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.

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 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

Located in the heart of our Parksville. Take a short stroll to the beach, enjoy our scenic attractions or browse through local shops. Experience our comfort! We have air conditioning, complimentary coffee, juice & muffins each morning, in-room coffee, free movie channel, children under 12 stay free, laundry facilities, barbeque area, meeting room, kitchenettes available, non-smoking rooms.

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Downtown Parksville: 0.9km

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

Quietly Amazing... Situated on Craig Bay, this scenic property offers luxuriously appointed 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites. Each guest suite offers a private patio with gas BBQ, patio furniture, some with ocean views. Late Spring 2009 swimming pools and hot tub and fitness facility will be completed. Only steps away from the beach, restaurants and spas.

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Downtown Parksville: 4.2km

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

Our Nanoose Bay B&B has water sports facilities and free WiFi. Featuring a shared lounge, this property also provides guests with a grill. Guests can enjoy sea views. All rooms include a patio. The private bathroom is equipped with free toiletries. The rooms are equipped with a seating area and a TV with cable channels.

Featuring an on-site pottery studio and classes, this adults-only bed and breakfast is 10 minutes from central Nanoose Bay. Each room features a private bathroom. One upper level room features a hot tub. A breakfast including fruit salad and a hot entrée is served each day. Free Wi-Fi, a library and games are also available.

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Downtown Nanoose Bay: 5.1km
Downtown Parksville: 9.7km

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 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
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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

Located on the waterfront of Long Lake, this Nanaimo property features an outdoor hot tub with a view of the lake. A refrigerator is provided in each suite. All air-conditioned suites offer a lake view. Select suites include a spa bath. Offering direct lake access, guests can enjoy use of canoes, kayaks and a pedal boat. A computer station is provided.

Overlooking Nanaimo Harbour, the Coast Bastion Inn in Nanaimo BC is a premier hotel with facilities to suit all travellers. Enjoy the convenience of staying at one of the best downtown Nanaimo hotels, and take in the beautiful ocean view from each and every guest room. The Coast Bastion Inn in Nanaimo features meeting rooms for conferences and weddings.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 0.3km
Airport: 14.6km

Our Nanaimo guesthouse accommodation is in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance to the famous harbourfront walkway, tourist attractions, boutique stores, pubs, restaurants, coffee shops. We offer a variety of flexible accommodation options for hostel travelers, couples, families and groups in a classic European-style hotel/hostel.

Welcome to our Days Inn Harbourview located in the city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Places such as Long Beach to the West, salmon fishing to the North, and the world famous Victoria City to the south are merely two hours away by driving. We can also be reached from Vancouver via a pleasant two-hour ferry ride, and if you are lucky, you can see whales traveling on your side.

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Downtown Nanaimo: 2km
Airport: 12km

Located in Qualicum Bay, we offer new renovated suites, 1 room, 2 room and 2-bedroom, as well 2 bedroom cabin. TV, Telephone, and WIFI. Each unit is fully equipped, right down to linens and towels. All suites are serviced daily (and upgraded yearly) so that you can just relax and enjoy your vacation.

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Downtown Qualicum Beach: 8.4km

Our hotel is located on the waterfront of peaceful Qualicum Bay, approximately 10 minutes north of Qualicum Beach. We offer affordable accommodation that is perfect for families, couples, or individuals looking for some rest and relaxation. We are a dog-friendly hotel and do allow dogs in the unit.

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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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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Boasting panoramic ocean views, this Qualicum Beach property offers free Wi-Fi. Qualicum Beach town center is just 5 minutes’ drive away. A 32"flat-screen cable TV is provided in the bright lounge at Westerlea Resort Motel. A shared guest terrace with seating options is offered at Resort Motel Westerlea. BBQ facilities are available. Guests can also make use of the fire pit on site.

Westerlea Resort Motel Westerlea Resort Motel
3281 Island Highway West
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

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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