- Things to Do
- Places to Stay
- Food & Drink
- Plan Your Trip
- Book Now
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
Don't leave your furry friend behind on your next getaway!
Enjoy a vacation or weekend trip with every member of your family by choosing pet-friendly lodging. With sprawling parks, sun-soaked beaches, fun outdoor activities and a plethora of pet-friendly hotels, Parksville Qualicum Beach is the perfect retreat for you and your four-legged companion.
Explore the pet-friendly hotels listed below to ensure a delightful stay for both you and your furry friend. For detailed information on availability, rates, and policies, please contact the hotels directly.
Note: During the months of March and April, a bylaw restricts dogs on the beaches along the central east side of the island due to the migrating Brant Geese.
Address: 1182 Island Hwy E, Parksville
Enjoy a pet-friendly getaway at Arbutus Grove Motel, where the spacious backyard is the perfect spot for on-leash exercise, ensuring a tail-wagging stay for both you and your four-legged friends.
Address: 240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
The ultimate retreat for large dogs, Bayside Oceanfront Resort warmly welcomes furry companions up to 80lbs, offering a pet-friendly atmosphere amidst its premier oceanfront setting in Parksville. With attentive service and beach access, your dogs can join you in experiencing the best of the west coast retreat.
Address: 25-1051 Resort Drive, Parksville
Prepare for a delightful beachside adventure with your pup at Beach Acres Resort. After a relaxing evening, wake up and step out your door to explore Rathtrevor Beach Park, where leashed pets can traverse the rocky north shore from May 1 to February 14.
Address: 374 Island Hwy W, Parksville
At Coast Parksville Hotel, treat your pet to a delightful stay with an outdoor courtyard, spacious accommodations, and a prime location near the beach and restaurants.
Address: 1080 Resort Drive, Parksville
Oceanside Village Resort invites you to bring along not one, but two of your furry pals – whether they bark or purr, both cats and dogs are welcome! Just remember to keep the leashes on while exploring the resort. When you're ready for more excitement, hit the trails with your pets by your side at the Top Bridge Regional Trail.
Address: 1-1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay
Pacific Shores Resort, located along Craig Bay, goes the extra mile for your canine companions, offering a lush grassy area designed for their enjoyment. The beachfront setting enhances the experience, providing breathtaking views for you and your canine companion.
Address: 1085 Paradise Place, Nanoose Bay
Paradise Acres Ranch provides a picturesque escape where you can enjoy mountain views right from your room, creating a serene backdrop for your stay. Situated near Englishman River Regional Park, this dog-friendly haven ensures both you and your pup can revel in the beauty of nature during your retreat.
Address: 5970 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Qualicum Bay Resort offers a variety of pet-friendly accommodations, from cozy motel rooms to charming cabins. Explore the nearby Lighthouse Country Regional Trail, followed by a visit to the Tidal Taco Shack. With picnic benches overlooking the water, it's the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious taco in the company of your pup.
Address: 2690 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Experience the ultimate pet-friendly retreat at Qualicum Beach Inn, where your four-legged friend is pampered with a cozy dog bed and bowl in the room, and the pristine beach just steps away for endless seaside adventures.
Address: 1-924 East Island Highway, Parksville
Riverbend Resort provides a variety of accommodation options, from charming cottages and yurts to full-service RV sites and tenting spots. Opt for a cottage booking and let your furry friend curl up and relax by the fireplace.
Note: Prior approval from the office is required for all pets.
Address: 3506 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Explore a variety of accommodations at Riverside Resort & Campground, including RV sites, stand-alone cabins, split-level condos, and conventional suites. Venture to the nearby Little Qualicum River Fish Hatchery for a delightful walk with your dog.
Address: 6383 Island Hwy. West, Qualicum Beach
Immerse yourself in the seaside allure of Sea Flame Beach Resort by booking a stay at one of their oceanside cottages, log houses, and full-service RV spaces. The resort's warm and welcoming atmosphere extends to your furry friends, making it an ideal destination for a pet-friendly getaway by the sea.
Address: 911 McFeely Rd. Qualicum Beach
Located in Qualicum Beach, Seaview Beach Resort opens its doors to pets from September 1 to July 1. During your stay stop by the office to pick up complimentary dog blankets and towels to enhance your pet’s stay. Explore the nearby beach for the opportunity to spot some wildlife while spending quality time with your four-legged friend.
Address: 459 East Island Highway, Parksville
Skylite Motel provides a spacious backyard for pets to play and run around. Take your dog on a short, 10-minute walk to Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company, to enjoy a local, craft beer at their dog-friendly brewery.
Address: 1175 Resort Drive, Parksville
Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort goes above and beyond in providing a pet-friendly paradise, offering a thoughtful touch with food and water bowls in each room, along with the convenience of waste bags and dog towels available upon request for a truly pampered stay for both you and your furry companion.
Address: 411 Island Hwy W, Parksville
At The Tide's Inn, revel in the perfect blend of coastal charm and pet-friendly hospitality, where your furry friends can join you in enjoying the serene beachside getaway.
Address: 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville
From the moment you arrive at Tigh-Na-Mara you and your dog will be pampered with warm welcomes and cozy accommodations at the resort's one and two-bedroom Rustic Cottages. A complimentary gift package awaits your pup ensuring an enjoyable and comfortable stay for your companion.
Embrace the outdoors with your furry companion at these pet-friendly campgrounds and RV sites in Parksville Qualicum Beach:
*The Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association is not responsible for errors or omissions on this list and retains the right to edit all copy. This list does not constitute and should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation of, and the Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association does not assume any responsibility for, any property listed above.