1 . Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 537 - 3254

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Be encased in all of nature's beauty. Stern mountains, soft beaches, open lakes, and wooded hills combine to make Parksville, British Columbia a diverse and beautiful land. Small villages surround Sunrise Ridge, each adding their own unique shops, culture, and character to your stay. Try home-baked goods from the Old Country Market in Coombs Village. Sunrise Ridge will ignite a desire to return, whether it's to wake up to the blazing sunrise, or snuggle by your private fireplace.

2 . Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 601 - 5930

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Twenty-two acres of arbutus and fir forest behind you, endless rippling ocean ahead, and the wind softly ruffling your recently pampered hair: You are either in heaven, or standing at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort. Enjoy the warmest ocean swimming in Canada, and the number one spa in its Western region. 18 treatment rooms, pedicure thrones, and a 2,500-square-foot mineral pool give tranquility a whole new meaning. Add endless tapas and experience pure bliss, the British Columbian way.

3 . Beach Acres Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 663 - 7309

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Drink in the expansive ocean view with your morning coffee from the privacy of a self-contained cottage or townhouse at Beach Acres Resort. Your living quarters feature thoughtful amenities like two bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a fireplace. Aptly named, the resort will surround you in acres of lush forested nature and miles of beachfront. Visit natural gems like Pacific Rim Natural Park, and say hello to the wild things of the wildlife preserve. Stay here and have a sandy good time!

4 . Madrona Beach Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 663 - 7302

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Put your feet up on your secluded patio and breathe in the mildest climate in Canada. Situated on the East Coast of Vancouver Island, Madrona Beach Resort offers an endless array of ways to immerse yourself into the island life here. Take your pick from six 18-hole golf courses, all within a 15 minutes drive. Roast s'mores over your beach fire, allowed by friendly resort staff. Take a five-minute walk to Rathtrevor Provincial Park, or see a flurry of wings and color at the World Parrot Refuge.

5 . Ocean Sands Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (250) 954 - 0662

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This prime vacation hotspot is situated on three acres of meticulously manicured oceanfront property. Drop your luggage in a condo unit with an ocean or poolside view. Don't stay inside too long, adventure is out there. Submerge yourself in the heated outdoor pool, or go for a dip in the warm ocean water. Sweat out some stress at the sauna while the kids tear up the playground. With three miles of sand at your doorstep, you can expect that smile to stay on your face for as long as you stay here.

6 . Oceanside Village Resort

Parksville, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 248 - 8961

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Don't just imagine staying in a fully-equipped cottage for a hotel room price; come stay at the place where generations gather, and create a lifetime of memories. The Arbutus is the quintessential summertime home. Vaulted pine ceilings emanate a luxurious vibe and large windows open your eyes to a world of natural beauty and life. The two spacious bedrooms and expansive living area make it the perfect cottage to spend some time with the extended family. Take your family or besties here now.

7 . Pacific Shores Resort & Spa

Nanoose Bay, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 986 - 2222

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Pacific Shores Resort calls Nanoose Bay its home, basking in its serenity and coastal beauty. Although slightly tucked away on 15 acres of botanical gardens, the resort is just 15 minutes from Parksville, where activities abound. Savior Cheeseworks and MooBerry Winery, get pumped for WildPlay Element Parks, and wind up for Paradise Adventure Mini Golf. Make sure to cap off your day with a decedent meal at Landing West Coast Grill, featuring a 6,000-gallon aquarium.

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