Canada is a world-class tourist destination due to its many natural resources. Home to the longest coastline in the world, there is plenty to do for water lovers. For example, guests who enjoy water sports, cruises, sunbathing and strolls on the beach will have an indelible experience in Canada. Here are the top beaches that vacationers will find enticing.
ten Wasaga Beach
Ranked the longest freshwater beach in the world, Wasaga Beach is sure to impress visitors. It is divided into six, the first three sections being the busiest. The rest is suitable for vacationers looking for a quiet environment with fewer crowds.
It is located on the shores of Georgian Bay and promises breathtaking sunsets. Clear water, blue skies and the silhouette of the Niagara Escarpments make it such a beauty.
9 Grand Beach Provincial Park
Grand Beach Provincial Park is located on the shores of Lake Winnipeg. It is known for its smooth brown sands which are ideal for children to create different crafts. Towering dunes up to 40 feet make the beach a scenic spot.
A boardwalk dating back to the 1930s runs along the three kilometer stretch of beach. Vacationers can pick different types of berries in June and August while strolling along the promenade. The shallow warm waters are ideal for swimming in the summer.
8 Magdalen Islands
They consist of 12 main islands. The views of stretches of white sand, occasional cliffs and huge boulders with caves below are unforgettable. This is probably why the Sandcastle Contest is held here. It is one of the most prestigious sand castle competitions in the region.
Thanks to the calm weather, vacationers can enjoy the islands even in winter. The beautiful islands are locally called the Maggies or Les Iles de la Madeleine.
seven Long Island Pacific Beach
Stretching for 10 miles, Long Island Beach is inside Pacific Rim National Park in the city of Tofino. It is popular among tourists due to water sports, especially surfing. Its shallow waters and relentless waves are ideal for beginners and professional surfers.
Guests can visit year-round, but most visit in the spring and summer to witness the gray whale migration. Strolling Long Island Pacific Beach is another highlight, thanks to alluring views of the surrounding mountains and rainforests.
6 Bennett Beach
The one-mile stretch of Bennet Beach is worth every step. Located in the Yukon village of Carcross, the scenery is breathtaking. The Bennet Lake volcanic complex offers its guests an exceptional view of the snow-capped mountains.
Bennet Beach is the ultimate destination for swimmers. High temperatures of around 30 degrees keep the waters warm for exciting activities.
5 Kitsilano Beach
One of the most popular beaches in Canada, Kitsilano Beach is perfect for a family vacation. It has large parks where children, pets or adults can laze or play. A heated swimming pool approximately 137m long amplifies the pleasure of vacationers who find the ocean water too cold. It is by the ocean, close to the beach.
The North Shore Mountains adorn Kitsilano Beach with spectacular views.
4 Sauble Beach
Located in southwestern Ontario, Sauble Beach receives westerly winds, ideal for kitesurfing, which is one of the most popular water activities. Jet skiing, paddleboarding and swimming also top the list.
At least 6 miles long, Sauble Beach has countless spots where vacationers can enjoy breathtaking sunsets. This beautiful place on the shores of Lake Huron is open in the winter.
3 Spoken Beach
It is one of New Brunswick’s warmest saltwater shorelines. Besides water, visitors can enjoy many outdoor activities nearby. There are numerous campsites and an exciting Parlee Beach Trail for cyclists.
During the summer, Parlee Beach is a hive of fun games, drive-ins, and beach competitions, among other things. You can fish for lobster and admire the largest lobster sculpture in the world. Due to extremely low winter temperatures, most shops are closed and activities are minimal. Customers should confirm before their visit to avoid missing their favorite activities due to bad weather conditions.
2 Okanagan Beach
It is on the southern margins of Okanagan Lake in the city of Penticton. The beach has shallow waters, which warm up during the summer. This creates ideal temperatures for swimming and sun holidays. Children can enjoy the cool waters unsupervised as they are not deep.
The beach is at the center of different attractions, ideal for family vacations. Wibit Water Park is one of the ideal exciting places for children and adults. Guests who enjoy adrenaline-filled activities will find Loco Landing Adventure Park the perfect getaway.
1 Brackley Beach
The golden sands of Brackley Beach and the huge dunes are unforgettable. The flat, firm and beautiful sand makes walks along the beach fun. Visitors can enjoy attractions like the Gulf Shore Way while strolling.
Water lovers are not left out either. They can enjoy water football, swimming or Frisbee due to the shallow waters. Surfing is another alternative due to the regular waves.