Best Nova Scotia Beaches

27 Top Seashore Spots for Sun, Sand and Surf

by Allan Billard

photographs by Donna Barnett

Biologist and naturalist, Allan Billard identifies 27 top Nova Scotia beaches. He provides details on each including information on terrain, seasonal availability, lifeguards, cell phone reception, and even the unique natural history that makes each beach special.

Some of the finest beaches in the world can be found in Nova Scotia — if you know where to go. In this book Allan Billard selects 27, from one end of the province to the other. Some of these are widely known, while others are local, out-of-the-way gems. For anyone looking to bask in the sun, head out on a surfboard, or hike alongside crashing waves, this book identifies the top options from around the province. There are key details on each beach, including information on lifeguards, terrain and seasonal availability, and cell phone reception. Allan Billard's illuminating text also explores the unique natural history of each of these beaches, offering insight into why each one is special.

About the Author

Allan Billard is a naturalist and biologist who has been involved in Nova Scotias outdoor recreation and tourism industries since 1988. He is the author of Waterfalls, Beaches of Nova Scotia, and Lighthouses of Nova Scotia. He lives in Halifax.

Reviews

"Put this book in your bag and head to one of the 27 beaches it features- even if it's too cold to swim."
Phil Moscovitch, Atlantic Books Today

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