Beach: 15 places in the Laurentians to get your feet wet

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Are you looking for good places to go on holiday or a getaway with family, friends or lovers?

Imagine yourself lying on a beautiful beach, with the fresh smell of an ocean breeze wafting through your hair and the warm sand beneath your feet. That's exactly what you'll find when you visit one of the most beautiful beaches in the Laurentians in the province of Quebec, Canada

The Laurentians have some of the most breathtaking and fascinating places in Quebec and over 200 km of beautiful beaches that are the envy of tourists from around the world and Canadians alike. People come to the region from places like Toronto, Quebec City and Montreal to discover these hidden gems.

This region has many quiet beaches that are perfect for swimming, relaxing and having fun with family and friends. Everyone can find relaxation and enjoy the scenery.

In this article, we have taken the initiative to list the 15 most beautiful beaches in the Laurentians that everyone must visit, whether they are single or a couple. Whether you're looking for a family activity or a historical visit, the Laurentian region will seduce you.

 

Jean-Guy-Caron Beach | Sainte-Adèle

 

Jean-Guy-Caron Beach | Sainte-Adèle

For a relaxing outing under the summer sun, head to Sainte-Adèle beach, 64 km north of Montreal. Located in the peaceful Jean Guy Caron Park in Sainte-Adèle, this intimate and easily accessible beach is seductive because of its calm and family-like atmosphere. Its location is remarkable and its clear waters have been designated as some of the purest in all of Quebec. The clear waters of this sandy beach are beautiful and the park has a playground for children. It offers season passes and the possibility of renting paddle boards and kayaks. There are also many restaurants within walking distance.

  • Opening : Open every day from 10am to 7pm during the season
  • Supervision: beach supervised by qualified lifeguards
  • Access: free for Sainte-Adèle citizens with citizen card and paying for non-residents
  • Services: Picnic area, Equipment hire
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming, Nature observation

More info

1080 Chemin du Chantecler, Sainte-Adèle, QC, J8B 1A3, Telephone: 450 229-2921, ext. 5212

 

Laurel Lake Beach | Wentworth North

 

Laurel Lake Beach | Wentworth North

An enchanting spot in the heart of the municipality, this beach is perfect for a quiet moment or a family picnic. Sheltered from the rain, the site provides a sense of tranquillity that few other lakes can match. Bordered by Woodbury Pond and the pine trees of Wentworth Park, this beach has everything you need to enjoy a beautiful summer day in the province of Quebec. Whether you go for a swim or just relax, be sure to have a great time.

  • Opening: Open every day from 10 am to 6 pm, from end of June to beginning of September
  • Supervision: Beach supervised by qualified lifeguards.
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services: Picnic area, Toilets, Mountain bike rental, Boat rental, Parking
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming, Nature interpretation, Cycle track, Mountain bike

More info

2932, chemin Millette, Wentworth-Nord, QC, J0T 1Y0, Telephone: 450 226-2416, p. 25 or 37

 

Domaine Côté Nord and the Club de la pointe | Lac-Supérieur

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Lake Superior, located approximately 141 km from Montreal, is an eco-friendly destination offering outdoor adventure and waterfront living. Known for its exquisite mountain views and large bodies of water, Lake Superior is a highly sought after location. Its proximity to Mont-Tremblant, sandy shores, multitude of water activities and diverse network of hiking and climbing trails make it a dream location. You can still enjoy the waterfront lifestyle with a variety of cottage and condominium rentals available around the lake to suit all your needs.

Whatever the season, your stay will be idyllic. You can enjoy a wide range of activities: hiking, fishing, boating, winter sports and much more.

 

Domaine Côté Nord | Lac-Supérieur

The small beach at the lake is not open to the general public, but guests of the Club de la Pointe or the chalets on the north side of the estate, Fraternité du Lac or Suites sur Lac, have exclusive access to it. Of course, a team of qualified lifeguards is on hand to supervise swimming during bathing hours.

