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Tourism Ucluelet Road Trip & Getaway Giveaway

Monday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:09pm PDT
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Tourism Ucluelet has hit the road this spring to share it’s beautiful Vancouver Island coastal region with Canadians. The “Kick Back and Coast” RV tour began in St. John’s Newfoundland on May 1st and it will end on June 24th back in Ucluelet. Accompanied by Tourism Ucluelet mascot Knuckles the Grey Whale, the 10,000km tour will promote Pacific Rim National Park and Barkley Sound as well as the abundance of activities and adventures that can be found around Ucluelet.

Photos courtesy of Tourism Ucluelet

The Tourism Ucluelet RV will be passing through 26 cities and all 10 provinces of Canada, engaging with communities and stopping by key events and festivities. Spot the RV in your city and snap a photo during the tour, follow the journey on Facebook and Twitter, and visit the unique landing page Kick Back and Coast for your chance to win one of many prizes, including a trip to the West Coast. The grand prize package includes an incredible ‘One Week Ucluelet Adventure Trip’, customized to suit the style of the lucky winner, including airfare, kayaking, spa, surfing lessons, dining, wildlife cruises, tours and accommodations.

The Tourism Ucluelet RV will hit Montreal by this Friday, May 17th then move onto Barrie for Friday, May 24th. Rolling into Winnipeg on Friday, May 31st then Calgary on Friday, June 7th the RV returns to BC by way of Kamloops on Friday, June 14th. Returning to Vancouver Island by Friday, June 21st it will reach its home in Ucluelet on Friday, June 24th.

Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet

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Photos from our walk along the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet the last time we visited.
You really do feel like you’re on the edge of the world, it’s wonderful.

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Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet

Miss604 Getaway Giveaway

To promote the Kick Back and Coast cross-Canada tour, Tourism Ucluelet has offered up an awesome getaway for one lucky Miss604 reader and their guest. The prize pack includes a two-night stay in Ucluelet in a Wya Point yurt plus surf lessons for two.

Enjoy private beaches within the Ucluth Eco Resort, and amenities in your yurt that include a kitchen, barbecue, wood or gas fireplace, wrap-around cedar deck, oceanfront beach access, lounge chairs, and more. This luxurious eco-friendly resort is off the grid so be prepared to unplug, de-stress, kick back, and listen to the waves roll in.

Here’s how you can enter to win this coastal escape:

  • Leave a comment on this post about how you unwind/unplug (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Ucluelet getaway from @Travel_Ucluelet & @Miss604 #UclueletXCanada

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, May 24, 2013. Must be 19+ to enter and win. Some restrictions may apply. Based on availability. Follow Tourism Ucluelet on Facebook and Twitter, and learn more about Wya Point Resort on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Update The winner is Ryan! (Comment May 13)

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  1. Anne-Sophie says:

    Looks great! I love that part of the world!

  2. Katrina says:

    I so very much need to get away. What a year it has been. And I cant’ think of a better place than Ucluelet – surely one of BC’s most beautiful spots.

  3. Gen says:

    To unwind I do yoga, take my dog for a walk, hit the beach and/or eat chocolate πŸ™‚ I’d love this trip for my bday!!!

  4. Kirky says:

    My favourite way to unwind is to get away from home, somewhere with a great view, great food, and lots to explore!

  5. Paul Giles says:

    Walking on the beach and watching the pacific surf, whilst taking-in the rugged beauty of Ucluelet, unplugged!

  6. Laura says:

    I love to go for a long, relaxing run on the seawall.

  7. SW says:

    Long walks in a nature setting are awesome for unwinding (no cellphones allowed).

  8. Lesley says:

    The best way for me to unwind is to read a book or watch a movie that I totally love!

  9. Kathryn says:

    I walk, and the Pacific Coast Trail is a great place for it!

  10. Chelsea says:

    I love to unwind on long nature walks with my dog, preferably near the ocean πŸ™‚ Uclulet is such a beautiful destination. Whoever wins is in for an amazing vacation!

  11. Leanne m says:

    A bubble bath and a book

  12. Mary Rose says:

    I like to unwind by reading a book and a cup of tea!

  13. Amy says:

    I would unwind by taking a local fishing charter and then enjoying the catch of the day with a nice bottle of wine!

  14. Ryan says:

    Something along the lines of an “e-tox” Leave all electronics and cell phones at home. Rent a cabin, get the fireplace going, pop open a nice BC red wine and read a good book !

