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Lawrencetown Beach

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Address: East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Long beautiful beach

Had a great time but only stayed a short time as it is still chilly at this time of year. went to see the view. Has a long stretch of beach with rocks and then sand. the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had a great time but only stayed a short time as it is still chilly at this time of year. went to see the view. Has a long stretch of beach with rocks and then sand. the dunes have wooden walkways over them to protect them. Often see surfers here but not today as it was not windy enough

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Toronto, Canada
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32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Hurricanes off the coast create some exciting waves for those brave enough to surf the cold North Atlantic. Really entertaining for those that like to watch. Not great access for the wheelchair, hard to get over the large dunes, but there are a number of access points, along this expansive beach.

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Pembroke, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 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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382 reviews 382 reviews
195 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Address: Address: East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  East Lawrencetown

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