Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of James Bay

Enjoy the museums and other features of James Bay. This city's gardens, restaurants and shopping attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. British Columbia Parliament Building and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around James Bay

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that James Bay has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Victoria Bug Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in James Bay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, James Bay is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Holland Point Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Beacon Hill Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pioneer Square (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around James Bay

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.6 mi (25.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around James Bay?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 403 vacation rentals near James Bay. From 295 Condos/Apartments to 72 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near James Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to James Bay?

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 James Bay:

  • Downtown: 324 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 23 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 27 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 348 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 James Bay?

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

  • Victoria Harbour: 1,082 vacation rentals
  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal: 1,083 vacation rentals
  • British Columbia Parliament Building: 1,077 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park: 1,088 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around James 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 Condos/Apartments in James Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 295 Condos/Apartments in James Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in James Bay include:

  • Houses: 72 rentals available
  • Studios: 41 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 James Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in James Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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