Photo cred - Dani Olive
In the summertime when the weather is hot/You can stretch right up and touch the sky. Contrary to popular belief, Montreal is close to some pretty quality beaches. You won't find ocean, but you will find plenty of open sand, plus water activities like kayaking, pedal boats, and canoeing. Here's some of our favorite beaches close to Montreal.
Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Nature Park
Cap Saint Jacques Beach
Plage de Saint-Timothée
Saint-Timothée’s Parc features a gorgeous sandy beach, picnic areas, kayaking, canoeing, etc. pedal boats, canoeing and kayaking. The park also has a chalet service with snack bar and restrooms.
Plage de Saint-Zotique
Plage du Parc Jean-Drapeau
In the huge island park we all know and love sits a fabulous lake beach, a nearby pool, and boat sport rentals. New this year, you'll be able to wakeboard at the beach. Also new: free wifi.
Beach Club de Pointe-Calumet
Clock Tower Beach
Located at the foot of the Clock Tower, the entrance to Old Port, this beach offers a serene vacation atmosphere with fine sand, chairs, and parasols.
Outdoor Aquatic Complex at PJD
Although not technically a beach, the outdoor pool complex at PJD is incredible. There are three recently renovated pools: a recreational pool (with rubber mat cushioning), a competition pool, and a diving pool. For the summer the complex has trampolines, water games, and inflatable Saturdays (water trampoline games).
Voyageur National Park
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