Destination guide

The beautiful city of North Saanich awaits you

The ocean views, gardens and forests are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in North Saanich. This scenic city allures visitors with its coffeehouses and sailing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around North Saanich

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes North Saanich a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Merridale Estate Cidery (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Saanich

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in North Saanich. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Resthaven Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Brethour Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Rotary Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Sidney Skatepark (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Shoal Harbour Bird Sanctuary (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around North Saanich

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to North Saanich?

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 North Saanich:

  • Downtown: 282 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 355 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 21 vacation rentals
  • Oak Bay: 38 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 23 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 North Saanich?

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

  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,146 vacation rentals
  • British Columbia Aviation Museum: 1,197 vacation rentals
  • John Dean Provincial Park: 1,185 vacation rentals
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club: 1,167 vacation rentals
  • Panorama Recreation Centre: 1,212 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Saanich 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 North Saanich?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 132 Houses in North Saanich. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Saanich include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 39 rentals available
  • Cottages: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 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 North Saanich?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in North Saanich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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