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Vancouver Island - Stay in an Oceanfront Vacation Home

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Where To Stay On Vancouver Island?

The best way to enjoy your visit on Vancouver Island is by staying in an oceanfront vacation home. Perfect for romantic getaways, families, fishing parties, and groups of friends.


Typically these ocean front homes are available as rentals through agencies or private party arrangements. Rental homes offer unparalleled privacy, relaxation and beautiful accommodations that you won't find in hotels. All the comforts of home away from home!

Beautiful, private grounds with gorgeous views overlooking the water. You will find full kitchens in which to prepare the sumptuous local cuisine. Private bedrooms and bathrooms. You can do your laundry in the evening while you relax in a furnished home after a full day of enjoying everything Vancouver has to offer.

There are hundreds of vacation rental homes and other accommodations available on Vancouver Island throughout the year.


Why Go To Vancouver Island?

On the west coast of Canada near the US border, lies Vancouver Island. Its diverse attractions and ecosystems, gorgeous scenery, Mediterranean-like climate, artisan culture, renowned hospitality and world class accommodations all set Vancouver Island apart as a vacation destination gem in the Pacific Rim.

There are very few places in the world as rich in beauty and culture. Many people who came to stay for a week, end up staying for a lifetime. You will find all the modern conveniences of large cities with a garden like atmosphere as well as the serenity of protected parkland. All accessible by modern highways and roads.


What To Do In Vancouver?

There is something for everyone! Don't worry about getting bored or being unimpressed. Lover's of the outdoors will find rain forests, marshes, meadows, beaches, mountains, rivers and lakes to explore.

The island is one of the best places in the world for whale watching, fishing and bird watching. Sign up to take any one of many tours or head out on your own to explore the pristine beauty the residents have preserved for the world to enjoy.

Athletic individuals will appreciate the local ski and snowboarding bases, kayaking, golfing, sailing, bungy jumping, camping, caving, cycling, diving, snorkeling, hiking, horseback riding, surfing and rafting.

Don't have or own equipment or want to learn? You will find many businesses and experienced instructors ready and eager to guide you as they take you out on an adventure you will remember the rest of your life!

For those with a more refined taste for culture and relaxation, Vancouver Island also boasts luxurious spas, shopping, galleries, theaters, museums, Native Heritage tours and wineries.  


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