July 11, 2017
Who said summer, said outings in the sun! What better way to enjoy the holidays than to go to the beach. Volleyball, games for children, picnicking, reading and swimming are just some of the activities you can do. No need to travel to the South! In Quebec, we have several beautiful beaches that will make you feel like in Cancun! So here are the top 10 beaches near Montreal that you should definitely visit this summer.
1. Clock Tower Beach
For those who do not want to leave Montreal, the city offers an urban beach along the St. Lawrence River. You can admire the view and the boats while enjoying a cocktail. Several deck chairs and sunshades litter the ground with fine blond sand. All within five minutes of downtown, $ 2 per person.
2. Jean-Doré Beach
Do you like clean water, a lot of sunshine, playing volleyball, and having your car five minutes away from the golden-sand beach? Jean-Doré Beach is an ideal place for you to take a quality rest and get you tan. The entrance for a family of four costs $22.
3. Sainte-Catherine’s RécréoParc
20 minutes from Montreal, enjoy this safe beach with family or friends. Guests can also enjoy a wide range of water activities. The admission fee is $ 11 per adult.
4. Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Beach
Low water level makes it ideal for people with young kids. The park offers a variety of activities that’ll help you get rid of stress and to make the most of the hot days. The parking fee is $9 a day.
5. Cap St. Jacques Beach
It’s a small sandy beach which is very peaceful and nice to walk around and observe nature. Admission for adults is $5 while kids under five years can enter for free. The beach is located in Pierrefonds.
6. Oka Beach
Once you arrive in Montreal, you may want to visit Oka Beach, one of the most popular. Guests can enjoy a variety of water sports, playgrounds, hiking trails and picnic areas. Parking fees are only $8.
7. Saint-Timothée’s Beach
Beach of the regional park of the Saint- Timothée islands is well-known due to its crystal clear water. Visitors can rent water sports equipment such as kayaks and pedal boats. Admission equals to $10 a day.
8. Saint-Zotique Beach
Passionate swimmers and waters sports players should spend some time here. The beach is suitable for family with young children because of quality swimming lessons. Adults can relax playing soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The entrance fee equals to $10 per person.
9. Pointe-Calumet Beach
For $15 per adult person, you’ll get access to a beautiful environment. At this beach, you will find many activities, such as water sports, beach volleyball, paddle boats, kayak, lake trampolines, hosted events, and more.
10. Municipal Beach of La Sablière
Close to Montreal and very safe, this beach is ideal for families or to relax after a long week. You can rent pedal boats or kayaks on site. The entrance fee is $ 6 per adult.
Les Suites Labelle, located in the heart of downtown Montreal, offers easy access to all of these beaches. You can go back to relax after a day in the sun.
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