The Wickaninnish Inn is Wickedly Delightful
The Wick (as it’s locally known), is perched on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island near Tofino. Open year-round, the rustically elegant Wick is home to The Pointe Restaurant and Ancient Cedars Spa. The spa was recently named the top Resort Spa in Canada in Conde Nast Travelers readers’ poll, and voted “Best Spa Overall” in 2008 by the readers of Travel & Leisure magazine.
Accommodations at the Wickaninnish Inn are smoke-free and pet friendly. Deluxe oceanfront guest rooms offer spectacular beach or ocean views to enjoy with your morning coffee from your balcony, or your soaker tub. Each of the deluxe rooms also offers a gas fireplace to help you keep cosy in the evening. The Inn also offers premier rooms and suites. If you are looking for solitude, the Wick is the only resort located on Chesterman Beach.
The Wickaninnish Inn recently co-sponsored Tofino’s first ever all-women’s surfing contest, Queen of the Peak held Friday, October 8th. Over 30 female surfers competed for $2,500 in cash prizes in both longboard and shortboard categories. All proceeds from the event were donated to the Pacific Rim Hospice Society. www.pacificrimhospice.ca The Queen of the Peak, took place the day before the O’Neil Cold Water Classic, the Association of Professional Surfers men’s contest that took place in Tofino from October 9th – 15th.
Travel Leisure Magazine, has released the results
of its 2010 World’s Best Travel Awards, in which readers rate preferred destinations and tourism operators, including hotels, resorts, and airlines. The Wickaninnish Inn is #1 among all Canadian accommodation properties, and was voted the #4 Resort in USA/Canada.