  15. rob k says:

    A hike or a run outdoors usually does it! Sometimes the beach…

  16. NicT says:

    A hike anywhere in the forest. I feel a sense of “ahhhh” once I’m in the trees. πŸ™‚

  17. Elizabeth Hendrick says:

    I miss the ocean, I would love to go back to the west coast! I unwind by taking my two dogs, Rain and Timber, for walks along the river. Nothing quite like the Pacific, but it will do for now πŸ˜‰

  18. Sanaz says:

    Yoga and riding my bike along the seawall

  19. Nathan says:

    Surfing’s a great way to unplug. Love it.

  20. Dayna Wilson says:

    I unwind with a glass of wine and a video game.

  21. Mike B says:

    unwinding is only possible by turning off the cellphone and taking a nap…would love to take one while listening to the waves!

  22. Elizabeth B says:

    the most relaxed I have ever been was fishing on Vancouver Island for the first time…so I’ll have to say that I unwind by connecting with the great outdoors!

  23. luc says:

    I watch the waves and the birds.

  24. I spent an hour in Ucluelet years ago and would love to go back and explore.

  25. Arjun Rudra says:

    Movies, love to watch movies. Helps clear my mind.

  26. Emma says:

    I unwind with a good book or a movie!

  27. Lindsey White says:

    This would be an absolute wonderful trip. My boyfriend and I love the coast, just sitting on the beach listening to the ocean is relaxing enough for us. He’s from Australia and he hasn’t been to Vancouver Island yet.

  28. Kate says:

    I unwind by going for a walk in the forest or going kayaking in Deep Cove

  29. leah says:

    i like to take a bath or a nap

  30. Dilara says:

    I unwind by digging into a good book with a glass (or 2) of wine.

  31. liz says:

    Good food ,good wine and good company is how I unwind.Ummm holidays!

  32. Holly West says:

    Anything that celebrates the glorious vistas and activities our great nation has to offer makes me smile. Unwinding, for me, includes a good book and a lemony snack!

  33. Alex says:

    Unwind with a nice cold beer and a video game

  34. Megan K says:

    Lovely trip! My favourite way to unwind is take a walk in one of the parks in North Vancouver or one of Vancouver beaches in the off season.

  35. Natalie says:

    Going local! Whistler or Victoria, staying a few nights and enjoying the local delights

  36. Debbie says:

    I’d unwind with some spa therapy.

  37. L. J , Lawton says:

    I like to sit in front of a fireplace with a glass of Jack Daniels in my hand and a warm cat on my lap.

  38. Darcy says:

    I’d unwind with a good walk, a good book, a good beverage and good music & good chocolate.

  39. Chelle says:

    A nice book and a comfy sofa

  40. chelsea says:

    I love to unwind by sitting on a sandy beach, reading a good book, and listening to my boys playing together.

  41. Dennis L. says:

    Reading is the best way for my to unwind.

  42. fiona n says:

    taking my dog out for a walk

  43. Krista says:

    To unwind, I walk or run…on the trail in Ucluelet would be great!

  44. Ali says:

    I would LOVE to learn how to surf!! And then to relax with a good book.

  45. Jeff says:

    I nap. I nap so hard.

  46. Emilia Turner says:

    I unwind by bicycling along the beautiful tree lined streets rain or shine

  47. Vania says:

    Walk by the ocean and listen to it! Or hike up some mountain! Bliss!

  48. Jeremy says:

    I love going for a walk on the beach to unwind, beach walking in Ucluelet would be amazing πŸ™‚

  49. Mark says:

    Would be really nice to win!

  50. Jen says:

    Yoga and going for walks are my ideal ways to unwind! A trip to Ucluelet would be the ultimate stress reliever!

  51. Alicia says:

    unwind by going for a walk, run, going to the gym!

  52. Ramona says:

    Love to unwind in the canoe!

  53. Debbie says:

    That would be an amazing adventure!

  54. Trish says:

    Love to unwind with a run in the summer evening light, or an early morning paddle while the city’s waking up!

  55. Amy says:

    Playing with my dog!

  56. Kim says:

    Love long nature walks with the puppy and my fiancee when life gets a bit too stressful!

  57. Dale says:

    Rock climbing is a great way to release tension and unwind

  58. Raia says:

    I unwind by doing something active, reading a good book or visiting my parents on the Island.

