Nestled on the Clayoquot Sound is the provincial city of Tofino. It is known for it's amazing natural beauty, so it's a great place to get outside and enjoy as much of the great outdoors as you can.
Everything from fishing to hiking, kayaking, whale watching, bird watching and even surfing are favourite activities here. If you're looking for a holiday filled with outdoor adventures, this BC town is the spot for you. In fact, in 2010 Outside Magazine even named Tofino the best surf town in North America! With 35 miles of breaks along the shore, it's truly Canada's best place to hang ten.
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All throughout the city you'll find an easygoing, relaxed vibe and welcoming, friendly locals. Whether you're hitting the beach, trekking along the trails or heading indoors to explore the local cultural attractions - much of which is based in First Nations culture - Tofino won't disappoint.
Tofino is also a destination for foodies. Sample cuisine ranging from fish and chips to sushi to pizza and everything in between. The various restaurants here offer delicious meal options that will leave your mouth watering.
Rental Options Through the Seasons
Tofino offers a wonderfully temperate climate throughout the year. The falls and winters aren't too cold and the springs and summers don't get too hot, making it great to visit any time of year. Luckily, the city offers a variety of vacation rental options that are wonderful any during any season.
In the Winter Tofino doesn't receive much snow, but it does experience storms, and the people here love to watch them. Rent a home, lodge or cabin near the mountains or the water with expansive windows that let in plenty of natural light, offer stunning views of the natural scenery and give you a front row seat for any storms that might roll through.
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Of course, if you visit in the summer, you'll want to rent a cottage or apartment by the beach, golfing or near downtown.
If you're looking forward to relaxing on the sandy shores, catching waves with your surfboard or build the most majestic sandcastle ever created, then being steps from the beach such as Chesterman, Long or MacKenzie Beach is a must.
If you prefer to spend your holiday exploring the city, staying downtown puts your right in the center of the action with all of the attractions just steps away.
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Vacation Rental Features
Tofino's vacation rental options come in a variety of sizes at all price points, so there's sure to be something for your holiday.
Couples heading to Tofino on a romantic getaway will find a studio or one-bedroom cosy and private, while those on a family vacation or travelling with friends will need something bigger with four, five or even six bedrooms to ensure that everyone is enough space and is comfortable throughout the trip.
Whether you're looking to splurge on all-things-luxurious or you'd prefer to keep the price more manageable, there's a rental that will suit.
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When the weather is chilly, there's nothing better than snuggling in front of a roaring fire with your loved one or soaking in a hot tub as you sip a glass of wine and enjoy the surroundings. Many rentals also feature in-unit washers and dryers to make packing a breeze.
Instead of wasting time separating dirty laundry from the clean, wash everything you wore during your trip, and simply unpack it back into your closet and dresser when you return home.