White Rock is part of the surrounding cities that make up Metro Vancouver
(Greater Vancouver Regional District
). It is surrounded in 3 sides by the city of Surrey
, with the fourth side being Semiahmoo Bay and the Southern Gulf Islands
. White Rock is named for a large white boulder on the beach near the promenade. Sailors used to use it as a beacon.
White Rock has a mild climate. Summer temperatures average around 23 degrees Celsius, while temperatures in the winter are around 6 degrees on average. The city is sometimes known as “the hole in the sky” by airline pilots, so named by the fact that White Rock is usually bright and sunny while the surrounding Lower Mainland has cloud coverage.Staying in a vacation home rental
means taking your vacation and still enjoying home comforts. Every day you can wake up in your custom picked accommodation to a view of the Bay, or Washington’s Mt. Baker. While checking out the cities that make up Metro Vancouver, visit the pier and the beach forkayaking, crabbing, fishing and swimming
while enjoying the views of the San Juan Islands. For those in need of more action, check out Marine drive with its busy shops, patios, and restaurants.
Vacationers can find holiday lodging directly from owners in the form of villas, home, apartment and condo rentals in White Rock, BC. In the middle of the shops, art galleries, and cafes this beachside city has different types of vacation rentals to suit anyone’s needs. From simple cabins, to the luxury beachfront properties, there is accommodation for everyone.
Why stay in a White Rock hotel when you can rent a vacation rental? Owner Direct has been matching holiday guests with privately-owned short term and long term vacation rentals since 1994. Book yours now, and find yourself enjoying the hustle and bustle of the Lower Mainland in BC.