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Vancouver Island’s Natural Choice


Reconnect here and experience rustic charm in the heart of nature!

With our awe-inspiring views on 22 acres of tranquil forest, the award winning Grotto Spa, 2 very popular restaurants, British Columbia’s most extensive resort Family Recreation Program, 3 kms of sandy beach and the warmest ocean swimming waters in Canada, we can create the perfect getaway for everyone!

Explore our Accommodations

Best rates guaranteed by booking directly with us.  Ask about our local's rate and extended stay rates.


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Oceanview Rooms

Beautiful rooms overlooking the ocean.

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Spa Bungalows

Kitchen or kitchenette, Dining area and extra beds.

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Rustic Cottages

Pet-Friendly Rustic Cottages.

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Jedediah Studio

Kitchenette, Dining area and extra bed.

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The Perfect Getaway Awaits!

Parksville, BC

Tigh-Na-Mara is located in picturesque Parksville, BC on Vancouver Island. Parksville’s central island location offers easy access to the best of Vancouver Island.

Getting Here

Parksville is situated mid-island on the east coast, just 30 minutes north of Nanaimo and 2 hours north of Victoria. There are many ways to get to Tigh-Na-Mara, including car, ferries and planes.

Cedars Restaurant & Lounge

Discover a new twist on your old favourites and enjoy the city’s best lounge - both are the perfect place to sit back and relax over a fine wine, craft beer, cocktail, specialty coffee or soothing cup of tea.

Treetop Tapas & Grill

Dine comfortably in your robe and sandals at the Treetop Tapas & Grill as we present a collection of seventeen tapas plates, featuring both local and international influences.

At the Resort

Take advantage of all that Tigh-Na-Mara has to offer:

Explore our 22 acres of tranquil forest and 3 kilometres of sandy beach. Definitely, bring your camera to capture the natural beauty that surrounds us including hundreds of species of birds like Bald Eagles, Herons and Northern Flickers as well as an abundance of marine life all at our doorstep. Enjoy all the great amenities our resort provides and contact us with any questions, so we can help you and your family create the getaway that you’re looking for.

Area Attractions

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach area enjoys the mildest year-round climate in Canada!

Guests of Tigh-Na-Mara enjoy golfing nearly every day of the year as well as hiking, wildlife viewing, beachcombing, relaxing and taking in the beautiful view of the Salish Sea and Coast Mountains.

Grotta Spa

We believe in offering guest experiences that go beyond the expected.

Now more than ever, managing stress and seeking a trusted and nurturing environment is vital to our overall well-being. Relax with confidence knowing our team is committed to delivering a safe and restorative experience.

Treetop Tapas & Grill

Dine comfortably in your robe and sandals at the Treetop Tapas & Grill as we present a collection of seventeen tapas plates, featuring both local and international influences.

Conference Centre

Meet with confidence!

Our seasoned team is committed to the success of your event. With the largest Resort conference and meeting facilities outside of greater Victoria on Vancouver Island, Tigh-Na-Mara comfortably accommodates groups with safety and comfort in mind.


Situated in beautiful Parksville with 10,000 square feet of flexible, event space nestled within 22 acres of awe-inspiring beauty.



All Tigh-Na-Mara receptions venues offer a charmingly rustic ambiance complete with a cozy fireplace, natural light, and earth-toned decor. Our reception rooms can be transformed to suit all your wedding themes and colour choices. With all your interests at heart, our team of professionals will work their magic so you can celebrate the day you have always dreamed of.

Elopement Packages & Vow renewals

Here at Tigh-Na-Mara we are lucky to be able to host meaningful, magical, and safe weddings. As we do not have any common accommodation spaces guest can feel comfortable staying on property.

We are Pet Friendly

At Tigh-Na-Mara we understand that some family members have four legs and vacationing with them is part of the fun! We are pleased to welcome your pets year-round in our one and two bedroom Rustic Cottages throughout our resort grounds and on the beach.

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Our Team and the environment are our most precious assets.

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Conferences & Retreats

We are pleased to welcome groups and conferences of various sizes.

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Weddings & Elopements

In perfect harmony where the ocean meets the shore

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Grotto Spa

Float away in bliss!

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