5 Night Fitness and Wellness Retreat – All Inclusive

  • The Homestead Tofino The Homestead Tofino
  • 210 Neill St. Tofino, BC
  • Jun 16 - 21, 2019 (6 days)
  • King with Ocean View - CAD $5,455.00 Queen Room - CAD $4,755.00 Queen with Ocean View - CAD $5,105.00

About This Event

Enjoy hiking adventures and “forest bathing” on trails in spectacular old growth forests to improve your cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Experience the awakening of your “blue mind” while participating in water sports and wave play. Enhance your immune system and feel the deep relaxation with yoga and mindfulness classes. Fuel your workouts with delicious whole foods prepared on site.There is always something new to learn from cooking lessons with our chef to practice at home.

Your Package Includes:

Seven nights accommodation at the Homestead waterfront lodge overlooking Wickaninnish and Felice Islands.

Three meals per day and snacks to keep you energised for all activities.

Five cooking lessons on how to prepare and cook healthy meals with organic and locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.

Guided canoe and culture excursion with local First Nations to Meares Island.

One Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson and Tour

Daily guided hikes with the breathtaking backdrop of Tofino, BC.

One fitness assessment and three outdoor fitness classes

One year fitness plan with follow up coaching

Daily yoga, meditation or mindfulness classes

One 45 minute Relaxation massage

Three hour surf lesson or wave play adventure

Wellness guidance based in science

A day at The Homestead Tofino:

6am — Sunrise yoga

7am — Breakfast

8:30am — Canoe excursion to Meares Island and hike along the Big Tree trail.

12 Noon — Lunch

1pm — Guided hike through temperate rainforest

5pm — Cooking lesson

6pm — Dinner

7:30pm — Relaxation massage

8:30pm — Free time, social, hot tub

10pm — Lights out

Venue Highlights

The Homestead is located in the heart of Tofino, perched high on a rock point over looking Stub Island to the west. This prime location, surrounded by a United Nations World Biosphere Reserve, provides you with a front row view to amazing wildlife and serene sunsets, giving you a sense of being miles away from civilization when in reality the charm and convenience of Tofino is only a few minutes’ walk away.

Tofino has recently become one of British Columbia's top vacation destinations for those who revel in unspoiled wilderness. Situated on the Esowista Peninsula on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, its current population is less than 2000 residents but thousands of years ago it is believed that as many as 100,000 First Nations inhabited the area across the water from Tofino on Meares Island.

When visiting The Homestead Tofino, see First Nation's history as well as Canada’s surf mecca. Tofino offers boutiques with beautiful local art, restaurants and cafés with many local specialties. The village has a “super chill” vibe where it is easy to let yourself go and connect with all it has to offer.


The Homestead is an all-inclusive retreat center

The South Side offers spacious dining area with cathedral ceiling, it is equipped with a commercial kitchen for our chef's exclusive use.

On the second floor a beautiful storm watch room can be enjoyed with access to a balcony overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Both the storm watch room and dining area have stunning fireplaces.

The North Side provides a lounge area with a third fireplace and kitchen facilities which can be sought out when tea and a good book are what you seek.

Both sides have a large patio equipped with jacuzzi for guests enjoyment.

Bedrooms description:

Meares – King size bed with ocean view, large room with cathedral ceiling located on second floor, South Side. Maximum of 2 guests.

Flores– King size bed with ocean view, large room with cathedral ceiling located on second floor, North Side. Maximum of 2 guests.

Clayoquat - Queen size bed with ocean view – located on the South Side first floor with direct access to a patio equipped with a jacuzzi. Maximum of 2 guests.

Felice - Queen size bed – located on the second floor, South Side. Maximum of 2 guests.

Warne - Queen size bed with ocean view – located on the South Side first floor and direct access to a patio equipped with a jacuzzi. Maximum of 2 guests.

Stubbs - Queen size bed – located on the second floor, South Side. Maximum of 2 guests.

Vargas - Queen size bed with ocean view – located on the North Side first floor with direct access to a patio equipped with a jacuzzi. Maximum of 2 guests.

Bligh - Queen size bed with ocean view – located on the second floor, North Side . Maximum of 2 guests.

South side Bathrooms: 4-piece bathrooms are located on both first and second floor. Both bathrooms have large shower stalls. The second-floor bathroom is equipped with a large soaking tub with jets and vanity with 2 sinks.

North Side Bathrooms: One 4-piece bathroom located on the first equipped with a jacuzzi bath tub and large shower stall. The second floor has two 4-piece bathrooms - one of which is equipped with a double shower stall for taking steam baths, or soak in a large tub with jets while viewing the ocean.


  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free


We serve organic, ethically sourced meals and locally sourced when available. We also offer fresh local seafood with salmon high on the list of favourites. Our nutritionist/chef will share her enthusiasm for healthy eating that has exciting flavour without cumbersome preparation. Watch her work during cooking classes, learn and ask questions - then enjoy her creation.


Driving Directions: Tofino is located at the end of the Trans Canada highway on the west side of Vancouver Island. From Vancouver you can take the ferry to Nanaimo and enjoy a three hours spectacular drive through old growth forests. If coming from Victoria the drive would be approximately 4.5 hours. The fastest way to get to us is by flying from Vancouver Airport's South Terminal where you can catch a breathtaking flight between mountain tops to Tofino's municipal airport with either Pacific Coastal or KD Air. A free shuttle is provided between The Homestead and the Tofino airport.

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