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Large beach located in the northern part of the island, popular with walkers, sunbathers and swimmers.
Graham's Lane, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-672-6350
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a perfect day for strolling this beach. The winds were up and the waves were white capped making for some incredible photography.

Thank Sherry W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with RED sand! We had so much fun at this beach. Great bike trails along the beach as well.

Thank khrystey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to pack extra socks and something to clean your shoes with Because obviously closer to the water is very muddy. Shoes got wet socks were wet so had to change before getting back into the car. But if you’re prepared enjoy 👍

Thank Sidra1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PEI is full of potatoes and beaches. This one of the nicest (beaches). Even off season it is impressive.

Thank boltuprightCanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my trip in August 2018 I was very pleased with this beach, having to pay a per person entrance fee was annoying to get into the area, but overall the beach was very relaxing and the water was great.

Thank Crystal N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title pretty much sums it up. Amazing to see the red rocks that are all formed along the coast. The fresh salt water smell doesn't even feel like your in Canada at all

Thank bradr879
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a way to spend an hour of peace and quiet time together as a couple, strolling along the beach and enjoying the wonders of natural view.

Thank barbara p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So clean and beautiful! Gorgeous sand and dunes and views. Water was pretty chilly at the end of September, but it was a lovely visit!

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along our road trip adventure, we stopped at Cavendish, which was a popular beach location in my husband's childhood summers at PEI. Being that it was early September and beyond Labor Day, there was no admission charge. It was also a cloudy, damp day when...More

Thank Luckyone2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you venture across the bridge, you have to make time for Cavendish Beach. if you like beaches, you'll love it.

Thank tucker_lou
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Rhonda M
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Cantal | Reviewed this property |
Just the national park fee
October 6, 2017|
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Response from andreaainnovascotia | Reviewed this property |
cavendish is basically a "summer town" the beach should still be accessible as it's a national park ( dont forget your park pass) Some larger restaurants may still be opened. i was in pei for labor day weekend, and most... More
Bryan X
May 8, 2016|
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Response from CavendishBeachPEI |
Yes! There are different options for kayak rentals close to Cavendish. Check out Outside Expeditions, Inn At The Pier or By The Sea Kayaking. For clam digging, check out Experience PEI for clam digging tours!