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5 Private Islands You Can Rent In BC For The Most Secluded Local Getaway Ever

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A lot of people often want to just run away and live on their very own island. Luckily in BC—you can do that for a short little while and for not that much money.

Check out some of the most serene private islands you can rent out with a group of friends in BC.

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Private Islands You Can Rent In BC

Nelson Island


Adventure awaits at this island you can rent on the Sunshine Coast. The off the grid retreat includes a wilderness glamping experience that can’t be beat. It costs $700 a night but can accommodate up to six guests with three bedrooms. The price even includes meals and boat transportation from Egmont.

Accommodations include a private tent cabin which has a queen bed, a private yurt room with a king bed and a private yurt room that also has a queen bed. If that wasn’t enough, there’s also a private beach, a wrap-around patio and lots of hammocks to lounge on.


Breakwater Island

Photo: Breakwater Island

You can find two houses on this island and have it all to yourself. It’s just off Gabriola Island and is the perfect oasis to soak up nature. The island is one mile long and is home to lots of wildlife, including deer, eagles, sea otters and more. It costs $60 per night/person and it can accommodate up to 10 guests. Choose the log house or the rock house for a magical getaway you won’t soon forget.

Lamb Island


A hidden gem on the Sunshine Coast that offers the perfect island cottage getaway. It allows you to relax in your own private retreat just 500-feet off the coastline of the Sechelt Inlet. The gorgeous space also features its own outdoor hot tub overlooking the serene scenery. It costs about $250 a night and can accommodate up to four people.

Frank Island

Close to Tofino’s magnificent Chesterman Beach, this place is a must. The 25-acre private island is absolute paradise and needs to be on your bucket list ASAP. It costs between $275-$300 per night and features a cozy studio with breathtaking views all around you.

Discovery Islands


122-acres of lush property all to yourself. Enjoy a private cabin with its own dock and go exploring. It accommodates up to seven people with three bedrooms. Take part in lots of activities like kayaking and hiking or just relax with a good book. For two people, it costs $1,400 for the week. Each additional guest is another $50.


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