Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Mill Bay

The area's wineries and jazz are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Mill Bay. Well-liked for its horseback riding, lake and hiking, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Mill Bay

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Mill Bay has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merridale Estate Cidery (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Panorama Recreation Centre (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mill Bay

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mill Bay. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Bamberton Provincial Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Memory Island Provincial Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Old Mill Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • John Dean Provincial Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)

How to get to and around Mill Bay

Fly into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), which is 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Mill Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,018 holiday lettings near Mill Bay. From 445 Houses to 406 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mill Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mill Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mill Bay:

  • Bear Mountain Resort: 25 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 666 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 21 holiday homes
  • Gordon Head: 26 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 39 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mill Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mill Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bamberton Provincial Park: 1,197 holiday lettings
  • Mill Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,192 holiday lettings
  • Spectacle Lake Provincial Park: 1,158 holiday lettings
  • Merridale Estate Cidery: 872 holiday lettings
  • Mill Bay Centre: 1,150 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mill Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mill Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 445 Houses in Mill Bay. Our other popular types of Mill Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 406 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 46 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mill Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 144 holiday homes with pool available in Mill Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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