Destination guide

The friendly area of Colwood awaits your stay

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Colwood. This city's hiking, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. Fisgard Lighthouse and British Columbia Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Colwood

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Colwood a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Olympic View Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Langford Lanes (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Golf Course (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • WildPlay West Shore Victoria (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Metchosin Golf and Country Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colwood is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Havenwood Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Latoria Creek Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Luxton Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Saxe Point Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Colwood

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Colwood?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 642 vacation rentals near Colwood. From 221 Houses to 340 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 Colwood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Colwood?

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 Colwood:

  • Downtown: 287 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 361 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 22 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 305 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 Colwood?

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

  • Royal Roads University: 1,032 vacation rentals
  • Havenwood Park: 1,018 vacation rentals
  • Hatley Castle: 1,036 vacation rentals
  • Juan de Fuca Golf Course: 1,033 vacation rentals
  • Hatley Park National Historic Site: 1,033 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 221 Houses in Colwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 340 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 rentals available
  • Cottages: 18 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 Colwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 85 vacation rentals with pool available in Colwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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