Telephone: 250-335-0968

755 Carmichael
Hornby Island, BC
V0R 1Z0

Wind & Waves Vacation Homes

Wind & Waves Vacation Homes

<b>Wind & Waves Vacation Homes</b>

"Be kind, be calm, stay safe".

We specialize in Hornby Island Vacation Homes.  

 Telephone: 1-250-335-0968


Setting the standard for Hornby Island Vacation Homes since 1993.

Looking for a vacation home on Hornby Island?

Have you found other websites overwhelming?

Wind & Waves Vacation Homes on Hornby Island has a wide range of houses to rent.

Our diversified list of accommodations range from large homes to small cottages;  and our rental houses are categorized by different locations on Hornby Island; waterfront homes, inland homes, and close to waterfront homes to assist your search for a vacation home, or the availablity page:  What's Available & When

Whether it be for a honeymoon cottage, vacation home for just you and your children, or for a family reunion; we have the right house or houses for rent to suit your vacation needs for your holiday on Hornby Island.

These Hornby Island homes for rent range from simple cabins, cottages that will remind you of your childhood days, to larger spacious vacation homes rentals for your growing family's accommodation needs. There are also some Hornby Island vacation rental homes large enough for 2 families' accommodation needs. Another options is to have 2 rental homes that are close to each other in the same area of Hornby Island so each family can have their own vacation home, but close enough to have fun. That's what being on Hornby Island is all about after all; having good family fun.

Family vacations are very important; and at Wind & Waves Vacation Homes, we do our utmost to ensure your Hornby Island vacation is a memorable one and help you choose the right vacation rental home.

NOTE: Hornby Island is under the jusrisiction of the Islands Trust. The following link is to the Trust 2012 guidelines for Vacation Home Rentals:

How do you find a vacation rental house or cottage on Hornby Island? 

Wind & Waves Vacation Homes makes vacation home search easy. 

      1. On the left side, click on the heading that appeals to you; ie inland lisitngs;
      2. Scroll down the list of homes;
      3. Click on the picture of the rental home for more information, pictures and an availablitity calendar;
      4. Email or telephone Wind & Waves Vacation Homes;
      5. Together we will go over your list; and discuss your needs. This is an important step as it will help us to determine which home will suit your needs.
      6. Once you make your choice, we will book the home for you and email you registration form:(Note: There will be a 8% PST Room Tax charged on all rentals);
      7. By the required date, return the registration, the deposit, balance payment, and the damage and cleanup cheque (a further damage and cleanup deposit is required).For more information about a particular rental home and to make a booking, please call or email us at:
Telephone: 1-250-335-0968


Call us for any new listings that may not have made it to the website.

Office hours are weekdays (except holidays) 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Summer (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) we are closed until 4:00 pm for checkin.

Please note that due to high demand, some homes may be already booked and the change not made to the calendar. So please call us to find out what may be available.

Hornby Island - Gem Of the West Coast

Wind & Waves Vacation Homes has been finding Hornby Island vacation homes since 1995. During those years we have gone from managing 6 vacation rental homes to 40. Many of these home owners have been with us since the very early years and are very happy with service we provide.  They know we truly care about their homes and the well being of the families who rent their home.

Hornby Island has a diverse and talented community of artists, many who have committed a lifetime to their craft. The Artist page of will provide you with a glimpse into the personalities and creative spaces of our community.

The Hornby Island Arts Council has created a comprehensive studio guide that is available at brochure racks around the island.

Hornby Island is has unique blend of sandy beaches, temperate rainforests, and laid-back island lifestyle. From ancient history when the first nations peoples came to Hornby Island to the fish abundant waters and enjoy the natural bounty to present day, Hornby Island continues to draw people to this idyllic piece of paradise.

Hornby Island is a very special place, but not for everyone. People and families who are looking to commune with nature, enjoy restful holidays, and family time find that Hornby Island provides that. Looking for artisans, well then Hornby is the place for you.  We have many Festival  and local perfomances throughout out the year if you enjoy world class performers. Blues Festival in May, Celtic Festival, Fiddle workshops, Hornby Island Theatre Society, and of course the Hornby Island Festival in early August.

Looking for a truly relaxing getway?  Come to Hornby Island in the Spring or September.

For more information of what Hornby Island has to offer in the off-season go to Real Hornby's webpage:


Without the bustle of high summer, spring is the time to fully appreciate the beauty of the Island and the character of the community. Whether you come for a romantic getaway, an active weekend, a group retreat or personal renewal, you will return home feeling relaxed and enriched.


herring spawn
In early spring, the annual herring spawning brings a spectacular period of activity, the air filled with bald eagles and sea birds and the ocean alive with sea lions. In late spring, the meadows and bluffs of Hornby Island display a brilliant profusion of wildflowers against the vivid green of new vegetation. 

Rich and varied ecosystems are well represented on Hornby - from dense rainforest and oak meadows, to rocky shorelines and sandy bays.

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