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Few resorts along this coast are more family friendly—or better loved. Pacific Sands is located beachfront on beautiful Cox Bay, the most popular of Tofino’s surfing beaches. It is all suites with full kitchens, including a number of three-story beach houses that can sleep up to eight. The guestrooms are decked out in soft, sandy hues and comfortable furniture, with gas fireplaces, balconies for watching the waves crash on the beach, and cute nautical details like the lighthouse-shaped lamps. But the point of coming here is just how peaceful and relaxing it is. It’s surrounded by forest and sea, and all you hear at night is the wash of waves on the beach. There is no restaurant or bar (although the hosts may throw an occasional beach barbecue), so it’s just you and nature. Which is, after all, the point.