Spanish Banks, Vancouver

4.7
#2 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
Take a trip to Spanish Banks, a series of beaches on the shores of English Bay. Technically only one bank, the beaches split into three main areas: east, west, and extension. The west beach offers the best conditions for skimboarding and kitesurfing, and has particularly extensive low tide flats. All three offer ample room for relaxation and recreational activities, including picnics, barbecues, and beach sports, while the east and west parts also benefit from concession stands and other amenities. For Spanish Banks and beyond, use our Vancouver driving holiday planning website to get the most from your Vancouver vacation.
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  • September 25, 2017
    We went for a walk along the banks after dinner and realized that we needed to do this more often. it is so relaxing and peaceful particularly in the early fall when the crowds have died down to nothi...  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Spanish Banks Beach is the last of three of the southwest beaches that surround Vancouver's outer harbour. Along the beach is a pebble pathway that keeps you close to the shore and in full view of bot...  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    If anything, this beach has improved since my youth, and provides a great place to sunbathe or swim, then rest your head against one of the logs to take it the panoramic view of Burrard Inlet, Vancouv...  more »

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