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English Bay

Denman and Davie Sts., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada (Downtown)
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As featured in 3 days in Vancouver
Ranked #10 of 185 Attractions in Vancouver
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba diving, Fishing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and others.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed the chicken burgers and other hot takeaway food on our first day, we were suitably impressed. Prices OK and service alright.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We just found this area whilst trying to find somewhere to eat after Stanley Park. Its in good proximity to the Park and has loads of restaurants so is great for after exploring Stanley Park. The views on the beach are great and we listened to some really good buskers. A nice place for a romantic evening.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The scenery is amazing and the beach area is very good and a Lot of eating places around and seems people are laid back and relaxed .

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Calgary, Alberta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This a place where one can relax and enjoy the moment of time with watching others do sports and just think about what one can do for the next couple of days while in the city of Vancouver. The sunsets are out of this world and one can really enjoy the time watching the sun go down.

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lancashire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We hired bikes and cycled around the area. There was the beach, marina, Stanley park nearby. There was lots going on all around. Nice restaurants near the waterfront.

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Algiers, Algeria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I was impressed by the number and the diversity of the activities that holds this beach, kayaking, voley, tennis, children activities, there was even a game between indians! Watching people having fun is really amazing, how lucky they are!

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
70 attraction reviews
396 helpful votes 396 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Pool, sea, sun, fresh fruit from the stand and enjoy a spot of lunch whilst watching the world go by. Could spend many days just enjoying summer in Vancouver.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Worth being seen especially at the sunset. There is a beach. but it"s not the best one. It's really nice to take a walk and take pictures. If you like there is place to sit on the beach and enjoy the sun. Also some artist playing music once in a while.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Every night of my trip I would walk Along the sea wall. It was picturesque and was the perfect activity to have a little solitude at the end of each day. I also met so Many wonderful people walking their pets. Beautiful views!

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Ottawa, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
35 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Bike paths along the seashore/beaches are well maintained and quite safe. Interesting old properties line the roadways and a smattering of cafés makes for an enjoyable atmosphere.

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