Martinique Beach Provincial Park is the longest sandy beach in Nova Scotia. Visitors can enjoy this 5-km crescent white-sand beach, with its open and wooded picnic areas located behind sand dunes. Martinique Beach Provincial Park situated in East Petpeswick, 11 km /7 mi south of Musquodoboit Harbour in the Eastern Shore region. (From Halifax take either Highway 107 or 207 to Musquodoboit Harbour and turn right onto East Petpeswick Road.)
The beach is supervised during the months of July and August; change houses are available. Park features include beachcombing, boardwalks and hard-surfaced paths. Martinique is a protected area for the piping plover, as well as a wildlife refuge for migratory waterfowl.