Beautiful beach area with tidal sands for walking and enjoying, the views over English Bay, the city and the North shore mountains. A must in the summer months.
There are many beaches along the sea side. But this is the best. It has grassy areas if you would like to BBQ and play on the grass. And it's more for families. If you are a younger Kits beach is where it's at. That's where all the young babes. Or if your seeking one... But Spanish banks is where... More
Get there early as parking could be difficult. There are concession stands that sell refreshments and food. There are washroom facilities. Favorite for joggers, bikers, beach volleyballers. The beach has logs on the sand and it serves as barriers for winds and also gives those lovebirds some privacy. The water is generally cold and not clear like those you see... More
A wonderful beach stretching about 2 kilometres or more, only a short drive from downtown Vancouver. There is a gravel path for walking or cycling behind the beach or just lay in the sand, relaxing and enjoying the expansive view. At low tide, their are mud flats with tidal pools to explore or show off your skim boarding skills. Indoor... More
Its the farther west of the many separate beaches - the dog free thing tends to bring out friendly people - who know each other ... not to be missed.
Spanish Banks has an amazing view of the city & mountains, it's mesmerizing. I can't imagine that there is anywhere else in Canada that could host this event while providing such an incredible backdrop. It's so cool how the tide goes out so far at Spanish Banks. A for sure beach to visit when you're in Vancouver.
Spanish Banks is a long stretch of beautiful sandy beaches. Whether you are driving, walking or biking, the vistas of the city are spectacular from these beaches. It is a place to bring the family especially in the summer. The water is warm at high tide and shallow for swimming and wading. There are concession stands for quick beach snacks,... More
I used to live one block away from Spanish banks beach. It’s a very quiet area where you will find mostly local hanging out. My last trip there I got together with some friends and had a fabulous lunch at the marina located on the beach. We took in the scenery of the city and looking to the other of... More
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