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Ocean Sands Resort

1165 Resort Drive, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in suite 36, which is a 2-bedroom pool front suite, with 2 adults and 3 kids. The pull-out and twin beds in one bedroom made this suite perfect for us - ideal for a couple and 3 kids. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. We had a brand new barby, which we didn't use, but... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned recently with our two grandchildren to Ocean Sands and again had a delightful time. Rented a two bedroom unit overlooking the ocean which provided interest for the kids. A turkey vulture was eating it's prey on the beach so wished I had brought binoculars. The pool and hot tub were delightful on the one rainy day and the... More

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Pacific Latitiude 20/49
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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is fabulous. right on the beach, and our unit (310A) was very private. We were pleased that there was an elevator down to the third level. But there were no dishes or glasses provided. So it was really a well-equipped hotel room but without room service. They advertise BBQs on the ground level but not for this unit.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect spot. Family friendly. Quiet. Close to everything.The outdoor pool is key for us! and the crazy low tides make beach combing a half day adventure at least. WIsh they had keyless entry. As well, there were not recycle bins in our condos. There were big recycle bins by the office however. We will stat there again. love the resident... More

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Waterloo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. Highly recommend it for family get away our family is all across Canada and perfect place to get kids, moms and dads and grandparents together views and facilities are awesome. Hosts Darcy and Krysty are incredible. Can hardly wait for next summer

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed in Unit 36 of the Ocean Sands Resort. This unit opens up onto a huge grass area for the kids to play on and as it turned out for us, meet up with the new friends they so easily made at the pool earlier in the day. We also had a great view of the... More

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sherwood park
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great resort for families. An outdoor pool and ocean front. You can cook in the room or go out to restaurants close by that are really great quality. This is a great place to stay! We have been previous and the owners remember us it's like coming home:)

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to relax and unwind especially in front of the fireplace or dining area which faces Craig Bay in the condo suites located above the beach. Beautiful ocean vistas, sandy shoreline and surrounding flora will tantalize your visual senses. Also saw from our suite, hummingbirds, an eagle, and a deer. Friendly, helpful staff and our condo was clean and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ocean Sands Resort Occupies a very beautiful spot on Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville BC. This is our fourth visit to this location and resort however it has been 15 years since our last visit. The property has since changed management and Darcey and Christie are very lovely people and very accommodating. We like to play cd's and the room... More

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed our stay at the Ocean Sands Resort. The resort has a friendly staff. The view is beautiful and the rooms are very spacious. The bed was very comfortable. I would happily stay again. More luggage carts would be appreciated. Lovely.

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Address: 1165 Resort Drive, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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