(East Sooke Treehouse/Airbnb)

Since their launch in 2008, Airbnb has been connecting us to the most unique and interesting vacation spots. 

Today, when planning a vacation, many look to Airbnb rather than hotels to get the vacation of their dreams.

Whether you’re looking to visit Vancouver Island or you’re a local planning a unique and well deserved staycation, the island is home to some amazing Airbnbs you have to check out. 

Now that you’re ready to plan your trip, here 10 unique Airbnb getaways to cross off your Vancouver Island bucket list: 

The Common Room 

Victoria Harry Potter Common Room
(The Common Room/Airbnb)

Harry Potter fans will feel right at home staying in the Common Room. The Airbnb has been transformed into the Gryffindor Common room at Hogwarts. This Airbnb is centrally located in a downtown heritage building. 

  • Location: Downtown Victoria
  • Beds: 2
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Pets Friendly: No
  • Price per night: $250 weekends, $180 weekdays

The Covehouse

(The Covehouse/Airbnb)

Nestled deep in Sooke, this secluded, oceanfront property is a cozy getaway from the city. The Covehouse is sheltered from storms, on a private cove and features a hot tub with view and ocean access. 

  • Location: Sooke
  • Beds: 6
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Pets Friendly: No 
  • Price per night: $265/night, three night minimum

East Sooke Treehouse

(East Sooke Treehouse/Airbnb)

The East Sooke Treehouse is described as a “treehouse sleepover fit for adults”. Located in beautiful East Sooke, you can explore the trails and hikes nearby, take a dip in the ocean and return to your private Airbnb to sleep amongst the trees. 

  • Where: East Sooke
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Price per night: $268/night

Ocean Dream Waterfront Cottage Tofino

(Ocean Dream Waterfront Cottage Tofino/Airbnb)

The Ocean Dream Waterfront Cottage is a private inlet beach front getaway. Airbnb is within walking distance to the village centre of Tofino. The property looks out to Browning Passage and Meares Island’s Mt Colnet. 

  • Where: Tofino
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No
  • Price per night: $225/night, 2 night minimum

Oceanfront Tiny Home

(Oceanfront Tiny Home/Airbnb)

The Oceanfront Tiny Home in Jordan River is a new, custom built 200 square foot home ready for you to visit! The home sits on 3 acres of private wooded lot overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca and is only an hour drive from downtown Victoria. 

  • Where: Jordan River
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No
  • Price per night: $229/night, two night minimum

Cob Cottage

(Cob Cottage/Airbnb)

This unique Airbnb rental was hand-sculpted using local and sustainable natural materials. It features a living space and cozy loft bedroom. 

  • Where: Mayne Island
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No
  • Price per night: $200/night, 2 night minimum

Salty Pear Camping Casita

(Salty Pear Camping Casita/Airbnb)

If you’re looking for a cozy camping experience, Salty Pear Camping Casita on Salt Spring Island should be on your list. The rental is located on 5 acres of land with fruit trees and a barrel sauna. The lot also includes trails to the heart of Ganges, a private deck and a hammock. 

  • Where: Salt Spring Island
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Price per night: $115/night

Ray of Sunshine House

(Ray of Sunshine House/Airbnb)

The Ray of Sunshine house is a beautiful spot with lots of natural light. The brand new, custom architect-designed cabin features a covered balcony, outdoor hot shower and is only a short walk away from Chesterman Beach. 

  • Where: Tofino
  • Bed: 3
  • Bath: 2
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Pet Friendly: 
  • Price per night: $320/night, 2 night minimum

Rustic Cabin in the Woods

(Rustic Cabin in the Woods/Airbnb)

The Rustic Cabin in the Woods is for someone looking for an off-the grid getaway. The 200 square foot cabin features a full kitchen, outhouse, outdoor shower, fire pit, covered porch and access to beach trails.

  • Where: Galiano Island
  • Bed: 2
  • Bath: 1
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Pet Friendly: 
  • Price per night: $/night

Dome with Seaviews

(Dome with Seaviews/Airbnb)

You may have seen this one before! Dome with Seaviews is a popular Airbnb on Vancouver Island. The property includes two buildings, one for the family who owns it and the other which is rented out as an Airbnb. 

The unique dome-shaped house includes sea views from every window, continental breakfast and a swimming pool blasted out of the rock!

  • Where: Maple Bay
  • Bed: 1
  • Bath: 1.5 
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 
  • Price per night: $159/night, 2 night minimum

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