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Beaches of Shelburne: A Guide for Visitors

Welcome to Shelburne, a coastal gem nestled along Nova Scotia's South Shore. This region boasts stunning beaches, inviting visitors to unwind, explore, and soak up the natural beauty of the area. Let's dive into the top beaches Shelburne has to offer and how they can enhance your stay.

Sandy Point Beach:
Location: Just a 10-minute drive from Albert's Inn.
Features: A wide stretch of sandy shore, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beachcombing. The beach offers scenic views of Shelburne Harbour, a historic lighthouse and is a favourite for leisurely walks.
Facilities: Limited facilities, so bring your own beach gear and refreshments. Parking is available near the beach.

Roseway Beach:
Location: Approximately 20 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: Known for its pristine sands and rocky outcrops, Roseway Beach is ideal for relaxing, taking photos, or enjoying a picnic. The beach is a popular spot for surfers and shell collectors alike.
Facilities: No facilities, so come prepared with food, drinks, and necessities. Parking is available at the beach entrance.

Crescent Beach
Location: Approximately 20 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: Over 1 km pristine white sand beach. Ideal for strolling, swimming, and surfing with a variety of events held through the year. Fun fact: The Crescent Beach was once featurred on the Canadian $50 bill.
Facilities: VIC with Washrooms, Change Rooms, Showers, Wifi, Parking.

Sand Hills Beach Provincial Park. 
Location: Approximately 30 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: This 2.5 km white sand beach is perfect for a long stroll. The sand flats warm up at low tide creating warm water for swimming, a local favorite! 
Facilities: Full facilities including change rooms and picnic tables. Parking is available at the beach entrance. 

Louis Head Beach
Location:30 minutes from Albert's Inn
Features: Over 3kms long, white sand beach perfect for kayaking, walking, and a local favorite for harvesting clams.
No facilities, come prepared with food, drinks, and necessities. Parking is available at the beach entrance.

Other hidden gems: For those willing to explore further, Shelburne County has numerous smaller beaches and coves worth discovering.

Shelburne's beaches offer a variety of experiences, from sun-soaked relaxation to adventure and exploration. After a day of beach-hopping, return to the comfort of Albert's Inn, where you can relax and reflect on your coastal adventures.

Beaches of Shelburne: A Guide for Visitors

Welcome to Shelburne, a coastal gem nestled along Nova Scotia's South Shore. This region boasts stunning beaches, inviting visitors to unwind, explore, and soak up the natural beauty of the area. Let's dive into the top beaches Shelburne has to offer and how they can enhance your stay.

Sandy Point Beach:
Location: Just a 10-minute drive from Albert's Inn.
Features: A wide stretch of sandy shore, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beachcombing. The beach offers scenic views of Shelburne Harbour, a historic lighthouse and is a favourite for leisurely walks.
Facilities: Limited facilities, so bring your own beach gear and refreshments. Parking is available near the beach.

Roseway Beach:
Location: Approximately 20 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: Known for its pristine sands and rocky outcrops, Roseway Beach is ideal for relaxing, taking photos, or enjoying a picnic. The beach is a popular spot for surfers and shell collectors alike.
Facilities: No facilities, so come prepared with food, drinks, and necessities. Parking is available at the beach entrance.

Crescent Beach
Location: Approximately 20 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: Over 1 km pristine white sand beach. Ideal for strolling, swimming, and surfing with a variety of events held through the year. Fun fact: The Crescent Beach was once featurred on the Canadian $50 bill.
Facilities: VIC with Washrooms, Change Rooms, Showers, Wifi, Parking.

Sand Hills Beach Provincial Park.
Location: Approximately 30 minutes from Albert's Inn.
Features: This 2.5 km white sand beach is perfect for a long stroll. The sand flats warm up at low tide creating warm water for swimming, a local favorite!
Facilities: Full facilities including change rooms and picnic tables. Parking is available at the beach entrance.

Louis Head Beach
Location:30 minutes from Albert's Inn
Features: Over 3kms long, white sand beach perfect for kayaking, walking, and a local favorite for harvesting clams.
No facilities, come prepared with food, drinks, and necessities. Parking is available at the beach entrance.

Other hidden gems: For those willing to explore further, Shelburne County has numerous smaller beaches and coves worth discovering.

Shelburne's beaches offer a variety of experiences, from sun-soaked relaxation to adventure and exploration. After a day of beach-hopping, return to the comfort of Albert's Inn, where you can relax and reflect on your coastal adventures.

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

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