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Best sunset views in Vancouver

Take a walk down to English Bay late afternoon in the winter to get some amazing sunset views. Any... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stewart C
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Lovely Beach and it is so calm in the middle of the city.

I love it so much. The walk is beautiful, and the plage is big enough to have a lot of crowds. By... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ndeye L
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 west end polar bear denman street great place for a walk beautiful sunny day sea wall downtown vancouver false creek logs seawall suntan paddle benches picnic
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
Thank MayfieldParrish
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Nice place to people watch with many nice cafes along the beach front and surrounding streets. We found a great Chinese noodle restaurant just around the corner.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fred A
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Loved the beach, enjoyed the variety of gardens, art installations, rock sculptures, logs laying in the sand and watching the world go by at Sunrise and Sunset. English Bay does Vancouver Proud. Public Toilet facilities are excellent as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank croatianbriar
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Great spot to wander, vibrant with other walkers, cyclists, bladers, etc joyful on a sunny afternoon!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kath P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

English Bay beach is a must see place at sunset. You can easily bike there from Stanley Park or False Creek area. English Bay has many restaurants and the beach is very exciting as many people gather there with different nationalities and share the beauty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lpourlak
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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
...More
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shellysayani
May 8, 2017|
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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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