Ontario Beaches

Rawley Resort

Ontario beaches for swimming are within easy reach of Toronto GTA. Choose from public beaches with beach camping in parks or private beach resorts.  Beaches provide many of the summer sports such as beach volleyball, sup boarding, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing and beach walking. 

Flip Flop iconFeatured Ontario Beach Destinations  

Algonquin Highlands | Blue Mountain Village | Haliburton HighlandsMattawa Voyageur Country | Midland | MuskokaOntario’s Highlands | Ontario’s Lake Country | Ottawa Valley

Ontario Beaches Image Galleries

See the beach before you visit.

Algonquin | Barrie | Georgian Bay | Georgian Bay Tiny Beaches | Haliburton | Midland & Balm Beach | Orillia | Penetanguishene


Ontario Beach News

2016 is the 12th 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


sunbather iconPrivate Beach Getaways


Algonquin Area

Blue Mountains

Georgian Bay Area

Grey County

Haliburton Highlands





Lake of Bays





Port Carling

Port Seven

Severn Bridge

Kawartha Lakes

Lake Simcoe

Northern Ontario

Blind River 






Parry Sound

Port Loring

·         Tornado’s Canadian Resorts

West Nipissing

Burk’s Falls

Crystal Falls


Ontario’s Lake Country

Ottawa Valley


·         Footprints Resort

Barry’s Bay









Public Beaches

Algonquin Area


Durham Region

  • Brock Beaverton North Beach
  • Beaverton South Beach
  • Thorah Centennial Park
  • Lakeview Beach West
  • Scugog Kinsmen Beach
  • Uxbridge Elgin Pond

Bruce County

  • Bruce County Beaches
  • Sauble Beach
  • Red Bay
  • Singing Sands
  • Lion’s Head
  • Oliphant Beach
  • Red Bay Beach
  • Wiarton Beach
  • Kincardine Station Beach
  • Inverhuron Beach
  • Boiler Beach
  • Bruce Beach
  • Lorne Beach
  • Lurgan Beach

Georgian Bay

Haliburton Highlands

  • Twelve Mile Beach
  • Bissett Beach
  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Forsters Beach
  • Rotary Park Minden
  • Haliburton Beaches Photo Gallery

Huron County

  • Amberley Beach
  • Port Albert Beach
  • Goderich Main Beach
  • St. Christopher’s Beach
  • Black’s Point Road Beach
  • Bayfield Main Beach
  • Bayfield South Beach
  • Stanley Township Sideroad #10 beach
  • Grand Bend Beach

Huntsville, Muskoka

Lake of Bays

Lake Ontario Beaches (north of Toronto)

Lake Simcoe Beaches


Muskoka Ontario Beaches

National Parks with Beaches

North Bay

Ottawa Area Beaches

Ontario’s Lake Country

Oxtongue Lake

Owen Sound/Meaford/Thornbury/Craigleith

  • Beach across the road from Owen Sound Golf Course
  • Kelso Beach (Owen Sound)
  • Hibou (Owen Sound area)
  • Ainslie Woods (Owen Sound area)
  • Meaford Beach
  • Christie Beach (Meaford area)
  • Little River Beach (Thornbury)
  • County Beach (Thornbury)
  • Northwinds Beach (Craighleith)

Parry Sound

Sault Ste. Marie



Wasaga Beach

West Nipissing

  • West Nipissing -Duschesnay Falls
  • Callander Bay -Nestled along the south-eastern shores of Lake Nipissing
  • Sturgeon Falls -On the West end of Nipissing, a bit East of Sudbury

York Region

  • Georgina Balfour Beach
  • Georgina Claredon Beach
  • Georgina De La Salle Beach
  • Georgina Franklin Beach
  • Georgina Holmes Point
  • Georgina Island Grove
  • Georgina Jackson’s Point Beach
  • Georgina Keswick Beach (Church St.)
  • Georgina North Gwillimbury Park
  • Georgina Paradise/Willow Beach
  • Georgina Parkwood Crescent Beach(South Keswick – Glenwoods)
  • Georgina Penninsula Motel
  • Georgina Port Bolster Beach
  • King Recreation Island at Seneca College
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville Shadow Lake
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville Cedar Beach(Musselman’s Lake)
  • Willow Beach Dock



Beach Tips & Checklist

Round-Lake-BeachEquipment and beach gear needed for the perfect beach family vacation getaway:

  • beach chair
  • beach toys (pail, shovel)
  • beach towel
  • blanket
  • beach umbrella
  • beach bag
  • beach ball
  • volleyball
  • Sunscreen
  • Hats
  • beverages includes water
  • Sun glasses
  • Good books and Magazine

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. See Barrie’s Minet’s point beach with visiting Trumpeter swans