Port Renfrew is idyllically located on the west coast of beautiful Vancouver Island. Accommodation options range from vacation houses to apartments and cozy cabins. Whatever your preference, prepare to have the time of your life at a Port Renfrew vacation home as you discover this exhilarating, wonderful coastline.
Choose the perfect vacation rental
Best Vacation Home Deals Port Renfrew
Discover a rental meeting your preferences among the 175 welcoming properties from different vacation rental websites in Port Renfrew. With HomeToGo, you can instantaneously search and compare the prices of each available property to find the best price and save up to 39%.
Top-Rated Offers and Accommodations Port Renfrew
Recommended Vacation Rentals Port Renfrew
Find your perfect vacation rental Port Renfrew: from $156 per night
Budget-friendly Rentals Port Renfrew
Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
Stay connected while traveling and book a Port Renfrew accommodation with high-speed internet.
Vacation rentals with a fireplace
Get warm and cozy on cold winter nights Port Renfrew by booking a vacation home with a fireplace.
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Cook up a feast on your next vacation and book a Port Renfrew rental with full kitchen.
Popular Rental Amenities Port Renfrew
Travelers who are looking for a pet-friendly property will find Port Renfrew convenient since many rentals are pet-friendly in this destination. Cottage are the most pet-friendly type of property in Port Renfrew. Additionally, a night in a pet-friendly accommodation there is, on average, $424. There's no need to look only outside the city for a rental, as more than two-thirds of the pet-friendly rentals have a central location (less than 2 kilometres from the city centre).
7-Day Weather Forecast Port Renfrew
Cuisine and Gourmet Tours in Port Renfrew
A town with a name like Port Renfrew is big on fishing. Seafood such as salmon, halibut, and crab from nearby waters are highlights on most local menus. Get your fish and chips, chowder, and a variety of local beers at local haunts such as the Coastal Kitchen Cafe, or Bridgemans West Coast Eatery.
If you're looking to broaden your palate, embark on a gourmet food and wine tour through different parts of the Port Renfrew area, depending on the tour itinerary. You’ll feel the culinary spirit of Vancouver Island as you enjoy appetizers, full-course meals, and wines from some of the region's best restaurants and distilleries. These food trips also make accommodations for vegetarians and food allergies, upon request.
Experience Local History and Culture
Vancouver Island's heritage is rooted in its natural surroundings. The Port Renfrew area is the traditional home of the Pacheedaht First Nation on Vancouver Island. Stop by the Sooke Region Museum for insights on the human and natural heritage of Port Renfrew. It includes temporary and permanent exhibits on life in the area.
The Sooke Night Market is a local summer favourite, taking place on Thursdays from June into September. Wander amongst the stalls, and buy some artwork or crafts from local vendors, or enjoy the best food from local dining establishments.
Fun Activities for Children
Family fun isn't far from your Port Renfrew accommodation. Consider a boat tour with a skilled local guide at Port San Juan. A number of fishing or whale watching options are available to help you experience the best of the local waters.
You might prefer staying on dry land and looking out for the whales as they spout and breach offshore. Hike to the Carmanah Point Light Station, where you might also spot sea lions basking in the sun. Fairy Lake and Lizard Lake, located just inland from town, are famous for trout fishing and their peaceful surroundings.
Heading Out on the Town
Though Port Renfrew offers a relaxing setting where you can kick back at the end of the day, you can also see what the area has to offer. There's a few places eager to please. The Renfrew Pub is not only a restaurant serving great local seafood, but it lives up to its name with a selection of craft beers. It has flat-screen TVs and pool tables, and there's also live music performances on select nights.
Another option is Buffy's Pub in Sooke, which offers great food from its grill, and sells takeout food and drink. If you decide to keep the party going, they'll help keep you safe with a free limo service on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Great Outdoors in Port Renfrew
Port Renfrew is surrounded by awesome natural beauty. Hike along the West Coast Trail and Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, covering some of the world's most spectacular landscapes. Don't forget your camera to capture the unique vegetation and diverse wildlife these areas have to offer.
Vancouver Island's fascinating rainforests are also a sight to behold. The Avatar Grove is a must-see area that's home to countless indigenous red cedar and rare Douglas fir trees. A short drive from Port Renfrew, this grove is protected from logging, allowing it to be treasured by all.
Botanical Beach in Juan de Fuca Provincial Park will leave you in awe. Its shoreline has fantastic geological features and a variety of marine life based on the prevailing tides. Low tides are the best because travellers can walk across the sandstone and granite protrusions to have a close look at different shells, anemones, and starfish.
Local Festivals and Events
Vancouver Island's communities offer a range of art, music, and cultural activities throughout the year. One such event is the Sooke Fine Arts Show, an annual 11-day summer gathering featuring art pieces by artists from all over the island. Hundreds of artworks are on display and for sale.
The Song & Surf Festival is a most lively display of Port Renfrew's vibe. It happens annually, usually over the February long weekend. with concerts held at several different venues in town. Few music festivals are as intimate, set amongst the rugged beauty of the beaches and surrounding forests. Tickets always sell out quickly, so get yours well in advance.
Information about vacation rentals Port Renfrew
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||175 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 46%|
|🌙 Price per night from||$156|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Kitchen|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodation options||87 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Port Renfrew?
Accommodation prices Port Renfrew start at $156 per night.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Port Renfrew?
Many travellers are searching for Internet, TV, and Kitchen when booking a vacation home Port Renfrew.
How many Cottage and House rentals can I find Port Renfrew?
Port Renfrew has 175 Cottage and House rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Port Renfrew?
If you're travelling with a dog, over 46% of vacation rentals Port Renfrew are pet-friendly.
We list offers from thousands of providers, including:
Vacation Destinations Near Port Renfrew
Lake Cowichan Vacation Rentals
Shawnigan Lake Vacation Rentals
Bamfield Vacation Rentals
Brentwood Bay Vacation Rentals
Sidney Vacation Rentals
Nanaimo Vacation Rentals
Victoria Vacation Rentals
Port Alberni Vacation Rentals
Gabriola Vacation Rentals
Parksville Vacation Rentals
Qualicum Beach Vacation Rentals
Pender Island Vacation Rentals
Mayne Island Vacation Rentals
Ucluelet Vacation Rentals
Halfmoon Bay Vacation Rentals
Delta Vacation Rentals
Gibsons Cabin Rentals
Sechelt Cabin Rentals
Richmond Vacation Rentals
Bowen Island Vacation Rentals
Top Vacation Ideas
Explore More Vacation Ideas
Skiing in Ontario
Ski Hills near Toronto
Ontario Parks Cabins
Christmas Getaways in Ontario
Romantic Getaways in Vancouver
Weekend Trips in Ontario
Valentines Day in Vancouver
Weekend Getaways in Montreal
BC Parks Cabins
Summer Vacation in Canada
Weekend Getaways in Toronto
Ottawa Christmas Markets
Road Trips in Alberta
Canada Ski Vacations
Weekend Trips in Montreal
Family Winter Getaways in Ontario
Weekend Getaways in Canada
Weekend Getaways in Canada
March Break in Ottawa
Weekend Getaways in Ontario