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If you are thinking of visiting Victoria BC, James Bay is one of the best areas to stay in. This is the oldest part of the city where all the heritage and main landmarks are. But if you are looking for vacation rental to be close to nightlife, pubs and world-class restaurants, Victoria’s Downtown is where most of the action takes place, especially along Wharf Street and Bastion Square. Rockland is a great area for families and the realm of Arts and Crafts mansions, lavish gardens and the splendid Craigdarroch Castle. Oak Bay is a nice area with lovely bays, lots of parks and many accommodations flanking the waterside and overlooking the Haro Strait. If you prefer a cheap vacation rental, check the properties in Burnside Gorge, a laid-back area close to the historic quarter.Vacation rental with great views
Victoria BC is ideal for a long or a short stay with the family, a romantic weekend with your partner or a special occasion with friends. Visit Victoria and find the ideal vacation rental with terraces and balconies overlooking the ocean. Do you need more space? Rent a whole property with a private garden or patio, ideal for barbecues and al fresco dining. Some properties boast a hot tub or a private swimming pool to enjoy. You can also bring your pets with you. Don’t wait any longer and start planning your next trip to Victoria!
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The area and getting around
Tucked away on the cliffs of Southern Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital of British Columbia. It boasts rampant outdoors and impressive landscapes and parkland. The colonial past of the city is shown in the Victorian architecture of several buildings including Craigdarroch Castle Mansion and the buildings on Lower Johnson Street. Enjoy beautiful and manicured gardens with vivid floral displays, fountains and splendid layouts such as the Butchart Gardens.Around the city
Victoria is an excellent destination for a weekend escape. This small city is easily visited on foot and the main attractions are within walking distance in the town centre. Enjoy some brunching and try the fantastic fish and chips from Red Fish Blue Fish in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Visit Victoria’s Chinatown, which is the oldest in Canada and the second-oldest in northern America and admire its well-defined architecture and walk along Fan Tan Alley, the narrowest street in Canada! Go shopping, enjoy a drink at Bartholomew’s Pub and visit the Royal BC Museum. Victoria has all the ingredients to make your stay a memorable one.
Travellers and activities
Victoria is a great combination of land and sea and this creates the perfect outdoor playground for adventurous souls. Enjoying a year-round temperate climate, the lush rainforest canopy and the ocean offer a great environment for practising your favourite outdoor sports. From May to September, enjoy a challenging hike along the Pacific Rim National Park and complete the 77 kilometre West Coast Trail in five to seven days. Go cycling in the city or mountain biking with an experienced local tour guide. Have an aerial experience and go zip lining above the treetops or explore Lone Tree Hill Regional Park! For sea lovers, there are a myriad of activities including sailing, fishing, kayaking, SUP, diving and swimming. Enjoy your time in Victoria.Victoria BC for golf lovers
Victoria is also a golfer’s paradise. The pleasant climate and its incredible coastal sceneries, Victoria and Vancouver Island draw golf players from all over the world. Enjoy the experience of the most beautiful and challenging courses. Victoria is the gateway to the Vancouver Island Golf Trail featuring 14 scenic courses for both beginners and experts. Play some golf with outstanding views and improve your swing at Cedar Hill Golf Course, Golf Central or Golf Vancouver Island. Strengthen your golfing skills at the Olympic View Golf Club, the Cordova Bay Golf Course or Henderson Park Golf Course to name a few. Spend a day filled with fun with friends and family.
Did you know Victoria BC is internationally known as the City of Gardens?
Top 5 travel tips in Victoria BC
Discover the fascinating Flavour Trail in the Saanich Peninsula. This part of Vancouver's Island is an area of apple orchards, verdant hills, vast vineyards and a headland flanked by the Salish Sea. Celebrate the richness of the region and explore its farmsteads, bakers, honey farmers, brewers and cider pressers. Taste some fireweed honey, or pick some berries and fresh basil. Take a sip of homemade cider and take a tour of a winery. Get the real flavours and enjoy a world of gastronomic delights.2. Explore the City of Gardens
Popularly known as the City of Gardens, Victoria’s coastal climate is ideal for gardening, and it promotes a flora-focused passion all over the city. Visitors can enjoy dozens of manicured gardens and parks or the traditional colourful annual basket hanging that welcomes the summer season. Visit the Victoria Butterfly Gardens where you’ll encounter thousands of tropical butterflies, large iguanas and flamingos. Go to Saanich Parks and enjoy walks along its trails, and recreational amenities. Explore Hatley Park National Historic site and Hatley Castle or discover the Abkhazi Garden, well known for its majestic trees.3. Go to the beaches and lakes
Victoria’s location is ideal for sea lovers. Along its coastline, visitors can enjoy wonderful beaches, secluded coves, and lakes. The stunning natural scenery makes it the perfect plan for a day out with the family enjoying a picnic, water sports or sailing. Experience Sidney Spit, in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, an archipelago of sheltered islands, islets and reefs in the Salish Sea. Marvel at incredible sunsets from Gordons beach or enjoy a day with the family at Thetis Lake Regional Park and its lovely sandy beach. China Beach, Willows Beach or Esquimalt Lagoon are also popular spots. Come and discover them all by yourself.4. Go whale and wildlife watching
Most visitors in Victoria take a day to enjoy one of its major attractions, whale watching. Eagle Wing is a renowned company that organizes sustainable, responsible and professional tours. Exciting days out watching the world’s highest concentration of killer whales, grey whales, humpback whales and minke whales. Have a unique experience and enjoy a fantastic day out with your family creating unforgettable memories.5. Fly over Canada!
Looking for a bit of excitement during your vacations? Try Vancouver's must-see attraction and enjoy great views with a different perspective. Sit down, strap in and take flight over Canada! FlyOver Canada takes you on a virtual ride over mountain peaks, vast extensions of pine forest where you will perceive its scent and waterfalls with mist coming your way! An incredible journey over Canada and its wonderful nature scenery.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Victoria (BC)
On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Victoria in 2020, during coronavirus pandemic?
The corona crisis strongly impacted holidays in 2020. Victoria had an annual average of around CA$318.76 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Victoria?
Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Victoria in December, November, and October, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of CA$204.8, CA$212.29, and CA$271.23 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Victoria?
Following the data observed in 2020, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August (CA$374.2), September (CA$364.92), and July (CA$355.01).
Is Victoria a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Victoria, as only 15% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Victoria are May (the average amount of properties that are free reached 27.8% of the total in 2020), April (24.25%), and June (23%).
When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Victoria?
According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Victoria are, in order, February (with 6.8% of available rentals), August (7%), and March (9.25%).
Are there many vacation rentals in Victoria?
In Victoria we work with 6 different providers to give you a choice of 510 properties, so you will not be short of options!