Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Coal Harbour

The area's architecture and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Coal Harbour. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and biking. Stanley Park and Granville Island Public Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Coal Harbour

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Coal Harbour a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grouse Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cypress Mountain (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Vancouver Aquarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hastings Racecourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Playland Amusement Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Empire Fields (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Coal Harbour

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Coal Harbour. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Vancouver False Creek Seawall (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sunset Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lost Lagoon (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • English Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Coal Harbour

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Vancouver Waterfront Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Burrard Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Coal Harbour?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 234 holiday lettings near Coal Harbour. From 29 Houses to 198 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 Coal Harbour is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Coal Harbour?

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 Coal Harbour:

  • Lower Lonsdale: 55 holiday homes
  • Grand Boulevard: 44 holiday homes
  • South Vancouver: 746 holiday homes
  • West Side: 713 holiday homes
  • East Side: 647 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 Coal Harbour?

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

  • Burrard Station: 1,310 holiday lettings
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,306 holiday lettings
  • Marine Building: 1,306 holiday lettings
  • Olympic Cauldron: 1,314 holiday lettings
  • Deer Lake: 1,378 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Coal Harbour 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 Coal Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Coal Harbour. Our other popular types of Coal Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 198 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 83 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coal Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 79 holiday homes with pool available in Coal Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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