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Crystal Beach

Crystal Beach, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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Closer than Wasaga...

For those who live in the GTA, Crystal Beach in Fort Erie provides a great alternative to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Old-Eye
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Beach was great

I just went for a few hours of tanning. I arrived at 1:30pm there was lots of room. I didn't go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaymie R
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lake erie” (16 reviews)
“parking fee” (4 reviews)
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Crystal Beach, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For those who live in the GTA, Crystal Beach in Fort Erie provides a great alternative to travelling up to Georgian Bay and the Wasaga Area if you are looking for a clean and family friendly beach. I had not been to Crystal Beach in...More

2  Thank Old-Eye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just went for a few hours of tanning. I arrived at 1:30pm there was lots of room. I didn't go into the water, but there were a lot people swimming. Beach was clean. Mostly families or small groups of friends. This was a weekday....More

Thank Jaymie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have not been to Crystal Beach in 40 years. I went back to visit fond memories. One thing hasn't changed the cottages and town are still cozy quaint and simple. No high rises or grandiose homes overpowering this adorable beach town. Kudos to the...More

1  Thank Lynn-Anne K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a clean and nice beach. Parking close to the beach. Sand was clean and very fine. Gets abit crowded, but if you get there early youll get a place. The kids enjoyed themselfs 😊

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved our house here. It was great for a family of eight. The only disappointing aspect was that you can't really swim in the lake. It was full of moss and rocks and really looks like it's good for canoeing etc. Beautiful and...More

Thank kris10skib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About a 45 minute drive from Hamilton and felt like we were in Mexico! Very busy on weekend may try next time through the week. Sandy beach warm water. No dogs allowed unfortunately.

2  Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crystal Beach is quite small, with few amenities. Lake Erie is ok for swimming and the beach is clean, but there are no snack stands, a very basic bathroom area, and pretty much nothing else. People are jet skiing and paddle boarding but they must...More

2  Thank Doxibug
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Best beach in Ontario by far!! Clear water, no undertow, fresh water, lots of water sport rentals across road at the Paddy Wagon. Plus that is the local beach bar...It's all good...can't think of anything bad!!

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

amazing beach and swimming, fun bars and restaurants, rode our bicycles everywhere, very economical summer getaway.

Thank David E
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The beach itself is very clean, safe, and beautiful! A few cute shops and restaurants along the main road but you do not want to be walking around the residential area, especially not with children. The water is clean for the most part but it...More

3  Thank Amy O
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Saleem K
9 July 2017|
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Response from JeniaToronto | Reviewed this property |
Did not see anyone bbq on the beach while there.
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Kristine K
5 July 2017|
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Response from D0wnt0wnTOr0nt0nian |
not according to Fort Erie website
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