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The Wickaninnish Inn, 500, Osprey Lane, Tofino, British Columbia, V0R2Z0, Canada
Starting at $500 per room per night
Perched between the ancient rainforest and the sea, the Wickaninnish Inn, a Relais & Châteaux property, offers unparalleled access to the true nature of Vancouver Island’s west coast. Alongside the lively wonderscape outside, the offerings are presented with genuine care and consideration, giving you the time to share special moments and create timeless memories. The suites and rooms are tailor-made to provide serenity amidst untamed wilderness. The Inn’s signature accommodations combine the beauty of the West Coast with our pursuit of providing excellence in the details.
Unique Features: Enjoy an intimate dinner, après-beach cocktails or a hot cocoa by the fire in one of the exceptional dining venues. With farm-fresh and local ingredients alongside a renowned wine menu, savor the decadent cuisine of the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy an intimate dinner, après-beach cocktails or a hot cocoa by the fire in one of the exceptional dining venues. With farm-fresh and local ingredients alongside a renowned wine menu, savor the decadent cuisine of the Pacific Northwest.
Accommodations: The guest rooms and suites encapsulate rustic elegance on nature’s edge. Each room at the Wickaninnish Inn found between two buildings, the Pointe Building and Beach Building, is designed to charm with its attention to detail and connection with nature. Set atop a rocky outcropping, the Pointe Building houses 42 Deluxe rooms and three Premiere rooms. Surrounded by ancient forest and facing Chesterman Beach, the Beach Building offers a variety of 18 deluxe rooms and 12 suites.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Canopy Suite which is the Inn’s ultimate accommodation. With floor-to-ceiling windows that stretch right across the room, you have a stunning panoramic view of Chesterman Beach all to yourselves. Exit the living room area with a full wet bar and fireplace onto your private balcony and enjoy the salty wind sweeping in the fragrance of the beach from below. Enjoy the stately bathroom with heated tile flooring, double-soaker bathtub and a multi-jet shower for two.
Dining: Made from seasonal harvests and ingredients provided from local and sustainable sources, the food is fresh, flavorful and inspired. They merge rich culinary skills with the bounty and beauty of where we live to satisfy your appetite and cultivate tastes you never knew you craved. Savour excellence in every dish. A fine dining experience magnified by the outstanding panoramic view of the sea rolling onto the shore, the pleasure of sharing good food in good company reaches its zenith.
Activities: With sea kayaking, surfing, biking or fishing just steps out the door, you can divide your days into a rotation of active adventure or focus your time perfecting one. The sandy beaches of the Esowista Peninsula are optimal for learning how to surf. There are several local outfitters who provide lessons and gear, even for the tiniest age groups, to get you safely into the waves and help you polish your style. Beginners and expert paddlers alike can enjoy a kayak trip out in Clayoquot Sound; go for a four-hour excursion or a multi-day trip to island hop.
Spa & Fitness: The award-winning Ancient Cedars Spa offers a variety of treatments inspired by the rainforest and the coast. You can choose a singular offering, or allow the highly-skilled practitioners to guide you through a thematic treatment. Get your circulation moving with vigorous movement in the Fitness Centre; adjust and align with a private yoga class at the spa, or attend a community class in town.
Location: The Wickaninnish Inn is located in Tofino on Vancouver Island, off of Canada’s west coast, west of the city of Vancouver and northwest of Seattle. Tofino is a small district on Vancouver Island, off Canada’s west coast. It sprawls on a peninsula within Clayoquot Sound, characterised by wild natural scenery including lakes, inlets and ancient rainforest. Sandy beaches with year-round surfing facilities include Cox Bay, Chesterman Beach and popular Long Beach, part of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Closest Airport: The nearest airport is Tofino (YAZ) Airport which is 12.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Comox (YQQ) (95.5 km), Nanaimo (ZNA) (143.4 km), Nanaimo (YCD) (148.2 km) and Victoria (YYJ) (189.7 km).
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs. With their insatiable curiosity, kids are among the best sidekicks to have when exploring the West Coast. From piling sand into creative beach art to wondering at the simple, otherworldly beauty of sea urchins, they have a keen eye for wonder.
Pet Friendly: Yes. Fees and restrictions apply.
Weddings: Yes. Certain occasions call for something a little more special. The Inn has all the amenities to celebrate wholeheartedly. Being exceptional hosts in every regard is simply the spirit of the hospitality, and choosing to gather at the Wickaninnish Inn will certainly make any event more memorable.
Meetings: Yes. Tofino is brimming with one-of-a-kind opportunities. The Special Events Team will custom-design a truly unique West Coast meeting.
Extra Info: For several thousand years, the Tla-o-qui-aht Nation (anglicized to Clayoquot) have lived and settled in the region, including the village of Opitsaht, across the water from Tofino on Meares Island. A nation of skilled fisherman and master carvers, the Tla-o-qui-aht were once led by Chief Wickaninnish, from whom the Inn gets its name (meaning “No one goes before him” or “He-who-no-one-sits-in-front-of-in-the-canoe,” depending).