We can help you find a perfect beach to forget about summer’s hot hot heat 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.
Summer in Ontario is never complete with out a day trip to the beach. Find the best public beaches in Ontario here.
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe
|Ontario’s Lake Country||Midland & Area|
|Public Beaches in Ontario's Lake Country||Public Beaches in Midland & Area|
|Blue Mountain & Area||Simcoe County|
|Public Beaches in Blue Mountain Village & Area|
|Bruce County||Grey County|
|Public Beaches in Bruce County||Public Beaches in Grey County|
Public Beaches in the Kawarthas
Public Beaches in Northumberland
York, Durham & Headwaters
|York Region||Durham County|
|Public Beaches in York||Public Beaches in Durham|
Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley
|Haliburton Highlands||Ottawa Valley|
|Public Beaches in Muskoka||Public Beaches in the Ottawa Valley|
Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound
|Public Beaches in Muskoka||Public Beaches in the Algonquin Highlands|
Discover some of Ontario’s best beaches and start planning your getaway on the water at one of Ontario’s best resorts.
Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort
Pine Vista Resort
Westwind Inn on the Lake
Buttermilk Falls Resort
Sandy Lane Resort
Tall Pines Cottages
Barry’s Bay Cottages
Blue Moon Retreat
Blue Spruce Resort
Bondi Village Cottage Resort
Bayview Wildwood Resort
Blue Water Acres
Cedar Grove Lodge
Christie’s Mill Inn & Spa
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Logging Chain Resort
Port Cunnington Lodge & Resort
Rocky Crest Golf Resort
Taboo Muskoka Resort
Sand Lake Cottages
Camp Missanabie Outfitters / Northern Walleye Lodge
Tornado’s Canadian Resorts
Pickerel Lake Cottage Resort
Okimot Lodge on Tomiko Lake
Ontario Summer Getaways
Ontario Beach 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.
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.