North America's Top 50+ Beaches

  • Nauset Beach // USA

    Nauset Beach

    Running along the Atlantic east coast of Cape Cod, between Coast Guard Beach and Chatham Harbor for around 10 miles, Nauset Beach is the longest on the cape. This beautifully pristine stretch of fine, near-white sand is backed by low grassy dunes for much of its length giving it a wild feel.

    Much of the year this part of the… read more »

  • South Cape Beach // USA

    South Cape Beach

    Stretching for about a mile, the near-white sands of South Cape Beach are a wonderfully wild yet accessible part of the Cape Cod coast. Beyond the dunes the beach backs onto an area of wetlands and the estuary of Waquoit Bay. Out front are the sheltered waters of Vineyard Sound, a far cry from the Atlantic waves to be found… read more »

  • Stanhope Beach // Canada

    Stanhope Beach
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    Located on PEI's north shore Stanhope Beach is one of the quieter beaches on the island despite its abundant charms. Just under 25 kilometres from the main settlement of Charlottetown, the beach here comprises a generous strip of near-white sand (with a hint of pink) backed by low grassy dunes.

    Stanhope Beach is actually the name of the park which contains… read more »