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Craftsmanship, luxury accommodation in Tofino

Rooms and cottages at Long Beach Lodge Resort in the forest, grasses and dunes offer views over Cox Bay. Every room and cottage is impeccably maintained, thoughtfully adorned and warm and comfortable.


Exploring the shores of Tofino and Long Beach

Fish, anemones, sea stars, crabs, mussels, barnacles and other creatures are on the shores of Tofino and Long Beach. The staff at Long Beach Lodge Resort can help you explore with guided beach walks.


Collaboration and innovation for Feast Tofino

Long Beach Lodge Resort Chef Ian Riddick and Dan Hayes, chef at Victoria's London Chef collaborate to create a memorable feast.


Long Beach Lodge Resort one of best hotel experiences in Canada

Air Canada’s enRoute Magazine has named Tofino's Long Beach Lodge Resort among the Best 10 Hotels to Experience Canada


Five+ reasons to visit Tofino and Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

Huffington Post and Fodor capture the spirit of Tofino, Ucluelet and Long Beach Lodge Resort, the history and personalities that have made Pacific Rim National Park Reserve a great tourist destination


Sitka spruce cured salmon

Feast Tofino is only days away and Long Beach Lodge Resort chef Ian Riddick is preparing Sitka spruce cured salmon


Feast Tofino 2015: Sneak preview

Feast Tofino is less than a month away and Long Beach Lodge Resort chef Ian Riddick has a special menu that will celebrate local, sustainable fisheries with locals and visitors alike.


Secret to Great Sea Asparagus

Sea asparagus or samphire grows on the West Coast, Overcoming their briny flavour to enjoying their nicely textured, emerald-green shoots and branches is a challenge. Long Beach Lodge Resort chef Ian Riddick shares his pickled sea asparagus recipe.


Shorebirds return to Tofino

Shorebirds return to Tofino, Ucluelet, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Long Beach Lodge Resort joins with the Raincoast Education Society to welcome them during the Tofino Shorebird Festival.


Food Day Canada 2015 comes to Tofino

Food Day Canada 2015 will be celebrated at Long Beach Lodge Resort on August 1, 2015. Chef Ian Riddick will present Clayoquot Sound Dungeness crab, local ling cod and spot prawns in a memorable menu.


Tofino named a top Canadian tourist destination

Trip Advisor readers name Tofino a top Canadian tourist destination for 2015


Tofino surfing featured in beautiful short film

Tofino surfing is featured in a short film by filmmaker Ben Gulliver and surf photographer Jeremy Koreski


Tofino tops list of best spring trips in 2015

According to National Geographic, the best spring trip in 2015 is Tofino. In National Geographic's Reader's Choice for its gorgeous beachfront resorts, fine dining surfing, camping, fishing, kayaking, hiking and whale watching.


Stellar sea lion rescue

A Stellar sea lion rescue off the coast of Tofino and Long Beach drives home the importance of keeping plastic and garbage out of the oceans.


What's going on in Tofino and Long Beach in 2015?

There is a lot going on in Tofino and Long Beach in 2015. A record number of festivals and events celebrating dozens of culinary, arts, cultural and outdoor events.


Snow drought got you down?

Warm, rainy weather has hurt the Vancouver Island and B.C. ski season. Try surfing this spring in Tofino, at Long Beach Lodge Resort which offers on-site surf instruction and equipment rentals.


Part two: Josh Lewis Long Beach Lodge Resort's marine adventures captain

Long Beach Lodge Resort marine adventures captain Josh Lewis knows the water, whales and wildlife of Tofino, Long Beach. He leads whale watching and wildlife adventures on land and at sea.


Meet Josh Lewis, Long Beach Lodge Resort's marine adventures captain

Long Beach Lodge Resort marine adventures captain Josh Lewis's knowledge of Tofino and Long Beach brings him close to gray whales, orca whales, bears and wolves.


Helping shape an environmentally sustainable future

Long Beach Lodge Resort sponsors the Raincoast Education Society. On March 3, 2015 resort owner Tim Hackett presented Raincoast Education Society Executive Director Dan Harrison a $10,000 donation.


Long Beach Lodge Resort Surf Club Adventure Centre

Long Beach Lodge Resort's Surf Club Adventure Centre in Tofino on Vancouver Island offers expert surf instruction, excellent equipment rental in spa like facilities.


Shades of Gray - Tofino style

Video captures two gray whales swimming side-by-side and mating. The couple will arrive in Tofino for the 29th annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival of which Long Beach Lodge Resort is a proud sponsor.


Long Beach Lodge Resort named one of the Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

Long Beach Lodge Resort in Tofino, British Columbia on Vancouver Island was named one of the Best Luxury Hotels in Canada by the Luxury Travel Expert.


Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2015

Pacific Rim Whale Festival will be held in March 2015 in Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Long Beach Lodge Resort is a proud sponsor


Winter Surfing in Tofino

Tofino is one of the world's best winter and cold-water surf destinations. Surfers have to be prepared for the cool, sometimes stormy Vancouver Island weather.


Magical Tofino Weddings at Long Beach Lodge Resort

Cox Bay beach is the perfect location for a Tofino wedding at Long Beach Lodge Resort


Helping maintain ecological health, vibrancy and vitality

Long Beach Lodge Resort is corporate sponsor of the Raincoast Education Society and supports the Societies many environmental projects


Long Beach Lodge Resort among the Best of the Northwest

Long Beach Lodge Resort been named “Best of the Northwest” by Seattle’s Sip Northwest Magazine in their annual awards edition for resorts and destinations in Oregon, Washington State, British Columbia and Idaho.


Long Beach Lodge Resort Welcomes Guests Back


High Speed, Large Capacity Internet Coming to Tofino

High speed large capacity Internet coming to Long Beach Lodge Resort, Tofino and Ucluelet


Long Beach Lodge Resort Refreshed

Long Beach Lodge Resort closes for a short period of time each year for a comprehensive clean, repair, refresh and refurbishment.


Chef Ian Riddick: New Menu a Pacific Rim Showcase

Long Beach Lodge Resort restaurant chef Ian Riddick shares the inspiration and motivation behind his new Tofino and Vancouver Island focused menu.


Awesome Tofino Storm Watching

Tofino and Ucluelet storm watchers enjoyed a great display the second week of December


No bad feelings

Long Beach and Ucluelet visitor from 1979 receives her wallet back and kind gestures from the Ucluelet and Tofino community.


Around Clayoquot Sound in 100 Million Years

This whirlwind geological tour will condense 100 million years of earth history into an hour. Tofino sits on an active plate margin, and that tectonic setting influences everything about where (and how) we live today, including why we even have something to stand on, why we in BC are graced with such a scenic and mountainous landscape.


Tofino Performance Arts: Cougar Annie Tales

There are many tales to be told about Tofino, Ucluelet, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and the Clayoquot rainforest and sound but few are as colourful as Cougar Annie and her homesteading adventures in the early 1900s.


Tofino mushroom forage: the last forage?

Mushroom foraging in Tofino at Long Beach Lodge Resort and on the Pacific Rim is best during the wet fall months but can go all year long.


Best Place to Storm Watch in Tofino

Long Beach Lodge Resort is the best place to storm watch in Tofino as the resort’s beach is the only one outside of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve that is fully exposed to the open Pacific.


Tofino a Culinary Destination

Award winning restaurants, great talent and indigenous ingredients have made Tofino and Long Beach Lodge Resort a culinary destination.


A Walk in the Woods...

Mushroom foraging in Tofino with Long Beach Lodge Resort chef Ian Riddick is best in the Fall when chanterelle and porcini mushrooms are plentiful


Staff Spotlight–Julia Ferrari & Alanna Molloy


Great Room Crab Cake Recipe


Top 5 Reasons to Visit Tofino in the Spring


SUP in Tofino

Stand up Paddle, or SUP, is finally in Tofino, BC! The Long Beach Lodge is proud to offer lessons and rentals for guests to Tofino or Uclulet.


Tofino Film Festival

Long Beach Lodge resort has great savings on rooms for the winter season. This is perfect for guests looking for the Tofino Film Festival, Solo travellers, or families with pets.


Winter in Tofino

Tofino has a lot to offer in the winter months for visitors who want a bit less crowd and some of the best surf the region has to offer.


Staff Spotlight—Shannon Groenendyk


Top 100 Hotels in the World

Long Beach Lodge Resort has been voted one of the world's top 100 hotels by International Travel Magazine Australia.


A Story Telling Chef...

Long Beach Lodge Resort's Chef Ian Riddick has a story to tell about Tofino, BC's dynamic culinary scene and he is going to use his team and local ingredients to tell it.


Staff Spotlight—Randy Paje


Tofino Wildlife

The weekend of March 15th marked the beginning of Tofino’s annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival, a celebration of the arrival of tens of thousands of migrating grey whales en route from the Baja Paninsula to their breeding grounds in the Bering Strait.


Freedom Cove

The coastal waters surrounding the community of Tofino are a mysterious and stunning network of fjords, islands, and channels. Tucked away in the remote inlet of Cypress Bay is Freedom Cove, one of the Tofino area’s best-kept secrets.


Living in Tofino

Many people visit Tofino but more and more are settling down and calling Tofino home.


Tofino's Biodiversity

The biodiversity of Tofino is vast. There are many different species that call this region home due to the range of ecosystems available.


Rip Curl Pro

The Rip Curl Pro, held in Tofino BC every year, is hosted at Long Beach Lodge. This pro surfing event showcases local talent and the local community to an international audience every year.


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