Driving along Dolphin Road in Nanoose Bay, you will come upon the Sun and Sea Bed and Breakfast establishment. Newly opened in April of 2018, you can look forward to high-end accommodations in a peaceful and beautiful environment, making it the perfect getaway for a visit to Vancouver Island.
Nanoose Bay is a quiet and picturesque inlet located between Nanaimo and Parksville. It boasts stunning views of the Salish Sea which complement the rugged shorelines and old growth forests of the island. Whether you’re searching for an adventurous time, or simply just hoping to kick back and relax, the exceptional accommodations and gourmet breakfast at the Sun and Sea B&B are sure to please.
Adventuress Sea Kayaking is a local sea kayaking outfitter operating out of Parksville, just a few kilometers down the road. They offer quiet day paddles, or exciting multi-day adventures. Adventuress will cater to individuals or special groups, ensuring that your experience with them is exciting and memorable.
Schooner Cove Marina and Yacht Club is just steps away from the B&B, and we offer a pick-up service from the Marina to bring you directly to the Sun and Sea B&B for a night of rest, and a warm prepared meal in the morning. We will then take you back to your boat so that you can continue on with your adventure. You can also book a kayaking or stand-up paddle board tour at the Marina for a guided tour around Nanoose Bay and the Salish Sea. Booking a whale watching tour in Cowichan, Tofino, Campbell River, or Telegraph Cove is definitely worthwhile as the killer whale, also known as the Orca whale, often makes its home in our waters.
The world renowned Fairwinds Golf and Country Club, consistently ranked as one of the best mountain courses on Vancouver Island, will entice you to book an entertaining and enjoyable round of golf. Hiking around the many wooded trails in Nanoose Bay that wind through arbutus meadows and the Garry Oak eco system will enchant your senses. The Parksville sand castle competition, which takes place at the Parksville Beach, is a yearly event attended by some of the best sand castles architects in the world. Cathedral Grove will amaze you with its old growth rain forest, and the Goats on the Roof market in Coombs offers all kinds of delectable delights for every palate. Rathtrevor Park offers some wonderful walking trails as well as beach-combing when the tide is out. Qualicum Beach is a quaint little town located just north of Parksville, and offers a dynamic beach setting where you can walk for miles,particularly when the tide is out. Parksville is the gateway to Pacific Rim National Park, where the wild and beautiful beaches of Tofino and Ucluelet will enhance and heighten your awareness of the raw power of the Pacific Ocean.
After experiencing a delightful night’s sleep on our high quality linen at The Sun and Sea B&B, you can look forward to a gourmet breakfast, fueling your energy needs for the day. Completing your menu requests the night before will ensure that your needs are fully met.
Complimentary “welcome” baked goods, along with coffee, tea, and water are available for your enjoyment upon check-in.
We love welcoming guests from all around the world, and look forward to catching up with our repeat clients who enjoy the peace and tranquility of our location.