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Address: Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Beautiful beach.

Sandy cove is part of Digby neck's beauty. Situated in the middle of the neck between Digby and east ferry it is one among many other scenic areas lodged along the coast... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
CThibadueau
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Digby, Canada
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London, Canada
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

a great place to stop and chill on your way to digby neck to do some whale watching take a picnic as not many places to stop for food

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Thank peter o
Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is not a beach to swim in as it is salt water and cool. A wharf where fishing boats tie up. A nice walking beach and breathtaking view.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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181 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was the highlight of our day, we had higher expectations for a drive along Digby Neck. No birds, no whales, no water to see....don't know why it is advertised like it is. Sandy Cove was the one gem in the entire 49 k trek.

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Digby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sandy cove is part of Digby neck's beauty. Situated in the middle of the neck between Digby and east ferry it is one among many other scenic areas lodged along the coast. Digby neck has small harbours and beaches hatched in between cliffs and rugged coast lines along the bay of fundy and st-Mary's bay. Start your day with a... More 

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Thank CThibadueau
Palm Beach, United States
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99 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nice beach but the important thing to do is arrive at sunrise or sunset. Views are remarkable. The air is so fresh and clean.

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Thank Peter L
Edmonton
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

There is an old concrete wharf, which protects most of the cove -- making it perfect for swimming. The beach is surprisingly large for a sandy beach in Nova Scotia.

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Thank YEGcg
Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped off here on the way to Brier Island - nice place to get pretty pics and shells, but that's about it, although there was nobody there so we had it to ourselves.

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Digby, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a beautiful and amazing beach. The Bay of Fundy water is cold but if you catch it as the tide is coming in, the sandbars warm it on the way. If you are lucky, you will see a whale or two off the cove. Have a weiner raost on the beach and stay for the spectacular sunset.

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Thank Greyman2016
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A large very swimable, sandy beach. Whether you are walking or sunbathing it is a great place. Not too busy but a nice collection of people and a few dogs.

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Antigonish, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

A wonderful beach for exploring and finding beach glass. The parking area is small, but there is a wonderful gravel path down to the beach below.

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