Gaelic for ‘House by the Sea’, Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre is an all-season destination featuring unique log constructed accommodation units, three restaurants and an award-winning spa. Centrally located in Parksville on Vancouver Island, Tigh-Na-Mara captures the very best of the West Coast. Tigh-Na-Mara offers guests a full range of daily activities from caving at Horne Lake Caves to strolling the woodlands at Milner Gardens. Mountain biking, kayaking, whale watching, golfing, horseback riding and hiking are also available. The resort also features an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness facility, tennis courts, volleyball and table tennis.
All 192 units are built with real Fir and Cedar logs. There are a variety of room styles to choose from including spa bungalows, ocean view suites and authentic log cabins with wood burning fireplaces. The 1 and 2 bedroom log cabins, are perfect for vacationing families; the ocean view condos are ideal for weekend romance seekers and busy business travellers; and the spa bungalow studios and suites are perfect for groups, girlfriends and couples seeking a one-of-a-kind spa get-away.
Why we like it
Tigh-Na-Mara feels miles away from everything. Besides being set in 22 acres of forest, Tigh-Na-Mara is right beside the ocean and offers direct access to 3km of sandy beach and the warmest ocean swimming in Canada.