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Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
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1795 Beach Ave | West End, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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All reviews nice beach cactus club stanley park davie streets west end polar bear great place for a walk beautiful sunny day sea wall downtown vancouver logs seawall suntan paddle benches picnic statues
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1  Thank Stewart C
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
Thank daniel t
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Great beach. Nice and clean, big area, picnics, swimming. Was quiet this day because it was cool. Lots of parking. Excellent views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WANDERLUSTinMe
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Stayed across the road at the Sylvia and enjoyed out time strolling along the walkway... with so many others. Great place to see the ships arrive and leave Vancouver. You will not believe just how many you see each day! Take a while to sit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Bay backs to the Vancouver city. Has restaurants that overlook the bay for excellent dining opportunities. Is simply beautiful during anytime of the year. Beach has logs to sit on as well to rest. A Starbucks is across the street as well. Visited during October...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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shellysayani
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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
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