Prince Edward Island is known for having some of the most incredible beaches in Canada, with long, red stretches of sand and rolling, grass-covered dunes.  Hike along the pristine boardwalks of our provincial parks, or explore hidden ocean caves when the tide is low.

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Whether you're a local that knows all the Island beaches like the back of your hand, or you're a traveller looking to visit P.E.I. for the first time this summer, take a scan of the list we've put together below and plan a road trip out to one of these surreal spots on the next sunny island day.  

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Cabot Beach Provincial Park

Malpeque Bay

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Greenwich Dunes National Park 

St. Peters

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Cavendish Beach

Prince Edward Island National Park

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Stanhope Beach

Prince Edward Island National Park

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Brackley Beach

Prince Edward Island National Park

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Mont Carmel

Evangeline Region

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Skinners Pond

Tignish

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Chelton Beach Provincial Park  

Albany

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Argyle Shore Provincial Park

Bonshaw

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Northumberland Provincial Park

Murray Harbour

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Thunder Cove Beach

Darnley

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Poverty Beach

Montague

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Panmure Island Provincial Park

Montague

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Sally’s Beach Provincial Park

Souris

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Souris Beach Provincial Park

Souris

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Basin Head Provincial Park

Souris

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Pogey Beach

Tracadie Harbour

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Bothwell Beach

Elmira

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Cedar Dunes Provincial Park

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