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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here! You just can't beat staying right on the water, having a hot tub and dealing with such lovely people. Thanks so much for being such great hosts, we will definitely be back!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our family booked a 5 day stay at Shady Shores during the holiday season. Not only was the scenery breathtaking, the accommodations perfect, also the customer service and personal touch was the cherry on top. Highly recommend this place if you're looking for a quiet, relaxing get away.

Thank sunshinetraveller604
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We decided to check out Vancouver Island for holidays. Found Shady Shores and booked for 8 days.The beach front duplex cottage is right on the beach.What a great view. Nice deck right out front to relax on and listen to the waves or just watch things go by. Carolyn the owner is very nice and helpful in every way she...

Thank Darrell R
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I wanted to have a relaxing getaway, I live in Victoria, amd was absolutely thrilled to find this wonderful resort... what a treat.. the view is spectacular... the suites are absolutely lovely, with eveything you need and more, the owner, we call her Shady, is such a wonderful person, and so welcoming. she gave us great tips on what was...

1Thank style4you2015
Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Had a fun girls trip staying at the Shady Shores. Enjoyed our stay relaxing in the sun, looking at the beautiful view right on the beach. The owner operator Shady is welcoming and friendly, even took some time out of her busy day to sit and visit with us. Lovely place to stay well maintained and clean. Hope to be...

Thank Debra C
Schmitten, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely 4 night stay. The owner is so nice and gave us some good tips where to go with our kids. The 2 bedrooms are small, there was no room to put our big suitcases in the wardrobe. Balcony with table to eat outdoor or on the beach. The beach is big when the tide is out,...

Thank Susanne2278
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Caroline (Aca Shady) is quite a character, and in the traditional Canadian fashion is most friendly. Lovely position on the beach between Qualicum Bay & Bowser. The units are impressively architect designed. However not really enough room for 4 adults, albeit their are two bedrooms with double beds (no where really for cases). Rooms are clean and comfortable, plenty hot...

Thank Robm9999
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2015

A quiet get-away for us. We found the most restful spot here. First day spent on the deck watching the amazing antics off the many Bald Eagles. Heron's fishing in the tidal pools. Second morning woke up to the Seals playing in the straits. Looked like their fishing was successful! The amount of wildlife right on your doorstep was incredible.

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

This is a five star resort! But not the typical 5 star. There is no room service,valet parking or mint on your pillow. Shady Shores offers good old fashioned hospitality from the moment you arrive. Greeting us with a welcome smile and making sure we were comfortably settked in. Villas and cottages are clean, cute and cozy. They are closer...

Thank FrogandFern
Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Stayed here on a bike trip a few months back It was getting late and it was the only place I seen they took me in helped me get a warm meal and gave me a wonderful room with a perfect view honest nice owners too

2Thank Devin M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shady Shores Beach Resort

Address: 6695 Island Hwy W, Bowser, British Columbia V0R 1G0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Bowser
Price Range: RM347 - RM711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Two-bedroom cabin will be very snug for more than 4 people, even though they say sleeps 6.”
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“Beach Cabin if you can get it, houses 2 very comfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles Peekfrean , 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pick a suite instead of the duplex for more room.”
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“the suites are lovely, also the cottages have their own private deck, both are amazing!”
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