Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Reconnect with nature, family, friends and self. Discover Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Vancouver Island’s Natural Choice for your next getaway, retreat or corporate event. Located in picturesque Parksville, BC, Tigh-Na-Mara provides rustic charm in the heart of nature. Experience the comfort of 192 handcrafted guestrooms, the convenience of unique restaurants, the Grotto Spa, voted the #1 Spa in Western Canada and enjoy our 22 forested acres beside the ocean. The resort also features, over 10,000 sq ft of meeting space, free WiFi, parking, indoor pool, fitness facilities, Rec Program, 3 kms of sandy beach with the warmest swimming waters in Canada. Explore the abundance of outdoor activities at our doorstep and close by. Experience Tigh-Na-Mara, Vancouver Island's Natural Choice! tigh-na-mara.com
How to Get Here
If you are traveling with your vehicle BC Ferries is the only way to travel to Vancouver Island. A leisurely ferry ride between the Lower Mainland and the Island allow visitors to experience the unique geography and wildlife of this coast.
From Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Nanaimo (Duke Point): 2 hours
From West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay): 1 hour 35 minutes
For schedule information please visit www.bcferries.com or call 1-888-BCFERRY. Reservations may be made in advance for a nominal fee. We recommend reservations for peak summer periods as well as weekend or holiday travel year round to avoid waiting.
One of the most scenic ways to travel to Vancouver Island is via Seaplane. These small twin prop beaver or otter aircraft transfer guests to Vancouver Island in minutes! If you are traveling light, in 20 minutes you can travel from downtown Vancouver to downtown Nanaimo. Shuttle service from the seaplane terminals to Tigh-Na-Mara may be arranged in advance.
Celebrating over 25 years and with more than 30 aircraft, Harbour Air is the largest all-seaplane company in the world.
Tel: 1-800-665-0212 | Web: www.harbour-air.com
West Coast Air
One of the largest floatplane operators on the west coast, the fleet is comprised of 17 aircraft; 6 deHavilland Twin Otters and 11 deHavilland Beavers.
Tel: 1-800-347-2222 | Web: www.westcoastair.com
Comox Airport (YQQ)
Located 50 minutes north of Parksville, the Comox Valley Airport provides excellent access to Vancouver Island with regularly scheduled flights. Access to Vancouver Island via Westjet and Air Canada from Calgary, Edmonton and the lower mainland. Shuttle service to Tigh-Na-Mara may be arranged in advance.
Nanaimo Cassidy Airport (YCD)
Located approximately 50 minutes south of Parksville, the Nanaimo Airport provides excellent access to Vancouver Island with regularly scheduled flights from Vancouver via Air Canada Jazz. Shuttle service to Tigh-Na-Mara may be arranged in advance.