  • Opening: Open every day in all seasons
  • Supervision: beach supervised by accredited lifeguards
  • Access: access to the small beach is forbidden to the general public but is exclusively authorised to clients of the Club de la Pointe or the chalets located in the Domaine on the north side, Fraternité sur Lac or Suites sur Lac.
  • Services: Free Wi-Fi, Electric vehicle charging points, Internet access, Camping, Snack bar, Cottage rental, Community hall, Outdoor parking, Toilet facilities
  • Activities: Bakery, Canoeing, Canoe-camping, Climbing, Cross-country skiing, Horseback riding, Skating rink, Snowshoeing, Winter walking, Nature observation, Cycling

You can rent a property that gives access here

 

Gratton Beach Lake Saint-Joseph Saint-Adolfe-d'Howard

Gratton Beach Lake Saint-Joseph | Saint-Adolfe-d'Howard

The Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard municipal beach is located on the shores of Lake Saint-Joseph, close to the city centre and about 77 km from Montreal as the crow flies. There are food and beverage facilities, a playground and public washrooms. This beautiful beach in Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard is a favourite destination for visitors from around the world. Its calm waters are especially ideal for children and people who are not very familiar with swimming. This beautiful Quebec beach is ideal for relaxing while enjoying the fresh air. The beach is open to the public, whether you live in St-Adolphe or not. It is free and you are free to enjoy its beauty.

Open: 12 June to 6 September, daily, 10 am to 6 pm.

  • Supervision: In the absence of lifeguards, swimming is forbidden
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services : Picnic area, Toilets, Outdoor parking, Snack bar
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming, Nature observation

More info

2000, chemin du Village, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, QC, J0T 2B0, Telephone: 819 327-2044

 

Municipal beach | Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson

 

Municipal beach | Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson

The Sainte-Marguerite municipal beach is a beautiful public beach, located about 69 km from the city of Montreal, which offers a wide variety of activities for all ages, you can play volleyball, have a picnic or swim. It is surrounded by a beautiful view of the bay. You can enjoy a wide variety of activities such as swimming and canoeing. This beautiful municipal beach is supervised by lifeguards every day during the summer season and is equipped with toilets and showers. Whether you are looking for fun and entertainment, or a more peaceful and quiet day out in the sun this summer, there is something for everyone here.

However, it is important to note that dogs are not allowed, smoking or alcohol is not allowed on site and portable barbecues are not allowed.

  • Open: 23 June to 5 September, Friday to Monday from 10 am to 6 pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to 4 pm. The beach is closed on Tuesdays
  • Supervision: In the absence of lifeguards, swimming is forbidden
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services: Picnic area, Sanitary facilities
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming
  • Other specific info: Bring your own water, Smoke-free, alcohol-free beach

More info

414, rue du Baron-Louis-Empain, Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson, QC, J0T 1L0, Telephone: 450 228-2543

 

Lake Raymond Beach | Val-Morin

Lake Raymond Beach | Val-Morin

Located next to the P'tit Train du Nord in Val Morin, this small beach on Lake Raymond offers a swimming area for the whole family. It is close to a playground and the bike path, making it easy to enjoy the many other summer activities in the area. This beautiful little beach in the Laurentian region of Quebec is a great free swimming spot close to downtown Val-Morin, located about an hour's drive from the city of Montreal. There is paid parking for non-residents but you can also reach the beach by bike. There are picnic tables, toilets and a playground for children. It is not a big beach and there are not enough activities, but the view is very nice and it is a great place to relax in the sun.

  • Open: 18 June to 22 August, Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm.
  • Supervision: Family beach supervised seven days a week
  • Access: Free entrance to the beach, parking $10 for non-residents.
  • Services: Picnic area, Sanitary facilities, Pay parking for non-residents
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming

More info

1865, chemin de la Gare, Val-Morin, QC, J0T 2R0, Telephone: 819 324-5670

 

Major Beach | Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

Major Beach | Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

Considered the largest beach on Lac des Sables open to the public, Major Beach is located near the Sainte-Agathe campground and sailing school. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, capacity has been slightly reduced at Major Beach. Please consult the Town of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts for specific details on the measures in place. Beautiful and well equipped beach, large sandy bottom. The water is clean, but still cold. Good for families with young children as small waves. Supervised by qualified lifeguards, Major Beach also offers a picnic area, toilets, a restaurant, equipment and boat hire and parking

