£80 / night
Price for guests, Nights

VANCOUVER ISLAND - ELES ESCAPE B and B by the SEA – Home 3369222 B&B

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

VANCOUVER ISLAND - ELES ESCAPE B and B by the SEA – Home 3369222

  • B&B
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


WE HAVE MOVED!! Still UPSCALE * AFFORDABLE * but no longer pet friendly...sorry. Join us on the deck for WELCOME HEALTH WISE TAPAS or wander minutes to the ocean to soothe your spirits. It is our intent to EXCEED your EXPECTATIONS with : SUMPTUOUS & ARTFUL breakfasts, QUALITY linens & amenities in the QUEEN Billabong Room PRIVATE relaxation areas, WiFi & Satellite, We are MID ISLAND for all your adventures, minutes from the waterfront city of Nanaimo, 10 minutes from the ferry, 18 minutes from the airport and 1+ hour drIve from Victoria. SIX NIGHT maximum booking. The local pub, bakery, medical unit, grocery store is a 3 minute walk. Our background is tourism, education & archaeology. Come share your travel stories with us. We will happily assist you with travel plans. Please note, owners are on site. $120Canadian per room MAXIMUM 2 GUESTS per room. MAXimum SIX NIGHT stay. At VANCOUVER ISLAND ELESESCAPE B&B by the SEA it is our intent to exceed your expectations! Check our site for more information. Reviews on Trip Advisor,


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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest



Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Two night minimum booking. We have 2 overtly friendly Old English Sheepdogs
Absolutely no smoking anywhere on property.
We use pure soap & organic products wherever possible.
It is our intent to spoil you so kindly let us know of allergies, food dislikes etc.


About the owner

Barbara I.

Tourist Licence

Average reply time:
2 hours 58 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
11 Dec 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

10 reviews

Very Good

“Wonderful stay!!”

Reviewed 2 May 2019

We enjoyed our two night stay at Barb and Jack’s beautiful home. We felt so welcome from the moment we arrived. There were so many small touches that made this stay so memorable, from the delici… More

“You'll get the Crepes!!!”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2018

Definitely comfortable as far as the living arrangements. Not a separate living quarters as the owners are downstairs but they keep to themselves. Every morning you are treated to restaurant worthy … More

“Lovely B&B - Comfortable, amazing breakfasts, great hospitality”

Reviewed 6 May 2015

We stayed at Eles Escape for 4 nights in May 2015. The B&B is very convenient for the Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Qualicum Beach areas. Eles Escape is very clean and comfortable and most… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to submit your lovely review. It is because of thoughtful and personable guests like yourselves that we so enjoy welcoming guests to our home and showing off Vancouver Island. Go well with this next adventure and we look forward to welcoming you back both to the island and to VANCOUVER ISLAND ELES ESCAPE B&B by the SEA.

“Home away from home”

Reviewed 10 Feb 2014

Comfortable bed, tasteful decorations, delicious breakfast, beautiful beach, friendly hostess...... all contributes to this place not just a B&B, but a place you feel like home. Of course the love… More

“MoveOver, Martha Stewart...Competition in Lantzville!”

Reviewed 16 Oct 2013

My husband and I stayed with another couple at Ele's Escape B & B by the Sea for three nights in October. We were warmly welcomed by Barb and her beautiful sheepdog, Ele, and were immediatel… More

Owner's reply: Much thanks for the great review. You four were great fun and the reason we enjoy our guests so much! Do come visit again - Vancouver Island has many more hidden treasures and you only got to menu three!

“A gem at a bargain price”

Reviewed 2 Sep 2013

Everything about this B&B was excellent. The hosts are extremely interesting people, the facilities are excellent and the food is amazing. Don't be fooled by the outside (which is nice bu… More

Owner's reply: It was our absolute pleasure to host you at VANCOUVER ISLAND - ELES ESCAPE B&B by the SEA. Our reward in hosting our amazing guests always centres around both their comfort and enjoyment of what we and the island do best. It was lovely to meet you both and hope that we can entice you to another island escape. Go well.

“Brilliant breakfast, fantastic hospitality great location and orcas on your doorstep!”

Reviewed 28 May 2013

Where to start? The guest bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed and more than enough space for luggage. The private bathroom is right across the hall and stunning and very spacious. Barb's a… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for both the review and choosing ELE'S ESCAPE B&B by the SEA. You two were such a delight, you must come back! I hate to tell you that there are now TWO Orca pods and they are right at the end of our street! Travel well - we will keep your bed warm for you! Barbara

“We'll be back!”

Reviewed 20 Mar 2013

If you're looking for someplace with attentiveness to all the details and more, Ele's Escape is it! Pet-friendly was my first clue it would be wonderful. But I had no idea the food would be … More

“Lantzville gem”

Reviewed 20 Mar 2013

Ele's Escape was our first experience staying in a B&B; and it was fabulous! Barb, our host was not only personable, she gave us lots of information on the area and also accommodated our sche… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for your review! Hope to see you when you are back in the area. There is no snow here}:

“V-Twin Heaven”

Reviewed 20 Mar 2013

"V-Twin Heaven" Reviewed 23 July 2012 Our adventure by motorcycle took us to Ele's Escape. Perfect location for quick access to the island highway and safe, quiet neighbourhood to park … More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Barbara (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Barbara (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Barbara (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Barbara the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Barbara (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Barbara (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Barbara (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Barbara (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Barbara (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Barbara (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Barbara (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Barbara (the owner) a message.

If Barbara (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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