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Leuty Lifeguard Station on Kew Beach | © John Vetterli/Wikicommons
Leuty Lifeguard Station on Kew Beach | © John Vetterli/Wikicommons
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35 Toronto Images To Give You Neighborhood Envy

Picture of Culture Trip
Updated: 9 February 2017
Head east along Queen Street and you’ll find Toronto’s quaint east side neighborhood referred to as ‘The Beaches’. Home to sandy shores, volleyball courts and the city’s boardwalk, The Beaches – made up of Balmy Beach, Scarboro Beach, Kew Beach and Woodbine Beach – is the perfect summer destination. With the shores of Lake Ontario to the south, The Beaches plays host to a number of cafés, boutique shops, ice cream parlors, pressed juice bars, restaurants, bars, and bakeries that line the streets as well as a series of events that take place during the warmer months. Read on to discover how this beach neighborhood will have you saying ‘neighborhood envy’ in no time.

Leuty Lifeguard Station at Kew Beach

Biking the beaches #kewbeach #toronto #ontario #beach #thebeaches

A photo posted by Julia Eskins (@juliaeskins) on

The Beaches Arts & Crafts Show

Streets of The Beaches

Beacher Cafe

There really weren't any other decisions to make today. #beaching 🏖

A photo posted by Katherine Anne (@pocketbrunette) on

Kew Gardens

Giant crooked #tree #branch in #kewgardens #beaches #toronto

A photo posted by whatzname (@whatzname) on

Sunsets in The Beaches

Sunset from yesterday ✨

A photo posted by Mia Shabsove (@miashabsove) on

Kew Beach

Little nature gem in Toronto #DiscoverOntario

A photo posted by Christine Duong (@christineduongg) on

Bud’s Coffee Bar

☕️👭

A photo posted by Tara Naimpally (@tara.nai) on

Scarboro Beach

⛅️ #scarborobeach #perthlife

A photo posted by Kykoh Araujo (@kykoharaujo) on

The Beaches Street Car

… Toronto community #thebeaches #toronto #torontolife #yyz #the6ix #community #summer

A photo posted by KC in the City (@deep_in_the_6ix) on

Boardwalk Place

#Sunrise #Flowers in #Bloom #Spring #Beach #Toronto @TimHortonsBeach #butterfly @Boardwalk_Place #InstaDaily #LiveToPlay #yyz

A photo posted by Tim Hortons Boardwalk Place (@timhortonsbeach) on

Woodbine Beach Park

Cold stroll through #woodbinebeachpark after an awesome #livejazz #brunch at @relishtoronto with @karenannelove

A photo posted by Rob Love (@robertwlove) on

Castro’s Lounge

A photo posted by ShedFM (@shedfm) on

Beaches International Jazz Fest

#beachesinternationaljazzfestival #Toronto

A photo posted by Mahouarn (@mahouarn) on

R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant

Fox Theatre

Ellyn & Lilly

The Goof

Love a good old neon sign! In the Beaches checking out the Scarborough Film Festival

A photo posted by Tara Dorey (@tarajoydorey) on

Ashbridge’s Bay

Sailing 🎧 brought to you by Chris Cross

A photo posted by Kevin 🇨🇦 (@kevlar_w) on

Whitlock’s Restaurant

Date 👌🏼 #Yesterday

A photo posted by Shivani (@moderndayshivalry) on

Views from The Beaches

#fireworks from the roof deck. #toronto.

A photo posted by whatzname (@whatzname) on

Farmacia Juice Bar

Martin Goodman Trail

💚 #toronto

A photo posted by Greg LeBlanc (@gregariouslywildsnapper) on

Houses of The Beaches

🏡

A photo posted by Evelyn Chin (@evelynhchin) on

Balmy Beach

#fbf to this because I'm missing blue skies and sunny beach days. ☀️ #whereareyousummer #the6ix

A photo posted by Amanda (Chik) Cheung (@aktc) on

Views from The Beaches

more #views #cityscape #cntower #toronto #thebeaches #canada #beachlife #citylife #coastal #beautifulday #explore #live #discover

A photo posted by 🔮christina (@christinita25) on

The Beaches

Earth, water, air 💕 #lakeontario #torontobeaches

A photo posted by Alli Blair (@alliblair7) on

Tori’s Bakeshop

The Stone Lion

Patio szn

A photo posted by The Stone Lion (@stonelionpub) on

Storms in The Beaches

CRAZY storm tonight! ⛈🌊⚡️#Toronto #Beaches #the6ix

A photo posted by Sam McKinven (@smckinven) on

Ed’s Real Scoop

It's an icecream kind of day! 🍦 #edsrealscoop #makemondaysbetter #leslieville

A photo posted by Good Neighbour (@goodnbr) on

Life in The Beaches

Balmy Beach Canoe Club

Colourful mornings down by the bay #nofilter #bbcc #bgg

A photo posted by Snailey (@hayleyplante) on

Winter in The Beaches

We Love The Beaches

There's no place like home 👼

A photo posted by Foxy (@chronicfoxfire) on