Nowhere else in North America will you find such a selection of spectacular, unspoiled, uncrowded beaches as on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. In addition to our own incomparable, kilometre-long beach, you might want to visit some of these other beaches in the area just to prove to yourself that we aren’t exaggerating.
Just a five-minute drive from White Point, this white-sand beach has a view of several islands and is close to a working wharf where local fishermen dock their vessels year round.
Location: 3.1 km from White Point
Summerville offers visitors yet another beautiful white-sand beach a short drive from White Point Beach Resort. This beach is great for swimming, sunbathing or a leisurely walk, with a picnic park, changing facility.
Location: 7.7 km from White Point
This is a white-sand beach with a spectacular view of Coffin Island. Beach Meadows also has a playground, picnic area, change rooms, and is wheelchair accessible.
Location: 15 km from White Point
Well worth a 40-minute drive from the resort. Lockeport Crescent Beach is considered to be one of the most attractive in Canada, and was once featured on the $50 bill. Over a mile long and made up of soft white sand, it is also home to large flocks of sandpipers and other shore birds during the summer.
Ramps provide easy access and interpretive signage describes the history of the beach, while washroom and shower facilities are available at the Visitor Information Centre.
Location: 55.6 km from White Point