Best-in-class Beaches

Let the Blue Flags fly

Looking for a best-of-the-best beach experience? You’ve come to the right place. There are only 27 Blue Flag beaches in all of Canada and Ontario’s Southwest is home to five of them. Port Stanley, Grand Bend, Canatara Park, Port Glasgow, and Port Burwell East Beach have earned the coveted Blue Flag designation for their strict commitment to water quality, safety and environmental criteria.

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