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When Life is Good - Life's the Beach!

Specializing in Beach Vacation Rentals in Parksville and Qualicum Beach Vancouver Island, BC Canada.


Oceanside Region - Rent cribs, playpens, car seats, strollers, highchairs, toys & more for toddlers and babies!

Monk is a west coast Canadian artist with her primary studio at Tanglewood on spectacular Rathtrevor Beach at Parksville on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

#1 Spa in Western Canada, offering signature treatments and services. Featuring 18 treatment rooms, a nail room featuring European Pedicure Thrones and a full service hair salon. The three private day suites for two, feature hand-crafted copper soaker tubs and oversized treatments tables.

Clere Ocello grew up in Victoria, British Columbia. After graduating from the Western Academy of Photography, his focus was set to the creation of commercial images fused with his own artistic style.  Victoria BC

Take in the sights and sounds of 2 Mini Golf Courses and have your picture taken with the giant fish or read the story behind Riptide Lagoon.  The clubhouse offers scrumptious Hard & Soft ice cream, hot & juicy BBQ hot dogs, coffee, slushies and other tongue tickling treats.



Common Questions about Vacation Rental Homes

Why stay in a Vacation Rentals vs a Hotel?

Amenities and Space!  Owners of  Vacation Rentals care deeply about their homes and your comfort.  All homes are unique, well maintained, fully furnished, and include well equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.  Our Vacation Rentals provide all the comforts of home.  Kick back and relax.   The kids have their own space and separate bedrooms.  Life's the Beach ensures you will find everything you need including , starter supplies of soap and paper products, tea, coffee, basic spices, good quality dinnerware, cookware, linen, beach and bath towels.  Most homes cater to families and include TV's, DVD players, Free Internet, books, and games for children.  All you need to bring is your suitcase.  When Life is Good...Life's the Beach!

How Do I make a Reservation?

Book online with our Secure Safe web sites.  It is Fast and Easy in 3 simple steps.  You will then receive a rental agreement via email with terms and conditions that you must agree to, sign and return to us to guarantee your reservation.  If you prefer to speak to an agent to book over the phone or just have a few questions, please do not hesitate to call us toll free 1.855.492.5433 or Internationally at +1.250.590.2627.  - Phones are answered 7 days a week from 9am to 9pm Pacific Standard Time.

30% of the Rent is required via credit card to complete the booking.  You will receive a confirmation with details regarding the home you have selected including check in and out times, homes policies, standard terms and conditions.  The balance of the rent is due 60 days prior to arrival.  You will receive a confirmation with detailed driving directions and instructions on how to obtain entry into your Holiday Home 7 days prior to arrival. 

What are the Check in and Check out times?

Arrival time is at or after 4:00PM on your date of arrival and check out time is 11:00AM or earlier on your departure date.  This gives our housekeepers the time they require to be ready for the next visitors.  Unfortunately, we can not usually permit early check in or late check out.  We can sometimes make an exception, depending on guest turnover.  Please notify us at the time you book your reservation if you wish to modify the arrival/departure times. Fees may apply.


What happens if I need to Cancel?

We strongly suggest travel insurance. 

If cancelled, monies are only re-funded if the space is re-rented for the same time period less a $100.00 administration fee.

Do your homes accept Pets and Children?

Many of the homes on our web site are welcoming to children and pets.  Extra cleaning fees for pets are usually charged.  Children are always free, but included in the maximum occupancy permitted per home.  You can use the advanced search on our home page to find ideal accommodation for you and your furry friend.