Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of West End

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West End. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and local tours. Granville Island Public Market and Stanley Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around West End

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like swimming and biking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West End a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Dundarave Pier (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in West End

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in West End

Travelers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what West End has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, West End is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • English Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sunset Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • False Creek (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around West End

Fly into Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

Where to stay around West End?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 321 vacation rentals near West End. From 245 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West End for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West End?

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 West End:

  • Downtown: 377 vacation rentals
  • Kitsilano: 161 vacation rentals
  • Yaletown: 353 vacation rentals
  • City Centre: 350 vacation rentals
  • Granville Island: 118 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 245 Condos/Apartments in West End. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West End include:

  • Houses: 51 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 8 rentals available
  • Resorts: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 112 vacation rentals with pool available in West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.