What an amazing way to start the New Year

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Celebrate the New Year in style at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, British Columbia, winner of TripAdvisor 2012 Travelers' Choice Award, and on the"Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Canada" list.

Register for a chance to win two-nights accommodation for two in a luxurious one-bedroom suite with an over-sized soaker tub here.


Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort Facebook page 

Black Rock's Oceanfront Resort All Inclusive New Year's Eve Package also includes a four-course New Year's Eve dinner at Fetch Restaurant featuring West Coast artisan-inspired cuisine. 


Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort


Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort


Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

And on New Year's Day, complimentary breakfast is offered at Float Lounge until 3pm.

Black Rock is 179 miles from Victoria, a three-hour drive from the Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo and 20 minutes from Tofino Airport.

Here's a collection of reviews, pulled from TripAdvisor, from the people who experienced the magic first hand:

"This place was breathtaking"



"This place was breathtaking," commented Jourdan E. "The view from our room was beyond amazing. The grounds were extremely well kept. Everything was modern and well-mainatained. Lots of towels, soap, etc. Heated tile floors were awesome."

"So relaxing"


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"So relaxing to just sit and watch the waves crash on the rocks," said _lisa_mk.

“2nd Time... Just as great as the first...”


Photo courtesy of Black Rock Oceanfront Resort Facebook page

"It was marvellous," agreed Peter S. "We went for our yearly weekend getaway from the big city. We arrived on Saturday just after lunch time. The hotel had ample space for everyone, and the weekend was a quiet pleasure. The suite was tastefully decorated and had two flat-screen TVs, one in the living room and one in the bedroom.

The bathroom had a marvellous 'rain' shower. The complementary WiFi throughout the hotel made snuggling down with our electronics so much easier. The views of the sea waves breaking on the rocks in front of the restaurant and lounge are amazingly calming. The food in the restaurant was great; loved the Eggs Bene in the morning... This is one place to go where it doesn't matter what the weather is like. It's great whether it's stormy or sunny."

"Great view, good service"


Photo by Anile P

"This resort is a good place to stay. The staff are very good and they genuinely care about the quality of your stay. The rooms are spacious and many include a useful kitchenette. It's truly a kitchenette, not a kitchen, but it's very well stocked and makes it possible to cook a variety of things for yourself," vvcVancouver joined in.

"The gym facilities are small and easily overwhelmed in the morning, but bring a pair of runners and take off on the wild pacific trail instead. It's accessible right off the property and is a great place to hike or run."


Photo by Vida Morkunas


Enter to win an all inclusive New Year's Eve getaway Package at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet.

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