Parksville and Qualicum are in keeping with simple yet action-packed British Columbia living. Many enjoy the quiet, restorative lifestyle that is found on this central island strip with its close access to the beach and rugged outdoor beauty that provides a variety of enjoyable activities. Accommodations on the central island are easy to come by and most offer great ocean views and simple comforts. The Beach Club Resort is located on the historic Island Hall Resort site and boasts the most luxurious hotel rooms in Parksville. Every room is uniquely designed with thoughtful detail to enhance every unique guest’s stay. The Madrona Beach Resort is ideally located in Parksville on five acres of oceanfront property on the safest, warmest ocean beach that BC has to offer with stunning ocean views. The units vary from 2 bedroom rooms with a fireplace to ground level studios with kitchenettes with some also featuring fireplaces. Ocean Trails Resort offers a family friendly environment on the bluff above Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville. All units are equipped with kitchens, in-suite washers/dryers and fireplaces. There is also an outdoor hot tub, seasonal pool and tennis/basketball courts with access to a fitness centre.
The Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Center in Parksville offers 192 log constructed accommodation units set in 22 acres of forest. The Resort features the world famous Grotto Spa and gives access to Rathtrevor Beach making it a wonderful destination to relax and truly recharge. Beach Acres Resort is a great place for family and friends to enjoy the comforts of home in a 2 bedroom cottage featuring a full kitchen and fireplace. A sauna, hot tub, indoor swimming pool and kids’ playground are a few of the amenities available. Beach Acres Resort offers oceanfront units as well as more private units located in Parksville forests.
Sand Pebbles Inn located in Qualicum Beach is situated in the middle of a miles-long stretch of some of the finest beach in Vancouver offering oceanfront and ocean view rooms. It boasts of spectacular views of the Georgia strait with the snow capped peaks of the coastal mountains in the background setting the scene for the even more breathtaking sunsets. The Shorewater Resort is located in Qualicum Beach on natural beachfront property. It is a self contained condominium resort on the ocean. The Quality Resort Bayside located in Parksville gives affordable beachfront accommodations with ocean views and every oceanside room comes with a private balcony. Some amenities include an indoor pool, racquetball courts and free wi-fi giving you a great value for your dollar. The Crown Mansion Boutique Hotel, Villas & Butlers Restaurant is located in Qualicum Beach and boasts of fine dining options, a heritage forest in the rear, golf course in the front with garden and ocean view rooms available featuring king-size, four poster beds. The beach, galleries and boutiques of Qualicum are all just a stones throw away.
The Surfside RV Resort located in Parksville is the highest Woodall rated RV resort on Vancouver Island. Situated on oceanfront property, it features an outdoor pool, hot tub and showers with tennis and volleyball courts. The Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is situated on 10 acres on Vancouver Island’s east coast just steps away from Parksville’s open, sandy beaches. The Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort offers one, two or three bedroom vacation homes each with surreal views of landscape, gorgeous beaches and vast ocean waters. The accommodations are top of the line featuring granite countertops, soaker tubs, spacious kitchens and lovely, custom designed furnishings. Buena Vista by the Sea is a beachfront property in Qualicum Beach offering one or two bedroom deluxe suites with ocean views, full baths and complete kitchens. It is conveniently located just 1km from Vancouver Island’s west coast.