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Chesterman Beach

Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Tofino
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Beach to surf and relax. I liked the landscape. Nice place to have picnique with friends and family. You can rent surfboard and wetsuit for à day too.

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I had the most incredible time surfing at Chesterman. As a first time surfer, I did not find the waves overwhelming and we spent almost 5 hours straight in the water. Despite being a slightly grey misty day, the conditions were perfect and the sand was beautiful. I will definitely visit this beach on my next trip to Tofino.

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Great free shuttle service into town from the beach and to/from other locations. The beach is very calm, and had very few people

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing beach! Surfing, soft sand, a delightful view, clean water, free parking and dogs ;-) Surprisingly, it wasn't that busy either which was nice. Make sure to visit this beach to take in some of the pristine beauty that is Tofino (also did I mention it's free! You don't need a park pass!)

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Take an evening walk and enjoy a bit of paradise! Wide, expansive double crescent beach with incredible views and plenty of room for everybody.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This beach was a stones throw from our accommodation and almost deserted. It was so clean and pristine signified by the amount of life in the rockpools! You could watch romantic sunsets or surfing waves crashing on the beach, do some beachcombing or workout. It was beautiful!

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

lovely beach white sand big rocks lots of logs there was Ocean mist and a bit of sun Washrooms were very clean and outside shower to wash off We enjoyed the walk from parking to the beach seeing all the big trees

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Cowichan Bay, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A wonderful place to walk and enjoy the shore. It was mid July but there was still a lot of room to spread out. We enjoyed watching the surfers.

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Comox, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love the new bathroom and changeroom facilities. The beach is busy with all the surfers. Many surf schools go there to teach beginers.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The waters are really cold if one wishes to swim, though one could find lots of people wearing wet suit and surfing in. It's not crowded, though a sandy beach. I collected blue,indigo & silver colored shells on the beach for my shell collection :)

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