English Bay Beach, Vancouver

4.5
#3 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
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. Using our world travel planner, Vancouver attractions like English Bay Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This beach is really nice the water comes right up to the shore there are logs that you can sit on in addition there are park benches all the way down the back area and you got all your shops in your....  more »
  • Start at the Sylvia Hotel ...walk west on the sea wall .! Notice the many languages around you ....very good people and dog watching ... Cut north and walk around the pond ...then east to Denman...  more »
  • It's a great beach to see. Super nice area, highly recommend it. Great views and nicely maintained. Tons of restaurants and things to see around there.  more »
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  • Honda Celebration of Lights is the event you should not miss if you are in Vancouver this time of the year happens in every year in summer to be specific July last week and August first week..
  • This is a beautiful location for spending time on the beach, watching sunsets, swimming and partying. Also, this is where you view the fireworks in the summer.
  • On a sunny day it will go hit especially with kids and could keep you engaged with beautiful sunset and people around by the sea walls and scenic view of ocean by the side
  • Lovely views. Be careful about committing to the walk around the headland without knowing how far it is.
  • watched honda celebration of lights in 2017 was the best thing happened in my life, thank you Vancouver one of the most beautiful city on earth. I will come back again for sure

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