July 12, 2023
Experience Coastal Magic: Tsawaak RV Resort – A Gateway to Tofino’s Cultural Oasis
By Rachel Leghissa
Welcome to Tsawaak RV Resort, the newest destination opening on July 16, 2023, in the breathtaking Tofino region on Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation homelands. Situated on the picturesque Tinwis Beach (also known as MacKenzie Beach), this resort offers an unparalleled location and an unforgettable experience.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: DISCOVER THE NUMBER ONE DESTINATION
Tsawaak RV Resort embraces its Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation heritage, as “tsawaak” translates to “we are one”. This new-for-2023 outdoor haven is poised to become the top choice for travellers seeking a remarkable vacation. With a range of RV sites and cabins for rent, you’ll have everything you need for an unforgettable stay.
CREATE YOUR ITINERARY: EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF TOFINO
When you choose Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground, you’ll be perfectly positioned to explore the wonders of Tofino. Here are a few must-do activities to add to your itinerary:
- Explore Mackenzie Beach from the water by renting a stand-up paddleboard from Tofino Paddle Surf.
- Indulge in an oceanside rejuvenation session with Tuff City Saunas, where you can relax and unwind in a stunning coastal setting.
- Treat your taste buds to the mouthwatering flavors of Lil Ronnie’s BBQ, known for serving the best barbecue on the West Coast. Enjoy your meal on their spacious patio while soaking in the lively atmosphere and live music performances.
By following this itinerary, you’ll discover some of Tofino’s top-rated spots, all within a convenient five-minute walking distance from Tsawaak RV Resort.
ENJOY THE CALM WATERS OF TIN WIS
One of the highlights of Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground is its proximity to Tinwis, known in the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation dialect as “calm waters.” Located just minutes away, this serene spot allows you to enjoy the tranquility and peacefulness of the area. As Bryce Dabb, a recent visitor, describes, Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground offers a sense of peace, tranquility, and relaxation.
A DESIGN ROOTED IN INDIGENOUS PRINCIPLES
Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground embraces the lunar cycles, which held great significance for the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. In alignment with their ancestral traditions, the resort features 13 locally crafted Tsawaak cabins. Each cabin is a testament to the rich heritage and connection to the land that the Tla-o-qui-aht people cherish.
SUPPORTING FIRST NATIONS TOURISM, SOVEREIGNTY
With the addition of Tsawaak RV Resort, the Mackenzie Beach area becomes a hub of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations’ culture and heritage. The future onsite gallery showcases local art and Indigenous offerings, while Tin Wis Resort continues to develop Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations’ tourism experiences. By staying at Tsawaak, you actively support the rise and prosperity of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.
WHEN YOU GO: PLAN YOUR STAY
Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground officially opens on July 16, 2023, and the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation eagerly welcomes you to book your stay today. Don’t miss the opportunity to win a Storm Light Outfitters/Tsawaak Welcome Pack, featuring a $200 Storm Light gift card and a collection of camping essentials, including a locally crafted Tofino Woodworks cutting board. Book your stay before opening day to enter the giveaway.
BOOK NOW: YOUR OUTDOOR HAVEN BASECAMP AWAITS
Tofino is a community with over 10,000 years of history, and the rise of Tla-o-qui-aht’s newest tourism experiences is on the horizon. By booking your stay at Tsawaak RV Resort, you become part of an extraordinary cultural force. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the land and the traditions of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.
With its unbeatable location, rich cultural intergrity, and commitment to sustainability, Tsawaak RV Resort promises an extraordinary Tofino experience. Don’t miss the chance to be among the first to create memories in this remarkable destination. Book your stay now and embark on an unforgettable journey on Tla-o-qui-aht homelands.
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR: UNVEILING THE MAGIC OF TSAWAAK
Embark on a virtual tour of Tsawaak RV Resort & Campground by watching their new video showcasing the stunning cabins, resort gift shop, and the breathtaking beach. The lush landscape and old-growth forest surrounding the resort create an enchanting atmosphere, offering a true West Coast cabin immersion experience. Open your senses to the beauty that awaits you at Tsawaak, opening its doors in July 2023.