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. Using our world travel planner, Vancouver attractions like English Bay Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Don't miss the sunset there. It's amazing and really hot! Be sure to lie down in the sand and watch the seagulls flying. It's beautiful!
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  • English Bay is a must for a trip to Vancouver - and especially if you're a local. Beautiful views, lots of activity along the seawall, restaurants, and in the summer: sunsets and fireworks and in the ...  more »
  • Some sexy shirtless volleyball players, tree trunks to sit on, lot's of space, funny statues nearby.  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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