Aptly-named Long Beach is located within Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Along with Florencia Bay, Wickaninnish, Combers and Schooner Cove beaches, it creates the longest beach on Vancouver Island, stretching for over sixteen kilometres. In addition to a storied surf history, the massive amount of driftwood bordering old development forest adds to the paranormal vibe here. Wait for a low tide to discover the tidal caves at the northern tip of Cox Bay (to the right when facing the ocean.) You could find barnacles, sea stars, and more marine life. On its shoreline are three hotels, four public beaches and some personal beaches for lakeside residents.
- Our climbing trail permits you to stand atop the delicate dune and scrub habitat.
- Stucco walls, white and clean, are adorned by filtered light that turns to dancing, shadowed artwork at every flip.
- The beach is in a sheltered bay where sailing and fishing