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Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020
Beach Hotels in Nanaimo
Known for its island views and boating, Nanaimo offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. With 62 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this walkable destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.
As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Nanaimo, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.
Quality Resort Bayside - 3-star hotel, 9-minute walk from Parksville Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Activities include hiking trails. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.
Ocean Trails Resort - 3.5-star condo near Parksville Beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and proximity to shopping. This condo boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.
Shorewater Resort - 3-star condo near the beach. It offers free WiFi, in-room kitchens, and a balcony/patio. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and clean rooms.
Oceanside Village Resort - 4-star spa vacation home near Parksville Beach. It features an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach locale and pool.
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground - 2-star family-friendly motel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and family friendliness. This motel boasts 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi, and free parking.
Planning Your Trip to Nanaimo
If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:
- Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 72°F
- Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 32°F
- Driest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.09 inches
- Rainiest months: October, February, November, and January, with an average rainfall of 0.20 inches
Sightseeing in and Around NanaimoAfter checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Departure Bay Beach or Parksville Beach for some quality time by the water. Take advantage of the area's boating and hiking trails, and make time for local attractions like Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park or Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Visitors also enjoy Nanaimo for its:
Getting Around Nanaimo
Make your way to Nanaimo with a flight to Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), the closest major airport which is located 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from the city center. You can cross the water on a ferry from the port.