  59. Cliff says:

    Watching my favourite shows on tv

  60. Brenda says:

    Reading a good book in the sun

  61. Jennifer says:

    I relax by reading a book or hitting the great outdoors.

  62. Teresa K says:

    I unwind on the computer.

  63. Brenda A says:

    My favourite way to unwind is to sit back with the family camping near the river or ocaean and enjoy a glass of wine.

  64. Donna L says:

    with a chai latte and some celebrity gossip rags!

  65. Bonnie R says:

    Family, friends and a great bottle of wine !

  66. Tracy says:

    After years of being single and finding someone ( finally!) ..what a great getaway this would be..!

  67. amy says:

    i take a long run around the seawall!

  68. Dorothy says:

    Stand up paddle boarding ! πŸ™‚

  69. Hilary says:

    I like to unwind with a book (a real paper one!)

  70. Kevin says:

    cup of tea and a good book! (preferably overlooking the water with waves crashing in the background)

  71. Lelainia Lloyd says:

    I unwind by hiking the wilds with my camera in hand, to capture the magic.

  72. Denise says:

    I like to unwind by going for a walk with my daughter

  73. Kat says:

    I like to unwind with a photo walk or a good book.

  74. Ella says:

    Can’t remember the last time I unwound!

  75. Nancy says:

    Ditch technology for a week/day/hour!

  76. Laura says:


  77. Andrea says:

    Good music and a great chair by the water. Relaxing!

  78. Lindsey M says:

    Wine and a good book πŸ™‚

  79. Michelle says:

    Lounge in the yard with a good read and cup of tea!

  80. Phy says:

    Read a good book or get a massage

  81. Leeanne says:

    i unwind by taking my sweet dog, Carlos, for a walk along the False Creek seawall. πŸ™‚

  82. Rebecca says:

    Hiking and being by the ocean!

  83. Rachael says:

    To unplug and unwind, I like to pour a glass of wine, open some dark chocolate, take my book and soak in a warm tub.

  84. Kim says:

    Watching the sunset on the beach!

  85. Iris @muckymoo says:

    I unwind by taking a walk at my beautiful, local waterfront park.

  86. Sarah says:

    My favorite way to unwind is a steaming mug of coffee and some good conversation with my one and only.

  87. Lise says:

    I unwind by walking the seawall in White Rock

  88. Tiffany says:

    I unwind by watching mindless tv.

  89. Alex says:

    To unwind, I go for a long walk on the beach on a hot day or stay in with a hot chocolate on a cold day.

  90. Angie says:

    My Favourite way to unwind is seaside with a good book and a glass of wine. Ucluelet would be a great place to do so!

  91. Laurel says:

    Love the Summer to unwind by kayaking my favorite lake at sunrise = tranquility

  92. Sonja says:

    Sit by the ocean and enjoy the smell of the salt water in the sun πŸ™‚

  93. debbie f says:

    A great weekend de-stress

  94. greg says:

    A great weekend away

  95. erin says:

    Getting out in nature is a wonderful way to relax!

  96. Tony says:

    I unwind by going for a walk in the park with my wife.
    (I don’t know what she does afterward to unwind from the walk.)

  97. Sean says:

    A drink and a good book on the balcony.

  98. lor says:

    Love unwinding by spending time surrounded by nature πŸ™‚

  99. Leigh says:

    I unwind by doing something outside – preferably away from noise. I also love to read.

  100. Cheryl says:

    Hitting a quiet spot near the ocean or inside a forest helps me unwind.

  101. Ashley says:

    I relax with a glass of wine and a good book.

  102. Kyla says:

    This would be awesome!

  103. Marieke says:

    I unwind through yoga, reading in parks, being surrounded by nature and kayaking. This would be the perfect opportunity to combine all of these!

  104. jan says:

    read a book

  105. Iain says:

    A hike with my dog

  106. Marjorie Stevens says:

    Take time to walk my dog in the woods. Listening to the sounds of nature is peaceful.

  107. Marjorie Stevens says:

    Take time to walk my dog in the woods. Listening to the sounds of nature is peaceful.

  108. KC says:

    Relaxing lakeside. No phone, no computer, and a good book.

  109. Zaelia says:

    To truly unwind, I head off to a cabin with no electricity and connect with the natural rhythms of nature. A rarity but one of my favourite getaways. And I bring my knitting!

