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You will arrive on Protection Island via the ferry which leaves Nanaimo every hour.  It is a foot passenger only.Our home is a 10 minute walk from the ferry
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Protection Island (Time-Out B&B)Entire Guest Suite

Doug & Marilyn User Profile
Doug & Marilyn

Protection Island (Time-Out B&B)Entire Guest Suite

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.

Your 650 sq ft lower PRIVATE SUITE AND PATIO with your own entrance provides privacy.
We live on the main and upper floor.
Stroll the beaches, check out the trails or just relax
A three minute walk to the beach, a five minute walk to the ferry. We are happy to pick up our guests upon arrival on Protection Island.
Enjoy a romantic getaway or a fun westcoast adventure. We are central for a day trip to Victoria, Tofino or Mt. Washington. We are happy to help with trip ideas.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Well-lit path to entrance
Accessible-height toilet


58 Reviews

Marla User Profile
May 2018
Doug and Marilyn went above and beyond for us during our stay - from helping us get oriented on Protection Island, loaning us some beach gear, deluxe and varied breakfasts, being warm, inviting and friendly with our kids, a special bunk bed set up for the kids, and even giving us…
Geoffrey User Profile
May 2018
Great space to rent for the weekend! Beautiful little island with exceptional charm.
Tiana User Profile
April 2018
Doug and Marilyns place is a wonderful getaway. The house is close to the ferry and surrounded by nature and bird song. The suite is nice and private, they made us feel very welcome and go above and beyond with any requests. We even got chocolate Easter bunnies! The breakfasts ar…
Miho User Profile
March 2018
Highly recommend this place without hesitation! Nicely decorated, the bed was comfy (sheets so soft!), and the complimentary breakfast was a bonus. Doug was extremely kind in extending help wherever needed, yet gave us the privacy to enjoy quiet island life. Communication before …
Carla User Profile
March 2018
If you're looking for a place to relax, melt with nature, love walking, hiking and get inspired through magic little corners, beaches and wildlife, this tiny Island could be an option for a get away. Doug & Marilyn's place is for sure, one of the best places to stay here. …
Samantha User Profile
March 2018
This is a beautiful, quiet and totally lovely place to stay. The suite was cozy, clean and had everything we needed. The breakfasts were delicious and the perfect way to start a day of sightseeing around the island. We will certainly be back!!
Gaku User Profile
February 2018
Doug and Marilyn's place offers an ideal place to rest and enjoy beautiful scenery of the island. I highly recommend you give it a try.

Hosted by Doug & Marilyn

Nanaimo, CanadaJoined in October 2015
Doug & Marilyn User Profile
59 Reviews
Doug & Marilyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Doug and I are excited to share our Protection Island paradise with our guests. For many years we raced and cruised on our sailboat, named Time-Out. Since we no longer have our boat, we decided to name our bed and breakfast Time-Out Oceanside as it is the next exciting adventu…
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