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Spanish Banks, Vancouver

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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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  • My favorite beach in Vancouver. Love watching the tides. Not as packed as Kits beach and even more breathtaking. Water seems cleaner than at English Bay or Kits Beach, but it's still vancouver so don'...  more »
  • This is part of the long coast line of Vancouver, right after Jericho. It is the last 'beach' area before wreck beach (clothing optional beach) at the University. Spanish banks offers you lots of plac...  more »
  • Whether the weather is cooperating or not, there is always something to do or something to see at Spanish Banks. Since we are approaching summer, it is a great place to relax and put a blanket on the ...  more »