Blue Moon Queen Mini Kitchen Bachelor Suite is one of 4 privately owned studio suites at Inn of the Sea Resort. It is a fully furnished with dresser and side tables, 2 comfy chairs, a Queen bed, and looks directly out to the ocean. It has cable TV, WiFi, fireplace, closet, kitchen pantry and full bath. There is a nice sized ocean view balcony in front and a lovely landing deck in back for enjoying different times of the day. The kitchenette has a large window and is equipped with 2 burner stove top, microwave oven, convection toaster oven, Keurig coffee maker and all utensils. Make this your home away from home while on Vancouver Island.
Our great amenities include a Deep Sea Dock, an outdoor fire pit, heated Pool and Jacuzzi, a Kids play area, and a large tennis court. We have 3 BBQ stations and many different patios and places to sit including the pool, the herb garden, or near the beach. Picnic on the beach, go for a swim in the ocean, or take your chairs to the dock and watch the moon rise ~ It is pretty spectacular in any season! Sea breezes, Sun filled days by the Pool, and Sandstone walks. Crabbing and fishing is a favorite pastime from the dock. You can have a fire on the beach and watch the evening coming down.
Good Restaurants and Pubs are 10 minutes away. The Mahle House for gourmet, and the Crow and Gate for English style fare. In town check out Asteras Greek Taverna, Delicados for lunch, the Lighthouse Bistro or Dingy dock Pub all great menus and fun places to be.
Trails and Parks are abounding very near by. Yellow Point Park, Roberts Memorial, Cable Bay, Hemer Park. In Nanaimo there is Westwood lake, the beautiful Sea Wall walk in down town, and hiking trails throughout Mt. Benson.
Golf is a year round sport in Central Vancouver Island and we feature all ranges of clubs. Cottonwood and Eaglequest are nearby, and Nanaimo and Nanoose are two other favorites.
Shopping for groceries is 10 minutes away in Cedar, or farther afield in Ladysmith and Nanaimo. For big box items Nanaimo, Duncan and Victoria are where to go.
Boating, Kayaking or Canoeing are the very best in summer months. Garden Tours are a wonderful thing to do if you are a garden lover. The famous Butchart Garden is a splendor to see, about 1.5 hrs away and locally we have fabulous tours in Yellowpoint.
Farm Markets: Cedar Farm Market on Sundays is just down the road, Nanaimo has Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings, Saltspring on Saturdays is a must see, and Duncan on Saturdays is year round! All markets are relatively close by with McNab's Corn just down the road who has fresh corn available right at their farm, and the maze is open in the early fall.
Parksville Sand Sculptures, a spectacular event and a must see if you come in July. Wine tasting and tours are a fun way to check out local flavors in our Cowichan Valley. Some of the best wines are made locally. Whale watching in Victoria a day trip and Telegraph Cove, an overnight trip. Fishing on the Straight of Georgia, or the west coast for springs make us your base camp for it all!