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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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1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
West End
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Reviewed yesterday

I would not want to swim here, its ok to walk your dog go on a cycle but it is nothing special, saw it as we were on the Hop on Hop off

Thank CKIM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Summer and Winter on English Bay is a treat. Spent many summer days hanging here and even did the polar bear swim last Jan 1st... Highly recommended. Xx

Thank twistedfoodlover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Vancouver for work training. It's a great city with great foid everywhere. Tourism is down because of wildfires you should go.

Thank mustchr
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely place to sit and take in the sights or even have a swim. The water temp was 20c the day I was there and the life guard told me this was not the norm. Bring sun screen and a towel There...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

So pretty and neat to sit and have a snack. We loved the green and view. We had a lot of fun going here.

1  Thank Jedilostinspace
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to relax, walk, play and read. Have vine or coffee, swim if you like refreshing water or kayak around the Bay.

1  Thank Tom-2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked along English Bay several times from early morning to late evening! Walking on the Boardwalk and the Sand! The evening was the most delightful! Sitting watching the beauty of the Sunset across the Ocean and Mountains! Huge ships laying anchor in the outer...More

Thank MASH16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sand, grass, sun, park benches, and giant trees make finding your ideal comfort zone easy to find. A great place to meet people or just people watch. And also a great place to watch the boats and ships out in the bay!! It is a...More

Thank 2Theodore
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great place to sit and people watch, on a nice warm sunny day. Plenty places to sit and enjoy the views across the bay. Lot's going off around this area to enjoy, as it's really ideal for families. It's nice to have a...More

Thank CharleyNottinghamUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

The English beach is long and great to walk along looking at all the huge freight ships in the estuary.

Thank Ross B
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
3 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.