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Why we like it
- Quirky extra touches such as coffee table books and CDs. A particularly nice addition are the binoculars in the rooms
- You'll find a balcony and a fireplace in every room to enjoy on chilly nights
- The Inn's spa has been voted Canada's top year-round resort spa
- The Pointe Restaurant offers world-class food and amazing ocean views
- Authentic native expereinces and true wilderness
The Beach rooms hug the beach and make for a more subdued setting - perfect for romantic walks. We recommend a top floor room for maximum views.
All in all we were very happy and satisfied with the program, starting out and ending in Vancouver and visiting Whistler and Tofino in between. So THANK YOU (Vicki Cooke) so much for your planning to make this trip a dream holiday for us!
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The Wickaninnish Inn sits on Chesterman Beach near Tofino, Vancouver Island - a stunning area of inlets, coves, beaches and forests. Every one of the 75 guest rooms offers either a view of the pounding ocean or the beach. Guests choose from two buildings 'At-the-Pointe' or 'On-the-Beach'. The Pointe rooms sit perched on a rocky outcrop - a dramatic and photogenic setting. Here the sounds are of the waves crashing into the cliffs below.
Best time to be there
The peak season is from June to September. Humpback and Killer whale viewing is best in June and July.
For Western Canada, British Airways and Air Canada fly to Vancouver and Calgary.
For Eastern and Atlantic Canada, British Airways and Air Canada fly to Toronto, St John's and Halifax.
For Western Canada, 9-12 hours.
For Eastern / Atlantic Canada, 5-7 hours.
Western Canada is GMT -8 hours.
For Eastern / Atlantic Canada is GMT -4 hours.
Visas not required for UK passport holders for travel prior to 1st March 2016. An eVisa will be required thereafter.
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