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Vancouver Island Resorts


Canadian Princess Resort

The Canadian Princess Resort is located in Ucluelet - near Tofino. With accomodations you can choose from hotel style on shore rooms or stay in a cabin on-board a ship! Ucluelet boasts excellent salmon, halibut and bottom fish fishing. There are nature cruises avaliable. The Broken Group Islands Cruise tours operate each afternoon and are 3 hours of magnificent West Coast nature viewing. There are fly-in and drive-in packages starting at $475 for on shore accomodation and 3 days 2 nights - 2 fishing trips.The classy Wickaninnish restaurant is nearby for an amazing dining experience







Kingfisher Spa and Resort

The Kingfisher resort is located in Courtenay. Kingfisher has 64 beachfront or oceanview rooms to choose from. This resort is well-known for it's extensive spa, you can choose from various spa packages that also include dining. There is also a fitness room avaliable for all guests, as well as a pool, hot tub, cedar sauna and a west coast steam cave! Woo! There is also a pilates and yoga studio in site for all the yoga buffs. Prices vary depending on the room and package chosen. The 3 night Christmas package which includes 3 nights accomodation, Christmas day buffet dinner, 2 breakfasts, Boxing Day brunch, a spa credit of 105.00 and a gift runs about $600 per person.

Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

Located in ocean side Parksville, 20 minutes from Nanaimo. This is a seaside spa resort and conference centre. There is an extensive list of activites to choose from. There is a seperate Grotto spa located across the street from the actual resort. This spa was recently voted #1 spa in Western Canada. Treatments include body wraps, massages, facials, scrubs and of course manicures and pedicures. Along with a fitness room, indoor swimming pool and sauna, there is also an on-sute tennis court, basketball courts and children's playground. Tigh-Na-Mara is right next to Rathtrevor Beach which has various hiking and cycling trails. Nearby is the infamous Horne Lake Caves.

There are many different options to choose from as far as accomodations, you can rent an entire long cabin, a bungalow, or an ocean view suite. The most popular package is the Seaside Romance which includes 1 overnight accomodation, a gourmet dinner for two in the Cedar Room.
You will return to a room with sparkling wine, candles, a tub filled with Grotto Spa bath salts, a rose petal turn down of your bed and chocolate covered strawberries :)
Late check-out is a must have with this package.

Clayquot Wilderness Resort

This infamous resort is located near lovely Tofino. You can choose from a weekend, weekday or week long getaways. The Healing Grounds is a high class spa avaliable rates start at $4750 for a 3 night experience. Fishing and camping is also avaliable.

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