Pacific Sands Resort 2 nights

Please note the Pacific Sands Beach Resort is not available for travel in July and August.


Relax right by the pristine sandy beaches of Tofino at the Pacific Sands Resort. Their beachfront accommodations leave you steps away from tackling the waves during a surfing lesson or lounge on the beach with all-day sun. This resort is the perfect vacation spot for a weekend getaway anytime of the year in Tofino.

All rooms and suites offer an ocean view, fireplace, TV, high speed Wi-Fi, and various other relaxing amenities to help you unwind.

Top 5 things to do

  • Beachcomb along Chesterman Beach and relax in the sun as you watch surfers catch the waves
  • Take a whale-watching tour and watch majestic whales breach in their natural habitat
  • Visit Tofino Brewing Co and try tasty beers from the wild West Coast
  • Experience one of the many delicious farm-to-table restaurants nearby
  • Take a boat to Hot Springs Cove and soak in the natural thermal hot springs

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Tofino

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

Staying at: Pacific Sands Hotel (One Bedroom Oceanside Suite)
14121 pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, BC, V0R 2Z0

Begin your adventure with a ferry trip across the Strait of Georgia, and enjoy the spectacular views of the coastline and nearby islands on your sailing from Vancouver to Vancouver Island. Continue your journey with a scenic drive passing through MacMillan Provincial Park and several beautiful blue lakes. Once arrived, check into your hotel and make your way down to Cox Bay Beach to beachcomb and relax in the sun. Settle in for the evening at your resort and enjoy delicious, fresh seafood at the Surfside Grill. Head back to your room and watch as the sun sets. Watch as the stars come out from your beachfront suite as you unwind for the night. 

Day 2

Day 2 - Tofino

Staying at: Pacific Sands Hotel (One Bedroom Oceanside Suite)
14121 pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, BC, V0R 2Z0

Enjoy a full day of exploration and start your day off with a whale-watching tour. Look out for nearby orcas, otters, seals and much more. Then head to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and hike the local trails to catch breathtaking views from the coastline and see all of Tofino’s wonders. Or opt for something more relaxing and bike along Chesterman Beach or Tonquin Beach.  Grab lunch at the original Tacofino food truck and enjoy delicious tacos, then afterwards make your way to Tofino Brewing Co and try fresh beers from the wild West Coast. For the evening, take in the picturesque views from one of the many farm-to-table restaurants.

Day 3

Day 3 - Tofino to Vancouver

Ferry: Nanaimo (Departure Bay) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Enjoy your last day with breakfast at your resort followed by a walk along Long Beach. On your journey home, stop off at the Coombs Old Country Market and watch as goats graze on the roof of shops as you shop for fresh fruits and vegetables. Once in Nanaimo, board the ferry back to Vancouver and enjoy the gorgeous scenery all around.

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Day 1 - Vancouver to Tofino


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Directions Disclaimer

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

The directions displayed are directly via Google Maps and are subject to Google Maps Terms and Conditions. 


Please note, this property's Cancellation and Changes to Services policy varies from BC Ferries Vacations' Terms and Conditions. Cancellations made within 7 days prior to departure are non-refundable.


Please note: Highway Improvement Project in effect from April 2018 - September 2020 which may disrupt traffic to/from Tofino/Ucluelet. Road closures or alternating traffic will occur. Check advisories online for more details.


Please note that winter driving conditions are in effect from October 1 to March 31. Winter Tires may be required . Please check DriveBC for more details on conditions and winter tire requirements.

Today's price from $454 CAD

+ $18.96 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Pacific Sands Resort in a One Bedroom Oceanside Suite; max. 4 ppl.
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island for two adults and one car
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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