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Place to enjoy with kids and friends. Take your outdoor umbrella, mat , swimming clothing and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Priya G
via mobile
Could Still Enjoy, Even with the Flooding

We were able to find street parking easily. The flooding of Lake Ontario was noticeable here as... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Muskego, WI
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Known as "The Beach" or "The Beaches," this eastern side of Toronto is a popular tourist spot as it offers a completely different flavor than downtown brings. There are plenty of historic buildings and independent specialty shops, but the main selling point is several kilometers of boardwalk surrounded by a sandy beach.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
West End
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Place to enjoy with kids and friends. Take your outdoor umbrella, mat , swimming clothing and food... enjoy

Thank Priya G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were able to find street parking easily. The flooding of Lake Ontario was noticeable here as well. There was a big “mini-lake” where the beach was supposed to be. There was still a nice wooden boardwalk and nice bike path that seemed to go...More

1  Thank BethWI
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The eastern beach in Toronto has a great long board for walking, running, or biking. Great for a family or couples walk; combine with a stroll back along Queen St. East.

1  Thank classified57
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Creative and inspiration! Worthy to take about two hours to have a leisure walk on the boardwalk. Good for whole family activity. Kids can bring their bikes and roller coasters too.

Thank Sunset155019
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The last weekend was a great weekend to walk the boardwalk. Wide wooden walk, stretching for miles towards down town with bike paths close by. Many chairs owned by the city to sit on anchored in the sand. The sand itself not the greatest but...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We love this place. The weather only made it even more perfect. It is clean and friendly. So many reviews complain about the dogs... I don't have a dog but I love them. The beach is leach free but the boardwalk is not so of...More

2  Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The Beaches is a wonderful area of Toronto. Beautiful beach on Lake Ontario with a lengthy boardwalk perfect for a long walk. There is also a bike/jogging path alongside the boardwalk. So whatever your choice of exercise, there is a path with beautiful lakeside vistas....More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you can look past the garbage, the dog poop and the large number of off leash dogs it's a nice change of pace when visiting Toronto. If the City or the locals did a little more to maintain it I would definitely give it...More

1  Thank ddr222
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The Toronto Beaches east of Woodbine are a popular attraction year round but especially in the heat of summer. Swimming and boating, but there is also a good long boardwalk for those who don't like struggling through the sand and gravel. You can also walk...More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

great spot for power walking in the early morning..a cool breeze off the lake and friendly people .Lots of lovely dogs as well.It is one of my favourite power walking spots when I visit Toronto

Thank bajanboy46
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31 January 2016|
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Response from travellingsinclairs | Reviewed this property |
Well you certainly will enjoy one of Morth Americas urban beaches that is purely recreational. In July or August is is very swimmable and it is a Blue Watet Beach ..clean. There are lifeguards. Miles of Boardwalk and throngs... More