Welcome to Dockside!

The perfect base for your Vancouver Island explorations. Ideally located on the shore of Cathers Lake just 10 minutes from the Departure Bay ferry, 15 minutes from the Duke Point ferry or Nanaimo Airport and only 5 minutes from downtown.
Westwood Lake recreation area is only 1.5km away where you can run, hike, swim, fish or just relax on one of it's two sandy beaches. 

The suite has it's own entrance, a roomy bedroom with a queen-size bed (a double bed can be added) and 42" flat screen TV with cable and Blu-ray DVD with DVD library, sitting area with a comfy double sofa bed for the kids or another couple and a selection of games, books and area information, private full bath, full kitchen with eating area and a private patio to relax by the lake. Guest wi-fi is also included. 

Each morning you will be served a delicious full breakfast with fresh fruit and home made jams & jellies.


One of our resident beavers busy on Cathers Lake at dusk. (Courtesy of Berson Photography - bersonphoto.com)