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English Bay Beach

1795 Beach Ave | West End, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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a big hit for families with children

everyone likes going to the beach but this is a must to visit. many families with children enjoy... read more

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_samlamb37
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Tillsonburg, Canada
FIRST beach, aka English Bay, in the west end of Vancouver

busy spot most days, the hub for beachy type attractions, fireworks, polar bear swim on New Years... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
r s
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Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach” (14 reviews)
“english bay” (39 reviews)
“stanley park” (29 reviews)
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1795 Beach Ave | West End, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
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Reviewed yesterday

everyone likes going to the beach but this is a must to visit. many families with children enjoy coming to this beach. even young couples enjoy the beach activities,

Thank _samlamb37
Reviewed 4 days ago

busy spot most days, the hub for beachy type attractions, fireworks, polar bear swim on New Years Day. Located at Denman and Davie Streets, in the West End of Vancouver

Thank r s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this spot.... clean beach area. Amazing view with water, boats and mountains in it and on the other end you got the busy view of buildings. While you walk along you will see near by the Yue Minjun's 2009 bronze sculpture, 'A-Maze-Ing Laughter' and...More

Thank Bilal S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place to sit, wander or paddle in the waves. Vibey and a good place to people watch or meet friends.

Thank lynanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Together with Kits and Sunset beaches, English bay is THE spot to watch the fireworks during summer. Hence, its proximity to the intersection of Denman and Davie streets makes it the perfect spot for lunch or picnic by the grass or sand. It is filled...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A day spent at the beach. What could be better. Packed a lunch and let the hours disappear. There are so many things to do and see in the area or just take a book and then people watch. Another great Vancouver place

Thank Sandy11653
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach - lots of food options close by, tons of people to watch. Buskers, artists selling their pieces. Good place to spend an afternoon/evening. Bring a blanket and a book! Sunsets 👌🏼.

Thank DebSD
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to get or walk to bus from Davie street sky train or burrard station Robson bus 2.75 15 min 30 min walk or something like that down Robson or Davie to denman street great in summer time busy accessible to 1,000 acres Stanley park...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful English Bay Beach. Enjoy it. We were staying next door at the Sylvia Hotel. We had a good view. The Beach is next to Stanley Park. We saw some policemen on horses! There was a lot of people but not crowded. We did walked...More

Thank Bernie1112014
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We visited in our first evening in Vancouver as they were holding the fireworks display. As we looked for a nice spot to sit down, we saw the sun setting before the pyrotechnics display began. Great views of the Vancouver across the water.

Thank PrestonGuild
Nearby
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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How safe is English Bay after midnight for youth?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Juan O | Reviewed this property |
Its safer than most beach cities vancouver polices patrols every where by bicycle roller blades , they are never absent , must be their economy that has all matters coverd
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