Most popular beaches

English Bay Beach

English Bay Beach

Vancouver - Urban beach

The sweeping views and proximity to bars and restaurants make English Bay Beach (also called First Beach) one of the most popular in the city. Parking is...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Other
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Fun & games
  • Food & drink
  • Bicycle
Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach

Vancouver - Urban beach

Located close to the popular English Bay Beach, Sunset Beach is both smaller and quieter and has both pay parking and volleyball courts. This beach is a favorite...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Park
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Fun & games
  • Food & drink
  • Sports
Wreck Beach

Wreck Beach

Vancouver - Nude beach

Wreck Beach is both one of the largest and most relaxed beaches in Vancouver. Stretching along the coast of Point Grey, it has marvelous views and is guaranteed...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Fun & games
  • Water fun
  • Walking
Sunnyside Beach

Sunnyside Beach

Toronto - Urban beach

Featuring a boardwalk cafe, beach volleyball, parking, and change rooms, Sunnyside Beach is a great place to spend a summer day. Located on Toronto's Lakeshore...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Walking
  • Water fun
Centre Island Beach

Centre Island Beach

Toronto - Public beach

Located on Toronto's Island on the southern shore, the Centre Island Beach is a blue flag beach; this international eco-label is awarded to beaches that meet high...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Bicycle
  • Water fun
  • Water sport & adventure
Cherry Beach

Cherry Beach

Toronto - Public beach

If you're interested in surfboarding or kite-boarding, Cherry Beach is the place to go. Located in by the East Bayfront, this lowkey, lakeside beach features a...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Water sport & adventure
Ward's Island Beach

Ward's Island Beach

Toronto - Public beach

Situated nearby Toronto's Island's residential community on the southeastern shore, Ward's Island is one of the quietest beaches Toronto has to offer. Ward's...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach

Toronto - Urban beach

Sugar Beach is not a swimming beach, but it is an intentional sandy oasis in the heart of downtown, across from a sugar refinery. Umbrellas and loungers dot the...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Park
Bluffer's Park Beach

Bluffer's Park Beach

Toronto - Wild beach

Offering cliff views and a long, sandy beach, Bluffer's Beach is a favourite picnic spot among Torontonians. Located in the Scarborough district in the eastern...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Walking

Canada

Canada travel guide

While Canada's history isn't perfect, many of the current laws and protections specific to the LGBT community are notably progressive and inclusive.  Canada has come a long way since 1965 when...

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