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8 Secret Beaches In Ontario That You’ll Want To Visit Before Summer Is Over

Escape the crowds & feel like you are in the tropics. 🏝️

You don't need to book a flight to the Caribbean to enjoy a vacation in paradise. Instead, we gathered up Ontario beaches where you can escape the crowds.

Before summer is over, it is time to plan a road trip to treat yourself to a relaxing day floating in turquoise water and lounging on the sand.

Here are eight beaches you'll want to check out:

Big Sandy Bay

Price: $10.00+ per person

Address: Big Sandy Bay, Frontenac Islands, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can soak up the sunshine on a stunning island with a secluded bay.

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Little Cove Beach

Price: Free

Address: 237 Little Cove Rd., Tobermory, ON

Why You Need To Go: The crystal-clear turquoise water will make you feel like you are in the Caribbean.

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Sand Hill Park

Price: $12.00 per person

Address: 930 Lakeshore Rd., Port Burwell, ON

Why You Need To Go: Here you can walk to the top of a towering dune to marvel at the spectacular lookout over Lake Erie and then relax on the sandy beach.

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Mindemoya Public Beach

Price: Free

Address: 526 Ketchankookem Trail #516, Mindemoya, ON

Why You Need To Go: Unlike many other lakes, Lake Mindemoya isn't a dark blue but an eye-catching bright turquoise.

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Old Woman Bay

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

Address: Algoma, Unorganized, North Part, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is a hidden paradise, where you can swim and enjoy views of cliffs. Near the beach, you can also find a hiking trail that will give you a fantastic lookout over the bay.

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Burley Beach

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

Address: Pinery Provincial Park, 9526 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is an azure water paradise that is the ultimate beach day.

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Rock Point Provincial Park Beach

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

Address: 215 Niece Rd., Dunnville, ON

Why You Need To Go: In Rock Point Provincial Park, you can see a colourful coral reef and relax on the 1-kilometre stretch of sandy shoreline.

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Darlington Provincial Park Beach

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

Address: 1600 Darlington Park Rd., Bowmanville, ON

Why You Need To Go: At this provincial park, you can find multiple short hiking trails and a golden sand beach on Lake Ontario.

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Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.