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Here you can submit all your favourite beaches from all over the world. Hidden or already well-known. Beaches for swimming, beaches for surfing, beaches for sun lovers (or just lovers), beaches for walking, beaches for riding, beaches for... you name it. Beaches by the sea, beaches by a lake, beaches by a river or artificial beaches, they are all welcome.
Expanded Description:

A natural beach or a natural strand is a geological landform consisting of loose rock particles of different sizes from sand over gravel to cobble. It could even consist of shell fragments.

Example of an artificial beach: Amager Strandpark in Denmark. A whole new island has been built out in the water to protect the old beach.

A beach occurs along a shoreline of a body of water. Notice it doesn't have to only be a seashore beach. Beaches along coastal areas and beaches at lakes or along rivers are all included. The water could either be salt water or fresh water. You are also free to submit artificial beaches. See Wikipedia for more info: Beach


Tversted Beach, Denmark


Example: Beach Entrance: Tversted Beach, Denmark N 57º 35.800 E 010º 10.891.
This is the main entrance, there are several other entrances, but they are not clearly defined.

 

Instructions for Posting a Beaches Waymark:

NAME: Please include the name of the beach in the Waymark name. If it doesn’t has a specific name please use a name as descriptive as possible. Please don't send waymarks with different names on the same stretch of the beach.

CORDINATES: The beach should be marked at the main entrance to the beach. If there isn't a main entrance, then use coordinates for a broad entrance. In any case, you must indicate exactly where the coordinates were recorded!

NB! Please take care when posting a waymark in Beaches. Beaches can stretch for miles (kilometres) with dozens of public access points - possibly broad ones but also beaches with no clearly defined access points. Even with named beaches, there may be multiple access points. Add to this the fact that there is usually no clear delineation as to where one beach may end and another begins along long stretches. So use your common sense when posting a waymark - you know the beach, we - the reviewers - can only go over your waymark by using ex Google Earth.

Concerning coordinates you are also welcome to post coordinates for your favourite spot on the beach in your description. But be aware: Coordinates for the waymark should be at the main entrance to the beach! (see above).

PHOTOGRAPHS: Upload at least TWO personally taken photographs of the beach. If possible one photo of a sign with the name of the beach/area and one photo of your own choice. Multiple photographs are encouraged to give a good impression of the beach. Furthermore, the body of water where the beach is located must appear in at least one photo.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION: Please include in your description the activities that the beach and its surroundings are good for, such as swimming, sunbathing, playing, walking, riding, volleyball, fishing, bird watching, etc.. Please also provide in your description information about items such as: Are cars allowed on the beach? Are dogs allowed on the beach? Are nudes allowed on the beach? Can I buy an ice cream? Are there toilets? Handicap facilities? Lifeguards on duty? Can I rent a cabana and a chair? Access all time of the day/year? Free access or admission fee?

NOTE: You must include information in your description about access to the beach. Mention such things as roads, trails, parking, etc. This is especially important if beaches are remote or difficult to find or get to, but this requirement applies to ALL waymarks.

LANGUAGE: The international language in this game is English. Feel free to write in your own language, but there MUST be an English language description.

NOTE: The beach must be publicly accessible. Private or restricted access beaches will not be accepted.

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

Give the date and description of your visit, adding any additional information that you may have about the beach. Additional photos of the beach are highly encouraged. We want to hear about your experience!

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BeachesRondeau Provincial Park Beach - Morpeth, Ontario

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a beach located on east shore of the Rondeau Provincial Park, Morpeth, Ontario, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: never

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BeachesPlage de Gravier/Gravel Beach - Île Quarry, Québec

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Almost the entire perimeter of Île Quarry is one long, and incredibly interesting, gravel beach. // Presque tout le périmètre de l'Île Quarry est une longue plage de gravier incroyablement intéressante.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/5/2018

last visited: never

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BeachesPoplar Beach - Half Moon Bay, CA

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A small beach in Half Moon Bay, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2018

last visited: never

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BeachesAlligator Harbor Beach - Alligator Point, Franklin County, Florida, USA.

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Alligator Harbor Beach - Leonard's Landing - A small sugar-white Sandy Beach with a public access boat ramp. Alongside the Big Bend scenic byway - coastal trail (US.98) Alligator Point, Franklin County, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 1/22/2018

last visited: 1/23/2018

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BeachesCarrabelle Beach - Carrabelle, Florida, USA.

