Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Nanoose Bay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Nanoose Bay. Well-liked for its seaside, beaches and spas, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Nanoose Bay

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Nanoose Bay has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fairwinds Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Winchelsea View Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Paradise Fun Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Little Qualicum Cheeseworks (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Morningstar Golf Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Nanoose Bay

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nanoose Bay

Travelers love Nanoose Bay for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Nanoose Bay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Qualicum National Wildlife Area (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Arbutus Grove Provincial Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Top Bridge Community Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Parksville Community Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Parksville Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Nanoose Bay

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is 21.2 mi (34.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Nanoose Bay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 251 vacation rentals near Nanoose Bay. From 110 Houses to 40 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nanoose Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Qualicum National Wildlife Area: 310 vacation rentals
  • Fairwinds Golf Club: 349 vacation rentals
  • Arbutus Grove Provincial Park: 317 vacation rentals
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park: 329 vacation rentals
  • Qualicum Beach Community Park: 290 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nanoose Bay 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 Nanoose Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Nanoose Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nanoose Bay include:

  • Cabins: 40 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 50 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 40 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nanoose Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 84 vacation rentals with pool available in Nanoose Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.