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Ocean Sands Resort

Star Rating
3 out of 5



4.5 / 5Excellent
204 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Laundry


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Craig Heritage Park and Museum
    12 min walk
  • Airport
    Nanaimo, BC (YCD)
    38 min drive

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    About this area


    Ocean Sands Resort is located on the beach and in an area with great shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and Parksville Beach. Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf and Paradise Fun Park are also worth visiting.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara - 1 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf - 9 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Parksville Visitor Centre - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Craig Heritage Park and Museum - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park - 3 min drive

    Getting around

    • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 38 min drive

    About this property

    Ocean Sands Resort

    Guests of this beach condo will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a spa tub and a sauna. Each condo boasts a fireplace and offers free WiFi and an LCD TV. Guests can appreciate conveniences, such as a fridge and a microwave, and other amenities include a DVD player and a coffee/tea maker. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

    Renovations and closures

    The following facilities are closed seasonally every year. They will be closed from 02 October until 23 June:
    • Swimming pool



    Check-in between 4 PM - 6 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 19

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 6 PM.
    If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


    Check-out before 11 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are available for CAD 5 per night.


    • Pets not allowed

    Property payment types

    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

    • Crib (infant bed) fee: CAD 5 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    This property requires a refundable credit card deposit of 25% of the stay at the time of booking. Upon check-out the deposit is refunded less a CAD 25 administration fee and tax. To obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

    We should mention

    The seasonal pool will be open from May to August.Pool access available from 10 AM to 9 PM

    Property is also known as

    • Ocean Sands Resort Parksville
    • Ocean Sands Resort
    • Ocean Sands Parksville
    • Ocean Sands
    • Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville
    • Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island

    Property amenities


    • On the beach


    • Seasonal outdoor pool
    • Spa tub
    • Sauna


    • Free WiFi

    Parking and transport

    • Free self-parking
    • Limited parking

    Family friendly

    • Cots (infant beds): CAD 5 per night
    • Children stay free
    • Playground

    Food and drink

    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Coffee/tea maker


    • Free toiletries

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace


    • LCD TV with cable service
    • DVD player

    Outdoor areas

    • BBQ Grill
    • Garden
    • Picnic area


    • Laundry facilities


    • Heating
    • Portable fan


    • No pets allowed


    • Designated smoking areas

    Services and conveniences

    • Housekeeping (once per stay)
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone
    • Newspapers in reception (surcharge)
    • Free local calls

    Location highlights

    • Near the ocean
    • On the waterfront

    Things to do

    • Kayaking, hiking/biking trails and cave exploring nearby


    • 25 rooms

    Nearby things to do


    • Playground on site
    • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Kayaking nearby
    • Scuba diving nearby


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    Access to ocean beach was great. Bead was very comfortable

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

    4/5 Good

    Great location. Clean spacious rooms. New mattress would have been nice. We kept moving to the middle of the bed.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

    4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 7 nights in Sep. 2019

    4/5 Good

    Beautiful views and comfortably set up. Suite access is a little difficult for people with limited mobility.

    Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    It was quiet and restful. The beach was right outside our door. The patio was perfect and room was large.

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019

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