The Beaches is like a lakeside resort neighbourhood and yet still minutes from the Toronto entertainment core. Enjoy year round annual events such as the Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Festival, Jazz Festival, Arts and Crafts Show without hassle. The summertime is perfect for walks on The Boardwalk, waterfront cycling along the Martin Goodman Trail, relaxing by the water, or simply shopping and dining along the stores and restaurants on Queen Street. 

The Beaches is located on the east side Downtown Toronto and bounded by Lake Ontario on the south, Victoria Park Avenue on the East, Kingston Road transitioning to Eastern Avenue on the north, and Leslie Street on the west. The Upper Beaches would extend the northern border to along the Go Transit rail north of Gerrard Street.

Notable Amenities at The Beaches are:

1. Schools: The Beaches neighbourhood has an extensive list of Public and Catholic schools, some of which are Malvern Collegiate InstituteNeil McNeil Catholic Secondary SchoolAdam Beck Junior Public School, St. John's Catholic School.

2. Restaurants: Island of Tinos Greek Cuisine, Tori's BakeshopYumei Sushi Japanese Cuisine, Zane Patisserie Boulangerie

3. Lifestyle and Recreations: The Boardwalk skirted by the Martin Goodman Trail spanning Toronto's waterfront, Ashbridge's Bay Park for family picnics, wind surfing, and beach volleyball, the Glen Steward Park for a picturesque ravine and nature trail, Donald Summerville Pool, Kew Gardens, Queen Street shopping district, beach flavour shops on Kingston Road.

Getting To The Beaches by Public Transit   

Route 501 streetcars running along Queen Street East and the 502 & 503 running along Kingston Road will head to and from Downtown Toronto. Bus number 92 runs along Woodbine Avenue and the 22A runs along Coxwell Avenue from Coxwell Subway station to as far as Victoria Park Avenue through Kingston Road.