Need a hit of that delicious negative-ion filled surf? Weather the storm
on Vancouver Islands West Coast.
Sophisticated Bohemians (and hungry surfers) have been feasting on SoBos
famous killer fish tacos and tofu pockets from a purple catering van for
years. Now, with a shiny glass and slate room in downtown Tofino, the
digs are more chic yet the foods as rad as ever dude. Sobo, 311 Neill
St., Tofino, B.C., 250-725-2341, www.sobo.ca
Duffel bag go overboard? No worries. Eco Everything has chic, wearable
designs in organic cotton, bamboo and hemp. Morph into Earth Mama in
bamboo dresses by Movement from Bowen Island, or go elfin princess with
natural fibre wrap tops by Salt Spring Islands Nixxi. Cedar Corner,
Tofino, B.C., 250-725-2193.
Its one thing to watch a winter storm blow in from your cozy condo (and
we do recommend that) but to get up close and personal with a good
tempest, check out Long Beach Nature Tours Storm Seekers Hike.
With a roaring fire, kitchen, harbour views and breakfast delivered to
your door, you can curl up inside Ucluelets Tauca
Lea Resort and Spa all weekend. Reasons to leave the suite? A hot
stone massage at the spa, or a charcuterie plate and
falling-off-the-bone lamb shank comfort food meal at the Boat Basin
Restaurant, each about 50 feet away. Winter rates from $150/night.1971
Harbour Dr., Ucluelet, B.C., 800-979-9303, www.taucalearesort.com