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From first-hand accounts by newspaper and magazine journalists to eye-opening experiences by international travel writers, checkout this collection of articles for more on what makes Pacific Sands and Tofino so special.

  • Press Clipping - Vancouver Sun [PDF] - 875KB

    A quick and easy Tofino escape.

    The last time I went surfing we had three boards tied to the top of a 1987 Corolla and one of us was assigned to 'hold on,' for the drive to the beach. So the 100 steps or so that I had to take from the Pacific Sands surf shop to the waves were easy.

  • Press Clipping - Calgary Herald [PDF] - 2595KB

    100 cool last-minute summer adventures near and far.

    Nothing beats a spur-of-the-moment road trip. Pack the play tools and duck out on the road to nab that perfect sunset after a day in one of these 10 places.

  • Press Clipping - Forbes Travel Guide [PDF] - 3687KB

    Why Foodies Should Plan A Trip To Tofino This Summer.

    The most remote, picturesque regions of North America are rarely touted for outstanding, innovative cuisine. When pristine natural surroundings are a major draw, food often takes a backseat to stunning vistas...

  • Press Clipping - City Dog [PDF] - 940KB

    Ruffing it in Tofino

    If you're looking for paradise for you and your pooch, then look no further than Tofino, British Columbia. Perched on the edge of the majestic Pacific Rim National Park, in the Clayquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve...

  • Press Clipping - Play Outdoors Vancouver [PDF] - 1024KB

    Surf-In Surf-Out - A Swell Convenience

    Whether you are a seasoned weekend wave-warrior or a newbie braving your bucket list, surfing is a sport that everyone must try at least once in a lifetime.

  • Press Clipping - Urban Baby & Toddler [PDF] - 854KB

    A Tofino Family Vacation: The Ideal Island Getaway.

    If you haven't yet expereicned the stunning Tofino area on Vancouver Island, consider making a family getaway this summer.

  • Press Clipping - Today's Parent [PDF] - 533KB

    Family-friendly tips for visiting Tofino.

    The misty mountains of Tofino, British Columbia, cast a spell over a band of city dwellers.

  • Press Clipping - Like Vancouver [PDF] - 784KB

    Vancouver Island’s Wild West Coast

    Vancouver Island is not your typical island getaway. BC’s quaint towns of Tofino and Ucluelet are where you go to put down your phone and really disconnect, to eat locally sourced seafood, and get back to nature.

  • Press Clipping - Vancouver Sun [PDF] - 792KB

    October perfect for Tofino waves.

    Skiers’ pain could be Tofino’s gain. At least if meteorologists’ prognostications for a wet, warm and windy winter out here on the coast come true. The Vancouver Island resort town has done an admirable job of turning the otherwise gloomy, grey months of winter into a travel boon under the guise of ‘storm watching.’

  • Press Clipping - at Home Victoria [PDF] - 1872KB

    Travelling close to home is not only an achievable, affordable way to holiday but it also give you the opportunity to see Vancouver Island as you never have before. That’s what happened on my recent trip to Pacific Sands Beach Resort in Tofino, BC.
  • Press Clipping - Avenue [PDF] - 5795KB

    Where to Eat, Stay and Play in Tofino

    Rugged and luxurious all at once, this Vancouver Island beach town offers year-round adventure and good eats.

    By Colleen Seto

  • Press Clipping - Mercedes-Benz [PDF] - 1924KB

    Tofino 2.0
    What to see and do in the Pacific Northwest's coolest town.

    Tofino may have a Main Street, but the real action is at Cox Bay. It's here that surfers take to the waves and locals stroll the bull-kelp-strewn beach. It's also home to Pacific Sands Beach Resort. For a defining tofino stay...

  • Press Clipping - Expedia [PDF] - 445KB

    Surfing the Canadian Pacific Coast

    It was 7:50 a.m. on a misty winter morning as I danced the can-can in an effort to wrangle my wetsuit over my limbs. Once I was suited up...

  • Press Clipping - 29 Secrets [PDF] - 307KB

    Tofino, BC: The Perfect Getaway Destination.
    Look no further than this West Coast treasure.

    If you've never been to Tofino, what are you waiting for? This little Vancouver Island oasis is truly heavenly and must be explored!

    Destination British Columbia states that "the stunning beauty and ecological diversity of Tofino's location in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is the source of all activities," and

    - See more at: http://www.29secrets.com/wellness/tofino-bc-perfect-getaway-destination#sthash.1AJQFIuH.dpufIf you've never been to Tofino, what are you waiting for? This little Vancouver Island oasis is truly heavenly and must be explored!

    Destination British Columbia states that "the stunning beauty and ecological diversity of Tofino's location in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is the source of all activities," and
    - See more at: http://www.29secrets.com/wellness/tofino-bc-perfect-getaway-destination#sthash.1AJQFIuH.dpuf

    If you've never been to Tofino, what are you waiting for? This little Vancouver Island oasis is truly heavenly and must be explored!

  • Press Clipping - Canadian Health & Lifestyle [PDF] - 585KB

    Let's play outside: Tofino offers the best of summer in Canada
  • Press Clipping - Annabelle [PDF] - 3147KB

    Die Ruhe im Sturm. Im Winter ist es im Fischerdorf Tofino auf Vancouver Island am schönsten: Wilde Wellen und kaum Touristen.

  • Press Clipping - Nuvo [PDF] - 2387KB

    Pacific Sands Beach Resort: At the world's edge
  • Press Clipping - Montecristo Magazine [PDF] - 3972KB

    Chill seekers
  • Press Clipping - Notable [PDF] - 2594KB

    A Notable Tofino Weekend Getaway Guide
  • Press Clipping - Vancouver is Awesome [PDF] - 356KB

    Super, neighbours in BC: Feast Tofino 2014 - Part two: Where to stay?!
  • Press Clipping - National Geographic [PDF] - 382KB

    British Columbia, Two Ways
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