English Bay, Vancouver

4.6
#3 of 8 in Nature in Vancouver
Stroll along the sea wall, or enjoy the beautiful urban shore at English Bay, the most populated beach area in downtown Vancouver. Amenities at the beach include washrooms, beach wheelchairs, parking facilities, and a beach lifesaving patrol. Hire a kayak and paddle out into the beautiful bay, or enjoy a game of beach volleyball on the courts. If you happen to be here on New Year's Day and are feeling brave, consider the Polar Bear Swim, an annual winter's dip into the frigid ocean. Arrange to visit English Bay and other attractions in Vancouver using our Vancouver holiday maker app .
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  • we spent a lovely afternoon at English Bay, the weather was slightly cool however it was pleasant to sit and watch the activity..later we had dinner in a local restaurant and then watched a beautiful ...  more »
  • Close to the city with host of restaurants in the streets running into English Bay. During the summertime, the beach is full of people sunbathing and playing on the sand. Stanley park is at the end of...  more »
  • English Bay has a park attached to it called Stanley Park. Nice walk with the family, along the sea wall. Has nice shops to see whole on a walk. Including Starbucks!!  more »
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  • Love it.. especially during summer time and fireworks
  • It's the most beautiful beach you would ever been to
  • Most beautiful place on Earth... well, at least one of the most wonderful places to live. Enjoy the mountain view, the ocean,a relaxed time at the beach, the funky Kitsilano neighbourhood. Just enjoy life.
  • Beautiful area. Nice walking
  • Went there during the polar bear swim on January 1st. Views are amazing. Very clean beach.

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