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Address: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Beautiful beach!

I visited Lawrencetown Beach on New Years Day on a little solo adventure as it is located close to my in-laws home at Martinique Beach. I was surprised to see so many people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
luckyduck_307
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Pembroke, Canada
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Pembroke, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I visited Lawrencetown Beach on New Years Day on a little solo adventure as it is located close to my in-laws home at Martinique Beach. I was surprised to see so many people bundled up and out for a walk on the beach! It was beautiful. The location is wonderful as it is close to Halifax, and close to other... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just a half hour from Halifax you will find this gem. Spectacular beach, great for wind surfing, surfing, kite surfing or just sun bathing. Bring your lunch and spend the day.

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Halifax, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love Lawrencetown... however word of advice: it's a rocky beach with strong waves and undertow... you can swim (and there are lifeguards) however it's not a place where you can go and lay on the sand in the sun so much (plus it's often cold there, even if it's sunny elsewhere!)

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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just outside dartmouth. White sandy beach great for surfing. Only issue would be the water currents.

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Halifax, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Go for a stroll along there stoney beach or watch the surfers catch a wave. the choice is yours. Just a few miles out of town and worth the Trip.

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Easy to get to, great signage a panorama over looking the Atlantic. There were a few courageous surfers paddling their way out to catch the big waves. We stood in the wind for twenty minutes watching the water. pebble beaches well washed with the tide changes. don't drop any coins they fall through the rocks and are lost forever.

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Newmarket, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was my daughter's first experience surfing and it was amazing! Ok, the water temp. in mid August was about 18C, so it is cold for swimming in a swimsuit, but she was fine with her rented full body wetsuit and longboard. The waves were about 1metre, and in under an hour, she rode a couple of perfect breaking waves... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Visited the beach after reading reviews hoping for a family swim, but its not that kind of beach. I thinks its worth pointing out: - the water was brutally cold when we visited mid/late July. My son went in the water and joked he was going to have a cardiac arrest, jumping right back out - Not a "sandy" beach... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beach is beautiful and busy with surfers! My favorite part of the day however was going to the dutch store in lawrencetown beach. They have the best dutch cheeses, candies and other goods. Worth the trip 100%.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you enjoy swimming, or catching the waves, this is a must to see. Lawrencetown beach is simply a great place for the adventure swimmer. On a warm day, the beach is filled with beach lovers, and on a cooler day, you can watch the surfers. I enjoyed my time on this beach and will return again

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