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What was the greatest about Tanglewood? Trick question, EVERYTHING.
"Tanglewood #3 is a wonderful place to stay for a vacation with friends. There were six of us, and nobody died. But most importantly the space is large and not cramped at all. One of the greatest things about this location was having the beach as our back yard. [YEEEH] Being able to have access to the beach 24/7 was definitely a plus. Whether it was watching the sunrise, going for a stroll along the beach, making sand castles, or just gazing over the ocean from the balcony, the beach was always there for us.[like a good friend who will answer your calls at 2am in the morning]
The interior of the house was clean and comfortable. The interior decoration was quite aesthetically pleasing. The house also has built in surround sound which is perfect for watching movies on the hdmi compatible TV in the living room area. Though this might be irrelevant for some people, we found the wifi quite good as well. There were six of us using it at once on 5 phones, 2 ipads, and 2 laptops and it still held up.
Though we were unable to see stars due to the clouds, we saw the potential in the upper balcony to be a wonderful stargazing location. Did i mention there are two decks? THERE ARE TWO DECKS, and one of them has a easy to operate barbecue on it whilst the upper deck has a table with a parasol and chairs so eating outside on the upper deck is not only viable, but encouraged so you can soak in the view and enjoy time with the people you care about at the same time. [PRO TIP: you have to force the handle past the resistance to open the door to the upper deck]
One of the few flaws this location has, is that it's perfect and we have to leave. But seriously the sound of the ice maker in the refrigerator is the SPOOKIEST THING in the middle of the night.
The location of the resort itself is also one of the great things that Tanglewood has to offer. Minigolf is a walking distance away. As previously stated, the beach is right there. It is quite close to many sight seeing locations such as Coombs, Englishmen River Falls, Nanaimo and Cathedral Grove. Unfortunlately we were unable to go to hornlake caves this year due to our unpreparedness for the equipment required. But if that is something you are interested in checking out, remember to pack proper shoes and jackets.
Long story short: This is place is great. 10/10 would stay again"
Guest: 2 artists, 2 engineers, a photographer and a teachDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 29, 2015
"I started bringing my family to Parksville 8 years ago for summer holidays. 4 years ago we found this property and have come back almost every year since! We found the 2 bedroom suite perfect for us and our 2 children each with their own single beds. It is ground floor with a view of the inner grass court and pool. It is also only a 100 yard walk down to the shore and the best beach sand we have ever built castles in. Our best memory is when the tides come in late in the afternoon of a hot day and we swim in the warm waters until it is totally dark. We have stayed in this unit 3 times and recommend it to others and will be back. They are family-oriented and even stocked the suite with a few sand toys, games and movies just for our kids! Only a 30 minute drive to Cathedral Grove, 15 minutes to Coombs/Nanaimo/Qualicum Beach."
Guest: Donovan T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015
"Six women- friends from grade school and university- have just stayed for our second annual visit at Dutchess Manor. It is the perfect spot for a group of this size. The house is meticulously clean and well appointed, the kitchen is stocked with everything you could possibly need, including a champagne bucket! With five bedrooms and a den, we were each able to have our own space. Mornings, we had coffee sitting on the beach right in front and evenings we shared happy hour on the expansive waterfront lawn or glass fronted deck. Weather couldn't have been better and the regular sight of eagles overhead, herons wading on the beach and cruise ships passing at night all added to our idyllic six days together. We laughed, sang, cried and generally carried on as lifelong friends are meant to do. Thanks for making our reunions so special. We will be back!"
Guest: NonaDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 13, 2015
"We had an amazing week at your rental townhouse. With four kids in tow, ranging in age from 3-8, we were pleasantly surprised to discover how kid friendly your unit is. The older kids loved the bunk beds! The proximity to the beach is so convenient, and your unit is tastefully decorated and well managed. We can't wait to come back! Thanks for helping to make our holiday memorable."
Guest: Jamie L.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015