A distinctive Vacation Rental Property on Cortes Island is the start to a perfect vacation in the wilderness of coastal British Columbia.
Looking for a vacation rental on the ocean or on the lake? A cottage, a cabin, a sprawling lodge, or even your own private island? Dozens of accommodation options abound on Cortes Island, located in the temperate forest at the edge of Desolation Sound in coastal British Columbia.
Vacation rentals offer the perfect mix of flexibility and comfort, ideal for families, couples, and small groups. Cortes Island vacation rentals can accommodate groups as large as 20 in one of the most picturesque and relaxing environments on the West Coast of North America.
Cortes Island Beachfront Home
The Lodge is situated just above the beach with a panoramic view of the harbour and a view thru the harbour entrance of Vancouver Island mountains in the distance. Wildlife abounds. You may see bald eagles and many varieties of birds, deer down by the beach or out the kitchen window, sea lions, seals or an otter playfully swimming by, mink, and perhaps dolphins or a whale on the ferry ride over.
Cortes Island Boathouse
A ten acre Cortes Island waterfront accommodation with a south-east exposure this vacation rental has stunning views of Desolation Sound and the Coast Range mountains to the east, as well as the Vancouver Island mountains to the west. The approach to this waterfront accommodation is through a large field where does and their young fawns are frequently seen and through a lovely flower garden on the way down to the Boathouse at the waters edge.
Cortes Island Vacation Rentals
Cortes Island Vacation Rentals is a registered BC business and licensed travel agency. As full-time Cortes Island residents, we are familiar with each and every home, and are dedicated to personalized, professional service. We offer over 30 unique oceanfront and lakeside vacation rentals, as well as camping options, suites, and cozy cabins in the forest. Our vacation rentals range from large homes with private docks for the adventure seeking family, to small cozy cottages perfect for a relaxing holiday for two.
Contact: Cortes Island Vacation Rentals
Phone: (250) 935-0102
Gorge Harbour Beach Rental
A wonderful view of Gorge Harbour is enjoyed from the large, sunny deck of this spectacular waterfront accommodation, with areas of shade provided by a beautiful large fir tree.
The beach house is situated on a peaceful and very private 2 acre rural property on the Gorge Harbour. This bright and airy south facing home is located just a few feet from the water’s edge. The low bank beach is flat and rocky with areas of pebbles and sand. At low tide guests will enjoy exploring the coastline where there is lots of marine life to discover, while at high tide the water is warmed on its return over the hot rocks and the swimming is fine!
Gorge Harbour Waterfront Cabin
Secluded cabin on 10 acres waterfront on Gorge Harbour. West facing sunset view. Large decks for enjoying the sun and views. Fully equipped with full kitchen, dvd/tv, phone. 1 large bedroom has 3 beds to sleep up to 4 p. Sawdust toilet. Weekly rentals from $425-$625 per week.
Lake View Cottage
Daily, weekly or monthly lake view rental with 2 bedrooms.
New and clean cottage with large deck and barbecue, washer and dryer.
Heat & water on propane as well as electrical heat for the shoulder season.
Walking distance to the stores, trails and the lagoon. Perfect location for swimming, hiking or relaxing on the deck.
Phone: (250) 935-6446
Manson’s Lagoon Penthouse
Come to one of the premier kayaking locations in the province of BC. Beachfront penthouse with full kitchen, bathroom with shower, one bedroom plus living room overlooking Manson’s Lagoon Provincial Park. Walk out your door, pick fresh oysters & clams and cook them in our beach firepit while enjoying the sunset. Drive onto the beach and launch your boat. Enjoy the mulitude of walking trails and cliffside walk. Suitable for adults only. Minutes from Hague Lake and Manson’s Markets.
Price: $300-600 per week
Contact: Nora Disney
Phone: (250) 935-6345
Situated in a quiet meadow and sheltered by a grove of alder trees, May’s Garden Cottage can comfortably accommodate one or two couples or a family. It is located within walking distance of Mansons Landing with its shops and café and close to Hague Lake which offers excellent swimming. The ocean beaches of Mansons Landing and Smelt Bay are a short drive away.
Inside the recently constructed cottage you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with a brand new propane cooktop. A generous bathroom with shower. A master bedroom with a queen size bed. A living/dining room with couch/sofa bed, dining table and armchair. The cottage has both a woodstove and electric heat.
There is also a screen porch with lots of additional summer use space plus a nice big, southern exposure deck equipped with a barbecue, outdoor table and chairs. And yes, there is a good wi-fi connection. (Minimal cell phone reception though). Access to the cottage is via a private driveway.
Price: Please call for rates
Contact: Andy Vine
Phone: (250) 935-7805
Otter Point Log House
Sitting just above the high tideline in the Gorge Harbour, the log house is a special vacation home.
This comfortable vacation rental sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, and is perfect for a couple, or a family with 2 children. The land is in its stunning natural state with a variety of trees and moss overlying granite. The vacation property contains many extras: meditation benches in strategic spots, a deep water dock and a small cove for launching kayaks and small boats, a 1/2 basketball court, and a playhouse. Both vacation homes have large decks.
Otter Point Villa
The Villa is a spectacular Gorge Harbour Accommodation. The Villa is a large Mediterranean-styled modern home (4000 square foot). The land is in its stunning natural state with a variety of trees and moss overlying granite. The vacation property contains many extras: meditation benches in strategic spots, a deep water dock and a small cove for launching kayaks and small boats, a 1/2 basketball court, and a playhouse.
A lovely 3 BR home, fully furnished that sleeps 6. A great location, Potlatch Haven is situated on the sunny south end of the island, very close to Smelt Bay beach with amazing sunsets. Potlatch Haven is also the perfect place for a family holiday, book club, men’s or women’s group retreat or for a personal sabbatical. Sleeps six comfortably (two queens and one room with twin beds).
Contact: Trevor Simpson
Phone: (604) 739-6977
Sowelu by the Sea
This lovely stylish house is situated on 2.7 acres of high, east-facing waterfront property with a magnificent view of the mountains and islands of Desolation Sound. Located on the south point of Cortes Island, it is close to Hollyhock and Manson’s Landing, with its grocery store and café. Perimeter trees provide complete privacy with plenty of sunny areas, a lawn, and garden. A trail leads down a fairly steep embankment, through a grove of large fir trees to a beautiful beach below, where there are clams and oysters for the picking. There is also a sandy beach nearby. This small (about 1000 sq ft) custom-built house is completely charming, and is ideal for a romantic getaway or a quiet retreat.
Sitting on the deck on the water side of the historic Whaletown General Store, looking out past Quadra Island to the snow-capped mountains of Vancouver Island will become a treasured memory. The store is no more; it has been renovated into a modern suite perched on the rocky shoreline of Cortes Island. It is part of a small, historic hamlet that was first used as a whaling station in 1869. This is an ideal vacation rental for anyone who loves the sea and the beauty of the British Columbia Coast.