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Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
1795 Beach Ave | West End, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Staying at a nearby hotel so had several good chances to visit this beach. We hit it at an unseasonably warm March period and post-winter Canadians came out in droves! They knew where the good places were.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great historic beach in the downtown core. The views are spectacular. A must when in Vancouver. All seasons apply. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a spectacular place to have in downtown Vancouver. No matter what the month it is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ralph D
Reviewed January 24, 2019

The road leading to Stanley Park has much to offer, this beach is one of the nice places to stop and smell the ocean air and maybe take a walk along the beach trail.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chrisinkingwood2
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Many people enjoy at English Bay Beach because on the beach you can swim, lay on the sand and other activities. The best all, there are a lot of nice restaurants and coffee shops near by! Anyway, there are a lot of events on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alice C
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Love going for a walk at English Bay; good starting point to walk along the seawall. Or you can pick up a super latte from Delaney's up the street and then sit at the beach and enjoy it! Very busy area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed December 17, 2018

I frequently make it a point to be at English Bay to watch the sunset especially during the summer months. Another treat is the hot dog cart on the beach side at Davie Street. The hot dogs are very satisfying and less than $4. As...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Renegade225
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Take a walk down to English Bay late afternoon in the winter to get some amazing sunset views. Any time after 3pm is great if you want to get a spot on the beach for a prime view. Remember to wrap up warm though!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

I love it so much. The walk is beautiful, and the plage is big enough to have a lot of crowds. By early morning it is interesting to have a step and enjoy the calm before the city awaken.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ndeye L
Reviewed October 12, 2018

At the end of the road is a beautiful ocean- front bay with walking, biking, and running paths and even fishing boating if you desire. Gorgeous sunsets abound. Plenty of shopping and dining right on the bay.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from seniortravelbug | Reviewed this property |
I answered this once but maybe not sent. I can't imagine why anyone would want to be on this beach at midnight. Water cold, can be windy or rainy and certainly not in an area where one would want to sleep on the beach... More