Oceanside Communities Vancouver Island

You're invited to Come and Live and Play in Oceanside. Whether play means a round of golf, a stroll through tranquil forests, building a sandcastle on one of our warm, sandy beaches, or just watching the waves roll in. Our charming collection of beachfront communities was made for awakening your sense of wonder and delight.

You'll discover homes to fit every taste & budget; unique shopping opportunities from artist's studios & galleries to antique shops & boutiques; as well as a vibrant calendar of special events, concerts and theatre productions... each tempting you to return time & again to the genuine welcome of the Oceanside region.

Hugging the eastern shoreline of central Vancouver Island beside the warm and sheltered waters of the Strait of Georgia our communities of Nanoose Bay and Lighthouse Country will provide you with an Island Welcome. Inland stretching out beneath majestic mountain peaks, Oceanside's Mt. Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve, has been recognized by UNESCO as a unique micro-climate and ecosystem... one of only eleven in Canada is easily accessed from the Whiskey Creek, Coombs and Errington Communities.

Visitors from around the world come here to escape the crowds and sample the true spirit of Vancouver Island. Take off your watch and make time for a stroll along the sand, lunch at a beachside café, or an evening of theatre... all within easy reach.

Adventurers of all ages can scuba dive with sharks, go spelunking through underground caverns, and mountain bike along scenic backcountry trails. Others will enjoy the beautiful gardens, ocean views, and peaceful walks through old-growth forest. And if golf is your passion, Oceanside has six courses to cater to your game.

Let the relaxed pace and small town ambiance Qualicum Beach and Parksville take hold, as you experience the warmth and genuine welcome of those who invite you to call Oceanside home.