Parksville Retreat Pacific Shores Resort Spa 2 nights

Pacific Shores Resort Spa is the ultimate getaway spot for guests to experience the rustic beauty of the island. Find sandy beaches, stunning provincial parks, delicious cafés and restaurants, and unique shops all within a short driving distance.

Relax at the Pacific Shores Resort Spa and indulge in the waterfront views, and enjoy access to the hot tubs, indoor pool, sauna, fitness centre and other relaxing amenities.

Top 5 things to do

  • Hike Notch Hill Loop Trail which offers impressive views of Nanoose Harbour and spot local wildlife along the way
  • See historic artifacts in heritage buildings and learn about local history at the Parksville Museum
  • Try delicious Swiss-style artisanal cheese paired with handcrafted fine fruit wines at Morningstar Farm
  • Explore Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and find 347-hectars of local wildlife, Douglas fir trees, and incredible ocean views
  • Shop in the unique stores in Old Country Market in Coombs and see the goats on the roof

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Parksville

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

Staying at: Pacific Shores Spa Resort (Queen Standard Room)
1-1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay, BC, V9P 9P7

Start your journey with a refreshing ferry ride with jaw dropping views of idyllic islands and mountains. On your ferry ride over, keep an eye out for porpoises, whales and seals swimming in the waters. After a short drive, find yourself by the waterfront surrounded by beautiful scenery all around. Walk along the waterfront and explore the surrounding area. Spend the evening savoring a delicious meal at the Smoke ‘N Water restaurant while listening to live music on select days. Wind down for the night in your room and enjoy the beautiful views of Craig Bay from your private balcony.

Day 2

Day 2 - Parksville

Staying at: Pacific Shores Spa Resort (Queen Standard Room)
1-1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay, BC, V9P 9P7

Start your morning at the Old Country Market in Coombs, and find a galore of fresh fruits and vegetables, local goods and fun souvenirs. Enjoy lunch at one of the delicious cafés and restaurants nearby, and then make your way to visit Morningstar Farm. Watch and learn as professional cheese makers prepare cheese from scratch. Snack on delicious cheese bites while sipping on fruity reds and whites. Afterwards, check out Englishman River Falls Provincial Park and find two stunning waterfalls descend into a deep canyon. This old-growth forest has several hiking trails and a deep crystal-clear pool perfect for swimming during the summer. Wrap up the evening with a delectable dinner spread at one of the many restaurants in the charming town of Parksville.

Day 3

Day 3 - Parksville to Vancouver

Ferry: Nanaimo (Departure Bay) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

After indulging in breakfast, pamper yourself with a luxurious spa treatment at the AquaTerre Spa or hike through the lush Notch Hill Loop Trail and take in the panoramic views of Nanoose Harbour before heading back to the ferry terminal. Once back at the ferry terminal, board your ferry and enjoy the scenic ride.

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Today's price from $289 CAD

+ $10.70 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

2 nights

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights’ accommodation at the Pacific Shores Resort Spa in a Standard Queen Room; max. 2 ppl.
  • Extra Value Daily Resort Fee included
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island for two adults and one car
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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