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Temporary Closure of Beaches to Dogs
Beaches within the Parksville Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area (PQBWMA) will be temporarily closed to dogs to the annual Brant geese migration. Rathtrevor Beach will be closed to dogs from February 15 to April 30. Parksville Bay Beach and Qualicum Beach from March 1 to April 30.More Info
Get an overview of where to stay in Parksville Qualicum Beach and find the perfect lodgings for your trip.
Below we’ll share the highlights and benefits of staying in each of these areas to help you hone in on the perfect accommodations for your next visit to Parksville Qualicum Beach:
Most of the accommodations near Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park are located along Resort Drive with ocean views and beach access. If you enjoy hiking and cycling, it is easy to hop right on the Top Bridge Park & Regional Trail, which runs along the Englishman River.
Visitors will also find the Grotto Spa, Riptide Adventure Mini-Golf, restaurants, and coffee shops within a few minutes walk.
Lodging Options Near Rathtrevor Beach:
Many accommodations in Central Parksville are either beachfront or right across the street from Parksville’s famous sandy beaches. Families will love being close to Parksville Community Park with its playground and regular festivals and events. Guests can also walk to Paradise Fun Park, featuring mini-golf and bumper boats and plenty of restaurants, shops, and services.
Lodging Options Near Parksville Beach:
Most Qualicum Beach accommodations are located on or near the waterfront and many of these properties feature stunning ocean views. Enjoy people watching, walking, and dining al fresco on the beachside promenade. Downtown Qualicum Beach is only a short walk away and offers a quaint, village feel with unique mom-and-pop shops and restaurants to explore plus a year-round farmer’s market. The walk from beachfront lodging to downtown Qualicum Beach does include a steep hill, so some guests prefer to drive.
Lodging Options Near Qualicum Beach:
Bowser and Qualicum Bay are located just minutes north from Qualicum Beach along the scenic Oceanside Route Highway 19A. This area offers all the charms of Lighthouse Country and proximity to Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club, Horne Lake Caves, fishing and marine tour charters, and Rosewall Creek Provincial Park.
Just South of Parksville Qualicum Beach on Highway 19A, Nanoose Bay offers a serene natural setting, Fairwinds Golf Club, Marina and Nanoose Bay Cafe, Rusted Rake Brewing, regional parks to explore, as well as scenic hikes like The Notch.
South and West of Parksville is Arrowsmith Coombs Country, named after towering Mount Arrowsmith that is partially responsible for the enviable micro-climate surrounding Parksville Qualicum Beach. Arrowsmith Coombs Country is a collection of rural communities including Coombs, Errington, Hilliers, Meadowood and Whiskey Creek. Here you will find Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, Coombs Old Country Market, Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, and Cathedral Grove among many other attractions.
Lodging Options in Arrowsmith Coombs Country:
Lodging Options In Bowser & Qualicum Bay:
Places to Stay
From oceanfront hotels and resorts, to charming bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and more - find the perfect place to stay for your Parksville Qualicum Beach getaway.Learn More
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