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Crystal Crescent Beach

Far enough out of town to feel like you’re really somewhere else, with something for everyone. Crystal Crescent is actually three beaches linked by beautiful walks on smooth dirt paths. Even off-season it’s a beautiful place to hike. Beach number three is known as the gay nude beach. Lawrencetown Beach was a close second: surfers and proximity to a hiking and biking trail make it swell.

1st runner-up Lawrencetown Beach

2nd runner-up Rainbow Haven Beach

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