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Sandy Cove Beach

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Address: Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Sand and Soothing Waves

This is a beautiful crescent shaped beach on the Bay of Fundy in Sandy Cove Digby County. A great place to sit and read a book, beachcomber or dip your your toes into the bay... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lori1953
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Nova Scotia
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Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful crescent shaped beach on the Bay of Fundy in Sandy Cove Digby County. A great place to sit and read a book, beachcomber or dip your your toes into the bay! There are no bathrooms here or other amenities but a great spot for a picnic or bonfire in the evening.

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Thank Lori1953
Brockville, Canada
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

My husband, 13, 11 & 10 year old and I were excited to go to our first sandy beach on the east coast and were not pleasantly surprised. Maybe we hit a bad day or a bad time of the day but this place was a real disappointment. The place stunk badly of fish. I know it's salt water and... More 

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Thank ASLast
London, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

a great place to stop and chill on your way to digby neck to do some whale watching take a picnic as not many places to stop for food

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Thank peter o
Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is not a beach to swim in as it is salt water and cool. A wharf where fishing boats tie up. A nice walking beach and breathtaking view.

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Thank Margarita2016
Bloomington, Indiana
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183 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was the highlight of our day, we had higher expectations for a drive along Digby Neck. No birds, no whales, no water to see....don't know why it is advertised like it is. Sandy Cove was the one gem in the entire 49 k trek.

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Thank MeriR
Digby, Canada
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sandy cove is part of Digby neck's beauty. Situated in the middle of the neck between Digby and east ferry it is one among many other scenic areas lodged along the coast. Digby neck has small harbours and beaches hatched in between cliffs and rugged coast lines along the bay of fundy and st-Mary's bay. Start your day with a... More 

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Palm Beach, United States
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108 reviews
46 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nice beach but the important thing to do is arrive at sunrise or sunset. Views are remarkable. The air is so fresh and clean.

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Thank Peter L
Edmonton
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

There is an old concrete wharf, which protects most of the cove -- making it perfect for swimming. The beach is surprisingly large for a sandy beach in Nova Scotia.

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Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stopped off here on the way to Brier Island - nice place to get pretty pics and shells, but that's about it, although there was nobody there so we had it to ourselves.

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Digby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a beautiful and amazing beach. The Bay of Fundy water is cold but if you catch it as the tide is coming in, the sandbars warm it on the way. If you are lucky, you will see a whale or two off the cove. Have a weiner raost on the beach and stay for the spectacular sunset.

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