Vacation home rentals are the highest end of self contained accommodations available in BC, Canada. They are often the largest and most well equipped where you are the only occupant.
Rental suites tend to be smaller apartment like self contained accommodations. They are smaller, fully equipped and, often, share the building with other suites or with a home.
Many BC vacation homes are situated in beautiful surroundings fronting lakes, rivers or oceans. Some are hidden in mountains or surrounded by forests. Others provide the comforts of a vacation home close to all city services, conference centres and event centres. It is a mix bag.
Vacation home and rental suites tend to be for longer visits. Some owners will not rent to people unless it is for a minimum of 3-7 nights. Be reminded, that if you are set on a vacation home or suite there are some communities in British Columbia which do not permit these types of accommodations to operate within their area.