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Amazing sand.

This long beach of super fine sand is a unique paradise in a world of rock, cliffs and fjords... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Powerview - Pine Falls, Canada
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This is one of those places that I am really hesitant to write a review about. I could try to be... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Route 430, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 2, 2016

What this beach is a white sand beach around 6 km of unspoiled sand, no bars no restaurants no para sailing tours, no crowds no beach volley ball or drunken parties some days you would have the whole beach to your self it is just...More

3  Thank Greyhoundlover
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

The parking lot and field to walk across to get to the beach smelled like cow manure. The change rooms were dilapidated. The beach itself is mediocre. The water was cold but swimmable.

2  Thank Deborah1515
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This long beach of super fine sand is a unique paradise in a world of rock, cliffs and fjords. Service at the beach are great.

Thank Gene1963
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those places that I am really hesitant to write a review about. I could try to be subtle and say that you should visit here if you are ever in the area. But, IT IS INCREDIBLE!!!! Long, wide beach with spectacular...More

Thank sxmtravel
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We wanted a full meal for a reasonable price and this place was perfect. The portions were generous with an amazing view of the ocean. We left very full and satisfied. The theatre in Cow's Head is right next door so this was very convenient...More

Thank lizmedwin
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A must do stroll. The water may be a tad cool but the water is clean and clear. Families enjoy this beach. There are cook houses available, for free (part of the Gros Morne National Park pass)

Thank Chris S
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We stayed in a nearby hotel for 5 days, and after a day of driving, or hiking, we chilled out at this beach about four times. We never saw more than a handful of people, even on warm, sunny afternoons. The beach is pristine. There...More

Thank petertoronto2016
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The beach offers one of the most spectacular views of the sun going down in the west. One can walk a way out into the ocean as the water is very shallow. While walking on the beach you will find some of the most beautiful...More

Thank Rossco9
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I remember visiting this beach as a child and returning with my own children was no disappointment . The beach is gorgeous and we caught a lovely warm day in July! If you’re looking for a sandy beach check it out, the water is shallow...More

Thank Sammy G
Reviewed August 16, 2018

An amazing expanse of fine beach sand, interesting rock and beautiful grassy dunes. We walked it both morning and evening and enjoyed the gentle breeze with nothing but clean, fresh air. A beautiful spot not to be missed!

Thank debhack22
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Been here a few times,the most recent just a few days ago.We noticed a lot of seaweed on the beach this time but Im sure the next really high water will take care of it.The beach is really wide when the tide is out.Part of...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Great beach for a romantic walk. It is a gentle slope into the ocean, a hidden jewel where children can play in the water safely.

Thank Annette F
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