Time Out in Tofino

Cox Bay Beach Resort • Tofino, Canada

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Escape Kit

  • A One-Night Stay for Two in a One Bedroom Beach House, Sundays through Thursdays between February 14 and May 11, 2012 (C$99)
  • Or, a Two-Night Stay for Two in a One Bedroom Beach House, Any Nights Inclusive of a Friday or Saturday between March 16 and May 11, 2012 (C$268)

Personal fireplaces, spacious kitchens, and private patios are enough to make the accommodations at Cox Bay Beach Resort sound enticing. Add to that their beachfront location near laid-back Tofino, just outside Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island, and you've got a Pacific Slope dream home.

Pinch yourself during a one-night stay for two in a One Bedroom Beach House, Sundays through Thursdays between February 14 and May 11 (C$99) or a two-night stay inclusive of a Friday or Saturday night between March 16 and May 11 (C$268). All dates are 2012.

After you've woken up in your king- or queen-size bed, brew a pot of coffee in your full kitchen, then head for the living room, which is equipped with a queen-size sofa bed and a TV with DVD and CD player.

You'll also have access to a fitness facility with a meditation and yoga room; a sauna and outdoor hot tub; and a lounge outfitted with a local San Juan stone Rumford wood-burning fireplace and a library of books, magazines, and board games.

In winter, Tofino becomes Canada's pre-eminent spot to spy storms. Seriously. In recent years, this town on the Clayoquot Sound has drawn hundreds of travelers who revel in daydreaming by the fire while a maritime tempest rages outside. When it's not raining, make a trip out to nearby Hot Springs Cove.

Come March, the Pacific Rim Whale Festival celebrates the start of whale-watching season (think 20,000 gray whales and events like the Chowder Chowdown). Foodies shouldn't miss the locally caught seafood prepared with Tofino creativity at Schooner's Restaurant. And surfers: You've found your holy grail in Tofino, named the continent's best surf town in 2010 by Outside Magazine.

This hamlet at the far-north reaches of Vancouver Island is starting to sound like California—sleek, beachy accommodations, ultra-fresh seafood, and epic surf? It's Malibu without the pretense. Oh, and a few dramatic storms.

  • "Tofino combines the rugged Canadian frontier (the road ends here, literally) with the mellow vibe of a California surf town—think Mendocino in a toque."

    -- Fodor's

Location

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    1431 Pacific Rim Highway Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
    250-725-2600 | get directions

30 day money-back guarantee

Can't find the dates you want? Dog ate your passport? No worries. You have 30 days post-purchase to return your voucher, no questions asked.

the fine print

  • Entire value must be used in a single visit
  •  Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Merchant cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 72 hours applies; voucher subject to forfeiture
  •  For reservation inquiries, please call 250-725-2600 or email info@coxbaybeachresort.com
  • Not valid on existing reservations
  • Based upon double occupancy
  • Taxes/Resort fees not included and payable directly to the property
  • Offer may be combined to extend stay
  • Guests may book additional nights or upgrade their room type directly with property at the time of making their reservations for an additional fee
  •  King beds subject to availability; please request while booking
  • Blackout dates are: all holidays and holiday long weekends
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON May 11, 2012 • Enjoy By May 11, 2012
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