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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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All reviews beautiful beach red sand life guards change rooms on duty swimming area national park nice sand warm water sandy beaches snack bar lots of parking red fish prince edward island off season entrance fee walking trails
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The beach is inside the Provincial Park so there is a fee to pay but the facilities are good and the beach is lovely, Soft sand with rocky coves at the end. It was fairly busy but you can walk a ashore way to be...More

Thank 879markf
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Last year the beach was cold and rocky, this year rocks were gone and water was warmer. It will never be the Caribbean but when you are laying on the sand it feels like it.

Thank Richy_Bobby
Reviewed August 18, 2018

As expected not like 3 years ago beach was rocky this year nice sand clean facilities also clean price is ok

Thank Bernie S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We spent a family day at Cavendish Beach. The red sand and long sandbars out into the ocean made for a terrific day with kids and adults. It is worth the price of admission to the park.

1  Thank CISM
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The beach can get quite crowded as it is a popular place. It has lots of facilities, such as toilets, showers, canteen and plenty of parking. The beach is sandy, the sea is shallow and there are lifeguards in the summer months.

1  Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were glad we made this a part of our PEI trip - a beautiful place to walk around and enjoy nature.

1  Thank kels09
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Cavendish beach is beautiful, with soft red sand and clear ocean waters. The beach is quite large, so it is great to walk along the coast or relax for a few hours. The area was well maintained with boardwalks and stairs to get to the...More

1  Thank Lauren C
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We loved walking around the beach in Cavendish. We took an extra 2 hours because it was so beautiful.

1  Thank Kyle W
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We checked out the beach and saw the cliffs. They were both nice but honestly we did see more impressive beaches and cliffs elsewhere on PEI with less crowds. Also found the beach area to be quite a bit of litter. Seems that because Cavendish...More

1  Thank Sweetchic
Reviewed August 9, 2018

wonderful ocean water .Beach has too many rocks for me , but nice. The bathrooms were really dirty !

2  Thank duncanm828
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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!