6 Best Long-Term Rentals In Tofino, Canada - Updated 2024

Tina S.
Tina S. 
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If there is a tropical side of Canada, it would be the District of Tofino. This tiny town attracts all sorts of nature lovers to Vancouver Island’s western shores. Nearby is the famous Long Beach, part of the Pacific Rim Natural Reserve. It’s among several scenic beaches frequented by beach lovers, birdwatchers, and campers. Whale watchers celebrate the Pacific Rim Whale Festival and the annual migration of grey whales in March. Surfers join the Rip Curl Pro Nationals, held annually at Cox Bay. Culinary experts and chefs flock to this town resulting in a deluge of fine restaurants and festivals, such as the Tofino Wood and Wine Festival held every June. A few days in town is not sufficient to enjoy all its offerings. Extend your stay and book the best long-term rentals in Tofino, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 29, 2024.

1. Wild Light (from USD 241)

Situated on the top floor of the owner’s house, this rental is in a cul-de-sac near a whale-watching station and the beach. It features a spacious open living area and capacious bedrooms with an old-world charm. You can stretch out on the sofa and watch TV, or admire the lush outdoor scenery. You can also cook and eat in the kitchen, or grill barbecues and dine al fresco on the deck.

On a sunny day, you can sit on the front lawn while watching your kids play on the grass. You must inform the owners if you’re bringing a pet. The owner requires a two- or three-night minimum stay, depending on the date you book the reservation. They offer discounts for stays of 28 days or more.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
19.56 km (12.2 mi) from Rainforest Trail
221 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi nice deck good bbq
the balcony was great with views of the ocean table and bbq available for use
the apt was much larger and even nicer than we expected
the house was perfect for two couples with a nicely equipped kitchen and 2 bathrooms
beds super cozy and an all-around great experience
spotlessly clean and very well stocked
marnie's place was clean and comfortable
the house was clean and beds comfortable
marnie's place was clean and super convenient
beautiful home clean and very comfortable beds
marnie was helpful throughout our stay
marnie was a great host and provided lots of feedback and suggestions
and the host was accommodating flexible and very helpful
very thoughtful and attentive
marnie was incredibly welcoming and helpful a perfect hostess
great location close to the downtown
great location - walking distance to everything we needed
great house and great location
spacious place ideally located walking distance from tofino town
a beautiful short walk into downtown
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2. Pownall House (from USD 233)

Pownall House is a sleek Nordic-style cabin near Chesterman Beach. It features a spacious living area, soaring cathedral ceilings, and minimalist wooden furniture. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer fantastic views of blue skies and surrounding forest while cooking, dining, or warming up by the wood-burning stove.

The bedrooms are split between the main floor and the loft. There’s an indoor bathroom with heated floors, and an outdoor shower area for rinsing off after surfing. You can enjoy soaking in the saltwater hot tub while letting the peaceful surroundings calm you. Stay for 3 nights to complete the minimum required stay, or over 28 days to get a monthly rebate on the rent.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
17.66 km (11.0 mi) from Rainforest Trail
90 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the host is also very responsive
short walking distance to the beach close to town and in a nice quiet neighbourhood
close to the beach i would definitely stay here again
amazing stay in tofino minutes from chesterman beach close to town but not too close
the beach is a short walk through a pleasant trail
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3. Cozy suite with private entrance (from USD 92)

This cozy guest suite, situated in Tofino Hobby Farm in Yew Wood Neighborhood, has a private entrance. It features an open-living concept where guests can cook simple meals and lounge in the bedroom. A wall with an entryway separates the bedroom from the kitchen area.

Guests have clear views of the treetops from the surrounding bay windows. They can play with the farm animals or take naps in the hammock in the backyard garden. You can enjoy monthly discounts for renting this stunning space for over 28 days.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
19.08 km (11.9 mi) from Rainforest Trail
211 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great small apartment with all the necessary amenities
very comfortable and private suite with great amenities
leah has a lovely light airy apartment set in the treetops with amazing views
there's nice heated floors in the bathroom for colder days
the space was comfortable and cosy
very nice and clean private space with full kitchen and comfortable bed
the space was so clean and close to town
the apartment is cosy well equipped clean and quiet
it’s clean beautiful next to the center and some bars and totally idyllic
clean comfy cozy space with all the amenities
leah is a great host and i can recommend the airbnb
their booklet of instructions was helpful as well
great host with good communication
great place to stay and excellent hosts
leah and gordon were very accommodating and we would definitely recommend
great location as well
the location was perfect and central to many beaches and town
great location and on a quiet street
great location but a bit pricey for the space
everything you need to be comfortable and great location to tofino and various beaches
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4. Wooden Waves (from USD 166)

This gorgeous timber house is in a forest, near two surfing beaches. It boasts soaring cathedral ceilings, a spacious open living area with self-catering facilities, a loft-style bedroom, and a capacious master bedroom. It has heated floors that keep you warm on chilly days, and a soaker tub in the bathroom. It has a spacious covered deck where you can have barbecues and al fresco dining. The whole area is surrounded by a lush forest.

