Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Lake Cowichan

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lake Cowichan. This city's lake, biking and parks draw many visitors. 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 Lake Cowichan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Lake Cowichan has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Lonely Doug (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Godfrey Brownell Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Averill Creek Vineyard (28.1 mi / 45.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Cowichan

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Cowichan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Avatar Grove (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • San Juan River Estuary Ecological Reserve (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Port Renfrew Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Juan de Fuca Trail (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Botanical Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Cowichan

The nearest airport is in Nanaimo, BC (YCD), located 31.7 mi (51 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 36.2 mi (58.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Lake Cowichan?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 125 vacation rentals near Lake Cowichan. From 35 Cabins to 62 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Cowichan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Cowichan Lake Sports Arena: 80 vacation rentals
  • Chemainus River Provincial Park: 272 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 88 vacation rentals
  • Kaatza Station Museum: 83 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 232 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Cowichan 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 Cabins in Lake Cowichan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 35 Cabins in Lake Cowichan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Cowichan include:

  • Houses: 62 rentals available
  • Cottages: 35 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 35 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Cowichan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake Cowichan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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