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Ocean Sands Resort

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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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Abbotsford, British Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great family environment. .we love the grounds..pool and proximity to beach and Rath trevor. Perfect homey getaway! We have returned to this property 5 times each time we are not disappointed. Only issue was the electric bbq that really cooked horribly.

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Delta, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our townhouse was clean and bright with a full kitchen for our convenience. The property managers were very friendly and welcoming. Loved that it was right on the beach and the kids loved the pool and hunting for sand dollars.

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Victoria, British Columbia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked three units for a week each plus one for four nights - the staff, facilities and location were excellent. Five children aged nine & under really enjoyed the pool and grassed playing area - and their many activities on the beach. Adults had a good time, too - overall - a fine reunion.

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Calgary, Alberta
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with the decor, room sizes, cleanliness and beautiful views of the ocean from our suite. Also was very quiet with a lovely swimming pool and hot tub. Would highly recommend staying here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort was absolutely beautiful!! Staff were excellent condos are very well kept just a wonderful experience!! It will be my first choice when I return to the island and I highly recommend it . The property is gorgeous lots of room for kids to run beach is right there and firewood and fire pits on the beach. Can't say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent beachfront location and elevator down to beach level makes it especially great for those of us with mobility issues - also good to have swimming pool on-site when tide is way out! Kirsty & her staff are amazing - will definitely be going back there again

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on the last leg of our Vancouver and Vancouver Island road trip. After paying extortionate amounts for hotels and food this was a refreshing change. The owners/managers are great and do go the extra mile and readily provide the items that their website promises. The views of the beach are fantastic. If we visited Parksville again we would... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Ocean sands was a breath of fresh air, literally!! It was clean, comfortable and a wonderful, relaxing holiday. We hope to return every year and can't wait to go back! The pool area was clean and neat the condo was well looked after and the resort staff was awesome! Couldn't ask for a more beautiful view of... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the oceanview apartment, the one all the way on the left upper corner facing the ocean. Comfy couch and recliners, beds were fine, kitchen was well stocked with cutlery and china, view was awesome, grounds were clean. Wifi awesome, modern big TV, great balcony and small BBQ. Quite pricey in high season but still worth it for what you... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an outstanding stay at Ocean Sands. We stayed in Unit 208 and it was very clean, quaint and seemed to have a recent remodel. The view was OUTSTANDING. I could just sit on that patio for ages. The unit was very spacious and convenient for our family of 4. There were helpful additions like beach chairs or a... More 

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