Pender Island Accommodations
Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada can be your home away from home when you rent holiday lodging and accommodation direct from owners. Pender and the other Southern Gulf Islands rest between Vancouver on the mainland and Victoria on Vancouver Island, sheltered in the Straight of Georgia just north of the San Juan Islands. Your vacation rental accommodation on Pender is only a 40 minute ferry ride from the British Columbia Ferries terminal at Swartz Bay near Victoria, and less than 2 hours on the ferry from Tsawwassen if you are coming from Vancouver. But experiencing the beauty of the Southern Gulf Islands by float plane will get you to Pender in significantly less time.
Hike through temperate rain forests, climb rugged trails to breathtaking cliff top vistas, explore amazing tidal pools and beaches or simply relax in the tranquility of a West Coast paradise. Eagles, orcas, kayaking, biking, golfing, fine dining, great art, great shopping, and world class accommodations all await you on the doorstep of your vacation rentals accommodation. With so many quality condo rentals, vacation rentals and accommodations no wonder Pender Island is such a popular weekend and holiday destination year round.
Pender offers many beach accesses as well as dozens of trails ranging from easy to vigorous hikes. Kayaking, canoeing, boat charters, swimming, tennis and cycling are popular local activities. Pender boasts a 9-hole golf course as well as a 27-hole disc golf course. Several island marinas accommodate the many boaters who take advantage of the spectacular cruising and sailing opportunities. Boaters entering from the US can use the Canada Customs facilities at Bedwell Harbour to make their entry an easy one.
Not surprising for such popular islands, there is a wide range of accommodation available vacation rentals by the week or month as well as condo rental, home vacation rentals and lodging. Wonderful galleries, shops, restaurants and coffee shops are scattered throughout Pender, with the largest concentration of shops and facilities at the Driftwood Centre.