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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 July 10, 2014

Had a great time at the beach. There is the west and east beach, each have their own entrances and are not connected for vehicles so you need to drive. I recommend the West beach as it was a lot bigger and very nice sand...More

Thank Brandon Z
Reviewed July 9, 2014

For the kids: bring you castle building supplies, sun cream and umbrella. It can get hot on the beach. If you follow the road along from Cavendish center to North Rustico there are many spots to park and climb down to the waters edge to...More

Thank Steph F
Reviewed July 8, 2014

The beach was great. White sand, hot weather, clean beach and clean facilities. Not much more you can ask for. One recommendation is to bring a beach umbrella, it gets hot!

Thank NewfieTravellers1
Reviewed July 7, 2014

Blue waters splashing against the red rocks, makes for a unique view. A very clean beach with no trash in view.

Thank 06CES47
Reviewed July 6, 2014

It was a hot July day (around 28C) when we visited in the early afternoon and the beach was well busy but there was still plenty of unexplored spots. There is a fee for entering but worth it, you can get a day pass which...More

Thank ruuree
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Not only is the beach fantastic but the town itself is phenomenal. We absolutely loved Cavendish the most out of all the places we visited and we traveled the whole Province. A must stop if going to Prince Edward Island.

Thank canadianwannab
Reviewed July 1, 2014

During our PEI vacation we got a beach pass from our motel and hit up the beach. A beautiful long coastline awaited us and there were only 2 people there when we arrived that morning in search of treasure. The little waves were so much...More

1  Thank Candice B
Reviewed June 27, 2014

Beautiful beach! It is a lovely long beach for walking, swimming, great for families. its a must stop for my family each year will come back for a visit in the near future!

1  Thank kandi1225
Reviewed June 27, 2014

A beautiful and dramatic coast line. We took "Matthew's Carriage" ride to the coast from the Green Gables Museum. A beautiful ride and you will not to disappointed in the dramatic views. Be sure to visit.

1  Thank BabsOswego
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beautiful beach and scenery all around. Take a walk to the rocks and cliffs and do some exploring too!

Thank Cindy E
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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!