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Large beach located in the northern part of the island, popular with walkers, sunbathers and swimmers.
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Graham's Lane, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

We still remember the unique orange colored beach since our visit last summer. We enjoyed walking barefoot along the sandy beach while enjoying the warm sea breeze, the pebbles, the washed up jelly fish and the blue colored sky. A must-see PEI attraction.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GuyFromTheSix
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

So I should explain I am a redhead I look like a lobster after 10 minutes on the beach. For this reason I try to stay off the beaches. I have to say this beach is very relaxing. It wasn’t over populated. The people that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank HappyWanderer3276
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Beautiful beach - we unfortunately had bad weather this day and got rained out but we thought the beach was very nice. Not many places to get a bite (right on the beach) you have to leave the parking area - although re-entry is allowed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank aavenner
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful beach, life guards during high season. Camping area, lots of camp grounds, great restaurants, lots of places to see and visit .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 65Islander1967
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The family stayed at Cavendish Beach National Park and enjoyed the beach for the Labour Day long weekend. The sunsets were fabulous, the sand soft and warm. A few days were windy and wavy and others were very calm. At this time of year we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suuzie-Q
Reviewed October 17, 2018

It was a perfect day for strolling this beach. The winds were up and the waves were white capped making for some incredible photography.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SBishop18
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach with RED sand! We had so much fun at this beach. Great bike trails along the beach as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank khrystey
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Make sure to pack extra socks and something to clean your shoes with Because obviously closer to the water is very muddy. Shoes got wet socks were wet so had to change before getting back into the car. But if you’re prepared enjoy 👍

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sidra1987
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

PEI is full of potatoes and beaches. This one of the nicest (beaches). Even off season it is impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank boltuprightCanada
Reviewed October 3, 2018

During my trip in August 2018 I was very pleased with this beach, having to pay a per person entrance fee was annoying to get into the area, but overall the beach was very relaxing and the water was great.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rhonda M
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Cantal | Reviewed this property |
Just the national park fee
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CassCurr
October 6, 2017|
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Response from andreaainnovascotia | Reviewed this property |
cavendish is basically a "summer town" the beach should still be accessible as it's a national park ( dont forget your park pass) Some larger restaurants may still be opened. i was in pei for labor day weekend, and most... More
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Bryan X
May 8, 2016|
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Response from CavendishBeachPEI |
Yes! There are different options for kayak rentals close to Cavendish. Check out Outside Expeditions, Inn At The Pier or By The Sea Kayaking. For clam digging, check out Experience PEI for clam digging tours!
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