The Top 5 Beaches in Toronto

With summer quickly coming to a close, savour those last sunny days by enjoying some of Toronto’s best beaches.

Here are five gorgeous beaches with something fun for the whole family to enjoy, from relaxing in the sand to bird watching from the rocks. Plus, all of them are conveniently close to our stunning Watermark community!

Marie Curtis Park – 3 minutes from Watermark!

Just down the street from Watermark, your neighbourhood beach is the perfect place for a stroll along the boardwalk.

Colonel Sam Smith Park – 5 minutes from Watermark!

A small beach where dogs are more than welcome! Bring your pooch for a dip in the lake and enjoy the privacy at this hidden hot spot favoured by locals.

Sunnyside Beach – 10 minutes from Watermark!

Spectacular views of the Toronto skyline, tons of sandy beach space, and beachside patio seating at the Sunnyside Pavilion Café: what more could you need?

Cherry Beach – 30 minutes from Watermark!

A Toronto favourite, Cherry Beach boasts clear water, gorgeous sandy beaches, and fun recreational options like stand up paddle-boarding and windsurfing.

Toronto Islands – Less than an hour from Watermark (including ferry travel)!

North America’s largest urban car-free environment is full of attractions like the petting zoo, amusement park, bike rentals, and endless paths and tiny beaches to explore.


Enjoy your next trip to the beach, and don’t forget the sunscreen!