  110. Erin says:

    We love to rent a cabin somewhere on the coast, away from electricity and people

  111. Jack says:

    I just spent two very short but wonderful days at Long Beach and can’t wait to come back

  112. Amy says:

    A walk…anywhere!

  113. Jeanne says:

    Would love to unwind and relax surrounded by nature

  114. Michèle says:

    My best way to unwind is to travel and find a relaxing place to discover. Change pace, change air, experiment new thing.

  115. belinda says:

    I like to unwind by doing something that I am scared to try previously.

  116. Janet says:

    Do some yoga and take a walk around the seawall!

  117. Keeley, says:

    Walk along Boundary Bay Dyke

  118. maryanne says:

    Love to unwind by cuddling with my love, going for long walks, and meditating.

  119. Dianna says:

    How amazing and beautiful would this be? I’m most happiest by the water…

  120. Janis says:

    This sounds heavenly! To unwind from caregiving, I love to be in the forest, just being there.

  121. Gary says:

    A long hike

  122. Anne says:

    I unwind by going for a walk, do some yoga or do a guided meditation.

  123. Greg says:

    Winters I unwind by hitting the slopes, in the summer I like to get into the forests for a hike.

  124. Brent says:

    Walking along Spanish Banks on a cold autumn afternoon will cure anything that ails…

  125. shari says:

    Every September at any of the incredible Tofino/Ucluelet locales: Long Beach, Cox Bay, N/S Chesterman, or MacKenzie beaches – barefoot in the sand, watching my kids surf, going for a bike ride, a beach bonfire, hot-tubbing & gazing at the stars at night.

  126. Gina says:

    Being in nature.

  127. Mary W says:

    bubble bath

  128. Kathleen says:

    We unwind by spending time outside – sitting on the patio, going for a walk, etc.

  129. Shelley says:

    A nice long drive in the country, stopping along the way at farms to pick up cheese, fruits and veggies.

  130. lee says:

    Relaxing in Nature

  131. Nancy says:

    Take pictures and chill in the outdoors!!!

  132. Michelle says:

    I like to unwind by reading a good book and also by going for a drive in my car. …Just not at the same time! πŸ™‚

  133. Angela griffin says:

    I would stroll along the beach.

  134. Mike Gismondi says:

    I would relax by listening to the surf!

  135. Peter K says:

    I would whip out my ukulele, plunk some tunes and sing.

  136. Cristal says:

    i went to ucluelet this year during spring long weekend for the first time. It was beautiful! I also found out i was pregnant right after the trip lol maybe something was in the water πŸ˜‰

  137. stacey g says:

    I get outdoors for a hike, being surrounded by nature definitely helps me unwind!

  138. Michelle says:

    A walk along Kits Beach. (May 25 is my Bday. this would be an awesome present)

  139. CG says:

    Walking on a beach with no intention of turning around

  140. Swapnil says:

    Music and traveling to nature, my favorite way to relax

  141. Iz says:

    Listening and singing to music. Taking walks by the beach and seawall.

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  144. Lucie B says:

    I would unwind by disconnecting from the internet for the weekend (and reconnecting with the boyfriend). Bliss!

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  147. Gabriella Schmidt says:

    Going outside and filling my lungs with fresh air. I would love to spend two nights in a yurt! So cool.

  148. Shannon says:

    Make and eat a delicious meal – when camping making a beach feast!

  149. Scott hildebrandt says:

    Go for a work out! Surfing if its a long weekend

  150. erin says:

    Long walks outside with my boyfriend.

  151. Erica says:

    Unwind by camping. No electronics, near water & some friends. Ahh

  152. James says:

    Sports highlights & a beer or the open road. Long road trips down to Southern California always tend to ease my mind

  153. laurel keating says:

    I unwind by writing positive affermations and kids stories

  154. Em says:

    music and/or massage

  155. Aimee says:

    a book in a bath

  156. Tracy says:

    i unwind with a massage and facial

  157. Lesli CK says:

    I often can small batches of jam to unwind…

  158. Katie says:

    I would relax by long walks and taking in nature

  159. Caitlin says:

    Sitting by the ocean and getting in it (weather permitting!) is my favourite way to relax!

  160. Stephanie says:

    To unwind, I spend time outside; going for a walk, sitting at Crescent beach or just listening to the rain.

  161. Dennis says:

    My phone, tablet and laptop are symbiotic parts of my anatomy. I don’t know how to unplug. This would be a great trip!

