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Modern Harbour View Home Near Town, Close to Beaches, With Hot Tub

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Ebb & Flow, a new and modern Harbour View Vacation home near downtown Tofino.

Open spaces and natural design elements compliment floor to ceiling views of Clayoquot Sound and the Strathcona mountains, drawing a fine line between indoors and out.

Come in, relax and enjoy the view.

Kick back and un-wind after a day surfing at the beach or get cozy with a glass of wine and a good storm. Whether you’re here for adventure or some much-deserved R&R, Ebb and Flow is the perfect retreat to head back to after a busy day on the coast.

Designed with socializing in mind, Ebb & Flow offers an open upstairs floorplan with a stunning view from the bright and social kitchen and living rooms, which are centered around an open atrium looking down to below.

Ebb & Flow features three bedrooms centered around an open living space with big comfy sectional for cozy movie nights watched on the flatscreen. The floor downstairs is heated concrete.

Two bedrooms offer luxurious queen beds with fluffy duvets and refurbished vintage dressers while the third has two matching twins which can convert to one large bed. The master bedroom has a clean and modern ensuite with rainsoaker shower head and glass doors.

The private backyard offers a wrap around covered porch with BBQ, while at the front of the house is an upstairs deck perfect for sharing a glass of wine and enjoying the view of the ever-changing Tofino Harbour.

Walk to town for fine dining or shopping, or take the bike path to the local beaches a stroll. Hop in your car and its only five minutes til you're in the surf catching some waves.


Keywords: vacation home, house,

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Steph Wightman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Steph Wightman

Steph and Donny have been living, working and surfing in Tofino for quite a few years now. Donny is a contractor and he built the house, while Steph is a manager and senior surf instructor at Surf Sister Surf School. We live onsite with our surfing dog, Penny. We are here to help you out if you need suggestions of what to do, who to fish with, or where to surf, or anything else for that matter. Otherwise though, you'll hardly notice we're there at all because hopefully we'll be at the beach!

Steph Wightman purchased this house in 2010

Why Steph Wightman chose Tofino

Donny and Steph both moved to Tofino to chase waves, but have since fallen in love with pretty much everything it has to offer, from local music and great food to open ocean fishing and exploring Clayoquot Sound...the list goes on!

We built a big beautiful house but realized that we didn't need all that space, so decided to offer it up to the many tourists that visit Tofino.

What makes this house unique

Ebb and Flow is close to town for all of the conveniences it offers, yet close enough to the beach the you can ride a bike! The back yard is private and lush and you'll often see eagles soaring overhead. If you're really lucky you might even see orcas swim through the harbour from the front deck!


Tofino House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , can sleep 2 people
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) pullout couch sleeps two
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Modern Harbour View Home Near Town, Close to Beaches, With Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful house, great location, very helpful and friendly owners!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a couple of days in Tofino for New Year. We were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful, spacious design of the house and nice views of the water. The location is perfect, walking distance to town. It was really nice that the property is pet friendly and we could travel with our dog. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely come back and recommend this property to anyone visiting Tofino.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect,We had a great stay! We will definitely be returning

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingsley, MI

sightseeing and hiking with girlfriends

  • 5 of 5

The Ebb and Flow guest house was fabulous for our Tofino vacation. The view of the Inlet from the house is fabulous and the yards and decks were stunning. It's a couple of blocks to town where there are fun bars and exquisite restaurants. A short drive takes you to Chesterman and Long Beach. Owners, Donny and Steph were friendly and helpful. The home was spacious and comfortable for our group of 4.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed four days at Ebb and Flow. This was our first trip to Tofino and we were looking for a place that was fully equipped, would accommodate six adults and four kids, that was close to the beaches for surfing and close to the town for walks and shopping. This property delivered everything as advertised. The home was modern, clean and spacious, hot tub was thoroughly enjoyed by all. The homeowners were very responsive to our questions and requests. I would recommend this property without hesitation and would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada

Superb, new, modern, and wonderfully comfortable property!

  • 5 of 5

The Ebb and Flow was simply perfect for our group. We rented this home, and the adjacent home, The Lucky Eagle, for four days of adventure (swimming, surfing, hiking, biking, beaching, hot-tubbing) as well as reading, chilling, and eating! Perfectly situated! Gorgeous views. Close to everything: beaches, restaurants, excursions. We were a larger group and the proximity of the two houses was ideal! Beautifully designed, furnished, and fully equipped. There was nothing we needed. The homeowners have really thought of everything for a perfect stay. We are already planning our next visit. I recommend this property without hesitation!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is everything you can imagine and more! We had an amazing weekend in Tofino. The home was big, clean and exceeded all expectations. The hot tub was a great way to end the day after an afternoon at the beach. The location made it easy to walk to town or a quick drive to any beach. Thank you for a great stay and we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Tofino Harbour or Tofino Airport
Nearest Barpub
Jacks Pub
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Departure Bay Nanaimo (BC Ferries)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Long Beach Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
BC 4
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Mt Washington Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Chesterman Beaches
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $78.05 + Tax
Pet Fee $19.51 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are based on 6 guests and are subject to change until booking has been secured. Additional guests up to 7 or 8 max are, per person per night, an additional $35.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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