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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park! One of the Best Beaches for Family Fun in Canada!-Beachcomb for hours in the Warm Soft Sand Tidal Pools

  6 guests
  2 bedrooms
  2 bathrooms
  1105 sq. ft.

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Located immediately beside the Beach Access to Rathtrevor Beach with 5 Km's of soft sand and next to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park with pristine wilderness trails. 

You will love the seclusion of this place, which is down a long winding wooded road from the Island Highway.  Being right next to Rathtrevor Park is a plus, since, no new buildings will ever go up there to spoil the rustic environment and the feeling of seclusion. The short stroll to the beach is, of course, the most significant factor in our love of this place, and the miles that low tide will allow you to stroll along Craig Bay and Georgia Strait.  The peace and quiet in the off season is wonderful.  We find the entire development very charming.  It is a wonderful refuge from city life.

  • 15% Tax on Rental Rate
  • Departure cleaning applies regardless of length of stay 
  • No Pets Permitted
  • Non-Refundable Damage Deposit Waiver of $69.00 Plus Tax
  • 30% of the Rental is due on Reservation.  The full balance is due, and appreciated 60 days prior to arrival
  • If Canceled, funds  are only refunded if the same dates are re-booked, less a $100/Admin charge
  • Check in time is after 4pm - Check out time is 11am


• Short Stroll to SOFT, WARM, SANDY, LEVEL BEACH (Less than a 2 Minute Walk)
• Town Home (1,000 sq. ft.)
• The 2ND BEDROOM contains a TWO TWINS
• BATHROOM contains Bathtub and Shower
• Full Size Appliances including a Dishwasher
• Living Room with QUEEN PULL OUT BED.
• CABLE TV & DVD Players in Living Room and Bedrooms
• FREE Password protected WI-FI Internet and Land Line Phone for Free Local Calls
• In Suite LAUNDRY
• GAS FIREPLACE in Living Room
• Beach Fires are permitted in designated Bonfire areas when provincial bans not in effect
• No Pets permitted

There is a Private fire pit on the beach for Tanglewood guests. Available when there are no fire bans. First rate golf courses within minutes, and for the little golfers Riptide Lagoon mini-golf is nearby and great fun for all ages. Many famous Day Spas are located in the area.

Parksville is an ideal location to explore Vancouver Island - 1 Hour to the Comox International Airport. 15 minutes to Qualicum Beach, 30 Minutes to Nanaimo, and 2 hours to Victoria. A trip through the Cathedral Grove forest on the way to Tofino is a must.



2 BEDROOM + 2 BATH - TOWNHOME (1000 sq. ft.)
  • Short Stroll to soft sandy beach of Rathtrevor Beach adjacent to The Rathtrevor Provincial Park
  • QUEEN MASTER BEDROOM with 4 PIECE EN SUITE Bath, Tub and Shower
  • 2nd Bedroom with TWO TWIN BED
  • QUEEN SOFA BED in Living Area
  • 2nd BATHROOM includes a Full Size Bathtub and Shower
  • Open concept and FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN, Living Room and Dining Area
  • Full Size Appliances, Fridge, Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher
  • TV plus DVD Player in Living Area and Bedrooms
  • GAS FIREPLACE in Living Room 
  • BBQ located on the Deck adjoining Dining area with Patio Table
  • FREE password protected WIFI, CABLE and local calls on house phone
  • In Suite LAUNDRY
  • MAXIMUM 2 VEHICLES per guest party
  • PARKING for 1 Vehicle in designated parking area (2nd vehicle must be parked in guest parking)
  • Easy 2 MINUTE WALK to the BEACH
  • Bonfire permitted in designated Areas when there are no Provincial fire bans
  • Summer Swimming and Beachcombing in the WARMEST OCEAN WATER NORTH OF CALIFORNIA
  • SOFT SAND LEVEL BEACH with Shallow tide pools
  • Professionally Landscaped Yard with Stone Pathways and Private Patio Areas
  • Next door to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
  • Tax on Rental Rate
  • Departure cleaning 
  • Non-Refundable Damage Deposit Waiver 
  • 30% of the Rental rate is due on Reservation.  The full balance is due, and appreciated 60 days prior to arrival
  • If Cancelled, funds  are only refunded if the same dates are re-booked, less a $100/Admin charge
  • Check in time is after 4pm ~ Check out time is 11am
  • Stays longer than 14 Nights will require a mid-stay clean
  • 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, Morningstar, 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.
  • Grotto 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 The Sandcastles are 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 (Spelunking), 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 meters 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 cheeses 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 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 Theaters, 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



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Seasonal Rates

* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing Night Weekly Monthly Min Nights
Autumn - Winter $159 $940 $1,450 3
Spring $179 $940 $1,650 3
Summer $349 $2,090 $7,950 3
Winter Holiday $189 $1,040   3


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coquitlam, CA
Reviewed: Sep 2, 2017
Property Manager
Perfect accommodations!
Victoria, CA
Reviewed: Aug 25, 2017
Property Manager
I found all communications with the Life's a Beach team to be prompt, thorough and friendly.
We had an absolutely fantastic stay. The condo and the location were top notch and all interactions with Life's a Beach were great. Coming home feeling relaxed and re-energized from our time with you. Thanks!
Reviewed: Jun 26, 2017
Property Manager
Hi ! I just want to say, We are really satisfy with are stay at Tanglewood in Parkville. Especially the the house is close by a provincial park and a beautiful beach. - Luc
Hi ! I just want to say, We are really satisfy with are stay at Tanglewood in Parkville. Especially the the house is close by a provincial park and a beautiful beach. - Luc
West Vancouver, CA
Reviewed: May 23, 2017
Property Manager
We are returning guests and the main reason is that the Life's The Beach team has offered such amazing support. I am confident that they can handle any questions or requests and that gives me peace of mind.
This time, we had two families [3 adults and 3 kids] all travelling together. The weekend was perfect and the kids spent 90% of their free time on the beach. Even though it was only 4 days, I know they will remember this trip for years to come.
Reviewed: Jun 10, 2016
Property Manager
Total Score 91%



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