It may not quite feel like it yet, but summer is well on its way. It won't be soon before long until you start to bust out those bikinis and flip flops, sunnies and beach mats.
What better time to start thinking about your next summer vacation getaway than now? There are tons of beautiful vacation homes in BC you've probably never even seen, and trust us, once you see this list of beach houses, you're going to want to pull out your credit card and start booking ASAP.
These vacation homes are ideal for short weekend trips or even an entire month's stay. Whether you're looking for a secluded romantic holiday with your bae or a relaxing getaway with your squad, these beach houses and oceanfront cottages are perfect for the occasion. Let the sprawling views of the ocean and the tropical vibes of the open patios fill you with summertime happiness. The best part, if you're able to find a few other parties to travel with, most of these listings will cost you less than $50 a night per person!
So get to planning your summer getaway now!
Note: Listed rates are subject to change and do not include additional fees such as cleaning and maintenance etc.
Luxury Oceanfront Bungalow // Ladysmith
Cost per night: $95/person
This luxurious and romantic bungalow is the perfect couple's getaway home. Perched on top of a small terraced hill, the beach is only a hop, skip, and a jump away from the beach. The bungalow may only be 550 sq. ft. but it is cozy, comfy and has an incredible, expansive view of the ocean.
The Lakehouse // Port Alberni
Cost per night: $50/person
This gorgeous lakehouse located on the waterfront of Sproat Lake in Port Alberni is the vacation home of your dreams. With two bedrooms and a private dock, you can relax and enjoy the sprawling views of Vancouver Island to your heart's content.
The Cliffhouse // Galliano Island
Cost per night: $47/person
The Cliffhouse is the epitome of oceanfront wooden cottage vibes. The space is bright with a rustic feel, and there's a massive elevated patio with stunning views of the ocean. There's even a jacuzzi in the upstairs bedroom! This spot is perfect for a romantic couple's getaway or even a relaxing girl's weekend.
Oceanfront Cottage // Courtenay
Cost per night: $29/person
The more the merrier - this four bedroom cottage overlooking Comox Harbour is the perfect vacation home for you and entire squad. Enjoy a relaxing getaway after finals season to finally ease your mind. The home even has a large outdoor patio and a sun-room - both perfect for sunbathing.
Coastal Oceanfront Luxury Home // Port Renfrew
Cost per night: $28/person
Perfectly perched on the top of a cliff overlooking the Port San Juan inlet, this oceanfront cottage is the perfect place for some serious R&R. Their large patio even includes a fire pit table where you can chill with your girlfriends or get romantic with your GF or BF.
Private Suite On The Beach // Sechelt
Cost per night: $32/person
Guests have called this private suit in Sechelt "a true west coast experience" and "the Canadian version of a Mediterranean getaway". With reviews like that, you know this suite is going to be chill and relaxing AF. The secluded suite has incredible ocean views with practically no sounds of traffic or other people around - perfect bliss and serenity.
Romantic Cottage // Chesterman Beach
Cost per night: $46/person
A jacuzzi on a waterfront patio, need I say more? This romantic cottage just along Chesterman Beach is the perfect cross between urban chic and organic cabin vibes. This cozy cottage sleeps four people, perfect for a girl's getaway or a weekend-long double date. Just a short walk away from the beach, you can go surfing in the afternoon or even swimming in the evening.
Harbour Hideout // Ucluelet
Cost per night: $19/person
This hip west coast style cedar guest house is perfect for a squad summer getaway on a budget. Located just off the Ucluelet Harbour, this cottage is just a short walk away from the beach, and a short drive away from scenic Long Beach and Pacific Rim National Park.
Secret Cove Treehouse // Sunshine Coast
Cost per night: $59/person
If you're visiting the Island this summer, make this waterfront treehouse your vacation home. With an adorable rustic vibe, it's own dock that leads to the water, an outdoor hot tub that overlooks the forest, and an outdoor shower, there's nothing more romantic than a night's stay at this perfect couple's treehouse.