
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Entire cabin · Bowen Island
the legendary wildwood cabins ~ CABIN 4
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Entire cabin · Port Renfrew
Twin Tree Cabin
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Entire cabin · Qualicum Beach
Mountainside Haven - Hot Tub with Views
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Surf Grass · Amazing Oceanfront Cabin w hot tub!
Entire cabin · Ucluelet
~Island Time~Cabin, Your cozy getaway in Ucluelet!
Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Cozy cabin in heart of Ukee w/ Hot Tub & Firepit
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Cabins with kitchens

Entire cabin · Ucluelet
#2 Cabin*Hot Tub* Couples * KIng Couples
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Entire cabin · Jordan River
Ferngully Cabins: Spruce Cabin
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Entire cabin · Jordan River
Jordan River Cabin
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
The Sapling Cabin by Evergreen Forest Cabins
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Entire cabin · Tofino
Modern Cabin with Hot Tub Steps from the Beach
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Evergreen Rainforest Cabin - Salal
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
Private Oceanfront Cabin with Hot Tub - GWC
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Entire cabin · Tofino
The Cabin Tofino
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Entire cabin · Jordan River
Ferngully Cabins: Grand Fir Cabin
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Entire cabin · Bowen Island
the legendary wildwood cabins ~ CABIN 1
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
#3 Cabin *Hot Tub *Couples*King Bed * Beach
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Entire cabin · Ucluelet
The Clearwater Cabin
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Your guide to Vancouver Island

Intro

Defined by pebbled beaches and ancient forests, Vancouver Island is known for its scenic landscapes and First Nations cultures. The island stretches out along the coast of British Columbia, Canada, making it a popular side trip from the metropolis of Vancouver. The mild climate draws travelers year-round to its vast wilderness areas, clusters of small fishing villages, and the regal provincial capital of Victoria. Even though it ranks as the largest island on the west coast of the Americas, its population remains mostly concentrated in the island’s southern tip, where English-style gardens, neo-baroque Parliament Buildings, and the historic harbor reveal the region’s lingering British influences.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Vancouver Island?

In comparison with much of mainland Canada, Vancouver Island is remarkably mild, especially in the south. The southernmost city in the province, Victoria experiences dry summers, with little to no rainfall and average highs in the upper 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm spells sometimes reach the 80s, typically from June to August. The temperatures in Victoria remain mild but drizzly through the winter months, when average highs hover in the mid-40s Fahrenheit and freezing weather is a rarity in the city.

The island’s length and its varying elevations create somewhat unpredictable microclimates — and lots of precipitation. Henderson Lake receives the most rainfall in North America, amounting to more than 23 feet of rain per year. Meanwhile, the mountains experience some of the snowiest conditions in North America. Needless to say, you’ll want to bring waterproof gear, warm coats, and sturdy boots for a winter visit.


What are the top things to do in Vancouver Island?

Downtown Victoria

You’ll notice a cosmopolitan vibe in Victoria’s small urban core. It’s home to historic districts like Chinatown; acclaimed museums and galleries; and the sparkling Inner Harbour. The regal British Columbia Parliament Buildings are among the most popular landmarks in the province.

Tofino

Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino is part of the traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht people. The small coastal village is surrounded by stunning beaches and old growth rainforests that attract hikers, whale watchers, surfers, and winter storm watchers. Its proximity to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Maquinna Marine Provincial Park mean there’s plenty to explore in and around Tofino.

Whale Watching

Vancouver Island is one of the world’s top locations for whale watching. Book a guided boat, kayak, or even a seaplane tour to catch a glimpse of these gentle giants. While a smaller population of whales resides in these waters year-round, you’re almost guaranteed an encounter during peak season (May to October), when thousands of whales swim by. Commonly spotted species include humpback, gray, minke, and the fan-favorite orca.