Vacation rentals in the Rockland neighbourhood are just east of Victoria
’s vibrant downtown core. The central location of accommodation in this elegant community makes it the ideal place to book your holidays in Victoria. With easy access to many of Victoria’s attractions, and an easy drive from the airport to your condo rental, lodging in Rockland will provide fun and entertainment for the whole family
One of the most popular attractions near Rockland condo rentals is the impressive Craigdarroch Castle
. Built for coal magnate Robert Dunsmuir in the late 1800s, this beautiful stone mansion has beautiful views of the city from its place on the hill. Perhaps you will see your own accommodations from up there. Along with intricate woodwork, and gorgeous Victorian-era furniture, the building has one of North America’s finest collections of Victorian residential stained, and leaded glass windows
Also situated near your vacation rental in Rockland is Government House
. This is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
. The House and grounds are open to visitors for public events, and ceremonies. The extensive, and varied gardens are a lovely peaceful place to visit
as well. Condo rental visitors are certain to enjoy the rockeries, rose gardens as well as the giant Douglas Firs, and Sequoias.
Not far from your accommodation is the Strait of Juan de Fuca with its beautiful sandy beaches
. Pack a picnic at your vacation rental and enjoy a day in the sun. Explore the tidal pools, and try your hand at canoeing, and kayaking in the sheltered bays.
A short five-minute drive from Rockland condo rentals will bring you to Victoria’s downtown, and the Inner Harbour
. Visit the beautiful Empress Hotel for tea, spend an afternoon at the Royal British Columbia Museum, and explore the alleys and shops of Canada
’s oldest Chinatown. For an extraordinary adventure, visitors with Rockland vacation rentals might take a whale watching tour, and see the fantastic Orca whales
. You might also see dolphins, bald eagles, and sea otters.
With its opportunities for city, and ocean activities Victoria is a wonderful place to visit for a family vacation or a romantic getaway
. Rockland accommodations will give you the ideal base to explore everything Victoria has to offer.