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Explore our 22 acres of tranquil forest and 3 kilometres of sandy beach. 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.
Access to the Pool House & Fitness Centre is complimentary for Resort guests and offers guests indoor swimming, a whirlpool and sauna.
Towels are provided for your convenience in our beautifully appointed locker rooms. The fitness centre is equipped with Precor Cardio Exercise Equipment, weight machines and free weights. The rooftop patio, located directly above the Pool House is available during regular Pool House hours and offers outdoor chess and lounge chairs.
The Resort has a tennis court, basketball hoop, a ping-pong table, a volleyball court and a lot more - just ask the Front Desk what's available.
Tigh-Na-Mara has the largest Seasonal Resort Recreational Program on the Island! The details of our Spring Program are now available! There are activities for all ages - families, children, teens and adults! Make the most of your March Break and register soon. Some activities sell out quickly.
Parksville is known for its sandy beaches and the warmest ocean waters in Canada. Tigh-Na-Mara is situated on three kilometers of sandy, tidal flat beach, meaning the tide goes out approximately one kilometer, leaving behind small pools that heat up in the sun. When the tide comes in, these pools mix with the cooler ocean and can be as warm as 75-80 degrees F or 25C.
Rent a bike for the afternoon and explore some of the breathtaking scenery of our area. Ride through Rathtrevor Provincial Park or through Top Bridge Trails and enjoy a swim in the river before heading back.
Rentals are available for two hours, 1/2 day, and all day. We also have children’s bikes and helmets.
Rent a paddle board, paddle and PFD (personal flotation device), head down to the beach and float on the Salish Sea, taking in the beach from a new vantage point. Explore and unwind and don't forget the sunscreen!
Rentals are available hourly, 1/2 day, or all day, from the Pool House Office or the Snack Shack at the beach.