  162. Glenda says:

    I need a quiet getaway like this! I like to unwind by taking a walk along false creek

  163. cindy says:

    baking bread

  164. Rebecca says:

    I unwind outdoors by doing yoga and taking my dog for a walk. Indoors, I read, sew, and watch movies.

  165. Tony says:

    To unwind, I go for a walk on the seawall

  166. Ali Davey says:

    Hitting the road, finding a quiet sport (with no cell service) an enjoying a weekend with my husband and our dogs.

  167. Radhika K says:

    I unwind with some yoga and Just Dance4, also tweeted

  168. Jeannelle says:

    To unwind I like to grab a good book, some tea, and go to the beach or a park.

  169. Melissa says:

    I like to unwind by going for a quiet drive. Radio off. Usually along the river.

  170. Kristyn says:

    I unwind with some music and a hot bath. A glass of wine doesn’t hurt either πŸ˜‰

  171. Angela says:

    I unwind with a sleep in, a great book, and delicious food.

  172. tazim says:

    I unwind by walking down to the water and just staring. πŸ™‚

  173. KayKay says:

    window shopping

  174. Sunshine G says:

    Tea and a magazine…in a cafe somewhere with no baby tugging on my leg πŸ™‚

  175. au07 says:

    i love nature. .my way of unwinding is to go to Queen Elizabeth Park and see the beauty of nature.

  176. Tanya says:

    I unwind by reading before bed, but am usually so tired that I only get a few pages along before I fall asleep…and then the next night I don’t remember what I’ve read, so I have to go back a few pages. Needless to say it takes me a looooooooong time to get through a book! The library makes quite a killing off of my late fees….

  177. Ross says:

    I spend my time unwinding by hiking up the Cruch, or Golden Ears Mountain. Can’t get enough of the outdoors and being able to breathe the fresh air, and know that it is close to home.

  178. Marie K says:

    to unwind i usually go for a quiet walk at the park after work.

  179. Yoga, gardening and meditation are essential to my mental health!

  180. Lisa B says:

    I love to go for a run and play with the kids to unwind

  181. Chris says:

    I unwind by laying back on the sofa and catching up on social media.

  182. Jeannette says:

    I love going for neighbourhood walks. But a hike in Ucluelet would be even better πŸ™‚

  183. Jarred says:

    Oh man, I love Ukee!

  184. Marga LΓ³pez says:

    I would love to take the surfing lessons and enjoy the beauty of Ucluelet while at it

  185. Christina says:

    Nothing like a good long nap, or getting lost on Pinterest for a few hours!
    A good gab session over a great cup of coffee with friends is always a nice way to kick it too.
    So many ways!!

  186. Pearl says:

    working out or wine in a bubble bath!

  187. Stacey says:

    Nothing like exploring the coastline and hearing the waves to help you unwind!

  188. Nicole C. says:

    Nothing beats a cold drink and a good book in the summer!

  189. Judy says:

    I meditate to an “ocean waves” soundtrack after my morning yoga practice! That’s my usual unwind, but I find another amazing stress buster to be volunteer work. NOTHING makes you forget your worries like giving back to others.

  190. Jeremy says:

    During the week, take my dogs for a walk and sleep.
    Weekend, take my dogs for a walk and maybe a movie.

  191. Deb says:

    yoga, meditation, and a glass of wine help me unplug

  192. Rio A says:

    to unwind, I do yoga, curl up with a good book, hang out with my siblings and catch up on my favorite TV shows. Time permitting, I try to do something active like hike or play sports with friends.

  193. Heidi says:

    A glass of wine, or three.

  194. Kyle says:

    I like to relax and unwind by watching a humorous TV program.

  195. Joanne says:

    My bf and I love to go camping or hiking to unwind! πŸ™‚

  196. Alice says:

    I like to just turn off all technology and read. I love the quiet!

  197. Rebecca says:

    Anything outdoors!

  198. Elizabeth Sales says:

    always wanted to learn to surf, and then unwind and warm up by a cozy fire after

  199. Antonio says:

    A nice walk after dinner with my family then watch a movie at home together.

  200. catherine says:

    I unwind with a walk in the forest and unplug by not taking the smart phone!

  201. Wally says:

    I go fishing.

  202. Darcy D says:

    Being able to “unplug” from the grid is reducing my stress level just thinking about it.

  203. Janey Chiu says:

    I unwind by doing outdoor activities + sipping on a glass of wine!

