Sunset Beach, Vancouver

4.2
#7 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
Sunset Beach is situated in the West End near the Burrard Street Bridge and Vancouver International Hostel. The Vancouver Aquatic Centre lies at the East end of Sunset beach right next to the North end of Burrard Street Bridge. The beach has lifeguards on duty in the warm months. Public washrooms and concession stands are nearby. Biking, walking and inline skating paths wind above the beach area, leading to Stanley Park in one direction and Yaletown in the other. There is an off leash area to the south of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre, an Olympic size natatorium.

It is a popular location for watching Vancouver fireworks.
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  • We spent a lot of time walking through this area as it is part of the walks along the waterfront. You really can see a good sunset from here when the weather conditions are right. A bit cool as a...  more »
  • We walked past this beach on the way to Stanely Park. It is a very scenic area and a nice view out over the harbour.  more »
  • You need very warm weather to take a dip here, a rare occurrence. It's a beautiful beach offering great views of the city and the waterfront, and along the great waterfront walkway.  more »

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