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English Bay Beach, Vancouver

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Soak in the sun’s rays or go for a refreshing dip in the sea at English Bay Beach. Located on the city’s west end, the popular Vancouver beach invites visitors to soft golden sands, which meet calm waters lined with boats parked offshore. The bustling beach was home to the city’s first official lifeguard, and remains patrolled today. Facilities at the beach include kayak rental shops, two volleyball courts, swimming rafts with large slides, a beachfront cafe, and beach wheelchairs for handicapped visitors. Plan your English Bay Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Vancouver using our Vancouver tourist route planner.
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  • Together with Kits and Sunset beaches, English bay is THE spot to watch the fireworks during summer. Hence, its proximity to the intersection of Denman and Davie streets makes it the perfect spot for ...  more »
  • A day spent at the beach. What could be better. Packed a lunch and let the hours disappear. There are so many things to do and see in the area or just take a book and then people watch. Another great ...  more »
  • Nice beach - lots of food options close by, tons of people to watch. Buskers, artists selling their pieces. Good place to spend an afternoon/evening. Bring a blanket and a book! Sunsets .  more »