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Stunning Beach

Lovely long sweeping beach which we were able to enjoy from our Pacific Heights suite. Crashing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Beautiful beach

We visited here several times for photographs. It is very popular --families, couples, dogs. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely long sweeping beach which we were able to enjoy from our Pacific Heights suite. Crashing surf and lots of sand, what’s not to like!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RichardW99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here several times for photographs. It is very popular --families, couples, dogs. A beautiful beach, especially at low tide when you can see the sea life in tide pools.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach for longish walks, big loud surf, bike riding, watching the surfers and spectacular sunsets.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank exad
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

Cox Bay Beach is a beautiful sweeping beach with hikes on each side that provide majestic views. This is by far the best beach to chill and watch the surfers and is one of the few beaches the kids can easily find sand dollars on.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 277coryh
Reviewed May 4, 2019

We found this area to be excellent for beach walking and photography as there are there are interesting rock formations in the background and also the Tofino lighthouse is visible. We obtained some excellent images near sunset .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank iPhototraveller
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

No wonder it's so famous.. cool beach... I can see why the Surfers Paradise in the North West of British Columbia Canada

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jl833
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Just one of my favourite beaches in the world, not sure I can say much more. Always come here when visiting family on the Island. Sat with friends and family and enjoyed a spectacular sunset. Added bonus of breaching whales not far off shore!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SolentTraveller169
Reviewed March 20, 2019

love listening to the waves, watching lennard island light at night, and having breakfast wathcing the acrobatic surfers do their thing effortlessly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Compass760371
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Cox Bay Beach is absolutely breathtaking and perfect for families! There is an endless amount of wildlife for you to explore from starfish to sea urchins when the tide goes out. Kids will love jumping in the waves and running up and down the beach...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank awesome_opossum13
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We have stayed at the resort twice now and would go back again and again. Fantastic location with great ocean views and known as the surfing capital of Canada

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johnfb597
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Response from just_jackie_and_coco | Reviewed this property |
There is a dock in tofino and I have seen some fisherman fishing off the beaches. The best would be to go down to fishing docks and ask someone there... also you might need a licence ?