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English Bay

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and others.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sylvia hotel” (37 reviews)
“cactus club” (39 reviews)
“stanley park” (268 reviews)
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1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
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Reviewed yesterday

This place made my husband want to pick up and move to Vancouver! We happened to have gorgeous weather, too, which helped, but the beach was clean, quiet, and everyone was very nice.

Thank gathekm
Reviewed yesterday

Open space and lots going on....when we were there a naked cycling event....the cactus club restaurant is very good....the ferry across the river easy to get to and fun to go on to Granville island.

Thank CP1966942
Reviewed yesterday

Gorgeous views and an all around good vibe. Perfect for a stroll up to stanley park and back on a nice evening.

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Vancouver knows how to make inviting outdoor areas, and English Bay was a terrific place to grab a snack, walk into the waves, or lounge on the sand. Near Second Beach, there is also a cool public pool that is right on the water, but...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take a walk along the sea, swim in the pool at Second Beach, eat at the Tea House at Third Beach - English Bay has something for everyone who wants to relax and play. It even hosts the 1st January winter swim. Use the 'hop...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 4 days ago

We can back into Vancouver on the return leg of our road trip and the weather on that weekend was sunny and hot and the park n English bay was alive with all manner of people, some playing games, some enjoying picnics and other engaged...More

Thank walshy1160
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely walk on the flat with the water and sea/costal views on one side and interesting houses and architecture on the other. Interesting hotels , houses , restaurants, chinese statues , first nation statue and a place to hire paddle boards - can spend...More

Thank G0Charlie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

English Bay was a gorgeous walk along the beach and great place to relax with plenty of options for food

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing view..so close to Stanley park. It somehow reminded me of my trip to Miami..the strip before south beach.

Thank Taz820
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would not want to swim here, its ok to walk your dog go on a cycle but it is nothing special, saw it as we were on the Hop on Hop off

Thank CKIM
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Matt H
3 June 2015|
Response from catherinemK1338XG |
I see this was written a while ago Yes their are fire works happening .. Starting tonight However that does not help you as you are not local.