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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sylvia hotel” (37 reviews)
“cactus club” (39 reviews)
“stanley park” (263 reviews)
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1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorgeous beach, scenic and not too busy on weekdays. Reasonable parking prices, and good to stop there on your way to rent bikes for Stanley Park.

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice beach, with great walk around the bay with logs to shelter or sit on, pleanty of bars and restaurants close by

Thank firsties
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful area in Vancouver, very open so even on a busy day it does not feel crowded. The view is beautiful and it is close to shops and restaurants and Stanley Park. Lots of benches to stop for a rest and enjoy...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 4 days ago

The history of this little bay is interesting and it still attracts celebrities to nearby hotels but I guess coming from Australia we just said, "Call that a Bay?" It is located in a good spot for residents of Vancouver and I imagine in summer...More

Thank EileenW1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stroll the shores of English Bay. Watch the ships at anchor waiting to get into port. Sit on the beach. Watch the people go by.

Thank MarkTCalgary
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the more beautiful places to enjoy life on the West Coast. I go whenever I visit home. Great to walk, picnic, or just relax and people-watch.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a fantastic part of Vancouver, near to the confusion of the city centre but surrounded by nature. I suggest to see English Bay Beach, and maybe go for a walk towards Stanley Park or Sunset Beach (both nice areas). Take a picture with...More

Thank TheNike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a clear sky, strolling through this place is probably going to make your day worth it. The scenery is so beautiful! You can also ride a bike, play with the kids or just sit a while and carpe diem.

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to come and people watch and relax. Bring a picnic and watch how the city folk relax. An essential green space for those high rise dwellers. watch Canadians at play.

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely part of Vanscouver. It's got everything from dog walkers to cyclists (mad, normal), health nuts, families, kayakers, and GREAT views. The best time is late afternoon for sunset viewing.

Thank TravelManagerLoveIt
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
Is there fireworks at English BAy
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.