15 of Canada’s most unique beaches


Long Beach

Size: 16 km of peerless Pacific wonder

Location: Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

What makes it unique: There are innumerable Long Beaches in the world, but this may be the well-worn name’s crown jewel. Whether you stop in at Wickaninnish Bay, or anywhere between the picturesque villages of Ucluelet and Tofino, Long Beach is like visiting a postcard. Amazing crashing waves, whale watching, and British Columbia’s breathtaking forests make for a photo-file’s paradise.

Fun fact: Some think that Long Beach is home to the best surfing conditions in Canada!

Size: 16 km of peerless Pacific wonder


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