One of the biggest reasons why Tofino is a favorite holiday destination for a majority of the tourists is because it is surfable all through the year. It is a surfing place suitable both for the veterans as well as for the beginners all alike. It is home to some of the biggest competitions like Canadian Surf Championships or Rip Curl Professional Tofino and also Queen of Peak Women’s surfing competition held every year in October
You will find Tofino on the western coast of Vancouver Island. Best of all, it is under the purview of Clayoquot Sound which is one of the Biosphere Reserves of UNESCO. This place has so much to offer besides surfing. You can relax on the vast stretches of sandy beaches, hike through the rainforest, enjoy a fishing expedition, meet local artisans of the community, and just experience the Nuu-chah-nulth lifestyle (everything is one.)
Being a favorite tourist place, Tofino does not run short on its supply of popular accommodations from hotels to resorts. For those of you looking for nothing short of the best in luxury accommodations, the Wickaninnish Inn is a great choice. It comes with the popular restaurant The Pointe. Located in Chesterman beach at 500 Osprey Lane, British Columbia, this is an elegant lodging of oceanfront complete with fireplaces and balconies. The Long Beach Lodge Resort is another high-end oceanfront lodging with stylish cottages and rooms including dining and even a surf school! The Seafarers Bed and Breakfast is a cozy B&B with 2 relaxed rooms, complete with whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces, and even wifi access. Experience the rustic side of Tofino in the stylish resort Beach Break Lodge with known for its warm suites complete with kitchen, private decks, and hot tubs.
No trip to Tofino is complete without coastal charters tours. At just about $145 per hour, you can choose charter packages from coastal adventures to fishing expedition in the west coast to fishing experience and hot springs. It has become popular to soak in the Hot Springs Cove known for its mineral-rich pools.
Besides the breathtaking attractions that Tofino offers to its visitors, it also hosts some of the most fun and unique events. If you love candles and creativity, you should definitely check out the Beeswax Crafting Night by Erin McGillivray Ultramarine. Here you will get to discover the versatility of beeswax with reusable wax cling wrap, dipped candles and beeswax bowls. The Drop-in Youth Art Night is another event for creative people. Here you will get the chance to learn and exercise your creative intentions. Definitely visit their Live Music Wednesday at the Resort Long Beach Lodge Resort. Anyone at any age can let loose and just enjoy a fun night in their Great Room and end the night with delish dinner. Nature lovers should definitely try out the Beneath the Bog activity where you will experience their wild pacific trail with Interpretive walks. Other popular events include Annual Svims Mushroom Show, The Interfaith Amigos (live show of a blend between Humour and Spiritual wisdom) and Shabbat – the Ancient secrets to Renewal and Rest (with Charles Kaplan and Rabbi Laura Duhan.)