8 Tropical Spots Around Toronto Where You Can Pretend You're On A Caribbean Vacay

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Toronto Senior Staff Writer

8 Tropical Spots Around Toronto Where You Can Pretend You're On A ...

If you've been craving those tropical vibes, then you'll want to visit these spots around Toronto this summer.

From white sand beaches to colourful restaurants, you'll feel like you've taken a trip to the Caribbean without hopping on a plane.

Barangas On The Beach

Price: $10+ per dish

Address: 380 Van Wagner Beach Rd., Hamilton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Dine like you're on holiday at this waterfront patio, which boasts stunning views and delicious Mediterranean cuisine.


Sandbanks Provincial Park

Price: Prices vary

Address: 3004 County Rd. 12, Picton, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can lounge on white sand at this park, which features three stunning beaches and the world's biggest baymouth barrier dune formation.



Price: $17+ per dish

Address: 359 Barton St., E., Hamilton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Put on your tropical T-shirt because this patio is full of vacation vibes. You can enjoy unique breakfast dishes like champagne pancakes while soaking up some sun.


Watering Can Flower Market Garden Tea

Price: $40 per person

Address: 3711 King St., Vineland, ON

Why You Need To Go: Sip tea and enjoy sandwiches and treats in a lush tropical garden. Reservations are required in advance.


Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

Price: $17 per adult

When: Plans to open July 23, 2021

Address: 2565 Niagara Pky., Niagara Falls, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore pathways lined with tropical plants and blooms at this butterfly-filled conservatory just outside of the city.


Chubby's Jamaican Kitchen

Price: Prices vary

Address: 104 Portland St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Dine like you're on holiday at this tropical-themed patio. With fruity cocktails and Jamaican dishes, you'll forget you're in the city.


Port Dover Beach

Price: Free

Address: Port Dover Beach, Port Dover, ON

Why You Need To Go: Perhaps one of the most tropical places in Ontario, Port Dover beach features sandy shores and palm trees.


Grand Bizarre

Price: $7.50+ per ticket

Address: 15 Saskatchewan Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can imagine you're at a Caribbean resort while hanging out at Toronto's largest poolside patio this summer. Complete with private cabanas, pools, and delicious food, it's as good as being on vacation.


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.

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