AREA FEATURES: • One of the Best Beaches for Family Fun in Canada • Beachcomb for hours in the Spectacular Tidal Pools full of Sea Life • Located immediately beside 5 km’s of Pristine Wilderness and Trails of Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park • 7 Golf Courses located within the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area • A 5 min. walk to Riptide Lagoon Mini Golf with Bumper Cars, Arcade and Ice Cream • Within walking distance of The Grotto Spa – #1 Spa in Western Canada • 20 Minutes to Qualicum Beach • 35 Minutes to Nanaimo/ Nanaimo International Airport • 50 Minutes to Comox/ Comox International Airport • 2 hours to the Capital of British Columbia – Victoria Tanglewood is in the heart of the international tourist destination of Oceanside, in Parksville on Vancouver Island BC. We are right on Rathtrevor Beach, renowned for its magnificent beauty and miles of soft sand and safe, warm salt water swimming. Couple that with being nestled beside the enchanting old growth forest of Rathtrevor Provincial Park, with its miles of hiking, biking and walking trails meandering alongside the ocean and through the forest, and you have a winning combination for a fantastic vacation!! Activities(on site or nearby): Golf (over 10 courses), tennis, hiking, rock climbing, spelunking, leisure and mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, swimming, snorkelling/diving, boating, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, kite flying, beachcombing, sandcastle building, beach fires, wildlife viewing, adventure playground, nature programs, mini golf, horseshoes, cinemas, live theatre, numerous tourist attractions.
Dining, Shopping, Arts & Crafts, Children’s activities, Outdoor adventures and Water Sports
Black Goose English Style Restaurant and Pub located next door to Tanglewood Resort
7 Golf Courses located within the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area – Brigadoon, Pheasant Glen, Qualicum Beach, Morning Star, Fairwinds and Arrowsmith Golf and Country Clubs are all within an easy 25 minute drive
Walk to Riptide Lagoon Adventure Mini Golf or a 10 minutes’ drive to Paradise Adventure Mini-Golf – Two world famous mini golf courses, bumper boats, games pavilion, café, ice cream and gift shop. 15 Minutes to Nature Mini gold and Waterslides at Riverside.
Grotta Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville – Easy 15 min. walk along the beach or along paved sidewalks through the forest. One of the best Spa’s in North America.
Indoor Pool and hot tub at Beach Acres Resort – Available for a daily fee located next to Tanglewood Beach Town Homes, Parksville
Grocery Stores in Parksville: Quality Foods, Thrifty Foods – Naked Naturals (less than 10min Drive)
Tanglewood Vacation Rental Homes are adjacent to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park – Camping, Walking Trails, Bon Fire Pits, Picnic Tables and Boardwalk along the Ocean.
Parksville Beach Festival. The Annual Canadian Open Sandcastle Competition is left on display in the Community Park which hosts over 150 different events annually! Water Park, and Play Park, Picnic Tables, Ice Cream, Sports Fields, Curling arena and Boardwalk along the Beach
Horne Lake Caves (Splunking), Cameron Lake (water sports) and Spider Lake (swimming) are within a 30-45 min drive
Cathedral Grove – Some of the trees are more than 800 years old and 9 metres around 20-45 min drive.
Coombs Country Market a short drive – 9 km (Famous for the Goats on the Roof)
Tiger Lily Farm near Coombs – Great for the entire family
Morningstar Farm/Little Qualicum Cheeseworks – Meet Animals, Watch milking and cheese making, meet winemaker and sample world class cheses and wines or take a guided/self-guided tour
Englishman River Falls located in Arrowsmith – 20 km from Parksville – Spectacular waterfalls in a lush forest.
Lighthouse Trail located to the north of Qualicum Landing Resort – Wheelchair friendly and great for off leash dog walks.
Strathcona Provincial Park can be accessed from Courtney (- 50 Min) – Huge park provides hiking trails for all levels of experience
Mt. Washington Alpine Resort located 1.5 hours north
20 Minutes to Qualicum Beach
BC Ferries from Vancouver to Nanaimo (Hourly in the summer) – 30 Minutes to Nanaimo/ Nanaimo International Airport
Comox International Airport – Direct daily flights from Alberta (1 hour drive) – 60 Minutes to Comox/ Comox International Airport
Comox Valley – 60 Minute Drive North (Big Box Stores, Movie Theatres, Comox International Airport)
Victoria International Airport – Direct daily flights from all N. America (2.5-3 hours drive)2-2.5 hours to the Capital of British Columbia – Victoria