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Reviewed on Sep. 3, 2019
Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2019
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.
If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:
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.