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Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort

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5726 Coral Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9J 1W9 Canada See on map
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the campground at one of there oceanfront sites. We were only a couple hundred feet from the water. The view from the tent was incredible. The bathroom was nice and clean. They had boats and kayaks for rent. I would definitely stay...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Set up camp right by the beach! Wonderful experience with evening ocean breezes and a campfire to share with friends! Walked along the beach and searched for sea life in tidal pools, watched cruise ships go by while dreaming of being aboard. Recommend this place...More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Family friendly. Great spot by the ocean if you want to relax, hang out, comb the beach, this is your spot It's central in a lovely spot in the countryside. We've been back for years. Don't take our spot. Ha.

Thank JenniferS92
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

For the last 8 years we have gone to Bates. Over these 8 years, for the most part it has been a positive experience with only a few issues. However, our 2018 year was horrible. It started even before we arrived. We got a phone...More

2  Thank wnelson324
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I quite enjoyed this location. We had a nice tenting spot with a very handy water/power source right in our site. Lovely scenic beach and nice and quiet in the evenings to enjoy some campfire time. The bathroom facilities were well looked...More

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Courtenay, BC's most beautiful resort location - Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort. Located just north of the town of Courtenay, on Georgia Straight, Bates Beach boasts beautiful rocky beaches, great fishing, and a ...More gorgeous natural atmosphere. Less
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Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort Courtenay, Vancouver Island
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Courtenay
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Tao C
July 4, 2017|
Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes but check for campfire ban which is common provincially. If there is a ban you will not be able to have open fires.
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"This is not a hotel so bring your room with you. They are called RV's!"
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"Sites 26, 29 and 32 are the best."
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"These are wonderful campsites and if you can you should try and get the oceanfront ones!"
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"Don't book Condo #21. It's right next to the laundry room."
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