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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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BeachesBerrara Beach - Berrara, NSW

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A protected beach with fine sands & a rocky platform with numerous fossils.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesPraia Fluvial do Rosário - Moita, Portugal

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Rosário is a lovely village, close to Lisbon but still rural and picturesque, like a portrait of a bygone time. And it has a beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Setúbal, Portugal

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesPlage Naya - Parc régional éducatif Bois de Belle-Rivière is located in Mirabel, Québec, Canada.

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Plage Naya - Parc régional éducatif Bois de Belle-Rivière is located in Mirabel, Québec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesPleasant Beach - Prince Edward County, ON

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Free public beach in Prince Edward County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesBethany Beach, Delaware

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Known as a "quiet" beach on Delaware's seashore

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesWabasso Beach Park - Florida, USA.

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'Wabasso Beach Park' a favourite for surfers, features include, boardwalk, paved parking, and showers. Lifeguards are on duty from 9am - 5pm. ADA beach access. Located on the Atlantic Coast, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesMelbourne Beach - Brevade County, Florida, USA.

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A small Beachfront Park on Hwy A1A, called 'Ponce de Leon's Landing' is alongside a Florida Scenic Byway, A1A on the barrier Island. The official beach access to Melbourne Beach from the car park is the most Southerly in Brevard County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesTreasure Shores Beach - Indian River County - Florida, USA.

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Treasure Shores Beach Park is also known as North Beach. Open from Sunrise to Sunset. It is designated as the ADA beach access park for Indian River County, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesMillennium Park Natural Ponds Beaches - Castlegar, BC

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Millennium Park Natural Swimming Ponds are located at the end of 5th Street next to the Columbia River. The Grand Opening of the new pools took place on August 4th, 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesChopaka Road Beach, Cawston, BC

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There is an old wood truss bridge which carries Chopaka Road over the Similkameen River 12 km. south of Cawston on Highway 3. Right beside it is this little beach, previously known only to the locals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesMommark Beach - Als, Denmark

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Sandy beach near Mommark Marina on Als island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesPlatja de la Rubina

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A beach suited to all needs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jessykins

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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BeachesUnknown Vuosaari - Helsinki, Finland

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This is an unknown beach not far from the neighborhood of Vuosaari, in the suburbs of Helsinki.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Finland

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: 9/2/2012

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BeachesSønderhav beach - Kruså, Denmark

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Small but famous sandy beach near the border between Denmark and Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesVuosaari beach - Helsinki, Finland

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This is a city beach, located on the suburb of Vuosaari.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Finland

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: 6/26/2010

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BeachesShoreline Park Beach - Mountain View, CA

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A beach at Shoreline Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/25/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesLake of the Woods Beach Area - Lake of the Woods, OR

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This beach access is available to visitors of Lake of the Woods Resort for a daily use fee and is located between the Marina and the Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesSwift's Neck Beach - Wareham, MA

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This is one of the beaches in the town of Wareham, Massashusetts, near Cape Cod.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesHarvey Gap State Park and Swim Beach - Garfield County, CO

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Harvey Gap State Park features a swim beach that is available only during the warmer summer months since it sits at 6,500' (1,981 m). Pets are NOT allowed so the area stays clear of domestic animal waste. There is a daily fee for use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesLulworth Cove Beach - West Lulworth, Dorset, UK

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This shingle beach is identified here by the slip road and boat ramp on the westerly edge of the cove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesMilford-on-Sea Beach - Milford-on-Sea, Lymington, Hampshire, UK

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This beach lies on the Hampshire coast near the town of Lymington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesSuomenlinna Beach - Helsinki, Finland

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Suomenlinna is an island near Helsinki, a fortress island and a UNESCO Heritage Site. And it has a beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Finland

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: 8/12/2007

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BeachesBuckley Campground Beach - Trail, BC

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It's on a large lake (Pend d'Oreille Reservoir), it has pit toilets, cheap firewood, water outlets, picnic tables, fire pits, a beach and a boat ramp. And it's FREE!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesRed Beach on Santorini Island

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The famous beach on the Santorini Island, named after the red-colored rocks around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arne1

location: Greece

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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BeachesPlage du Veillon

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Jolie plage de Vendée avec intérêt géologique. Nice beach in Vendée, with geological interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sherpahebbes

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: 3/31/2013

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