We can help you find a perfect beach to forget about summer’s hottest temperatures and humidity.
Ontario beaches can be sandy or rocky, all of them are some of the finest fresh water shorelines of the world.
Beaches are a fabulous spot for summer sports such as beach volleyball, SUP boarding, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing and beach walking. If there is one thing we stress, please be safe and wear your life jacket or pfd when out on the water.
Featured Ontario Beach Destinations
Discover some of Ontario’s best beaches and start planning your getaway on the water.
Algonquin Highlands | Blue Mountain Village | Haliburton Highlands | Midland | Muskoka | Ontario’s Highlands | Ontario’s Lake Country | Ottawa Valley
Ontario Beach Blue Flag Designations
2018 is the 14th year for Blue Flag designations. Clean beaches and clean water makes for great family vacation fun. According to Blue Flag reports over the past few years Ontario has some of the best beaches, and many of those fresh water beaches are rated as Blue Flag Beaches.
Plan your next getaway on one of the pristine lakeside beaches of Ontario’s finest resorts.
Barrie & Area
Georgian Bay Area
Ontario’s Lake Country
South Eastern Ontario
Lake of Bays
Lake Ontario Beaches (north of Toronto)
Lake Simcoe Beaches
Muskoka Ontario Beaches
National Parks with Beaches
Ottawa Area Beaches
Ontario’s Lake Country
Sault Ste. Marie
Ontario Beaches Image Galleries
See the beach before you visit.
Beach Tips & Checklist
Equipment and beach gear needed for the perfect beach family vacation getaway:
- Beach chair
- Beach toys (pail, shovel)
- Beach towel or blanket
- Beach sun umbrella
- Beach ball or Volleyball
- Beverages including water
- Snacks / Picnic
- Reusable food containers (if bringing food)
- Sun glasses
- Good books and Magazine
- Garbage bag, do not leave anything on the beach
The above beaches in Ontario are only a small selection of the many beaches available. To consider more beach locations check the Ontario Lakes, Rivers and Streams which combines the names of lakes with towns and cities.
Ontario Beach Winter Wonderlands
Breaking waves and ice formation offer up photographic opportunities on beaches during a Canadian winter. Many beaches offer nice flat walking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing for beginners. Waterfowl migrations during late fall and early winter can be a birders best season sightings along Ontario shorelines waterfronts.