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English Bay

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sylvia hotel” (37 reviews)
“cactus club” (40 reviews)
“stanley park” (270 reviews)
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1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the smoke from the wildfires made the view unavailable, we loved watching people along this really relaxed beach.

Thank natatafish
Reviewed 3 days ago

Part of Stanley park is a beautiful beach in one of the Vancouver luxury neighborhoods! Its a pleasure to walk around and have a drink at one of the nice restaurants and cafes there

Thank ANA H
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I went for a walk, Hop on, Hop off Bus first to English beach. The beach it's self is lovely, the views are great, we sat for a while then walked for a while taking in the views of the area etc....More

Thank tonynic1053
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stay at the Sylvia Hotel located right on English Bay in a large part to enjoy this area. Has it all. Beaches, swimming, watersports, restaurants, Stanley Park, Stanley Park... We bring our bikes and ride everywhere. The Sylvia is a landmark and a true...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 5 days ago

a very nice place for your evening stroll and to catch the beautiful sunsets. The A-maze-ing Laughter sculptures are also not to be missed...

Thank bridget0h
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're after a walk near a beach, it's nice. Also the area is full of restaurants and cafes. It's nothing more than that really. So if you're visiting from a city like Sydney or Cairns, this may not be the most exciting place to...More

Thank sk_JB_Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I went to Canada in April I was to expect rubbish weather, this definitely was lived up too. Torrential rain and dark skies were above us as we arrived at English bay, but it did not disappoint. It was naturally stunning, I imagine it...More

Thank Aimee K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grab some cheap and easy food from one of the many restaurants on Denman Street and head to English Bay for the sunset and some great people watching. A definite "must" while in Vancouver

Thank rsmacmillan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach close to downtown. It makes for a very nice walk with many restaurants and things to see along the way.

Thank DrillerBurlington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Wednesday evening, August 2nd, we happened to be in Vancouver, and the city was going to be setting off a fire works display in English Bay at around 10:00 that evening. We arrived by 9:00 and already there were thousands of people gathered on...More

Thank C130COdavidg
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
Nearby Restaurants
Cactus Club Cafe
728 reviews
.05 km away
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.02 km away
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49 reviews
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Nearby Attractions
English Bay Beach
338 reviews
.00 km away
A-maze-ing Laughter
67 reviews
.12 km away
Sunset Beach
94 reviews
.76 km away
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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.