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Chesterman Beach

Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Beautiful beach but windy

Beautiful spot but very windy on day I was there. Nice place for a walk to listen and watch... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Luke L
via mobile
Fantastic beach!

Most of the beaches are amazing here in Tofino, but this one sets it apart. A little more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Corey Z
Kelowna, Canada
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Travellers talk about
“frank island” (72 reviews)
“low tide” (113 reviews)
“tide pools” (42 reviews)
Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot but very windy on day I was there. Nice place for a walk to listen and watch ocean. Stroll out to look at the ocean life in various pools depending on tide. Relaxing beauty at it's finest.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the beaches are amazing here in Tofino, but this one sets it apart. A little more quaint/charming. Nice trails nearby too!

Thank Corey Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great broad beach at low tide, and still very walkable at high tide. Fun walking out to Frank's Island at low tide and watching surfers.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach was recommended by a waitress and we're glad she sent us there. The tide was out and we were able to walk out to an island to watch the waves crashing in on the weather side. There were lots of surfers and SUP'ers....More

Thank Lloyd_I_M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful beach, in it's natural state with rockpools, plenty of sand, gorgeous views, bordered by fir trees (private property) and little islands. It's long and wide so even on a busy day you could walk and it not feel crowded. The sunsets there are pretty...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful spot, with a huge beach that is exposed when the tide is out. Wonderful for long walks, and fun to watch the surfers.

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous beach for walking and watching the surfers. Amazing sunsets, good beach for beach fires and games.

Thank Sirpa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented and air bnb on Lynn road across the water with surf boards, able to walk down anytime of day and catch some waves Ten min drive from tofino There is a fancy restaurant and little cafe right at the end of the beach

Thank Ritch I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty beach that is a bit more secluded than long beach as it arches around and blocks the wind. Not to crowded and can catch the surfers in the water

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened to be in Tofino over a May Long Weekend and.... The weather was fantastic! We camped at Bella Pacifica. WOW!!! The beach is so beautiful. The amount of beach there is when the tides out is awesome. The beach is great for running,...More

Thank fsjHunter
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Any rip tides on Chesterton? Is it safe for kids to swim?
8 June 2017|
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Response from fsjHunter | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely safe for kids to swim!!! They might not get in all the way cuz it's rippin cold but...... Absolutely safe for kids. When tide is up, the water isn't very deep. No big waves either.
Rolf P
Ithink you should rent a cottage at chesterman beach. you can bring the whole family. do not overdress.
11 March 2017|
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Response from Coreen E | Reviewed this property |
What is the question Trip Advisor says you have? This is more of a statement..
What is the best time of year to vist? Nice weather and fishing trips, thanks for looking, Karen.
9 March 2017|
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Response from Rolf P | Reviewed this property |
hi Karen have been in Tofino few times. I think weather wise August and September is the best. the place you are looking for is about a mile before the town, it is a left turn drive past the parking and shower huts make a... More