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TRULY BEACHFRONT - 180 Degree Panoramic View - (go to rates to change to CDN $)

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Tanglewood Condo with the BEST VIEW, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Wonderful beachfront condo adjacent to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, on Georgia Strait (recently renamed the Salish Sea). You will witness the ever-changing natural beauty and wildlife of the West Coast , including migrating blackbrants, eagles and hawks nesting in the surrounding forest, water birds such as herons and egrets, seals surfacing at high tide and early morning/late evening sightings of deer, rabbits and quail.

Sunrise will greet you with warmth and light flooding through large panoramic windows, into the living room, dining room and kitchen. You can be the first to make your tracks across the pristine, rippled sand after the waves have erased yesterday’s creations. Witness the awesome sight of a full moon painting a swath of light on the water and watch it slowly sink into the sea from your window, or even better, go outside and see the brilliance of the star studded night sky, undiminished by the glow of city lights.

Our unit is a haven nestled in a spectacular setting, on the second floor of a beachfront fourplex. Even while relaxing inside, you can enjoy the majesty of nature and life around you. Being outside is exhilarating and a wonderful antidote to the busyness and stress of life. Prepare to unwind, relax and simplify your life.

Keywords: Luxury,beachfront,retreat,waterfront,vacation

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2017

Why The Owner chose Vancouver Island

Our retreat is centrally located on the east coast of Vancouver Island and easily accessible to other areas and attractions. It is a two hour drive south to Victoria, with attractions such as Butchart Gardens, the Empress Hotel, Royal B.C. Museum and whale watching tours. Similarly, it is a two hour drive north to the Courtney/Comox Valley and Mt. Washington ski resort.

Day trips to the fishing meccas of Port Alberni and Campbell River are another option. Long Beach/Tofino/Wickaninnish surfing and storm watching are other possibilities, as are trips to outlying islands such as Hornby and Denman.

Friends visiting from the mainland (i.e. Vancouver) can take the Vancouver/Horseshoe Bay ferry to Nanaimo and drive north 25 minutes to Tanglewood. Airplane connections are typically made through Victoria, Nanaimo or Comox/Courtney airports.

What makes this condo unique

The location of our condo adjacent to Rathtrevor Provincial Park affords us access to a beautifully forested area with well-maintained trails, a nature house with summer parks programs for the kids, popular camp sites and tubing on the rapids of the Englishman River and estuary.

There are many areas close by where one can go digging for clams and oysters or fishing. We love the quaint markets and local arts and cultural events organized by Parksville/Qualicum, such as the Coombs Market, Parksville Sand Castle Festival, downtown night market and Classic Car Festival.


Parksville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

TRULY BEACHFRONT - 180 Degree Panoramic View - (go to rates to change to CDN $)
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

A Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

We spent six nights here, and we hope to come back next year. The view is even more spectacular than the photos, which is what lead us to choose this venue. Hubby did a time lapse movie of the tide coming in, and it is awesome - the sand being covered by water, the birds moving around, the sun casting shadows on the island in the distance, and the clouds moving past, a mesmerizing couple of minutes capturing a good six hours. The space itself is clean and very comfortable, with a home-like quality that puts one at ease. The living room furniture is very nice and easy sitting.The gas log fire place is one of the nicest we have seen. The dining table and chairs invite one to dine. And the kitchen has everything necessary to prepare those nice meals with fresh fish from the area. The place is well-appointed with plenty of towels, sheets, cook ware, dishes and silverware. Pantry items plus things like dry pasta were available in the cupboards. Plenty of hot water for showering or baths, soaps, lotion samples, cotton swabs... We even got to play Scrabble on a real board instead of on our kindle readers, a real treat. Covered parking right next to the stairs made it easy to get unpacked and out on the beach - oh, did I mention that Rathtrevor Beach Park with its beach walking and lovely forest trails is able to be accessed by a beach access path from the parking area. And Milner Gardens, Englishman River Falls and Englishman River Park are less than a half hour drive, while the Top Bridge Regional Trail going to the suspension bridge by Allsbrook Rd is only a four mile round-trip walk from the door. And the new front loading washer and dryer along with the high-speed internet and large, bright flat-screen TV made for a prime tech experience. Plus the email contact with the owner personalized the stay. Thank you for a perfect holiday adventure!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our time here. The location is second to none, you want to be right on the beach, this is the spot. Two amazing decks to enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon/sunset glass of wine. No better beach to enjoy walks. Condo had everything we needed, very modern, well equipped. Great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Love love loved this condo!!! The view is spectacular and truly beachfront! The beach is right there, perfect location!! Loved spending my mornings going for walks on the beach and spending the evening staring at the sunsets from the living room. The place is in great condition and very clean, we had everything we needed. Cannot wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The absolute best!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the condo! Fabulous view, very clean, extremely well equipped - kitchen, beach chairs, bathrooms, cleaning products, crayons for kids, etc.

Everything is in good condition. The place is very quiet but close to shopping, and you can walk to the mini-golf.

Close to Coombs and Cathedral Grove. Perfect for a romantic getaway, and also for a families with children.

You cannot make a better choice. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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victoria, b.c.

best place on vancouver island

  • 5 of 5

Myself and four other women having been holidaying at this condo for the past 20 years. Why the same place? Because it's perfect! The view and the beach are probably the best on Vancouver Island. One immediately relaxes once you enter the condo and look at that gorgeous view. The location is perfect for walking, either out to sea when the tide is low or in each direction along the beach, through the park or to one of the very good restaurants in the neighbourhood nearby. Not that I couldn't be more relaxed when I am there but there is a Spa if needed nearby. The condo is equipped with everything you could need. I think the kitchen is almost better equipped than my own at home. The owners have kept the condo in perfect condition which amazes me as we having been coming there for a very long time/

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada

It is truly beachfront!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Rathtrevor Beach for 11 years, having stayed in various places, but this is the best! We liked the 180 degree view of the ocean from the sunrise to the sun on the islands at sunset. We even enjoy the cloudy rainy days. The view is always changing ... birds, boats, seals, sea lions & even an odd whale. We like the fact it is just steps to the sand beach & the park with all it's trails.

The condo is bright, comfortable, spacious and well maintained. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need for cooking/baking. I also love having a washer/dryer. The second bedroom offers lots of options for guests or family. Both Donna & Helen were very accommodating & quick to attend to any problems with the unit.

This spot is very quiet but also only minutes from downtown and many attractions.

We will definitely be returning next winter.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandy beach stretches out for miles at low tide. Ideal for beachcombing, and water activities of all kinds. Playground and picnic tables, hiking/walking/biking trails and nature walks at Rathtrevor Provincial Park, steps away.


Rates & Availability

Parksville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 24 - 30
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sept 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1/17 - Feb 28/18
Oct 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar1/18 - Apr30/18
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning $109.77 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $292.72
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rate for multiple months available on request.

Full payment is required to secure reservation. 50% rental refundable if cancelled 45 days before occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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