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Third Beach

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach” (7 reviews)
“english bay” (11 reviews)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Stanley Park
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to get away from all the business of Vancouver but need a beach close this is it. Good parking or reachable walking the seawall and in Stanley Park itself. Restrooms and a coffee kiosk in the busy months. The beach is small...More

Thank Bradley051
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is my favourite beach in Stanley Park, because is bigger than the Second, there is less people, and the view is incredible.

Thank Diego Q
Reviewed 22 October 2017

When you enter Stanley park you will have the option of driving the ring road, walking, or renting a bicycle. Which ever mode of transport yo take its worth touring the entire ring road which will lead you to Third Beach or Last Beach as...More

Thank Canadianswhotravel16
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is one of the best beach in vancouver. Clean and awesome view. All beaches are connected in sequence and this one we liked the most. It also had the cycling area and surfing area.

Thank ruchi_smile
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Where: Third Beach - Vancouver, BC What: A beachfront with access to cycling path. How was it: This was our first time seeing the Pacific ocean, so it was a special place. We will forever remember the time we spent here. The beach is nice,...More

Thank Discovering D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We went to English Beach, Second Beach, and Third Beach, and this one was our favorite. Maybe because it was our first one, we thought it had the most relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Lots of people were leaning against logs watching the waves and the...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The extra effort that it takes to get to this stretch of heaven in downtown Vancouver is absolutely worth the effort. With the best water of any other beach in the Lower Mainland, you can sit back, relax and people watch or enjoy the view...More

2  Thank DosOranje
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Slightly smaller but still gorgeous beach. Definitely a good place to stop after a long bike ride around the park.

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Along Sunset Beach and Second Beach, Third Beach is a bit off the main 'area'. It is a nice walk on the seawall and a bit more reclusive them the others. Used to be very calm, but these days is also full with locals and...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

20 min walk from English bay or Robson street open only the pool in summer time but beach open all year round on sea wall 10km walk around 1,000 acres Stanley park mostly nice in summertime accessible from anywhere walking areas all over the city...More

Thank Rob B
Stanley Park
Stanley Park is Vancouver's premier spot to get up
close and personal with nature and animals. The grassy
expanse offers outdoor teahouses and stunning views,
beachfront hideaways and splash parks. It is a typical
getaway spot for friends and families, especially as
it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its
best equestrian outlets.
Nearby Restaurants
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Teahouse in Stanley Park
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Stanley's Bar and Grill
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