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Lawrencetown Beach

4348 Lawrencetown Rd, East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia B2Z 1P8, Canada
+1 902-662-3030
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Lawrencetown Beach is beautiful

As you round the corner you see the beach. There are always surfers and a good wind the guys on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
boatingbum
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Halifax, Canada
Surfer's paradise.

This is a beautiful beach. Use to have way more sand but after a storm it has changed a lot. If you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joyce s
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“big waves” (11 reviews)
“change rooms” (6 reviews)
“great beach” (16 reviews)
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4348 Lawrencetown Rd, East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia B2Z 1P8, Canada
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+1 902-662-3030
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Reviewed yesterday

As you round the corner you see the beach. There are always surfers and a good wind the guys on the kite boards. The water is usually a bit chilly but it is beautiful. We had a bit of damage to our boardwalk and the...More

Thank boatingbum
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful beach. Use to have way more sand but after a storm it has changed a lot. If you wind surf this is the best place in Nova Scotia

Thank joyce s
Reviewed December 15, 2017

I rode a bike out to this beach from Halifax. If you do this, I would HIGHLY recommend taking either a car or bus to the tip of Dartmouth and going from there. From that point it is about a 1.5 hour ride at a...More

Thank shmoo17
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful long beach with great waves for the beginner and experienced surfer. East Coast Surf School does rentals and lessons. Highly recommend!

Thank jpennington85
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

A great beach to watch the surfers and enjoy the waves. Saw people out walking their dogs. Lots of rocks instead of sand but all really smooth and easy to walk on. Very relaxing to sit and watch

Thank Karen D
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful long beach. We enjoyed walking the beach along the edge of the water, with good size waves, looking for treasures. Was surprised to see so many surfers. The only downfall I found was the rocky walk to the sand. I can...More

Thank LCWalsh
Reviewed August 17, 2017

This was our 2nd visit to this location. it is a beautiful location. That said, there is hardly any sand. So come to watch the surfers, come to enjoy waves, but don't come expecting to play or lay in the sand.

Thank Jonathan K
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

My 14 year old and I took surf lessons. Everything was super easy. We checked in and got our gear right on the beach. Our instructor, Sylvie, was incredibly kind and patient. She explained everything clearly and we got the mechanicals quickly. She was attentive...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 28, 2017

sunshine, wind, fog, rocks, kite surfers, surfers, families, great beach walk. Something different every day with tidal changes. thank you Nova Scotia for this beautiful free beach!

Thank Asparagusto
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favourite spots to catch some sun, breath in ocean air and enjoy amazing views. It's perfect for long relaxing walks. Great for everyone from young families with young children and pet owners to photographers looking for the great shot. It's...More

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