Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach
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Travel25346533585
893 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Perfectly named Sunset Beach is a wonderful place to watch the Sunset in Vancouver. Of course it is great beach to visit at all times of day. We have watched the Sunset while enjoying a nice bottle of wine. Many couples have enjoyed the Sunset here.
Written 3 April 2024
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platypus150
Melbourne, Australia31,232 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
It is so well located that it is hard to believe that you are only a couple of hundred metres from major roads and skyscrapers. It is a pleasant walk along the sand or a well made path. There are life guards on duty and it is a great place to view the sunset.
Written 17 September 2023
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Chris D
New Westminster, Canada3,216 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
As the name makes clear, this area is known for its spectacular sunsets, with the shimmering waters of English Bay helping the sun's last rays dance toward you.
But, lots to do in the daytime, too. Unless you are very energetic, and wish to continue to Stanley Park, I suggest you make this the end of your False Creek ramble, and return east. Before you do, 'though; shoes off and enjoy the sand (no evidence of dog stuff when I was there, thanks parks people), enjoy the view of Kits Point across the water, and marvel at the view to the west. Parking and snacks available, plus some interesting art which deserves its own "thing to do".
Written 24 July 2021
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PookyCake
Victoria, Canada14,274 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Ah, Sunset Beach! As many other reviewers have stated, this beach is well-known for its spectacular sunsets. But that should hardly come as a surprise. Looking out towards Burrard inlet, the beach has the lovely West End neighbourhood as a backdrop. In the right environment, then, you can capture ships off in the distance; serene waters and rugged mountains; the gentle glow of the painted sun . . . all within the bosom of the West End. It’s little wonder many a local and tourist come here for a romantic moment. Add Venet’s 217.5 Arc x 13’ sculpture to the mix and you have the perfect photo-op.

As a beach, I’d say Sunset is pretty decent. It’s not as busy as nearby English Bay, though its proximity to False Creek can potentially making swimming an issue (boat traffic and water current). Still, this does not detract from the area’s calming and peaceful vibe. I don’t know why, but I think Venet’s interesting sculpture has a role to play here. To me, it looks like a bunch of whale ribs and yet, because of its rust-like colour, it somehow evokes a connection between humanity and the natural environment. In a less abstract way, the sculpture helps set Sunset Beach apart.

Now, it does need to be said: The name of this beach implies that it is THE place to capture nice sunsets – and you certainly can – but the same can also be done at English Bay Beach and, to a lesser extent, at Second and Third Beaches in Stanley Park.

PS: I think it’s kind of cute that Thomas V apparently enjoyed this beach so much that he’s written 5 of the more recent reviews ;)
Written 26 May 2021
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,238 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
This is a very beautiful part of town, linked to the rest of the West End by the wonderful walk along the waterfront. The walk takes you here to a real beach where you can take a dip in the cold water if you dare. The views are superb. Would be lovely to have an apartment with a view of this area.
Written 5 November 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,238 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We spent a lot of time walking through this area as it is part of the walks along the waterfront. You really can see a good sunset from here when the weather conditions are right. A bit cool as a beach, except on a hot summer day. Lovely views.
Written 26 April 2020
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bucketlisttravellers
Sydney, Australia3,655 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
We walked past this beach on the way to Stanely Park. It is a very scenic area and a nice view out over the harbour.
Written 21 December 2019
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,238 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
You need very warm weather to take a dip here, a rare occurrence. It's a beautiful beach offering great views of the city and the waterfront, and along the great waterfront walkway.
Written 27 November 2019
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Judith K
Vancouver, Canada82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Lovely beach, lots of it and not really used by many compare to English Bay and the beaches in Stanley Park.
Written 15 November 2019
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TeamIan
Tauranga, New Zealand1,420 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
As with English beach, which is a little further along, this beach offers an easy walk, but isn’t impressive or interesting as far as beaches or waterfront locations goes. Make sure to wrap up warm on a brisk morning too.
Written 8 October 2019
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