Find the best place to stay — Tofino

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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Tofino is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Tofino. This city's surfing, hiking and fishing draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home. Many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Tofino

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like surfing, hiking and fishing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Tofino a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ucluelet Aquarium (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Long Beach Golf Course (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Tofino Bike Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Alternative Tofino's Indoor Climbing Gym (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Tofino

Travelers speak highly of Tofino for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 59°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tofino

Travelers enjoy Tofino for its seaside, sunsets and island views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Tofino. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mackenzie Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Chesterman Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cox Bay Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Wickaninnish Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tofino

Fly into Tofino, BC (YAZ-Long Beach), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tofino, BC (YTP-Tofino Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Tofino?

Whether you're in search of an intimate escape for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Tofino. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Make use of amenities including water sports equipment and cookware, dishware and utensils at "Waterfront Luxury Retreat". Situated around 3 miles from Tofino, this quality property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Spacious, Modern And Well Set Up Modern Harbourside Condo In Relaxing Ucluelet". Located around 20 miles from the heart of Tofino, it has 2 bedrooms and features nearby ecotour services and a toaster.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Tofino vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Tofino?

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Tofino. Whether you'd like to hang out with friends or spend time with your love, there'll be something to suit your style. These are some of our top-rated options:

  • "Where The Ocean Meets The Sky" is perfect for a weekend of enjoyment and rest. It offers a range of amenities, such as shopping and a nearby beach, and is located around 20 miles to the southeast of Tofino.
  • Or, cram a few clothes into your suitcase and enjoy a mini break at "High Tide - Waterfront Suite With Stunning Views". This well-liked property is about 1 mile east of Tofino and features a beach and WiFi.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Tofino?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days checking out the area and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. The following options in or near Tofino will tick all the boxes:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a friend along to "High Tide - Waterfront Suite With Stunning Views". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including a living room and an oven.
  • "Adrienne's Loft - Great Space, Ideal Location" is another top stay, offering all you could want for the ideal Tofino adventure. Convenient amenities here include a living room and an oven.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Tofino?

From modern studio apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our most popular picks in and around Tofino:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's tough to beat "Adrienne's Loft - Great Space, Ideal Location". It's near the center of Tofino, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • "The Anchorage - The Perfect Waterfront Suite" is also well located. Put your feet up here and find out why guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Tofino?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Tofino that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 3 miles from Tofino, "Waterfront Luxury Retreat" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and beauty services are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Spacious, Modern And Well Set Up Modern Harbourside Condo In Relaxing Ucluelet" is another terrific option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 20 miles from Tofino and comes with beauty services and a fireplace.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Tofino?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Tofino and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget your flamingo floatie:

  • Get your vacation on at "Chesterman Beachfront House, Spectacular Views On The Beach", where your top priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities including a separate dining area and a dishwasher help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or just unwinding beside the water at "Tofino Oceanfront House - Vista Hermosa". This vacation rental is another top choice and offers pet-friendly facilities, a nearby laundromat and more.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Tofino getaway? This impressive destination has an oceanic climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 65 ºF. Check out our range of Tofino vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Tofino?

No matter if your ideal escape is out in the country or near the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Choose one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Tofino and bring the whole crew:

  • Get your nearest and dearest together at "3 Bedroom Tyee Cabin", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This escape is around 19 miles to the southeast of Tofino and features amenities such as a kitchen and a fridge.
  • Another great choice is "Wild Pacific Lookout - 3bd Ocean View W". This large rental is 20 miles southeast of Tofino and features childrens activities, a stereo and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're after family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Ucluelet Aquarium, Alternative Tofino's Indoor Climbing Gym and Raptors Centre promise lots of fun for all the crew.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Tofino?

Vacation with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Tofino and get ready to build some wonderful memories together. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • "Cozy, Romantic Waterfront Cabin" - Approximately 20 miles southeast of central Tofino, this family-friendly getaway comes with on-site watersports and pet-friendly facilities.
  • "Floating Cabin" - This stay is another top pick with families and is around 1 mile east of Tofino. Offering clothes washing facilities, internet access and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Tofino vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Tofino?

Along with having a host of health benefits, a soak in a hot tub simply feels like heaven wrapped in happiness. If it's about time you indulged yourself and your loved ones, these vacation rentals in and around Tofino offer this luxurious feature and more:

  • Fetch some Champagne and enjoy the warm, bubbly water at "The Francis Boutique Inn - Eco Luxe Harbour View King Suite 2", which also offers a spa tub and beauty services.
  • "Romantic Cove Room - Ocean View" is another excellent option where you can enjoy a soak. A spa tub and a fireplace are other amenities here.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Tofino?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom rental is an ideal solution if it's just the two of you. Here's a taste of Vrbo's range in or near Tofino:

  • It's true! Good things come in small packages, and "High Tide - Waterfront Suite With Stunning Views" is no exception. This one-bedroom property can be found close to the central streets and features amenities like a kitchen and mountain views.
  • "Adrienne's Loft - Great Space, Ideal Location" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also close to the center. When you're not out exploring the area, make the most of a fireplace, mountain views and much more.