Chesterman Beach, Tofino

4.9
#1 of 228 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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  • We were here in October so the water was too cold to swim but many people were surfing in wet suits. The sand is white, clean and soft .. we walk around bare feet. The view of mountains, the sky, wate...  more »
  • Had a wonderful walk out to the Islands, you normally see the Surf smashing against. Great morning - decent weather (even though it is Fall) and even found a Quarter in the sand. Beautiful walk in the...  more »
  • After several hours in the mountains, the reward is the view of this beach where waves often are strong and surfers come to play
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