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Third Beach

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of...

Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.

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Pretty nice beach!!!

After Second Beach you walk around on the sea wall to Third Beach! If you are biking from the English Bay side, you need to use the bike path inland since the bike path is one way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Anna M
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Encinitas, California
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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After Second Beach you walk around on the sea wall to Third Beach! If you are biking from the English Bay side, you need to use the bike path inland since the bike path is one way from Second Beach. It is a sandy stretch of beach littered with large logs that you can sit on or near or lean... More 

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Thank Anna M
Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always like going to Third Beach! The pool has been modernized since I was a kid. Great snack bar. Just to take a walk in the sand on a warm summer day is all I ask!

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Thank canadianflyer2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to hit this beach up because we heard it was nice and quiet, and it was! Beautiful atmosphere and so peaceful. We got brave and tried to climb some rocks out into the water and slipped quite a bit. I've got the scrapes and bruises to show for it. But overall completely worth it.

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Thank Erica R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

A fabulous beach and surroundings that are somewhat quieter than the other beaches in Stanley Park because it is on the far west side. Spectacular views at any time of day. Don't miss this feast for the eyes and soul. Excellent for singles, couples or families. Accessible by car, a lovely walk or by bicycle on the gorgeous seawall ride.

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Thank wolf88
Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Its usually crowded, pretty dirty by Vancouver standards, there are plenty of other beaches in the city that are far superior

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Thank Lauree M
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Located at the Northern end of Stanley Park, this beach has a terrific view of this coast from West Vancouver and, behind, the Coast Mountains, across the water to Downtown's West End, The Burrard Bridge to the Kitsilano shores, the Planetarium and the Point Grey Peninsula at the head of which seats UBC. It is very quiet except when the... More 

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Thank Roberto C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The beach is spacious and clean. Great place to swim safely. No rocks hurting your feet when you approach the water and take a dip!!

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Thank W U
Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Decent beach. Food is available in a concession stand right up above the beach for reasonable prices. Lifeguards were on duty when we visited. The view is great, there was a bit of seaweed, but not too much. Swimming was nice in the August sun.

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Thank Jeff C
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Take your rollerskates, a blanked and a pick pick! Skate around Stanley Park and spend the rest of the day at the beach. Sometimes it's pretty packed but in general a gret spot to chill. You can drive close to the beach if you want to do a party. Just walk down from the parking lot.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Most people don't know it's there, esp. the tourists... which is why I enjoy it it much. There is a restaurant up top and washrooms.

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Stanley Park is Vancouver's premier spot to get up close and personal with nature and animals. The grassy expanse offers outdoor teahouses and stunning views, beachfront hideaways and splash parks. It is a typical getaway spot for friends and families, especially as it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its best equestrian outlets.