If a waterfront staycation is calling your name, look no further.
Soak up the dog days of summer by exploring one of these scenic seaside escapes in BC. The beautiful water views are bound to sweep you off your feet.
Seaside Escapes in BC
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Parksville
This sweet seaside resort is mere steps away from the sandy beach, and has everything you could possibly need for the perfect staycation. Nestled in the beautiful area of Parksville on Vancouver Island, it’s also home to the Grotto Spa. Guests can go for a dip in a beautiful mineral pool followed by a luxurious massage that will melt all of life’s stresses away.
Location: 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville
Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino
It’s always relaxing in Tofino, as time just seems to stand still when you’re on island time. When in the surfer town, staying at the charming Wickaninnish Inn is truly a memorable experience. This beachfront resort and spa is right on nature’s edge, where you can see all the beauty surrounding you as soon as you wake up.
Location: 500 Osprey Lane, Tofino
Ocean Village, Tofino
If you’d like more privacy, experience the best of summer at Ocean Village “pod cabins” in Tofino. The oceanfront cabins are a quaint place to unwind while watching the waves crash upon shore. The beachfront resort is an oasis all in itself and will quickly become your home away from home. Nestled at Mackenzie Beach, you can enjoy all the comforts of cabin living while overlooking the stunning shoreline.
Location: 555 Hellesen Drive, Tofino
Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort, Great Bear Rainforest
This bucket list worthy getaway offers a secluded retreat in nature, right in BC’s incredible Great Bear Rainforest. It’s so remote that you’ll have to fly in, but it’s totally worth it. You can catch a seaplane from Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo or Tofino. The resort is made up of a series of cozy chalets right by the water with unbelievable wilderness views.
Location: 100 Little Nimmo Bay, Mackenzie Sound, Mount Waddington
Oak Bay Beach Hotel, Victoria
Take off to Victoria for a magical stay at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, where you will quickly discover all the Pacific Northwest has to offer. The boutique hotel is nestled along the ocean and offers spectacular views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and Mount Baker off in the distance. This serene getaway truly makes you feel like summer is neverending, with a series of outdoor pools overlooking the ocean.
Location: 1175 Beach Drive, Victoria