Courtenay, the only city in the Comox valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island is a friendly homely neighborhood. Its location, just north of the tourist attracting Victoria-Tofino region, coupled with the low rise buildings and vast open spaces make it an ideal destination for those looking to spend a quite vacation away from the regular city stress. The village-like, friendly warmth of the city isn't to say that it lacks sophisticated accommodation for tourists. There are awesome resorts, hotels, motels and lodges immersed in the natural beauty of Courtenay.
Best Areas to Book a hotel in Courtenay
We understand the importance of finding the perfect Courtenay hotel that meets your need, style and budget. So we have listed some of the best neighborhoods to stay in Courtenay, based on the area proximity to top attractions and the selection of hotels for different budget.
Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay has some of the best places you can stay at in the city. Take a short walk upto the Courtenay Airpark, one of the very few airparks where you can get a close up view of light aircrafts taking off and landing. You could also visit UB Diving and take a guided dip with octopus, sea lions, wolf eels and more.
Want to experience the laid back Courtenay city life? Stay at one of the hotels on Anderton Avenue which is nestled in the heart of the city. Visit the Courtenay & District Museum & Paleontology Centre, Comox Valley Art Gallery and Riverside Park while you are here.
Travelling with kids? Rent a place near the Miracle Beach Provincial Park, a wonderful family getaway especially with the kids. You can even camp beside beautiful private beaches and watch your kids build those sandcastles.
Tips to Save on Williams Courtenay Deals
Travelling during the cold months of Jan Feb can get you some real neat deals as the traffic slows down extremely during this time.
Courtenay being a less touristy place, attracts the mellow traveler all year round. But if you want the perfect room in the hotel that suites your mood perfectly, advance booking is always recommended.
If you are planning on staying for a while, a travel (flights + hotels) deal may be more cost effective. You may particularly be interested in those which include tours and treks.