With almost 10,000 kilometres of coastline, Newfoundland has beaches in abundance. Whether you’re looking for sun and sand, wind and waves, or cobblestones and caplin, you’ll find it here.
This comprehensive guide takes you across the island to a wide range of beaches, from small rocky coves to vast stretches of fine white sand. Detailed descriptions, colour photographs, and lists of amenities and nearby attractions will help you plan your trip. Using the GPS coordinates and clear directions, you will find your way to destinations both well-known and off the beaten track. From Grand Bay West to Middle Cove and everywhere in between, Beaches of Newfoundland is an indispensable resource for locals and tourists alike.
About the author
Growing up in Newfoundland and Hawaii, Carla Smith Krachun developed a deep attachment to the ocean. She is especially fascinated with the widely varying coastline around Newfoundland and has spent countless hours exploring the island’s beaches. In addition to doing freelance writing and photography, Carla worked as a photographer with the Evening Telegram and writer with the Encyclopedia of Newfoundland. She taught Psychology at Memorial University and the University of Saskatchewan for many years. On returning home from the prairies, she has been happy to reacquaint herself with the ocean by creating this book, which she hopes will help others discover and enjoy Newfoundland’s many amazing beaches.