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“Giant waves and empty beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chesterman Beach

Chesterman Beach
Ranked #1 of 53 things to do in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Giant waves and empty beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

The immense beach was all ours to enjoy on what was a bracing December day. The crashing waves and golden beach were hard to beat. Lovely...

Visited December 2013
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Ubud, Indonesia
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“Best Beach On The West Coast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

Doesn't get any better on the West Coast. Low-tide walks in the sunset are amazing. I spend countless hours just aimlessly exploring the tidal pools for wildlife. If you're lucky enough to be staying close to the beach the winter storm-watching season there's special kind of natural drama there which is not seen in many other places worldwide. Awesome spot for a romantic getaway.

Visited January 2013
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Lantzville, Canada
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“Best Beach in Tofino”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

Super surf and great winter storm watching. In our November visit we had it all from spectacular sunset, to torrential rain, to howling winds with assorted kite surfers, and ending in warm sunny low tide walk on a beach that goes for miles and numerous brave surfers.

Visited November 2013
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White Rock, Canada
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“Excellent walking beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

Chesterman is the best beach for walking with the dog. At low tide the causeway opens up to Frank Island, although it is private property so hiking on the rocks is not encouraged. The vistas along this stretch of beach are breathtaking. Stop at Tacofino for a fish taco after your walk for a perfect end to a morning or afternoon.

Visited November 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Good mix of activities”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

There are lots of accommodations for different budgets on one of the longest beaches in the area. A good mix of long stretches of sand to explore with the tide out as well as rocky tide pools with varied sea life. A bicycle rental shop run by Marc is close for riding into Tofino for lunch or on the beach.

Visited November 2013
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