Chesterman Beach, Tofino

4.9
#1 of 225 in Beaches in Canada
Take a walk along the long stretch of sand at Chesterman Beach, as surfers ride the waves and friendly locals walk their dogs. Find a spot to sit and enjoy the sunset, or build a fire after dark and watch the stars. At low tide, you can stroll out to the rocky island outcrop and explore the exposed tidal pools. Keep an eye on the time, though; the tide can rise very quickly and could leave you stranded on the rocks. For Chesterman Beach and beyond, use our Tofino tour planner to get the most from your Tofino vacation.
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  • First time I walked into this beach I was at loss for words. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL. Make sure you stop. Breathe. And really take it all in  more »
  • The scenery here is always fantastic no matter what the weather. Great for long walks on the beach or photographers.  more »
  • We cycled along this beach during our Tofino stay and it was just stunning! It’s a great place to walk/cycle or just to watch the storms or surfers. I can imagine it can get very busy in the summer mo...  more »
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