Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Courtenay

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Courtenay. Renowned for its restaurants, island views and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Courtenay

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Courtenay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Courtenay and District Memorial Outdoor Pool (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Blue Moon Winery (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Comox Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • 40 Knots Winery (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Seal Bay Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Courtenay

Travelers love Courtenay for its island views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Courtenay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seal Bay Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Miracle Beach Provincial Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Heisholt Lake (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park (23.5 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Strathcona Provincial Park (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Courtenay

The nearest airport is in Comox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Campbell River, BC (YBL), which is 21.7 mi (34.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Courtenay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 143 vacation rentals near Courtenay. From 67 Houses to 28 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Courtenay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vancouver Island Visitor Centre: 161 vacation rentals
  • Mt Washington Alpine Resort: 150 vacation rentals
  • Blue Moon Winery: 162 vacation rentals
  • Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community: 171 vacation rentals
  • Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens: 203 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Courtenay 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 Courtenay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Courtenay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Courtenay include:

  • Cottages: 28 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 23 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 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 Courtenay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Courtenay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.