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- One of the greenest cities in the world
- Nature and concrete blending graciously
- Winter sports
- A world of surprising flavours
- Bird-eye’s views
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Vacation rentals in Vancouver
Are you thinking of booking a vacation rental in Vancouver to disconnect from the daily routine and enjoy everything this city has to offer? When it comes to visiting Canada, Vancouver is a great starting point. Find your unique vacation rental in a modern town with a picturesque backdrop of rocky mountains. Downtown Vancouver is divided into different sub-neighbourhoods but Gastown is the oldest part of it with cobbled streets, great eateries and bars, a great nightlife scene and cool vibes. If you are travelling with the family, then Yaletown is the perfect location for your home away from home! This is an upmarket neighbourhood with lots of art and galleries, chic boutiques and a great atmosphere. Looking for a funky area? Vancouver’s West End is a central, quiet, hip area to explore beaches and parks. Sound the ideal laid back vibe place for your stay!Spacious rentals with a garden
All the vacation rental are decorated in a very modern style and equipped with all the necessary amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. If you prefer to stay in a property that has a garden so that your children can play quietly or organize barbecues with friends, we also have a wide range of vacation rentals with these features in Vancouver. The rentals have got room for large groups, families, couples and even solo travellers who wish to explore this beautiful city. Enjoy the amenities you can choose from as well including swimming pools, fireplaces, terraces and big patios. Everything you need to have an unforgettable stay in Vancouver is now at the tip of your fingers!
Vacations in Vancouver
The area and getting around
Located on the west coast of Canada, southwest of the province of British Columbia, Vancouver is part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District metropolitan area and it is considered one of the five cities with the highest quality of life in the world and one of the safest. Although it has some hills, its territory is characterized by being practically flat. The natural environment has immense territories dominated by breathtaking mountain ranges. In addition, the presence of the sea makes its climate very mild. In fact, the city has the most temperate climate in the entire country, making it an ideal destination for any time of the year. Don't wait any longer to book your vacations in Vancouver!The perfect balance between urban life and nature
As in many cities in North America, the streets of Vancouver have been designed with a well-studied urban plan. The straight and wide streets are the main arteries of this relatively young city, where there is no old town like that of European cities, but the architectural complex dominated by glass skyscrapers, which also has its own particular charm. The city also offers a wide myriad of possibilities, ranging from numerous outdoor activities or winter sports, to the contemplation of its beautiful landscapes or multicultural atmosphere that brims in the streets. A city that has managed to perfectly combine the urban character of the big city with the wildest and most spectacular nature.
Travellers and activities
If you are a city lover, Vancouver is going to be your next stop. Without underestimating the attractiveness of other areas, the most central area is the best neighbourhood to experience the essence of the city. The wide avenues full of boutiques, entertainment venues, restaurants and cozy cafes are waiting for tourists to arrive and blend in with the locals in their day-to-day life. The city is a playground for grabbing a drink on Denman Street, exploring Stanley Park, trying out the flavours at Marble Slab and even looking out for celebs at Opus Bar. Outdoor sports including cycling, skating and walking are some of the activities the city offers you. Don’t wait any longer and start packing!.Vancouver for active tourism lovers
In Vancouver there is no place for boredom. The city, besides the cultural activities in museums, art galleries and entertainment venues includes all sorts of sports events. The outdoors are a great area where to practise your morning run, a long walk through the parks, kayaking in English Bay, hiking in Grouse Grind, rollerblading across town, rock climbing, scuba diving, paragliding, whale watching, golfing, fishing, or camping in its natural surroundings. Additionally, winter sports enthusiasts will have a great time skiing or snowboarding in the Seymour, Grouse and Cypress Mountains. Do you need more reasons to come to Vancouver?
Did you know Vancouver is home to Canada’s longest saltwater pool that is almost 3 times as long as an Olympic pool?
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Vancouver is among the three greenest cities in the world. It has a wide range of parks and green areas that are very clean and well cared for and with great flora and fauna. The largest one is Pacific Spirit Regional Park, but the most famous is Stanley Park. It is really close to the city and also has a promenade, skating rinks, bike lanes, a beautiful lake, an aquarium, a totem pole area and a magnificent marina. Ideal to spend the day with family, as a couple or with friends.2. Take a walk on the wild side
Are you afraid of heights? If you are not, you must visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge. This old and beautiful bridge is only a 25-minute ride from the centre of Vancouver. Getting there early in the morning avoids all the crowds. This way you can explore the surrounding area heading onto the cliff walk. Follow the steps of the millions of visitors who have been here before to admire and cross the bridge, get a squirrel’s eye view from the viewing platforms and seven suspension bridges to admire the lush green forest or try the new cantilevered cliffwalk above Capilano Canyon.3. Indulge in delicious desserts
Vancouver is definitely a city where foodies will have the time of their lives. Discover the city’s vibrant food scene with dishes, treats and much more to add to your bucket list. To satisfy your sugar cravings, nothing better than some Cream Puffs from Beta5 Chocolates, with nice, soft and creamy fillings. Try the most delicious ice cream from Ernest & Elephant Garden Creamery. Stumble upon their most amazing flavours including Blueberry Cheesecake, Whiskey Hazelnut, London Fog or Salted Caramel or many of the vegan options you can choose from. Waffles from Medina Cafe & Nero are also a must!4. Take a seaplane tour
What can be better than taking in the views from above? If you don’t know how to use a drone there is another way to get stunning bird-eye’s views. Get on a seaplane tour and experience Vancouver’s dramatic natural landscape from high above. Gaze at the glaciers, the snow capped peaks and rugged mountains and the skyline with its majestic skyscrapers. This is an experience you will never forget!5. White Vancouver
Skiing and snowboarding are one of the favourite winter sports, besides ice hockey. When winter comes, the best ski resorts from west to east attract tourists and city residents alike. Enjoy your skiing vacations in Cypress Mountain, Mt Seymour and Grouse Mountain or in Whistler and Blackcomb, a bit further up heading north. And those who look for a thrill can try heli-skiing, downhill and cross-country varieties. Sun Peaks, four hours away from Vancouver is also a family-friendly skiing resort with endless acres of skiable terrain. So, it’s time to strap on your snowboards or wax your skis to get ready for the skiing season!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Vancouver
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Vancouver?
With an average price of CA$418.74 per night, Vancouver lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in Canada.
Which month allows you to save the most on vacation rentals?
If you would like to save as much as possible during your vacation to Vancouver, go there in November (CA$272.14 per night on average), December (CA$289), or February (CA$387.99), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Vancouver?
In 2020, the month that offered the highest average prices in Vancouver was August, with an average price of CA$499.03 per night. This was followed by May, with an average of CA$490.08, and March, with CA$454.93.
Do I need to plan a trip to Vancouver well in advance?
So you don't run out of accommodation options in Vancouver, we recommend you to plan ahead as 76% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
What time of the year can I find more free vacation rentals?
In 2020, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Vancouver were April, May and June, with average availabilities of 32.25%, 32%, and 28%, respectively.
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Vancouver?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 19.4% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by October (19.8%), and February (20.2%).
How many rentals does Holidu have in Vancouver?
Holidu offers around 1000 properties in Vancouver from 5 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. You can count on us!