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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

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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.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
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Full view
Getting there
Tofino-Long Beach Airport8 km
Alberni Valley Regional Airport79 km
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I have never written any reviews about anything and probably should not share any thoughts about the Pacific Sands. I should keep this place a secret. We rented one of the Two bedroom cabins at the end of their little forest road and found a spacious modern suite with large wood
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Response from markusmcrurie, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Companion42869499276, Wow! Let me start off by thanking you for sharing your FIRST EVER review of your recent experience at Pacific Sands. This not only makes me very proud but extremely thrilled that your stay with us was so magical, you just had to tell everyone! Phrases such as "I never want to leave here" are music to our ears, and I think it goes without saying that our Luxury Two Bedroom Beach Houses are so stunning, that they seem to have the above effect on everyone who spends some time in them. I honestly would live in one for the rest of my life if Management would let me. Thank you for all your kind feedback, this review is truly why we come to work every day, and it's always a treat to receive reviews like this! We definitely look forward to having you stay with us again... but yes... our little secret! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Guest Relations & Marketing Manager
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This was my first trip to Tofino and I couldn't be happier with my stay. I stayed in a suite that had a king bed in a nice bedroom, a modern bathroom, and a small kitchen that was open to a den with fireplace. Small but plenty of space for 2. It also had a deck that looked out
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Response from markusmcrurie, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Marc R, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Pacific Sands, but more importantly, thank you for choosing us as your first ever Tofino accommodations. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Oceanside Suite, and if I'm thinking of the same few nights as you are, the stars were absolutely amazing! It sounds silly, but you sometimes forget what it's like to look up and truly star gaze when you're surrounded by the light pollution of the city. It was a nice reminder for us to slow down and just look up every now and then. Thank again for the kind feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Guest Relations & Markting Manager
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We really enjoyed our stay at the resort. All the staff was very welcoming. I have already recommended it to friends. We did have to ask for the sidewalk to be salted near our suite but other than that it was a fabulous 4 days of sunshine and walks on the beach.
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Response from markusmcrurie, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Cathie, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Pacific Sands. It's great to hear you had an amazing 4-night stay with us. Thank you for the feedback and recommendations, we look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Guest Relations & Marketing Manager
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My wife and daughter just spent 4 nights in a beach front suite, the weather was perfect, sunny everyday. My family has rented the beachfront house with the hot tub a couple of Christmas ' ago and the weather was perfect then as well. Not too sure about storm watching, but I'm no
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Response from markusmcrurie, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Derek H, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Pacific Sands. Believe it or not, it does get super stormy during the off-season months of fall/winter, but it does sound like each time you stayed with us we were experiencing a high-pressure system. High-pressure systems bring in clear blue skies, cold temperatures (such as the frost we have been getting), and no precipitation. When we do get the stormy low-pressure systems, the bring the rain, the wind, and the big waves... and these are typically what we see during the winter months. Hopefully we can get you out here for one of our big storms! Thanks again for the kind feedback and we can't wait to see you again soon! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Guest Relations & Marketing Manager
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As a frequent visitor to the area....nothing really compares to the beauty that is found when staying in the beach houses at Pacific Sands.....Gorgeous in all seasonsOptions at the resort will cover all your families needs..See you in 2019'
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Response from markusmcrurie, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Freedom61315027529, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with Pacific Sands. It's true, Pacific Sands and Cox Bay truly are gorgeous all year round, and it doesn't matter what season you visit during, as it will always be beyond beautiful. Thanks for your kind feedback and we will see you in 2019! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Guest Relations & Marketing Manager
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Is there access to printing facilities? Thanks
Yes we do have some guest computers and printers at Guest Services available for use. :)
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Hi, has anyone stayed in the new Oceanside 1br suites? The one I'm looking at doesn't have a hot tub, wondering how big the bath tub is :-) Also, are all of the view nice? Thanks! ~Carrie
Hi Carrie, so far we've only been booking them for June onwards, and they have your typical bathtub/shower setup but do not come with Hot Tubs. The new Two Bedroom Edgewater Suite comes with a private hot tub on the deck. The One Bedroom Oceanside Suites do not have full ocean views and are partial ocean views. Hope this helps! - Markus McRurie Evening Supervisor
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Can people who aren’t staying here still rent stuff from the surf shack? Does the shack have SUP and kayak rentals?
Hi Dani, Unfortunately, our Surf Shack is for our guests only as we do have 122 suites on our property, and at any given time can have upwards of 300 - 400 people on the property. Therefore, lesson times and rental gear are limited. Hope this answers your question! :)
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Hi Colin thinking of booking Pacific Sands Beach Resort I see you have stayed there can I ask if it feels isolated at the resort we have been to Tofino in the past but stayed more central are there 24 hour staff at the property it looks beautiful but like to be reasonably near civilation to much London I think 😁 Thanks a lot Christine
Hi Christine, We are located on Cox Bay Beach Resort, which is the further beach from town, yet only a 5-minute drive away.Relative to the other beaches of Tofino Cox Bay is one of the largest and therefore you can still find your own quiet spot to relax and get away from it all. Unfortunately, we do not have an office which is open 24/7. The office hours are 7:00am to 10:00pm, however, we do have on-call staff who are on the property 24/7 who can be reached if there ever is an urgent matter or emergency. Hope this answers your question! Sincerely, Markus McRurie Evening Supervisor
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Hi, is there a charge for pets?
Hi Canuck066, We do allow pets in certain units, there is a one time pet-cleaning fee of $40.00/pet. Hope this answers your question! :)
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"Ask to as close to the beach as possible"
"All suites have some ocean views of Cox Bay"
"Lighthouse suites on the 2nd floor facing the ocean"
"Ocean front apartments are the cheapest, the views are still good and a minute's walk from the beach."
"The beach houses are incredible, they offer a private experience. We had number 34."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 190 - US$ 285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pacific sands beach hotel tofinopacific sands beach tofino
LOCATION
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandAlberni-Clayoquot Regional DistrictClayoquot SoundTofino
NUMBER OF ROOMS
122
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