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Am I in PEI? No, I'm in Newfoundland!

I couldn't believe this beach, it was so lovely, with nice smooth sand and it stretched out before... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
45DegreesNorth
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Montreal
Warmest water in Newfoundland

I was determined to swim in Newfoundland and did many times. Every other beach I went to was frigid... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Jillian K
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New York City, New York
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Route 430, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I couldn't believe this beach, it was so lovely, with nice smooth sand and it stretched out before us. We were camping at Shallow Bay Beach campground in Gros Morne National Park, and this beach was just around the corner from our campsite. What a...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I was determined to swim in Newfoundland and did many times. Every other beach I went to was frigid and literally hurt my body. This water was pleasantly warm. (It helped that we were there during a heat wave.) I would pack a lunch and...More

Thank Jillian K
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Shallow Bay is a fun place to visit to wet your feet and legs. You can walk out a great distance and still have the water below your waist. The bay floor is a comfortable soft sand that you can access (from a few points)...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This beach is a hit. Sat and watched the Sunset. On a nice day you can walk out in the water forever. 4KM of Sandy beach with very shallow water..

1  Thank Frank W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Beautiful soft sandy beach with sand dunes. When the weather is warm the water is relatively comfortable because the water is shallow for a long way. It is great for little ones :)

1  Thank mkjm79
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a great area to watch for whales or just go out for a lunch on the beach. very quiet area to visit.

1  Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The beach is quite large / long and during our visit there were very few visitors. Terns use the sandgrass area for nesting thus a Park Sign indicates No walking on dunes. The beach has a rather large Shelter where you can prepare you food..great...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A great place to wade into the ocean or hike for miles and miles with hardly anyone around. located right beside the town of Cow head

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This beach is magical! From the white sand to the waves hitting the beach, it is like something from a movie. We stayed in the Gros morne campground and had a great time!! Will be back again for sure

Thank Sheena T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We found our way to the beach in late afternoon. It was windy but not cold, no one was swimming, there were just few people walking the flat, pebbly beach like us. Shells, sand dollars, mermaids purses.... Lots of fun. Was surprised how far the...More

1  Thank netmomtm
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