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Cottage Rental of the Week: A dreamy waterfront escape on Vancouver Island

Waterfront views from deck at Nanoose cottage Photo courtesy of CanadaStays

Where: Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

What: A three-storey, five-bedroom, waterfront property with floor-to-ceiling windows offering endless bay views.

Who it’s good for: A family looking to spoil themselves while reconnecting with nature.

Nightly rate starting from: $407

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom

How many people: Up to 10 guests

Extras: Find everything you need right on site, like sunrise views, a fire pit, an outdoor deck, a solarium, and a games room. Venture off the property to Fairwinds Golf Course and Schooner Cove Yacht Club — both are just a short walk away.

Check out the listing here. Visit to view all rental properties and find your perfect stay.

Bay view of three-storey cottage
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This cottage sits along a natural, rocky bay, perfect for spotting water-loving animals.

Sitting area with floor-to-ceiling windows
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Do morning coffee views get any better?

Fully-equipped kitchen
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Tackle any feast in the fully-equipped kitchen. Did we hear someone say seafood boil?

Indoor dining area looking out onto outdoor deck
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Gather around the table for a big meal and enjoy some quality family time.

Waterfront views from deck at Nanoose cottage
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Or eat al fresco for a five-star dining experience.

Muskoka chairs around fire pit
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Finish up with dessert around the campfire. We’ve got fire-friendly recipe ideas here!

Family sitting area with fireplace
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End the night getting comfy on the couch, playing board games from the game room.

Games room with TV and board games
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Master bedroom with bay views
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After a day on non-stop fun, we guarantee you’ll have sweet dreams in the clean and cozy bedrooms.

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