Who’s ready for a beach day? The charming town of Port Elgin has 3 km of fine white sand beaches and trust us, you’ll definitely want to stay for sunset.

This town is known for being one of the best vacation destinations in southwestern Ontario, and the beaches are the main attraction.

There are several beaches to enjoy in Port Elgin, the most popular of them being Main Beach.

“A popular destination since the late 1800s, this beach offers summer treats and food for those that have swam the day away or played on the sand building sandcastles and fortresses,” says Visit Port Elgin.

The long stretch of powdery white sand is complete with a wheelchair-accessible walkway, allowing even more visitors to enjoy it.

This beach gets quite crowded during the summer months, but there are two nearby spots that offer more peace and quiet.

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Gobles Grove and Shipley Beach are lesser-known areas that don’t tend to get as busy, says Visit Saugeen Shores.

Shipley Beach is a much smaller beach and Gobles Grove is known for its shallow and clear water.

Port Elgin’s tourism website says that their town is known for its “world-famous sunsets,” and there’s no better place to enjoy those views than from the beach.

The town has a lot more to offer than just outdoor amenities.

There are also plenty of restaurants, shops, and charming overnight accommodations for a weekend getaway.

Plus, just one hour up the road is the famous Bruce Peninsula National Park!

So if you’re looking to make the most of the gorgeous weather in our province, look no further than the hidden gem beaches of Port Elgin!