  204. Mae says:

    Find a quiet corner of greenspace to read in the sunshine. Or if it’s rainy, curl up on a comfy couch with hot tea and my cat and a good book.

  205. Vince says:

    I walk my dog!

  206. Iris says:

    I unwind by taking a leisurely walk around the neighbourhood

  207. Deni says:

    I unwind with a hot drink and a great book.

  208. Justin says:

    Playing Soccer with my kids.

  209. Laureen says:

    I generally unwind by getting active or reading a book πŸ™‚

  210. K says:

    turning off the phone πŸ™‚

  211. janelle says:

    I unwind with hot yoga and exercise!

  212. Kathleen says:

    I go for a long walk.

    Thank you!

  213. Katie Borrett says:

    I unwind by going for long walks near the ocean.

  214. sheryl stephenson says:

    go for a run!

  215. Kristine Mikkelsen says:

    I like to unwind by getting away with my sweetheart Derrik. Relaxing with nature, time away from work, oh yeah, and a cold corona in hand.

  216. Natalie says:

    My hubby helps me remember to unplug. He reminds me to put my phone down haha. I also like to unwind by reading a good novel or sitting in our backyard on a sunny day after work.

  217. Gary says:

    I close the door and turn the music up real loud and do some air guitar

  218. Varley says:

    I unwind by playing my guitar….in solitude.

  219. Ray says:

    Riding my bike

  220. ag. says:

    I unwind by unplugging! Put my phone down, turn off the computer and spend quality time with my family.
    Great contest, thanks for the opportunity!

  221. To unwind, I play mindless games on my iPad, when I lived in Kits I would walk on the beach, in South Burnaby, I take my dogs for trail walks

  222. Sarah says:

    I take a nap!

  223. miranda says:

    Hiking and picking berries works for me, I miss Vancouver Island.

  224. Lisanne says:

    You had me at surfing lessons. Sitting on a beach is the best way to unwind.

  225. Kristina says:

    Love to relax with coffee and a good book

  226. Michelle W. says:

    Relax on a blanket in the sun in a park with friends. Frisbee and barbecue perhaps as well.

  227. Cyndi says:

    A warm bath and then a good book.
    Great prize – surfing is on my bucket list

  228. Joe says:

    I like to relax by working in my garden

  229. Robert says:

    i unwind by playing the piano or reading a book

  230. Darcy Goodrich says:

    Mani pedi

  231. Sharon says:

    A beach chair and a large umbrella at Centennial Beach in Delta. Pick a spot with a log for a footrest and I’m set!

  232. Edmond says:

    Pick me, pick me! Your next winner!!! Show me the money!!! I unwind by reading at library because I am poor. . I have always wanted to go there. I heard it is beautiful there. My childhood dream to see it since. It would be a dream come true and means more to me than anyone else to win. Starving artist here desperately needs this trip to have fun and feel alive and inspired again. A life changing experience. Top of my bucket list. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generousity

  233. Puck says:

    Oh god I would like this. Please!

  234. Puck says:

    Oops! The rest of my comment got eaten. I unwind with a good book on a patio.

  235. Chrysta says:

    I relax by going for a walk but if that doesn’t work a glass of wine usually does the trick!

  236. Melanie says:

    Reading, or boot camp classes. Depends what I need to unwind from! πŸ˜‰

  237. Bettina says:

    My favourite way to unwind is a good hike with my dog, or if it is really miserable outside, I unwind with a movie or a book on the couch with a bowl of Haagen Daaz ice cream (Vanilla Swiss Almond).

  238. Ruby says:

    A walk in a quiet park

  239. Emily Dunlay says:

    I like to unwind by going for a walk or hike in nature

  240. Anna says:

    I go for a run

  241. Karen says:

    A cup o tea, a good book and some great music playing. That’s how I like to unwind.

  242. Amy says:

    Yes please! I would love to win and get off the grid and really relax for a few days!

  243. Kevin says:

    Love just sitting & listening to the waves crash against the shore.

  244. dutedute says:

    listening to music and stretching out

  245. Abby says:

    I like to unwind by eating a snack/meal outside on the patio.

  246. Jenny says:

    The worst part of university is the stress but thank goodness we live in beautiful BC. I love how we can just walk out of campus to a such beautiful scenery and nature! I usually love to have my ipod going but sometimes, especially in the spring/summer, I just want to hear the birds chirp.