  • Open: 22 May to 6 September, daily. 10 am to 6 pm - Off season (22 May to 10 June 2021) and 9 am to 8 pm - Season (11 June to 6 September 2021)
  • Supervision: Beach supervised by qualified lifeguards.
  • Access: chargeable
  • Services: Picnic area, Toilets, Catering, Equipment and boat hire, Camping, Parking
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming
  • Means of payment : Direct payment

More info

Chemin du Tour-du-Lac, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC, J8C 1M9, Telephone: 819 326-4595, ext. 3330

 

Tessier Beach | Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

Tessier Beach | Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

In the heart of the Laurentians and a stone's throw from Mont-Tremblant Park, the municipality of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts stands out for its warm welcome, its natural beauty and its many outdoor activities, summer and winter alike. With a wide sandy beach located on Major Street, Tessier Beach is nestled in a small bay of Lac des Sables. Open from June 24 to September 6, every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., this second largest beach on Lac des Sables is the ideal place to relax in the sun and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Laurentians. Picnic tables are available, as well as washrooms and a playground for children.

  • Open: 24 June to 6 September, daily from 9 am to 7 pm
  • Monitoring:
  • Access: Beach reserved for residents with an Agatha pass!
  • Services : Picnic area, Toilets
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming
  • Means of payment : Direct payment

More info

https://www.laurentides.com/fr/membres/sainte-agathe-des-monts-plage-tessier

Rue Major, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC, Canada, Telephone: 819 326-0457

Sainte-Lucie Beach | Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts

One of the three beautiful beaches of Lac des Sables, Sainte-Lucie Beach is located in the heart of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, on Larocque Street. This reserved beach offers a swimming area, a picnic area with picnic tables. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the summer season, from mid-June to early September. You can use a barbecue, but smoking and alcohol are not allowed on the beach. The beach is open to residents with an Agathe card, allowing them to refresh themselves while enjoying the services of the city centre. It offers several services in a warm and friendly atmosphere. The swimming area is supervised by qualified lifeguards.

  • Open: daily from 10 am to 6 pm - Season
  • Supervision: beach supervised by qualified lifeguards
  • Access: Beach reserved for residents with an Agatha pass this year!
  • Services : Picnic area, Toilets
  • Activities: Swimming
  • Means of payment : Direct payment

More info

https://www.quebecvacances.com/plage-sainte-lucie

Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts rue Larocque, QC, Canada, Telephone: 819 326-0457

 

Lac Raynaud Beach | Mont-Tremblant

Lac Raynaud Beach | Mont-Tremblant

The beach of Lake Raynaud is located at the Domaine Saint-Bernard and is a jewel to discover. An exceptional setting, a warm welcome and quality activities make the Lac Raynaud beach a privileged place in the summer. The beach has lifeguards and is equipped with a picnic area and parking. Swimming is free for Mont-Tremblant residents, but they must present their Vivre Mont-Tremblant card at the entrance. However, no boat rentals are available on site.

  • Opening: open from 24 June to 6 September, open every day from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm
  • Supervision: lifeguards on the beach
  • Access: Free for Mont-Tremblant residents upon presentation of the Vivre Mont-Tremblant card and under 18 years old, $8 for 18 years old and over, $7 for 65 years old and over, $68 for a season pass 18 years old and over, $61 for a season pass 65 years old and over
  • Services: Picnic area
  • Activities: Swimming, Beach, Nature watching
  • Means of payment : Visa, Master Card, Direct Payment, Cash

More info

539, chemin Saint-Bernard, Mont-Tremblant, QC, J8E 1T4, Telephone: 819 425-3588

 

Pointe Calumet Beach | Pointe Calumet

Pointe Calumet Beach | Pointe Calumet

In terms of beaches and activities, Pointe Calumet Beach is one of the most interesting places in the Laurentians of Quebec. It offers a wide range of fun physical activities, entertainment and amenities, including cabanas, volleyball courts, large green spaces for sports such as baseball and football, and numerous food trucks nearby. In addition, there are counsellors on site to check on the kids. This beautiful, pristine natural beach of white sand and emerald water is a favourite getaway for water lovers and scenic enthusiasts. In short, a sublime paradise nearby.

