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Top 5 spots for Ocean Swimming

Top 5 spots for Ocean Swimming

Powell River is lucky to have many available places to go for a dip. If you prefer your swims to be in the sea, we’ve got the perfect 5 destinations for beaches here. Mahoods is a great location for a sandy beach swim, within Lang Bay located south of town. This area is often populated by locals as it is a favourite and has some of the warmer waters in the area. Donkersly Beach is another great location for sandy hangouts, and this beach is well known for its large amount of sand dollars hiding just under the surface of the sand. Palm Beach is another area located south of town within Lang Bay, and is a regional park. This beach offers a grassy field, play equipment, washrooms, and a wonderful beach area for children. Many visitors like to stay at the Beach Gardens Hotel and Marina when they visit Powell River, and luckily this hotel has an amazing beach right next to its marina. This area has sand as well and offers great views of yachts and other boats coming into the marina. 1st Beach, locally known as Second Beach, is a very popular sandy area, and is right in town. This beach offers views of the Powell River Mill, and the convenience of being located so close to town.