  247. Lindz Marsh says:

    Would love to stroll along Long Beach, surf the waves, marvel at the wilds surrounding us, and honour the First Nations who have lived and loved this land for centuries.

  248. Tracy says:

    Hot chocolate and a mindless movie.

  249. anna says:

    wine and a romantic (chick flick) movie

  250. bal says:

    playing sports like soccer

  251. Adelina says:

    I love to unwind in a hot bath, some yoga and some trashy reality TV.

  252. linda says:

    I unwind watching something entertaining on television with my husband. See why we could use this getaway.

  253. Javier D says:

    Key to unwinding ; get out of the city once a month. Ukee and Tofino are great spots for this!

  254. Cathy says:

    Being outdoors with the sound of the ocean is my favourite way to unwind.

  255. richard w says:

    MY girlfriend and I do yoga and ride our bikes to unwind

  256. cindy says:

    bake bread

  257. Yutaka says:

    working out at the gym

  258. Doug Grant says:

    I like to unwind with long walks on the beach.

  259. Harv says:

    working out

  260. Jag says:

    I meditate

  261. Dennis L. says:

    Getaway would be awesome. Not sure my wife would like the surf lessons though! Lol!

  262. Ro says:

    I just started meditating before going to bed. Amazing!

  263. Aiden says:

    I unwind by watching TV

  264. Elysia S says:

    I like to soak in the sun to unwind

  265. GAIL WHITWORTH says:

    The roar of the ocean lulls me to complacency.

  266. Nicky F says:

    Right now I unwind by being in the gym (including surf lessons indoors at steve nash!). I would love to get to actually try for real!

  267. Melissa says:

    Yes please!

  268. Jayne says:

    I’d LOVE to go!!!!

  269. Bill says:


  270. Fiona says:

    Long walk on a rainy beach – turn your phone off πŸ™‚

  271. Gurj says:


  272. Sandy says:

    I cook!

  273. Sandy says:

    I run, do yoga, anything that is ME based!! we have to be selfish sometimes to allow ourselves to relax!!

  274. Shawn says:

    Water aerobics, walking on the seawall and good friends.

  275. Hannah says:

    A fave way to unplug is to go for a bike ride sans cell phone/iPod

  276. Nick S says:

    Would love to win!

  277. Adrienne says:

    Love a good walk in the woods or by the water.

  278. Gary says:

    This would be so great

  279. Moshe says:


  280. Lor. says:


  281. Eileen says:

    I go for a walk by the beach

  282. erin says:

    Riding a bike around stanley park can be relaxing.

  283. Shannon Mac says:

    I like to sit by the water with a coffee or glass of wine and contemplate life, otherwise camping with no electronics!

  284. Patricia says:

    My daughter is coming out for a vacation and we want to go to Ucluelet to take surf lessons!! This is a must see for her BC vacation from Ontario! I have only been there
    once, and would love to win this for our trip.
    Big Beautiful BC

  285. Azin says:

    My favorite cup of tea and coffee shop indie on songza

  286. Angela Mitchell says:

    I like to go for a walk/hike on a beach or nature trail.

  287. bekki says:

    i unwind with a good scary book.

  288. Ramona says:

    I unwound last weekend by going to Ucluelet; would love to go again!

  289. lee says:

    i like to unwind on the beach with a cold beverage

  290. Natalie says:

    We like to go camping to unwind and get away from it all.

  291. Erica says:

    i unwind with an uninterrupted nap – cell phones off!

  292. Sarah N says:

    A long walk with the dog is the best break in a hard day!

  293. Jenn says:

    I love the Tofino and Ucluelet area!
    I unwind by spending time outside.

  294. Loraine says:

    I unplug by sitting on the couch, looking over English bay with a good book! (and a glass of wine!)

  295. Claire says:

    i drink tea & read to unwind.

  296. Shirley says:

    I like to do yoga to unwind.

  297. Nicole says:

    read, watch a brainless movie to unwind, or go for a walk to unwind

  298. Stephanie S says:

    I unwind my doing the seawall, or heading to jericho beach with a good book and soak up the sun. Roadtrips are also a goodway to unwind

  299. Heather says:

    Yurt! Fantastic.

  300. Zoe says:

    I unwind in a nice warm bath.
    Though westcoast walks are even better.

  301. Linds says:

    Get out of town!

  302. wai man says:

    luv to go . i ‘ll cook & clean

  303. Mag says:

    I watch TV.

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