English Bay Beach
English Bay Beach
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Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
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brian790
Vancouver, Canada414 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Great place to go for a long walk and soak in the atmosphere. At one end, you will pass along nice beeches with great views of the bay, ocean, and mountains. You will also pass by (at Davie St.) coffee shops and lunch spots. At the other end, you will walk along Stanley Park and seawall, lined by beautiful cedar, hemlock, and fir trees. If you are lucky, you might spot some seals or sea lions. Great any time of the year.
Written January 9, 2020
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Gerry
Abbotsford, Canada81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Want to experience the ocean view, smells, see the ocean shore, big ships, a beautiful sun set, mountains, and enjoy the sandy beach come here! Ferry boats at a wharf to Grandville Is. and safe place to walk and enjoy! Restaurants on the beach, shores, shops, pubs and much more. (L.B.)
Written June 27, 2022
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Goliath5858
Vancouver, Canada92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
This is a favourite Canadian beach and Vancouverites love it. You can play volleyball, rent a kayak, stroll, eat at the cactus club restaurant and bar or take in a happy hour. Fireworks are spectacular in August at the Symphony of Fire.
Written January 8, 2018
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Bob M
Birmingham, UK1,623 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
One of my favourite places on earth! Always beautiful and very often the opportunity for interesting conversations with strangers.
Written July 16, 2022
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ShingChi_Wang
Richmond, Canada9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
Best spot to take a stroll along the Vancouver waterfront, with small boat access across to Granville Island with many artist shops and fine dining. Got this new Cactus Club restaurant sitting right at the shoreline, Best spot for staring in the beautiful sunset!
Written July 5, 2021
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PKA
North Vancouver, Canada252 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
We like going to English Bay, it has a great vibe. Cool hangout to see sunset by the water. We could spend more time there but it is too crowded for comfort
Written September 12, 2020
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wardfam08
Calgary, Canada54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
The walking path and being near the ocean make this a good place to go every time we visit. There are restaurants and places to stop to get drinks while you walk the long paths along the water and beach.
Written August 16, 2020
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dlmerrill55
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Start at the Sylvia Hotel ...walk west on the sea wall .!
Notice the many languages around you ....very good people and dog watching ... Cut north and walk around the pond ...then east to Denman Street.. Walk down Denman st back to the Sylvia ...Enjoy a breakfast , brunch and snack in their beautiful restaurant or lounge with the best view
Written February 11, 2020
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Codiak!
Abbotsford, Canada11,837 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
On nearly every visit to Vancouver we usually find ourselves enjoying the English Bay Beach. It is enjoyable in all seasons and is not to be missed.
Written February 3, 2020
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Linda F
Oxford, UK28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Loved walking down here, the lights in the trees during the Christmastime were beautiful. Very busy walk ways, weather was cold but beautiful. Lovely to see the ocean at Christmas. So close to the City centre.
Written January 8, 2020
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