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Alison K
Vancouver Island, Canada

Friendly staff, amazing views, and excellent amenities

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Aug 26, 2021
My family and I rented two of the oceanside/ocean view 2-bedroom condos, for 2 nights. Each unit is privately owned, but managed by the resort, so they are all a little different in terms of furniture and styling. Both our condos were clean and well equipped. The resort provided adequate shower and beach/pool towels and more were available upon request. They also provided games, beach toys (croquet, bocci ball, skim boards etc), and DVDs free of charge. Views from our room were stunning, overlooking the endless beach at low tide. The resort has a nice outdoor pool and hot tub, and has directly access to the beach. There is an elevator that take you to each floor of the building and down to the path to beach, which was great, as our youngest daughter has mobility challenges and can't walk. The staff member at the main desk/office was friendly and accommodating and we were able to contact them any time for any extra supplies or services (e.g. more towels, garbage and recycling removal). The beds were comfy, and lots of pillows were provided. We'll definitely be back and recommend Ocean Sand, especially for families!
Date of stay: August 2021
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Reviewed August 25, 2021

The perfect spot for a vacay with the whole gang. We had two adjacent units for a total of 8 people (6 adults and 2 pre-teen kids). Nothing fancy but well-equipped. The beach and the pool are thw thing and they were great. It helped to have great weather but it would have been excellent even in the rain.

Date of stay: August 2021
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Reviewed August 17, 2021 via mobile

104 is lovely unit. Clean, quiet and comfortable. The kitchen has absolutely everything one needs. How marvellous to make a delicious meal and then dine looking at the ocean (and then put the dishes in the dishwasher!) The beds are comfortable. Everything was spotlessly clean when we arrived. The view is absolutely spectacular. I would love to be here for a winter storm.

I was a bit apprehensive when I read a startlingly negative review but my concerns proved to be absolutely unfounded. I would stay here again.

Date of stay: August 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed August 10, 2021

We come to Ocean Sands every summer to reconnect with family. The best part for us is the outdoor swimming pool and lawn area for playing and hanging out. Darcy and Krista are the best and feel like family, too!

Date of stay: July 2021
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Reviewed August 9, 2021 via mobile

Great family resort. Clean and the staff are so friendly. They really do make you feel welcome. The pool is well maintained. Close to the beach and very quiet. The kids playground needs updating, but other than that, wouldn’t change a thing. There is a large field between units that is great for kids to play on. 24/7 laundry which is handy. Close to town and activities like mini golf. Say hi to the resident cat Pookie!

Room tip: Book well ahead-we book a year ahead!
Date of stay: August 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed August 2, 2021

Kids loved the pool, we all loved the convenience of being steps from the beach. Close to good restaurants and amenities. Friendly staff, comfortable beds, clean kitchen, spacious rooms, lots of supplies. We’ll be back!

Date of stay: July 2021
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