From lake front and acreages to quaint communities,
the Cowichan Valley has something for everyone.

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A hot spot for travelers, campers, and anyone looking to cool down in our refreshing waters during the summer months, this town has grown into something quite spectacular. New businesses opening, old businesses coming alive again, and a sense of community pride that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for somewhere quiet to relax on the beach, a long secluded hike in the woods, or a day browsing the local shops, Lake Cowichan has everything you need and much more.

Lake Cowichan is also home to Laketown Ranch, where you will find numerous annual music festivals drawing in some of the biggest names in music from around the world…right in your new backyard! Situated just 20 minutes from Duncan, 50 minutes from downtown Nanaimo, and only 75 minutes from Victoria, it’s the perfect place to call home.



The small town vibes that you’ll find in Honeymoon will have you feeling like family with all who call this lovely place home.

Home to Gordon Bay Provincial Campground, March Meadows Golf Course, Honeymoon Bay Ecological Reserve, and Deeplish Farm and Market, this area will fill your soul with nature, sport, food, and relaxation.

Less than 10 minutes from the Town of Lake Cowichan, it’s a short commute to all amenities and schools. Honeymoon Bay is also a link to the West Coast Trail, Pacific Rim National Park, and Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park.

When searching for your next piece of paradise, Honeymoon Bay shouldn’t be missed!

To Find a Home
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To Find a Home
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Known to locals simply as Mesachie, this area sits alongside Bear Lake and Mesachie Lake, both offering exceptional swimming, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and kayaking opportunities.

Mesachie is home to the Cowichan Lake Research Station, Camp Imadene, and the Cowichan Valley famous “Mesachie Skydome” softball park and community centre.

While Mesachie does not offer many local amenities, it sits less than 5 minutes away from both Honeymoon Bay and Lake Cowichan which can cater to all your needs.

If you’re looking for serenity and seclusion, Mesachie is an excellent choice!


The community of Youbou offers numerous amenities such as local restaurants, coffee shops, convenience stores, a gas station, boat launches, a regional park, and much more.

With access to numerous lakeside campsites, hiking trails, and fishing holes, this community is perfect for those looking to escape the city life. While a little quieter in the winter months, Youbou is full of excitement in the summer months with vacationers, visitors, and the annual Youbou Regatta.

Be sure to keep a lookout for the family of Elk that live in this area, they can be seen in yards, forests, and even walking across the street stopping traffic!

Youbou offers everything you need to enjoy a simple, lakeside life and sits just 10 minutes from the Town of Lake Cowichan.

To Find a Home
in This Community
To Find a Home
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Home to Botanical Beach, Juan de Fuca Marine Trail and Provincial Park, and nearby Avatar Grove, Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, Pacific Rim National Park, and the trailhead of the West Coast Trail, this is truly an outdoor paradise.

This community is extremely popular in the summer months for campers, beachlovers, surfers, and backpackers, and even offers a few annual music festivals throughout the year.

Just 45 minutes from Lake Cowichan, along the Pacific Marine Circle Route, you’ll find Port Renfrew with a handful of excellent restaurants, a local pub, countless fishing charters, accommodations, and a local grocery store.

Not only is this the perfect place for your recreational property, it’s a great place to call home.