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Spanish Banks, Vancouver
(4.7/5 based on 400 reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Spanish Banks and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vancouver attractions using our Vancouver travel itinerary planner.
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  • We spent our first morning in Vancouver exploring Kitsilano and then strolling along the beaches of Spanish Banks. Such a nice relaxing start to a busy vacation in this beautiful area! 
  • It is a fairly flat beach. It is not ugly but not it is nothing special. Maybe because it was a day quite grey as Vancouver is normally but there are better beaches in Vancouver.
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  • We went to watch the sunset, we sat in one of the many trunks that have been put in line along the beach. People was playing the guitar, singing and doing barbecues. A place is very cool to relax.
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