English Bay Beach, Vancouver

4.5
#3 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • We like going to English Bay, it has a great vibe. Cool hangout to see sunset by the water. We could spend more time there but it is too crowded for comfort  more »
  • Love this area of Vancouver. There is a reason there are songs written about English Bay. Beautiful view of ocean and mountains.  more »
  • The walking path and being near the ocean make this a good place to go every time we visit. There are restaurants and places to stop to get drinks while you walk the long paths along the water and...  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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