Are you dreaming of a tropical vacation lounging on a beach in Jamaica or Punta Cana this summer? Even if you can't afford to leave the country, you can still enjoy a relaxing beach getaway! Quebec's tropical beach near Ontario will make you feel like you're on a Caribbean vacation.
Beach St Zotique is on the shores the Saint Lawrence River in the township of Saint-Zotique, right next to the Ontario and Quebec border. Located roughly 1.5 hours from Ottawa, or 1 hour from Montreal it is the perfect spot to relax this summer.
While at Beach St Zotique you can't help but feel you are somewhere in the Caribbean! Along the beautiful sandy beach, there are tons of tropical dried palm leaves umbrellas just like you would find at Carribean all-inclusive resorts. Here, you can enjoy the sunshine on the sandy beach and a refreshing swim in the water.
Similar to a resort beach resort, Beach St Zotique also has plenty of activities to keep you entertained while you enjoy the sunshine. In addition to swimming, there are water slides, SUP boards, pedal boats, kayaks, plus tennis and volleyball courts. Throughout the summer there are also tons of fun events, such as an on the water obstacle course, a beach games party and the chance to dine under the stars next to the water.
If you plan on spending the day at Beach St Zotique, there are more 1300 picnic tables and plenty of barbecues available too. So for lunch, you and your friends can grill up a delicious meal before returning to relaxing in the water. Or if you are looking for a cold treat, there is also an ice cream shop.
Beach St Zotique is now open for the season, and opening hours depend on the weather. Admission to the beach is $10 per adult.
Beach St Zotique
Price: $10 per adult
Address: 105 81e Av, Saint-Zotique, Quebec
Why you need to go: A beautiful beach that will make you feel like you are on a Caribbean vacation.
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