Manitoba's famous sandy beaches
Sandy beaches

The Eastern Beaches Area

North Shore Drive is part of a resort development that was put up in the 70s. It is nice and quiet, the perfect place for a relaxing vacation.

The Eastern Beaches Area of Lake Winnipeg is one of North America's finest summer resort regions. With sandy beaches, warm water and multiple possibilities for summer sports such as swimming, tanning, sailing, water skiing, surfing, kite-boarding and motor boating.

Bashful Beach Birds: The Piping Plover
Piping Plover

Other outdoor activities

The natural environment of the Canadian Shield and Lake Winnipeg offer a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking and bird watching. Numerous bird sanctuaries offer birders the opertunity to watch the Piping Plover or the America White Pelican.

the area is very popular with skidoers

Winter activities

In the winter the area is very popular with skidoers as there are very many maintained snowmobile paths along the resort.

More information

For more detailed information you can also visit the Eastern Beaches website.


The beach
Though Grand Beach is better known in Manitoba as one of the top 10 beaches in North America, I find the beach at Hillside to be a lot nicer.
The beaches area
The eastern cottage country: Manitoba's Carribean of the North with beaches galore
Spring impressions, enjoy the lush new green
Summer is unparalleled in the Eastern Beaches Area of Lake Winnipeg
Fall / Autumn
Fall, after the tourist season is over. Listen to the peaceful quiet.
Marvel at the beauty created by a Manitoba Winter.

Author: Fredrick Buetefuer