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Shady Shores Beach Resort

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6695 Island Hwy W British Columbia, Bowser, British Columbia V0R 1G0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Special Offer: 3 Day Stay With Kayak
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Can't any closer to the ocean in the little cabin style unit we stayed in once again. It's been updated since our last visit which was a nice surprise. Clean, comfortable and made to feel welcome. We were lucky to have great neighbours sharing our...More

Thank Leanne S
Response from shadyshores2015, Manager at Shady Shores Beach ResortResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for choosing our little piece of paradise once again. It is great to make new friends while on vacation. Taking enjoyable memories home with you, tells us that we are doing our best. We continue to welcome you, and only wish that everyone...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Our stay at this property proved too be very enjoyable. The owner "Shady" and the managers " Long John and Lori" were extremely accommodating throughout our 3 day stay in making our experience extremely restful, problem free and definitely memorable. The room was literally right...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Ok is about the best I can do for this place... nothing terrible, but would say the owners/managers aren't really keeping on top of the maintenance. I stay in a lot of hotels every year - upwards of 75-100 nights a year as a corporate...More

Thank AussieTraveler75
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had to travel for business in Nanaimo so we stayed at Shady Shores for the weekend as I return here to find my solace! This was the first time I brought friends to stay with me and our host was amazing as always. Watching...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

I have no idea what brought us to this lovely hidden gem? Yes, I do - luck and a feeling that it was meant to be. We had reservations at two other top rated resorts in the area, but they didn't quite fit the bill...More

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Response from shadyshores2015, Owner at Shady Shores Beach ResortResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you, you have inspired me to continue offering my intimate oasis to engage with others without the hustle and bustle of the Big Box chains.I have traveled the world,and have brought back the one thing that holds constant to me.....enhancing what mother nature has...More

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Paddle along the tranquil shores on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Relax in our oceanfront hot tub while watching the eagles soar and cruise ships passing by. Gather around a beach bonfire. Enjoy ...More clams/oysters picked from our beach. Hike on trails through pristine local forests. Enjoy a round of golf at one of the sixteen golf courses within an hours drive. Centrally located for day trips to many points of interest on Vancouver Island. Kayak rentals are available to paddle our tranquil Oceanfront. Four runs of salmon pass by us between May and October. Fishers from around the world cast/fly fish from shore or belly boats. we have a giant tide pool, which acts as a hands on aquarium for the kids to see the many species that get caught up every tide changes. We also have a shellfish research station near by that has live tanks, and tours that explains about the many species they will find. Please call in advance if you have a service animal to get an accurate quote for cleaning. Less
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$99 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Shady Shores Beach Hotel Bowser
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Bowser
Traveller (59)
Room & Suite (36)
Pool & Beach (12)
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"the small units have the best views and you can hear the waves."
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"The cabins are secluded and comfy (my favourite) but families will love the 2 bedrooms :)"
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"The queen-bed studios along the water have their own private patio area - just lovely."
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"honeymoon suite"
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