Oceanside on Central Vancouver Island is more than the middle of Vancouver Island. It acts as a gateway to the Pacific Rim as well as to the Vancouver mainland.

The Oceanside region includes Qualicum Beach, Qualicum Bay, Parksville, Bowser and Coombs which all provide excellent tourist attractions ranging from the incredible beaches to fishing adverntures.

Nanaimo is a hub of activity where visitors from Vancouver arrive by ferry from Horseshoe Bay. It started as a coal mining town, but now boasts one the of best harbours in the province. The town was fortified in 1849 and the original Hudson's Bay Company fort (Bastion) still stands.

Set among spectacular scenery, our Parksville RV Resort has been serving the recreational traveller for over 70 years and is located on what many consider to be the best stretch of beach in the area.

Park Sands Beach Resort Park Sands Beach Resort
105 East Island Highway
Parksville
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Enjoy the seclusion of our quiet resort park on the Englishman River with the convenience of being a few minutes from beaches, golfing and shopping. Our Parksville resort caters to a full range of visitors by hosting cottages and a campground which includes full-service RV sites as well as tenting. All cottages have onsite parking, outdoor firepits, picnic tables and sun decks.

This Parksville Motel, is centrally located on Vancouver Island making it a perfect home base for exploring the many other beautiful areas with just a day trip in any direction. Long Beach (west) Campbell River (north) and Nanaimo/Chemainus or Victoria (south) to name a few. There are many modes of transportation available to explore Vancouver Island - bus, train, car, even biking and hiking.

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Downtown Parksville: 0.8km

This 14 unit resort is situated on 4 acres of beautiful oceanfront property. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, gas fireplace and large balcony either overlooking the ocean or pool. The amenities include a heated outdoor pool, playground, indoor hot tub, sauna and laundry facilities.

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Downtown Parksville: 3.9km

Ocean Sands Resort Ocean Sands Resort
1165 Resort Dr., Unit 21
Parksville

At our Parksville B&B free WiFi is provided. Guest rooms in the cabin are fitted with a coffee machine. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV, and certain rooms include a garden view. All guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. A Full English/Irish breakfast is served every morning at the property.

Cedar Song B&B Cedar Song B&B
1250 Stagdowne Road
Parksville
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Located in Parksville, we have access to miles of sandy beach, acres of lush forest and a range of resort facilities to delight your family and friends. Our family-friendly cottages are right on the beach and nestled amongst the trees, and our bright spacious townhouses offer majestic ocean views from every window. Our units have fully equipped kitchens, two bedrooms, and gas or wood fireplaces.

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Downtown Parksville: 2.9km

Nestled among the trees on seven lush acres, our beautiful Vancouver Island Resort offers all the comforts of home. Located near the picturesque town of Parksville and bordering the world-renown beaches of Rathtrevor Park, Ocean Trails Resort gives you the utmost in comfort and relaxation in a breathtaking setting of natural beauty.

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Downtown Parksville: 3.9km

Our Parksville resort has luxurious cottages a mere 5 minutes from Rathtrevor Provincial Park and steps to endless sandy beaches. Nestled among the trees, our beautiful newly constructed pet friendly 1-2 bedroom cottages with lofts, offer a warm and inviting atmosphere. Each cottage boasts all the amenities with fully equipped kitchens of four appliances, washer/dryer, all linens and more.

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Downtown Parksville: 4.1km

This Parksville hotel features an indoor pool, jacuzzi and gym. A 32-inch wall-mounted flat-screen TV is provided in every room. The rooms are equipped with a microwave, fridge and coffee maker. There is free Wi-Fi along with a comfortable seating area and a work desk. Guests can enjoy a daily continental breakfast. The spacious breakfast bar area features a double-sided fireplace.

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Downtown Parksville: 0.8km

Travelodge Parksville Travelodge Parksville
424 West Island Highway
Parksville
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Nestled amid 22 acres of forest, along beautiful sandy beaches lies our Parksville resort: a unique destination. Every building features authentic log construction creating a rustic yet elegant resort. Immerse yourself at the Grotto Spa, the largest resort spa in BC with its soothing mineral baths. Culinary creations from award winning Chefs feature West Coast cuisine.

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Downtown Parksville: 4km

This bed and breakfast in Nanoose Bay is located literally in Nanoose/Bonnel Estuary in a completely surrounded sensitive protected area and borders on over 80 acres of Federal Wildlife Reserve. This hotel offers a cosy fireplace and a private patio with an outdoor spa bath in every room. Breakfast foods like eggs, sausages, bread and fruit are included with every room.

