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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I previously reviewed this property in July, 2013 but want to update people regarding the beach front suites. They have been totally upgraded in the last year -new flooring, new furnishings, completely revamped kitchen with new appliances and cabinets, upgraded bathroom and freshly painted walls. Lovely! Also, WiFi has been upgraded in the Tofino area so was easily accessed in...

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear GabrielSurrey, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us! Yes, guests have been raving about the newly renovated Beachfront Suites, the renovations were a definite success. Furthermore, we've had some additions to the property including the on site Surf Shack operated by the Surf Sister's Surf School. As you mentioned, we also now have...

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

In June we stayed for 3 nights (with family visiting from England) at this resort. The only word is Outstanding... On the Beach the 2 bed townhouse over 3 floors was immaculately clean, every piece of crockery/utensils (even baking trays) were available and again immaculately clean. Beds were very comfortable, bathrooms (3) were spotless, linen/towels white and again spotless. Cleaning...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view and sounds of the Pacific Ocean. Watching surfers in person, has been an young adult dream. Comfortable studio with everyone you will need...just bring you're personal things, food, and dtinks!

Thank Shirley G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had five nights in a beachfront suite and loved it. The apartment had wonderful views of the beach and ocean and plenty of room to dry out our clothes at the end of each day. Everyone was very helpful and the recently opened Surfside Grill does great food at very reasonable prices - perfect when it is too wet...

2Thank Duncan G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Simply put - this place is paradise. We stayed there this August with our three kids and had the best family vacation we have ever had. Why? First of all Tofino is breathtaking. Our accommodation was spectacular. We stayed on the beach in a 2 bedroom townhouse. The beds and bedding were luxurious, the house was spacious, the kitchen was...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I stayed at the Pacific Sands Beach Resort in early March. It was a terrific place to spend time with extended family. The accommodations, a three bedroom townhouse, served us very well. Comfortably gathered around the fireplace after a busy day exploring was a terrific way to spend an evening. I particularly remember the duvets and super comfy beds. Great...

Thank M13L
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 1bedroom beachfront suite with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort offered a complimentary kids camp every day which was awesome for some quiet adventure time with my wife! Unfortunately our unit did not have a dishwasher so we had to wash up three times a day! Not cool when you are on holiday and...

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear CalgaryTraveler2016, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands! We're glad your kids got to enjoy the complimentary Raincoast Education Kids Camp each morning, it's definitley a unique and informative experience for everyone. We do understand that while on vacation no one ever wants to do dishes. However, we do not advertise anywhere...

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

An incredible end to our Canadian trip of a lifetime in one of the most magical places on the planet. We booked Pacific Sands after lots of research and it was everything we dreamed of and more. The location on the beach is incredible as is the view and sound of the sea from the master bedroom. The staff were...

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rosyandneil, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience! What a treat that you got to spend the last leg of your Canadian Trip in beautiful Tofino! I don't think we will every get tired of the breathtaking views at Cox Bay. We will definitely pass the message on to Ricki, he is one of our...

Reviewed 1 September 2016

A Beautiful, clean, not too crowded beach and private well kept accommodations. There many organized kid activities. The kids loved roasting marshmallows each night! The general store had everything we needed. Access to beach rentals was easy. Great food at the bbq shack onsite. A piece of paradise!

Thank Shannon D
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was some of the most comfortable lodging I've stayed in. We stayed in a 3 BR beach house/townhouse with two other couples. The amenities were beautiful and very, very comfortable. Not only are there windows everywhere which look upon the spectacular Cox Bay, these open wide to the delightful sounds of the waves at all times. The beds are...

Thank mcarney15

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  • Beachfront
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pacific Sands Beach Resort is located on 41 pristine acres of property and 2500 feet of ocean front on Cox Bay. Adjacent to the Pacific Rim National Park all suites and Luxury Beach Houses offer spectacular ocean or beach front views, mesmerizing sunsets and breathtaking storm watching. A walk to Pettinger Point is a must. Enjoy unrivaled culinary splendors at one of Tofino's many restaurants. Adventure tours of the Clayoquot Sound, beach combing and surfing are the most popular activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Sands Beach Resort

Address: 1421 Pacific Rim Hwy. | Box 237, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: RM1,800 - RM2,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Sands Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Pacific Sands Beach Hotel Tofino
Pacific Sands Beach Tofino
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#3 Green Hotel in Tofino
#4 Family Hotel in Tofino
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
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“We had the end house super quiet a peek-a-boo view of the ocean and great view of the beach area, short walk to a great look out point/beach”
  • view from the master suite.
  • Nice touch with the Christmas tree.
 of 5 bubbles 144anitab, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked like ocean front or ocean view but beach front one bedrooms are right on the edge of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles cubankid, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all units are well located...most southerly building not so much”
 of 5 bubbles YVRGUYS, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book a beach villa or definitely look for units with beach views/access”
 of 5 bubbles IrishGerk, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views but the rooms in the front of the resort are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 286judya, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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