Parksville / Qualicum Beach Area
Oceanside Vacation OverviewOceanside Village Resort is located near Parksville, BC and Qualicum Beach in the heart of Vancouver's Island's most popular vacation area. Our Qualicum Beach resort is located on the east side of Vancouver island and blessed with one of the most temperate climates in Canada, Oceanside offers an exceptional array of local activities for you to enjoy year round - including five championship golf courses. From your comfortable base at our Qualicum Beach resort, you and your family can experience the best Parksville/Qualicum Beach vacation that this beautiful part of the Island has to offer.
Fabulous restaurants, luxurious spas and world-class golf are all within a short drive of your Parksville cottage. If you're looking for accommodation in Parksville that's conveniently located and close to many natural recreation areas, we're the best option. As a centrally located Parksville / Qualicum Beach Resort, your Parksville vacation will surely provide plenty of entertainment for the entire family.
Top-Rated Parksville / Qualicum Beach AttractionsAt Oceanside Village Resort, you're in the heart of an area noted for its wide range of local attractions - including top-rated recreational and leisure activities. High on the popularity list is beautiful Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, where you can walk along kilometres of wide open sand, go swimming or explore shallow tidal pools. The park also boasts a lengthy network of walking and biking trials which meander through stands of magnificent old-growth forest.
Other nearby attractions include Cathedral Grove old-growth forest Horne Lake Caves, Milner Gardens and Woodlands, French Creek Marina and The Old School House Arts Centre. In addition, the famous "Goats on the Roof" market and funky shops of Coombs, Butterfly World, Tiger Lily Farm, Morningstar Farm and Englishman River Falls are within easy striking distance, meaning there's always something exciting to do or visit. We're also an ideal base for exploring the rest of Vancouver Island. Historic Victoria, quaint Campbell River and the rugged natural beauty of the Pacific Rim National Park and Tofino are all within a two-hour drive.
You and your family can enjoy a dip in the Oceanside Village Resort's indoor pool, use our state-of-the-art exercise room, or lay back and relax in our whirlpool. Your Vancouver Island cottage is just minutes from the centrally-located Community Park, which has its own expansive beach and offers a host of activities.
Shopping? Parksville's downtown district is handy. Here, you'll discover a variety of shops, cafes, grocery and specialty stores. During the summer, there's a free shuttle service between Parksville's Resort area and downtown. Vancouver Island's largest shopping mall is also just a short drive away.
After a day out, indulge yourself at the Tranquil Moments Day Spa, Aglow Salon, Dress For Les or Taste Café & Bistro on site. For dining, there are many fine restaurants within a short drive from your Parksville cottage. Transportation connections are also close by -- BC Ferries or seaplane flights to Vancouver's downtown are just 25 minutes away, and the Nanaimo and Comox airports are only 45 minutes away.