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Downtown Nanoose Bay: 0.9km
Downtown Parksville: 12.6km

Inn the Estuary Inn the Estuary
2991 North West Bay Road
Nanoose Bay
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Our Nanaimo B&B is just 7 minutes’ drive from Pryde Vista Golf Course. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property, and the rooms are equipped with an electric fireplace. A 50-inch flat-screen cable TV and an iPod docking station are provided in every room. For convenience, a coffeemaker and hairdryer are included. You can enjoy a garden view from the room.

Rockwood House Rockwood House
2314 Rockwood Pl
Nanaimo
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Our Nanaimo B&B features individually decorated rooms that include a refrigerator. Departure Bay Ferry Terminal is just 6 km away. Downtown Nanaimo is 8 km away. This hotel offers a daily breakfast featuring local and fresh produce. Grilled bacon, sausage, pancakes and waffles can be served. Guests can choose to eat in the dining room or al fresco. We offer offers free pick-up services.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 7.1km
Airport: 23.8km

Our downtown Nanaimo hotel/motel is the perfect destination for a weekend trip or as a stepping stone to Tofino, Uclulet or Victoria. Steps from the Nanaimo Seaside Walkway we offer large family suites with kitchenettes, wheelchair access and 25-inch colour TVs. Queen size and doubles available. We have 42 newly renovated units with eight large family suites. The Pier 97 restaurant is open daily.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 1.3km
Airport: 15.7km

Our Nanaimo hotel has friendly service, a great location, and amenities including a breakfast of steaming hot eggs and pancakes, fresh fruits and croissants, a variety of cereal and yogurt and coffee (nominal fee). Onsite restaurant. High speed Internet. Fitness Centre. Meeting Room and more.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 0.3km
Airport: 14.3km

Every guestroom at our Nanaimo hotel ensures your stay is as comfortable. Our three styles of rooms include: Standard, Deluxe, and Kitchen Suites. All of our guest rooms include free wireless internet, in-room coffee and tea, and tier 3 TV service. We are also pleased to offer a Deluxe Continental Breakfast in our new breakfast room. We are 2 minutes from the Departure Bay BC Ferry Terminal.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 0.95km
Airport: 15.3km

This bed & breakfast is located in Qualicum Beach. Its rooms feature an en suite bathroom and kitchenette. Guest rooms also include cable TV and a seating area with a sofa. Select rooms have an ocean view or private garden patio. Breakfast is delivered to rooms daily. There is an on-site spa, Esthetics Studio, as well as a garden.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 0.6km

At Nautica Tigh Bed & Breakfast At Nautica Tigh Bed & Breakfast
2519 West Island Highway (19-A)
Qualicum Beach
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Situated directly across from a public beach this Qualicum Beach motel features rooms with free Wi-Fi and has BBQ facilities on-site. The rooms at the motel offer a cable TV and a work desk. Select rooms offer kitchenettes. Each room includes a hairdryer and tea and coffee-making facilities.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 2.7km

Ocean Crest Motel Ocean Crest Motel
3292 West Island Highway
Qualicum Beach
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Riverside Resort Motel & Campground, a 7 acre site bordering Little Qualicum River, offers 35 motel units/cottages as well as Campsites. The ideal place for a family holiday, our complex includes water slide, 2 heated outdoor pools, 18 holes mini-golf, games area, massage chairs, free guest computer, free wireless internet, convenience store with laundry facilities & hot showers all year round.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 3.4km

Come and experience the benefits of staying in a Vancouver Island condominium resort... Ocean at your doorstep...surrounded by west coast scenery & adventure. The Shorewater Resort is situated on a beautiful beachfront in Qualicum Beach, overlooking the protected waters of the Strait of Georgia to the snow-capped coastal mountain range.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 2.7km

This beautifully landscaped property in Qualicum Beach offers gardens and guest rooms with cable TV. This hotel is 5km away from the Georgia Strait. Guests relax in the gazebo or on the sun terrace that overlooks the gardens. At this hotel the uniquely decorated guest rooms provide seating areas, wooden floors and shared bathrooms. Butterfly World is 8 km away.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 5.1km

Located on the west side of Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island, this quiet property is close to the Great Canada Trail. Guests can enjoy the surrounding gardens. Each suite has a private entrance, in suite bathroom, seating area, smart TV, table and chairs, and a balcony with a BBQ and seating areas. There is a well-equipped kitchenette including a microwave and mini refrigerator in the 2 suites.

Welcome to your home away from home! Located in the heart of Shawnigan Lake, our suite is located on a quiet rural street overlooking 5 acres of land, which includes pastures, vegetable garden, many fruit trees and beautiful views. The suite has access to a large yard and a private deck with tables for outside dining.

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