Holiday lodging directly from owners of vacation rental accommodations is available in Fanny Bay, BC, Canada. Fanny Bay is located on Baynes Sound on the east coast of Vancouver Island
off the West Coast of BC. The tiny oceanside community of Fanny Bay is situated on Baynes Sound, the sheltered narrow strait separating Vancouver Island
and Denman Island. The tranquil setting of Fanny Bay overlooks the Strait of Georgia and the Gulf Islands
, with the Coastal Mountains of the British Columbia
mainland as the backdrop for your vacation rentals and accommodations.
Along with its natural beauty this little bay is known for its plentiful oysters. Fanny Bay also has great diving and fishing. Denman and Hornby islands are just a ferry ride away as well as the city of Comox
Modern visitors are likely to be found with white plastic pails, surveying the silty shores in search of the oysters for which Fanny Bay is so well known. Fanny Bay is home to the world-famous Fanny Bay Oysters, growers, processors and exporters of farm-raised Pacific oysters and Manila clams. Their processing plant provides pre-arranged tours of their facility not far from your vacation rentals and accommodation.
Fanny Bay is on the northern boundary of Lighthouse Country, a stretch of Highway 19A that runs along the oceanside from Qualicum Bay to Fanny Bay. The bay and estuary are visited by harbour seals, and moms with pups are easily viewed during late summer and early fall while walking the shores near your vacation rental accommodations or condo rentals.
This world-renowned fishing area is ideal for both the novice or expert looking to land that trophy Tyee (King Coho). Deep Bay
to the south of Fanny Bay launches boats for the rich Coho and Chinook salmon grounds along the coastline and offshore islands and rocks. You'll also find good windsurfing in the protected waters of Deep Bay, nicely sheltered by Mapleguard Point within easy reach of your vacations rental accommodation or condo rental.
Golf courses in the area include the Crown Isle Golf Club in Courtenay
, and the Comox Golf Course, a challenging nine-hole course in the heart of downtown Comox.
South of Fanny Bay and your vacation rentals and accommodation you will discover Rosewall Creek Provincial Park. The park is wheel chair accessible and provides a picnic area and walking trails and the opportunity for anglers to try riverbank casting at the entrance.
You will want to spend at least a day on the lovely Denman and Hornby Islands, touring artists' studios, swimming on a sandy beach, hiking the bluffs and trails, scuba diving or just plain relaxing at your lodging rented directly from owners.