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English Bay

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
+1 604-358-4259
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Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and others.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sylvia hotel” (40 reviews)
“stanley park” (286 reviews)
“nice beach” (54 reviews)
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1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
+1 604-358-4259
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent a lovely afternoon at English Bay, the weather was slightly cool however it was pleasant to sit and watch the activity..later we had dinner in a local restaurant and then watched a beautiful sunset...such a relaxing time

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the city with host of restaurants in the streets running into English Bay. During the summertime, the beach is full of people sunbathing and playing on the sand. Stanley park is at the end of western side of the beach. A sea-wall runs...More

Thank drbiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

English Bay has a park attached to it called Stanley Park. Nice walk with the family, along the sea wall. Has nice shops to see whole on a walk. Including Starbucks!!

Thank samksandhu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

English Bay is what makes Vancouver; beaches line the shoreline on the north and south shores. Whether you want to swim, watch the sunset, picnic, run, cycle. skate or roller board, English Bay will give you space and beautiful views to enjoy your time outdoors....More

Thank lesliesH7325QI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is great but that’s shame it, you don’t really want to sit there. The beach was covered in muck for the sea which can’t be helped. It was a really sunny day so we came all the way here with our towel but...More

Thank Tee F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love cycling that is the main reason to go there. Specially in the evening time . Not a good idea to swim there

Thank Mitul P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stretch of beach in the city next to Stanley Park, loved how they had logs placed all along the sand for seating. A busy beach, lots of people walking along the pathway, much better than the pavement scene of a busy road and you...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love everything here view walk and location. Close to city hiee er. Far enough away to be intereting. Easy to walk to Stanley park.

Thank GPH59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to stay, meet friends, mingle with tourists and locals alike. Even on a rainy day its a good area to be in. There are any number of local cafes and heap eats on Denman. Hooks on the corner of Beach and Denman...More

Thank MidoriTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

English Bay has a lot of history and you feel it when strolling its banks, even on a winter day. In Summer, it is full of fun.

Thank 4masei5
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
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Matt H
4 June 2015|
Response from catherinemK1338XG |
I see this was written a while ago Yes their are fire works happening .. Starting tonight However that does not help you as you are not local.