Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Galiano

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Galiano. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the whale watching, spas and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Galiano

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Galiano a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Island Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galiano

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Galiano is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Galiano

Fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Galiano Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 206 vacation rentals near Galiano Island. From 54 Cabins to 79 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Galiano Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Galiano Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Galiano Island:

  • Downtown: 363 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 174 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 710 vacation rentals
  • East Side: 645 vacation rentals
  • West End: 310 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park: 387 vacation rentals
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park: 376 vacation rentals
  • Bodega Ridge Provincial Park: 277 vacation rentals
  • Dionisio Point Provincial Park: 248 vacation rentals
  • Saturna Recreation and Cultural Centre: 343 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Galiano Island 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 Cabins in Galiano Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 54 Cabins in Galiano Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Galiano Island include:

  • Houses: 79 rentals available
  • Cottages: 54 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 54 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Galiano Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 60 vacation rentals with pool available in Galiano Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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