Canada has more shoreline than any other country in the world it’s no surprise that Canada’s beach-going public can’t seem to agree on which coastal vistas offer the most bang for your vacationing buck. From the huge stretches of family-friendly shoreline available on the likes of Grand Beach and Grand Bend to the secluded charm of Devonshire Beach and Bennett Beach to the completely unique phenomenon of Prince Edward Island’s Singing Sands, whatever your dream beach looks like, Canada has got you covered.
Read on for our list of the 9 best beaches in Canada.
1) Grand Beach, Manitoba
A gorgeous freshwater beach located on the eastern shore of Lake Winnipeg, the sixth largest of Canada’s many epic lakes, Grand Beach is the jewel of nearby town Grand Marais in Manitoba, Canada. Stretching over 3km of fine white sand and surrounded by towering sand dunes, Grand Beach is part of Grand Beach Provincial Park. In 2012, Grand Beach was awarded a Blue Flag for being an ‘extraordinary and safe’ beach and pulls in the visitors with numerous water-sports, beach volleyball and a rare bird sanctuary. Located on the historic La Vérendrye Trail, Grand Beach is a scenic seaside spot that’s extremely popular with Manitoban locals who want to enjoy some summertime camping.