Surf lessons in Tofino BC

Stay & surf with our Pacific Surf Package.

Whether you’re just starting out or need a refresher, enjoy world-class surfing with first-class professionals. An accredited surf school with BCASI certified instructors, Surf Sister delivers a safe, fun and unforgettable experience to men and women of all ages and abilities.

Our popular Pacific Surf Package including two 3-hour lessons with Surf Sister complete with equipment. Held right in Cox Bay or at Chesterman Beach, you’re minutes from catching a wave in one of surfing’s hot spots.


Stay & surf from $247 per night
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Resort Buzz

Happy 39th Anniversary Pacific Sands Cheers to 1973 when Bill and Joan Pettinger bought the Pacific Paradise Motel and together with their sons, transformed it to a vacation destination for generations. [more]

Beach Cruisers are Back – Spanky new and colourful fat-tire cruiser bikes have arrived! Enjoy a relaxing ride on the beach or take the easy, paved trail into Tofino. Rentals include helmets and locks. [more

Even Greener – By converting 1400 light bulbs, our lighting will be 75% more energy efficient resort wide. Proud 4 Key Members of the Green Key Eco-Rating Program, we continue to strive for that 5th Key! [more]

Winning photo by Bud Potter
Photo Contest Winner - March

This winning shot captures that tenuous moment when a spectacular storm sky is in limbo as the frothy tide trickles in. Congratulations Bud Potter!

Monthly Photo Contest Winners enjoy a 2-Night Getaway including wine on arrival and a SOBO dinner for 2. your Pacific Sands digital pics by April 30, 2012 for your next chance to win. 

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Resort Team Spotlight


Our guests have voted Chris West the Five Star Employee of the Month for excellence in customer service. 

Originally from New Zealand, Chris has lived all over BC for 30 years. It was the surf that lured him to Tofino two years ago when he joined our Guest Services team.