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suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

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suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

Hi we are planning a trip to Vancouver Island in September for 3 nights.

We arrive in Comox and have hired a car any suggestions of where we should stay to get the best from the island?

many thanks Happy Traveller

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1. Re: suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

Are you beach people? Mountains/hiking? Shopping, Adventure activities, Museums or Spas?

All of the above?

K

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2. Re: suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

Hi we are beach and hiking types not really interested in shopping so any suggestions would be really appreciated

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3. Re: suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

If you are flying into Comox,IMO there is no better place to stay than Kingfisher Resort,beautiful views,wonderful facility,great dining,nice ambience and excellent spa.(I dont work there) www.kingfisherspa.com

From there I would go to MT Washington for some alpine hikes,chairlift for sightseeing

Goose Spit beach

Filberg Lodge is very nice for lunch and a walk www.filberg.com

Comox Marina park & Black Fin Pub

In Courtenay on the main street into town there is a tourist info centre with a great map you can buy for all the recreational hiking in the area and there is alot

There is a good native art gallery in Comox I-Hos

Great beach on Hornby Island,Tribune Bay nice day trip

if you are golfers Crown Isle resort would be a nice stay and or game of golf www.crownisle.com

There's a few ideas,theres lots more to do

Just post any questions

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4. Re: suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

I'm with islandrockin on either Kingfisher or Crown Isle. Even if you don't golf - Crown Isle is a great place to stay - but if you do, it's a beauty of a course. (Just played it yesterday)

Mt Washington has an event list on their site. www.mountwashington.ca

In September the fish are starting to run - www.snorkelwithsalmon.com

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5. Re: suggestions for a short visit to Vancouver island

Thanks very much this is all very helpful and we will now go ahead and book our trip.

Happy Traveller

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