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Sooke to Port Renfrew

If you only have time to stop at one beach on this stretch of road Sombrio should be it! A true... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Allison W
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Sombrio Beach

For areal video review look for "Sailing Knotty Maria" on youtube. It is a beautiful spot for a... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Gleb M
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

If you only have time to stop at one beach on this stretch of road Sombrio should be it! A true gem! One of a kind... Magical!!!

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 24 March 2018

For areal video review look for "Sailing Knotty Maria" on youtube. It is a beautiful spot for a stroll and a picnic any day of the year. Some people come for camping and storm watching. Location: ~10 km south of Port Renfrew, west coast of...More

Thank Gleb M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

History and the interface of sea,sky and rainforest make for a rich environment filled with a variety of ecosytems along the various beaches. Worth a visit anytime of the year. Bring your kids

1  Thank CM J
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Spent the weekend with my husband and Great Pyrenees Aspen Sebastian walking and hiking hanging out on the beaches on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Everyone enjoyed themselves lovely place to take your pet and even better place to convene with nature and just...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

August 2017. We did 5 days of out-and-back day hikes on the Juan de Fuca trail from the various trailheads. Two of those days started and ended at Sombrio Beach -- one eastward and one westward. Sombrio is a very nice and very long beach,...More

Thank KevinMiller1956
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is one of my favorite beaches to date. When you first get onto the beach it is a bit crowed, however once you get past that it really opens up. Which I loved, it was nice to get away from the crowds. The hidden...More

2  Thank Morningcoffeevic4
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went one way as there is a west and east side. We got to cross a suspension bridge. Next time we would do the other side and find the hidden waterfalls.

Thank roxannewanamaker
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our car is a small car,but not bad to get there. It is very quiet beach. We enjoyed hiked there, and also we was careful a bear because someone met a bear on the trail before we went there one day.

2  Thank p1234w
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The road to the beach is filled with pot holes and huge crater like puddles because of the post snow and heavy rain falls , You need to look carefully for signs that say Sombrio beach 400 m as we missed the gravel turn off...More

4  Thank veganwannabe
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful beach, lots of surf. The road for 1k is very bumpy bit the short hike after is worth it. A must see at duringn your visit to Port Renfrew

1  Thank Jesse W
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Les B
18 June 2018|
Response from CM J | Reviewed this property |
Road is rough but easily navigable. Approximately 2 Km (I don't recall ) to the trailhead. Drive in, take it slow.