Do you feel like an adventure in Shawnigan Lake? It'll pay to secure accommodations as soon as you know your itinerary, as there's only 1 room within a 6-mile (10-kilometer) radius of the center of Shawnigan Lake.
The Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast is a great base for your stay as it is one of the most conveniently situated options, one of only a small number of places within a comfortable stroll of the Shawnigan Lake downtown precinct.
You could check out the Hastings House Country House Hotel along with the Points West Oceanfront Resort. The Hastings House Country House Hotel is located only 17 miles (27 kilometers) away from the heart of Shawnigan Lake. The Points West Oceanfront Resort, is situated 20 miles (33 kilometers) away. Alternate places to stay include the Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa and the The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa.
If you have time, adventurous explorers could explore the other cultural and scenic delights of Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island offers forests, rivers, streams and lakes, and other common visitor sights include old towns. Bold travelers might enjoy snowboarding and skiing in this part of Canada.
You could spend a few hours seeing Mount Brenton Golf Course and Chemainus Valley Museum, which you'll find in Chemainus, 20 miles (33 kilometers) to the north of Shawnigan Lake. When you head to Chemainus, be sure to check out the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn and Eagle Rock Bed and Breakfast. For another option, head to Cowichan Bay, 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the north of Shawnigan Lake, where you'll find the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay and Wessex Inn By The Sea. If you visit Cowichan Bay, set aside a little time to visit the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre and Cowichan Golf and Country Club.
Prior to departing Duncan, you should certainly ensure you see some sport. Get to BC Place Stadium, to the northeast of Shawnigan Lake. Book a Travelocity-listed hotel close to the sporting action at the Fairmont Pacific Rim or the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver.
Victoria International Airport is 10 miles (16 kilometers) outside the heart of Shawnigan Lake. Modern visitors who desire to find a base nearby can easily secure a night via Travelocity at the Beacon Inn at Sidney B&B or Victoria Airport / Sidney Travelodge.