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Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort

Parksville, British Columbia View map

About

Located in Parksville, British Columbia, the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort offers spectacular facilities for wedding celebrations of all sizes. This all-season destination resort is situated amongst 22 acres of forest on five kilometres of private beach with some of Canada's warmest waters. You can show your guests what makes the west coast so magical.

Facilities and Capacity

For ceremonies, the oceanfront gazebo is a site surrounded by magnificent gardens, tranquil ocean views, and rich green grass. It can seat up to 200 guests. Reception venues set a warm and joyous ambiance with a rustic fireplace, natural light, and earthy decorations. Each room can be changed to suit the decor and the preferences of the couple. There is also a covered garden patio that can seat 50 for a family-style long table dinner. Visitors may also enjoy amenities such as the Grotto Spa, pool, sauna, steam room, gym, bike rentals, kids club, on-site restaurant, and private beach.

Services Offered

Couples can take advantage of event services such as accommodations, catering, bartending, coordination with outside vendors, decor, setup, tear-down, lighting, and sound. Additionally, a skilled and upbeat wedding coordinator is dedicated to ensuring a smooth and stress-free planning process. Items and furniture included with the rental are chairs, tables, glassware, flatware, barware, china, linens, chair covers, audio equipment, and a dance floor.

Cuisine

Delectable catering options consist of a buffet, plated, cocktail reception, family-style platters, hors d'oeuvres, dessert, outside cake, and stations. Future newlyweds have the option for the bar service to be cash or open. Drinks tickets can also be provided.

Accommodation

This team is happy to offer discounted on-site accommodation to your guests for your wedding. You may take advantage of comfortable and relaxing resort accommodation options such as natural and rustic log cottages, spa bungalows, and oceanview rooms. All of these offer e easy access to the serene Rathtrevor beach. The staff is also pleased to welcome your pets year-round in the one and two-bedroom Rustic Cottages throughout the resort grounds and on the beach. Tigh-Na-Mara does not charge a resort fee, wifi fee, or parking fee. Also included with wedding service are:

  • Complimentary Spa Bungalow Studio for your wedding night
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Souvenir champagne flutes
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries & chocolates
  • Rose petal turndown service

Highlights

Type

Ballroom, banquet hall, beach, hotel, restaurant

Style

Classic, coastal, garden, rustic, vintage, waterfront

Event Services

Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, liability insurance, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up

Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

$750

Plated Service (per head)

$48

More information

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

8

What kind of settings are available?

Covered outdoor
Indoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail reception
Dessert
Family style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash bar
Champagne toast
House beer
House wine
House liquor
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Audio equipment
Centerpieces
Chair covers
Dance floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair access

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$750

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Chairs
Tables
Linens
China
Flatware
Glassware
Parking

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$45

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$50

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$25

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)
Dessert

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$7

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Limited bar
Open bar
House beer
Specialty beer
House wine
Specialty wine
Champagne toast
House liquor
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Bartenders

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    Jody G. Married on 11/08/2019
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    Everything I could’ve hoped for and more!

    Tigh Na Mara is a special place for my family so we had to have our ceremony and reception here. You can go big and pay a lot, or you can do the cheaper options. We were more conservative with our budget but you never would’ve known. The staff treated us like absolute GOLD and our day was nothing short of perfect. TNM went above and beyond helping with set up, assisting us while we got our pictures done, and ensuring I was calm and reassured before walking down the aisle.
    The bartenders were fantastic and even with so many people the drinks were made super fast (very little wait time to get a drink) and consistent. The food was wonderful. My expectations were exceeded and we couldn’t be happier we chose TNM!
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    Celeste A. Married on 07/07/2019
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    Most wonderful venue for a homey- rustic wedding!

    We had our 2019 wedding here. We had researched many venues but only went to view Tigh-Na-Mara. Once we had the tour we were sold! Rozlan and her staff are incredible! They’re so accommodating and thoughtful! They made the wedding day stress free!

    The staff are so professional and helpful! All our guests were so impressed!

    The food is Devine and the buffet was a hit!