  • Opening: Open daily from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 5 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Supervision: beach supervised by qualified lifeguards
  • Access: free for children aged 4 and under and chargeable for children aged 5 and over
  • Services: Picnic area, Equipment rental, BBQ, Toilet
  • Activities: Swimming, Sliding, Waterfall, Volleyball, Kayaking, Dancing, etc...
  • Means of payment : Visa, Master Card, Direct Payment, Cash

More info

701, 38th Street, Pointe-Calumet, QC, J0N 1G2, Telephone: 450 473-1000

 

Michel-JR.-Lévesque Beach | Red River

Michel-JR.-Lévesque Beach | Red River

A sandy beach located on the shores of Lake Tiberiade in Rivière Rouge, in the municipality of Sainte-Véronique, it offers a beautiful landscape while being exceptionally clean, quiet and easily accessible. Attentive lifeguards are there to ensure your safety. Everything is in place for a pleasant stay: a picnic area, barbecues and more. And admission is free for all! Parking is free on site, but space is limited. Showers, bathrooms and changing rooms are available to visitors. Guests can also rent kayaks or canoes.

  • Open: 19 June to 22 August, daily from 11 am to 6 pm, weather and attendance permitting.
  • Supervision: supervised beach
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services: Free access, Picnic area, Equipment rental, Camping, Snack bar, Boat ramp, Outdoor parking, Toilets
  • Activities: Children's playground, Belvedere or panorama, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing

More info

Chemin Tour-du-Lac-Tibériade, Rivière-Rouge, QC, J0T 1T0, Telephone: 1 819 275-2155

 

Beach of the great lake Nominingue | Nominingue

Beach of the great lake Nominingue | Nominingue

Located on the shores of Grand Lac Nominingue, this municipal beach is safe and supervised by qualified lifeguards during business hours, allowing you to swim safely with your family and friends while enjoying a beautiful summer afternoon. There is a car park for free parking and toilets on site. A volleyball court is also available for the amateurs. You will be charmed by the beautiful landscape of Lake Nominingue. This vast and beautiful sandy beach is perfect for a refreshing swim.

Open: 19 June to 6 September, daily from 11 am to 6 pm.

  • Supervision: beach supervised by a qualified lifeguard
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services: Picnic area, Equipment hire, Outdoor parking, Toilets
  • Activities: Children's playground, Playground with sports and recreation facilities, Swimming, Beach, Water sports

More info

2282, chemin des Sureaux, Nominingue, QC, J0W 1R0, Telephone: 819 278 3384

 

Municipal Beach | Lac-Saguay

Municipal Beach | Lac-Saguay

This sublime municipal beach is located on the beautiful Lac-Saguay, the largest body of water in the municipality of the same name. The water quality is excellent and the beach offers a pleasant picnic area and playground for children, parking, changing rooms and toilets. In addition to the warm, shallow waters, the beach offers an irresistible view of Lake Saguay, which is sure to delight young and old alike! It is an ideal place for a safe and refreshing swim under the summer sun and under the watchful eye of qualified lifeguards.

  • Open: 24 June to 6 September, daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Supervision: Beach supervised by lifeguards.
  • Access: Free
  • Services: Picnic area, Parking, Dressing room and Toilets
  • Activities: Children's playground, Swimming, Canoeing

More info

52, chemin de la Plage, Lac-Saguay, QC, J0W 1L0, Telephone: 819 278 3972

 

Lac des Sources Beach | Mont-Laurier

Lac des Sources Beach | Mont-Laurier

Free and accessible to all, the Lac-des-Sources beach is located in the municipal park of the same name, 5 km north of Mont-Laurier, northwest of Quebec City. A certified lifeguard supervises the site during swimming hours. The beach is equipped with a playground, covered picnic tables, changing rooms and a volleyball court. Parking is available on site. This beautiful family beach in the Upper Laurentians is a must for anyone who wants to have fun in summer. You can swim while admiring the breathtaking scenery.

  • Open: 27 June to 21 August. Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm.
  • Supervision: beach supervised by accredited lifeguards
  • Access: free of charge
  • Services: Picnic area, changing rooms, toilets, sports and recreational facilities
  • Activities: Children's playground, Playground with sports and recreation facilities, Swimming, Beach, Canyoning, Water sports

More info

1269, boulevard des Ruisseaux, Mont-Laurier, QC, J9L 3G6, Phone 819 623-1221 (700)

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