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Beach Activities

Whether you prefer napping in the sun, splashing in the water, building a sandcastle, enjoying a leisurely stroll, or capturing that unforgettable sunset, there's a beach that's perfect for it. This Island is filled with many wonders - scenic beauty, cultural richness, diverse history, and a welcoming spirit. Wrapped around it all are those beaches. They are the boundary of Prince Edward Island, and what separates us from the rest of the world.

kids in warm water beach
PEI Beaches - Brackley Beach; Protected by the
Northumberland Strait, the south shore tends to have the
warmest water and reddish sand. The north shore faces
the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with rolling surf and white sand.
Over on the eastern shore there's even a beach
with singing sand!

Amusement quotient

Sand castles (unlimited shapes and sizes minimal tools required). Digging a hole to China (unlimited also clam shell will do the trick). Jumping waves (also a game without end). As a base for volleyball court (softer than the gym floor).

Relaxation value

Just close your eyes and listen (way cheaper than white noise machine). Open your eyes and watch (costs less than a movie). Read a book and let the seagulls punctuate the page turning (be sure to choose a beach book).

Romance factor

Sunset on the beach (nothing better to create a romantic mood). Picnics on the beach (just watch out for sand in the sandwiches). Long walks hand in hand (enjoy it and never mind if it sounds a bit cliché). We can promise there will be nothing commonplace about your romantic walk on an Island beach.