Surfing Martinique Beach
Martinique Beach: A Nova Scotian Treasure / Our Home
GPS directions: Martinique Beach - 193 Martinique Beach Rd East Petpeswick, NS, B0J 2L0. (We are located in parking lot 1 ).
Season: Open 7 days per week:
May 21 - June 16: 9 AM - 5 PM.
June 17 - September 5: 9 AM - 6 PM.
September 6 - October 10: 9 AM - 5 PM.
Late returns past closing times above are available to be returned to our nearby shop with prior arrangement only.
Halifax Surf School is very proud to be located on the incredible Martinique Beach in East Petpeswick, Nova Scotia. While driving through the community of East Petpeswick on your way to Martinique Beach, you will be treated to iconic coastal scene of lobster fishing boats and coastal living.
400 meters before arriving at the beach on the left is our surf shop. You can stop here to pick up rental gear or grab some souvenirs. If you're surfing between May 21 and October 10, you can head right down to our beach kiosk location to get your rental gear. This is also where we meet our students for lessons. As you pull into the park, you will see us in the first parking lot that you come to on the right hand side.
Please note that we do sometimes close for strong storms, lack of surf or extra large surf. If you're prebooked, we will let you know the day before. If you're showing up without a reservation, you can text 902-789-5483 to make sure we're open.
A few of the highlights of Martinique Beach:
The most consistent surfing beach in Nova Scotia. You'll find a wave big enough to surf here more often than anywhere else in the province.
4 km of sandy beach to find your own wave.
Martinique is one of the most beautiful beaches in Nova Scotia.
On windy days, Martinique can provide some shelter and offer cleaner waves than Lawrencetown.
Only 40 minutes from Halifax and 30 minutes from Dartmouth
Gently-sloping sandy beach with no rocks in the surfing areas.
Change rooms and washroom facilities
Lifeguards on duty during summer hours