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Surfers Studio steps from Chesterman Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Studio, Loft Bed, 1 Bthrm (Sleeps 2) steps from awe-inspiring Chesterman Beach

**Please note prices default to US Dollars on VRBO. Our CAD Rates show on & listed below.**

The Surfers Studio is a bright lofted studio suite perfect for one or two people who are looking for a comfortable spot to surf and chill in a primo location. There’s a comfortable queen bed in a cozy loft and a double pull out couch in the living room. The kitchen is well-stocked with all dishware and cookware. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower with plenty of hooks to hang your stuff. Heated slate & hardwood floors, concrete countertops & skylights throughout. Outside there’s a shared hot-tub, 2 hot and cold showers, wetsuit hanging racks and your own BBQ.

Nalu House is privately owned and managed by long term Tofino residents and surfers who live on-site in an adjacent suite, along with the “Groundswell Suite” which accommodates 4 people. There’s a maximum of 6 guests allowed at Nalu House between the two suites. Enjoy the privacy of your own suite with the added bonus of local knowledge should you have questions.

Rates in Canadian currency:

Winter (Oct 8 - May 31): $135/night, $895/week (2 night min.)

Shoulder (June 1- 28/Sept 3-Oct 4): $175/night, $1145/week (3 night min.)

Summer (June 29-Sept 2): $210/night, $1380/week (Week only)

Stat Holidays: $210/night (3 night min.)

Cleaning fee: $75

Pet fee (if applicable): $25

5% GST

We operate a legal vacation rental in Tofino

Business licence #20180467

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2018

About The Owner

That's me Lara and my husband Tim.

We're long time Tofino residents and surfers. We live on the property in an adjacent suite. We are here to offer local knowledge and to answer any questions.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose Tofino

The Chesterman Beach neighbourhood is a quiet residential neighbourhood set amongst the rainforest adjacent to the world class Chesterman Beach. This location offers unparalleled access to awe-inducing nature & waves daily. We're livin' the dream!

What makes this house unique

Nalu House's location at South Chesterman Beach is truly the best in Tofino to access all the surfing spots. Walking or paddling distance to all the surf breaks.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Tofino, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No additional guests: 2 guests maximum. This will be adhered to without exceptions according to Tofino bylaw.
  • Only registered guests allowed: No visitors allowed day or night.
  • Quiet time: Tofino has a noise bylaw and quiet times are between 10:00pm and 8:00am.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
2 Outdoor hot & cold Showers, Wetsuit drying area & board waxing area.


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Surfers Studio steps from Chesterman Beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Good choice for surfers

  • 4 of 5

Clean, cozy place with good amenities. The heated floor was a nice addition. The only drawback is the lack of TV. If you aren’t going to supply basic cable then the other options (Netflix etc) should be available at no charge. Maybe when you list TV on your amenities you can put in “for additional charge”?

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry for the lack of cable TV, Michelle but we are glad you enjoyed everything else. Thank you for the feedback and suggestion. We will make changes to our listing to make it more clear. We do offer a way to connect with Netflix but probably should not have assumed everyone has a Netflix account. Regards Tim & Lara Nalu House
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Fanatasitc stay

  • 5 of 5

Steps from one of the best beaches in the world. Perfect distance to town too, studio and hottub kept in top condition. Hosts were great. Will be back

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

Perfect tofino experience

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! The bed is super comfy, the hot tub is amazing and the hosts are very welcoming. A perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Amee! Maybe we'll be neighbours one day! See you next time. Tim & Lara
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Seattle, WA

Idyllic couples getaway

  • 5 of 5

The studio rests on a beautiful and well maintained property, within a 5 minute walk to the amazing Chestermens beach! I loved how well put together everything was, the signage and information on how to utilize the hot tub all other amenities are even designed, laminated cards. Outdoor shower and hanging racks for wetsuits are also a huge bonus. We were able to meet one of the owners and she was super nice and helpful with just about everything we asked. This place is a perfect compliment to an already incredible destination. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: 11-Jun-2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Tofino Get away

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at Nalu House twice now for one week each time. Tim is a wonderful host who keeps the property really neat and tidy. The Groundswell suite is perfect for four adult travellers, the bedrooms are large, beds very comforatable and literally a 60 second walk to the most beautiful beach I have ever been to. The kitchen is very well appointed with everything to make your meals including a gas barbucue so no need to frequent the over priced Tofino restaurants (unless that is what you in to!). The outdoor shower, hot tub and traditional sauna are a bonus especially on those colder days or just after surfing. We have felt most comfortable here and plan to come back again next year.

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Liz, We look forward to having you and your family back with us next summer!
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Nearest Airport
9.8 Kilometres
Tofino Airport
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Nanaimo - Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Long Beach Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Kilometres
Jaimies Rainforest
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Chesterman Beach


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Tofino, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Shoulder Season Spring 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 29 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season Fall 2018
Sep 3 2018 - Oct 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Oct 5 2018 - Oct 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 5 2018
Oct 8 2018 - Nov 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
Remembrance Day 2018
Nov 9 2018 - Nov 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 6 2018
Nov 12 2018 - Dec 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
Christmas New Years 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$200
Cleaning Fee C$75 + Tax
Pet Fee C$25 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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