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Want a vacation rental with wow factor? Check out VRBO’s vacation rental homes of the year

The beauty of renting a vacation home is the opportunity to stay in unique properties across the country. For the first time, VRBO has created a list of the top Canadian vacation rentals from coast to coast based on guest reviews, star ratings, and family-friendly amenities. The selected vacation rentals vary by price point and location and include everything from a contemporary urban villa in the mountainous region of Quebec to a French-inspired chateau overlooking the Atlantic ocean. Check out the stunning photos below.

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Tofino, British Columbia

This waterfront luxury retreat is a surfer’s oasis, sandwiched between two of Tofino’s best surfing spots—Chesterman Beach and Cox Bay. This beach house boasts three bedrooms, three bathrooms, an outdoor shower, radiant heated floors and ocean views from every room.

Price: Averages $845 a night

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Golden, British Columbia

This Scandinavian-style chalet is a ski lover’s paradise. Ski-in or ski-out; it was truly made for a skiing group getaway. When you get in from a day on the slopes use the built-in boot and glove dryers to dry off your gear before warming up in the in-home sauna, hot tub or outdoors by the fire pit.

Price: Averages $1,125 a night

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Banff, Alberta

This modern mountain estate is located in the heart of Banff with 360-degree views of the Rocky Mountains. It’s rated five stars for a reason, guests love the close location to the main street, children’s playroom, and fully stocked chef’s kitchen.

Price: $2,900 average price per night

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Collingwood, Ontario

Get away from the crowds in the Blue Mountain region at this secluded family cottage overlooking Georgian Bay and the Town of Collingwood. Guests love the close proximity to the ski hills, spectacular views, expansive property and hiking trail access.

Price: $717 average per night

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Port McNicoll, Ontario

This gated waterfront cottage is surrounded by 320-degree views of the Georgian Bay. The large dock can accommodate multiple boats should you choose to bring yours along. The private guesthouse and lakeside cabana make this property ideal for entertaining large groups.

Price: $2,500 average per night

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Sainte-Beatrix, Quebec

Just an hour outside of Montreal you’ll find this contemporary chalet tucked away among the trees. Enjoy the mountain views from the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Price: $493 average per night

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Charlevoix, Quebec

This family-friendly chalet is well-suited for the outdoor adventurer. Close by there are hiking, snowboarding, and snowmobiling trails, and not to mention a stellar view of the St. Lawrence River.

Price: $317 average per night

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Augustine Cove, Prince Edward Island

This modern oceanfront property has prime access to the cove and views overlooking the ocean. Enjoy the slower pace of PEI and try your hand at cooking fresh seafood from the ocean.

Price: $215

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Blandford, Nova Scotia

This French-inspired, stone and timber chateau has 192 feet of private shoreline on the Atlantic Ocean. The architecture is only matched by the interior design elements that have been sourced from around the world.

Price: $1,000 average per night

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Margaree Harbour, Nova Scotia

Situated along the Cabot Trail, this classic Cape Breton vacation home has been featured in numerous magazines including House and Home, Oprah Magazine, and The New York Times. Take in the rugged beauty of the coast from the wraparound deck.

Price: $806 average per night

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