If you are planning to stay in this magnificent paradise for 2 nights as a minimum, you must consider extending it to more than 28 days to get a monthly discount.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
16.12 km (10.1 mi) from Rainforest Trail
210 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we used the outdoor patio constantly and the beds were extremely comfortable
the pictures are so accurate the place is beautiful and comfortable
the shower + great kitchen/living space was our favourite part
lovely spot clean and comfortable
it was so clean and had everything we needed
beds were incredibly comfortable and well made towels and linens were crisp clean and soft
it was spotlessly clean when we arrived and angie was available to answer any questions we had
angie was a wonderful host
overall wonderful stay and a very lovely host
hosts were very welcoming and we had everything you could need for a home away from home
angie is a great host made so many great recommendation and was quick to respond
angie is one of the best hosts l have had the pleasure of dealing with
tucked away but super convenient location
perfect location central to everything and very convenient
beautiful place situated perfectly for all the best beaches
great place in a great location we would go back in a heartbeat
great for young kids and easy to access all the beautiful beaches close by
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5. Tofino House (from USD 230)

This lovely mountain view home has rustic and modern features. Its marble floors, exposed beam ceilings, wooden furnishings, and capacious rooms provide a cozy getaway for a family with pets. Enjoy scenic ocean views from the open living area, or while grilling barbecues on the porch.

There’s a grassy yard for picnics and for your pets to run around. The outdoor shower is for rinsing off when you come back from fishing. The wood-burning sauna is for steaming your stress away. This self-contained home requires you to stay for a minimum of three nights. If you stay for more than 28 days, you get a monthly discount on the rent.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
19.53 km (12.2 mi) from Rainforest Trail
107 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is a modern 3bdrm apartment with a beautiful view of the sea in the tofino inlet
the place is super clean and well kept
two washrooms are very clean
the room is very clean and better than i expected
quiet spacious and clean
the house itself is well equipped and very clean
our hosts shannon and al were outstanding
shannon was super friendly and helpful
in particular shannon was really responsive to our questions and the check in was quick and easy
shannon is very kind and helpful
fantastic host and great accommodations shannon is very quick to respond to all inquiries
perfect location with everything as listed
great place to stay and close to everything
great place and location very spacious
great location very close to town (5 minutes walk) beaches a short drive
fantastic location quick walk into town and right beside a great bar and restaurant
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6. Funky and bright private studio suite (from USD 80)

This studio suite is a self-contained private space at the back of the owner’s home. The space comes with a stunning view of the surrounding mountains. This colorful structure features an open living area shared by a dinette, a thickly cushioned bed, and a cozy kitchenette. There’s a bathroom offering a tub. You can enjoy your morning coffee out on the furnished deck surrounded by the lush garden. The studio is in a fenced-in yard, making it safe for storing surfboards and bikes. The rental is within walking distance of trails and Tonquin Beach.

To get huge discounts on monthly rent, you must stay for more than the 28-day stay requirement.

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Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
20.45 km (12.8 mi) from Rainforest Trail
511 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice room with a beautiful backyard entry
comfy bed & very clean
clean facilities lovely host
accommodations were clean and comfortable
the unit was ready for us--cleaned one on time
candice's studio is very sweet cozy and clean
candice and john were great hosts and made us feel right at home
hosts are wonderfully helpful and know tofino well
the hosts were helpful and welcoming would love to return
our hosts were accommodating communicated well and made check in easy
such sweet and kind people and such a sweet spot to be in
great location close to the water and downtown
beautiful place in a great location
easy walk to all of downtown
great stay at the perfect location
awesome little spot excellent location right in the heart of town
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Traveling to Tofino

Whether you’ll travel solo, in a large group, or with kids, you will not have difficulty finding a place for extended stays in Tofino. There are several options for your lodgings, each offering plenty of convenient amenities. Some rentals accept pets and have easy access to the beach. Consider this list of long-term rentals for your stay during your next trip to Tofino.

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Tina is a free-spirited writer and traveler. She likes to experience unfamiliar places, cuisines, and scenery. She prefers beaches to mountains though as she is afraid of heights. Visiting museums,...Read more

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