Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Chemainus is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Chemainus. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its island views and coffeehouses. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chemainus

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Chemainus has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Brenton Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ladysmith Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Teafarm (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Averill Creek Vineyard (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • The Raptors (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Averill Creek Winery (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chemainus

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Chemainus is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Transfer Beach Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Chemainus River Provincial Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Roberts Memorial Provincial Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Chemainus

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 15.9 mi (25.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Chemainus?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 144 vacation rentals near Chemainus. From 46 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chemainus for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Chemainus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Chemainus. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fuller Lake Arena: 277 vacation rentals
  • Mount Brenton Golf Course: 261 vacation rentals
  • Chemainus Valley Museum: 248 vacation rentals
  • Chemainus Theatre Festival: 255 vacation rentals
  • Chemainus Marina: 247 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chemainus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chemainus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Chemainus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chemainus include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 31 rentals available
  • Cabins: 31 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chemainus?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Chemainus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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