    If you’re thinking of a venue on Vancouver Island- Tigh-Na-Mara has it all! Great views, great food, wonderful service, amazing spa! You won the lottery by choosing this venue!
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    Carmen B. Married on 06/08/2017
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    I am beyond happy that I used Tigh-Na-Mara for my wedding ceremony and reception. Sierra is a dream to work with and made sure everything went as smooth as possible. I highly recommend having your wedding here!!!
  • Lisa
    Lisa S. Married on 09/08/2019
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    Amazing venue and staff!

    We traveled from England to get married at Tigh Na Mara, after planning the trip and the wedding for 18 months there was a big expectation and it certainly didn’t disappoint! I can honestly say it was an amazing day for us and our guests, most of whom had also traveled from the UK. Jackie, Hugo and Kaitlin couldn’t do enough for us, not forgetting Joanne in the restaurant. We have stayed here a week and loved every second, we couldn’t recommend it highly enough.
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    Erin G. Married on 06/07/2019
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    Amazing venue!

    We had an AMAZING experience at Tigh-Na-Mara for our destination wedding! We had family and friends visiting from across Canada, the USA and New Zealand and it truly captured the West Coast style of our wedding dreams! Rozlan was a phenomenal wedding coordinator and the staff at the Resort went over and above for us! We could not have been happier!
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    Rebecca L. Married on 29/09/2018
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    Tigh-Na-Mara Mini-Honeymoon

    We needed to delay our real honeymoon for a bit, so we booked a weekend at the Tigh-na-mara resort in Parksville, BC, and it was just amazing. We stayed in a resort cabin that came with an in-suite jacuzzi tub, that was private and very clean. The resort had great services and amenities, a local café, restaurant and drinks lounge. There is a spa and mineral pools at this location but we did not visit it. The resort staff were very accommodating and friendly. We didn't reserve a beach front cabin (which are available) but we were a 2 min walk to the beachfront, and we spent the first day walking up and down the gorgeous beach at low tide because you can walk forever! We also visited Little Qualicum Falls and the Horn Lake Caves which were also very cool.
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    Alesha Married on 19/06/2022
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    June 2022 Wedding

    Our experience with Jackie and her team at Tigh Na Mara resort was absolutely perfect! Jackie was a dream to communicate, plan and work with. The staff on the actual day were so accommodating and easy to work with. We feel very grateful for the seamless day they created.
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    Nicki B. Married on 27/12/2021
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    Pretty seamless process

    I booked a small wedding package a couple of months before the wedding. The planning all went smoothly as well as the wedding.
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    Melissa M. Married on 19/12/2020
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    Perfect Wedding

    Start to finish Jackie (and Tigh Na Mara) was amazing and very helpful through the process, even navigating through covid restrictions. From helping get me to my hair appointment that I was late for (wouldn't be a wedding if the Bride wasn't late to something right) to ceremony setup to making sure our parents were where they needed to be - Jackie was there to help. This was particularly nice considering it was an intimate wedding and I did not have bridesmaids for support. Jackie (& Tigh Na Mara) also still made dinner very special and made sure I was still able to have an amazing caprese salad even though not on the restaurant menu normally! The room was great, so cozy with the fireplace and jacuzzi tub. The restaurant food & service was also spectacular for our entire stay. This package also included a spa day which was one of the highlights of our stay as well. Originally, I was planning a tropical destination, but this exceeded anything I had envisioned and would highly recommend!

Awards

  • 15

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Resort Real Weddings

  • Siobhan & Alex
    130 Photos · 07/Aug/2021
  • Karissa & Kevin
    110 Photos · 10/Oct/2020
  • Leanne & Bruce
    114 Photos · 26/Sep/2020
  • Angela & Stuart
    20 Photos · 19/Aug/2017

Meet the Team

Jackie Legzdins
Jackie Legzdins
Wedding and Event Manager

With over 15 years in the wedding industry, my passion is making things easy and fabulous for all my brides!

Tigh-Na-Mara is a truly magical place to get married. We have options for all budgets and sizes.

I can't wait to meet you!

Marie MacKenzie
Marie MacKenzie
Event Manager

Connecting with brides, seeing and executing their vision is my specialty. Family style, buffet or station food we can do it all! I look forward to meeting you!

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1155 Resort Drive V9P 2E3 Parksville (British Columbia)

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