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Carrabelle Beach - A curving sugar white sandy beach. Located alongside the Big Bend scenic byway - coastal trail (Hwy 98) - West of the city of Carrabelle, on Florida's forgotten coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 1/22/2018

last visited: 1/23/2018

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BeachesPlaya de Muro - Can Picafort, Mallorca, Spain

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Six kilometers of beach between the resorts of Puerto de Alcudia and Can Picafort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 1/19/2018

last visited: 11/3/2015

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BeachesSouth Beach - Grand Turk

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Have a whale of a time at the South Beach

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Turks and Caicos Islands

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: never

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BeachesPebbly Beach - Crescent Head, NSW, Australia

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Beside the Crescent Head Golf Course is the rocky beach, appropriately called "Pebbly Beach". It is about 200 metres walk from the car park next to the caravan park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/14/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesArena Gorda

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Playa de Arena Gorda

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Dominican Republic

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 8/30/2016

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BeachesRamsey - North Beach - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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The North Beach at Ramsey is a mainly sandy beach which slopes gently down to the sea and is five minutes from the town centre. (The coordinates above are for access nearest to the Swing Bridge and the Town centre).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 11/26/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesRamsey - South Beach - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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The South Beach at Ramsey is a sandy beach which slopes gently down to the sea and is a few minutes from the town centre. (The coordinates above are for access nearest to the Dale Street Coach Stand).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 11/26/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesThurstaston Beach - Thurstaston, Wirral, Merseyside, UK.

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Thurstaston Beach is a shingle and sand beach with clay cliffs on the Wirral overlooking the River Dee Estuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesGorietta Bay Beach - Coronado, CA

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A small beach in a small park in a small city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/5/2017

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BeachesCotton Bayou Beach - Gulf Coast, Alabama, USA.

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Cotton Bayou Beach - Washed by the warm, blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The Beach runs alongside Alabama Connections Scenic Highway, (AL182 Hwy). Located in the Alabama Gulf State Park, City of Orange Beach, on the Gulf Coast, Alabama, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/23/2017

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BeachesBarefoot Beach Preserve County Park - Bonita Beach, Florida USA

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A Collier County Florida park. Barefoot Beach is also a gopher tortoise preserve. Includes a 1.25 mile nature trail above the dunes. 26.304870, -81.835886

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Florida

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesDoheny State Beach - Dana Point, CA

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A large state own beach is open to camping and day activities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesPiedras Blancas - San Simeon, CA

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Home to the famous Elephant Seals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesPointe West Beach - Galveston Island, TX

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Located close to the southern tip of Galveston Island, this beach offers no amenities but is the perfect spot to enjoy the sun, sea & sand while avoiding the usual crowded public beaches on this stretch of the Gulf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: 9/28/2017

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BeachesPlage des Rosaires - Plerin sur Mer,France

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A very beautiful beach near Saint Brieuc. Une très belle plage proche de Saint Brieuc.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/11/2017

last visited: 10/11/2017

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BeachesBadestrand - Neuharlingersiel, Germany

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Der Strand liegt direkt am Ort Neuharlingersiel in Ostfriesland an der Nordseeküste. An der Küstenlinie entlang erstreckt sich der Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer, der seit 2009 zum UNESCO-Weltnaturerbe gehört.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member friesede

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 10/5/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesPlaya las Cucharas - Costa Teguise, Lanzarote, Canary Isles, Spain.

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Playa las Cucharas is located in the tourist town of Costa Teguise in Lanzarote.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesBeach at Glimmerglass State Park - Cooperstown, NY

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The beach is a popular place in this park. They have lots of picnic tables for everyone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesBeach at Gilbert Lake State Park - Laurens, NY

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This beach is VERY popular. There were a few people on the trails, but many people at the beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/5/2017

last visited: never

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BeachesLa Plage d'Etretat - Etretat, France

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[EN] Encircled by its cliffs, the beach is relatively protected from the prevailing winds, it is made up of pebbles. [FR] Encerclée par ses falaises, la plage est relativement protégée des vents dominants, elle est constituée de galets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 7/30/2017

last visited: 3/15/2018

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BeachesPlan d'eau des Vannades - Manosque, Paca, France

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La plage sud du lac des Vannades de Manosque

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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