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“Salt Air and Surf” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lawrencetown Beach

Lawrencetown Beach
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #13 of 65 Attractions in Halifax
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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New Westminster, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Salt Air and Surf”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you want to get a front seat to the power of nature, head out to Lawrencetown Beach. A hot spot for the surfing crowd, tourists will be treated to big waves, pounding surf and salt air. It is a must see for anyone coming to Nova Scotia.

Visited September 2012
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Fantastic food a moody stroll in the spring”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

My visit was not during the warm season. However, ona a lightly foggy and drizzly May day I trundled off none the less to take in some atmosphere. I was not let down. Lovely clean stretch of beach. Other wandereres despite the weather (hardy folk, maratimers!) . Fantastic view, fresh salt air and a lovely walk -worth the wee drive.

Visited May 2012
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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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“Cold but scenic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The beach is very rocky and the water remains very cold for pretty much the entire year. However, it is very picturesque and has some really good sized waves for Nova Scotia, that can be fun to play in (if you can steel yourself to the cold of the water).

Visited August 2012
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Halifax, Canada
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This beach is beautiful and definitely lots of secret places to enjoy. Not overly crowded but the tour to get there is great scenery and definitely enjoyable

Visited July 2012
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Truro, Canada
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“Lovely Beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Went there a few times over the summer. A nice place to go on a hot day as there is usually a breeze and of course a great place to see waves. We usually go for short walks away from the main beach area so this beach is long enough for a little stroll. You feel kind of lucky to be able to walk along a beautiful beach and even on a hot summer day only pass a few people. A little piece of Heaven in NS.
We didn't use the facilities but they look like they are pretty much up to standard for Nova Scotia beaches. Beautiful area. Worth the drive if you are in the Halifax area (about a half-hour from the Dartmouth area).

Visited August 2012
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