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NANAIMO CITY and AREA - Things To Do

Nanaimo is located in the center of Vancouver Island and has wonderful FOUR SEASON activities for a relaxing, yet invigorating holiday!

CHILDREN LOVE (and those who are young at heart)

1. Looking at the thousands of baby crabs that live in the tidepools at Swy-a-lana Park’s ocean lagoon steps or the children’s activity park.

2. Visiting the petting zoo that’s open daily in Summertime in Bowen Park or the one on Jingle Pot Road

3. Swimming in Westwood Lake or Long Lake – Nanaimo’s outdoor swimming areas have life guards in summer

4. Visiting our indoor recreation centers, rock climbing center.

5. Beachcombing on Nanaimo’s numerous beaches.


1. Dining out in Nanaimo – see Restaurant section

2. Being a tourist in downtown Nanaimo. Visit the Museum, the Bastion, the Old Quarter, Nanaimo’s old churches and downtown heritage buildings for a taste of Nanaimo’s Past. Or visit the harbor walk with it’s fine coffee shops and other specialty shops, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Port Theater, the Library, our Art Gallery’s, the Native Art/ Craft shops, the inner harbour ferries that ply to Newcastle and Protection Islands (Dingy Dock Floating Restaurant and Pub), and our downtown parks. Enjoy the vibrancy of the inner city at a relaxed pace. Watch the Downtown revitalization take place as new buildings emerge and new things to do and see develop.

3. Attending Nanaimo’s live theater productions.

4. Driving along the waterfront area north of the George Pearson Bridge and checking out the eateries, pubs that line the waterfront.

5. Booking a time at one of Nanaimo’s Spas where you can be pampered and restored.

6. Relaxing with Breakfast, lunch, dinner, on the patios of Hammond Baysides Executive Suites and watching the natural life and fantastic scenery from your quiet, private retreat at Nanaimo’s best Waterfront B+B.

Below is a list of Businesses with the yellow page number of their advertisement or with their phone number.

We recommend for a...

1. Rocky Point Massage Clinic - 729-2688

Manicure / Pedicure / Facial / etc.
1. EK esthetics - 616-1435
2. Kiyo salon and day spa - 716-9916

Hair Cuts / Styles / Care
1. Kiyo salon / spa - 716-9916
2. Chameleon -756-3800

(Our personal suggestions are based on where we have patronized. We recognize that there are many excellent hair / day spa’s in our area, and suggest you phone them to check their offerings and rates.)


Contact Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn

3868 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 1G3
Toll Free 1-888-729-5360

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