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English Bay Beach, Vancouver
(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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  • An excellent option to visit tourist spot in Vancouver! Worth take photo with the statues and ice cream!
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  • A quiet beach within the city; all gather to watch the sunset sitting on wooden trunks along the beach. Very relaxing and different. The water is cold, forget the bath.
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  • We stayed nearby for several days and really enjoyed coming to the beach each day, walking on the seawall, and enjoying the scenery. There are lovely grassy areas, sandy beach, lots of benches and pla...  more »