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English Bay Beach

Beach and Scenic Lookout
West End, Vancouver
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  • Marvin
    "Beautiful place to watch fireworks during the Celebration of Lights."(4 Tips)
    David G.
    "Very nice beach and seawall to enjoy a sunny summer day"(3 Tips)
    MikaDoesMakeup.com
    "ice cream on Denman!"(5 Tips)
    Patrick
    "Looks like we have a new Cactus Club."(3 Tips)
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  • Nicole P.
    Great late night happyhour starts at 9pm on certain nights
  • Nicole P.
    This is my favorite neighborhood spot for happy hour. Great staff and groovy music.
  • Dan M.
    Sweet place to walk by and enjoy the view n___n
  • Wanda H.
    Wanda HalpertMarch 29
    Been here 5+ times
    We are always walking on the beach in Vancouver. Love this city.
  • Dani Dani Dani
    Dani Dani DaniSeptember 15, 2016
    Awesome sunset!
  • Marvin
    MarvinJuly 26, 2016
    Beautiful place to watch fireworks during the Celebration of Lights. The logging makes perfect seating.
  • Joe N.
    Joe NixonJuly 24, 2016
    Great place to stop for a drink after cycling round Stanley Park, especially if you don't want to pay park kiosk prices.
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekJuly 17, 2016
    Easily the best beach in the city. Long enough that you can usually find space on a hot day. Go down the slide!
  • Salman s.
    Salman sApril 19, 2016
    Attended the Celebration of light 2011-2012 Really amazing place and fire works
  • Mary S.
    Mary SApril 14, 2016
    Excellent views to be found here
  • Angelica D.
    Angelica DongalloMarch 30, 2016
    great place to watch the sunset. sit on a log and soak it all in!
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataMarch 28, 2016
    Beach of downtown, always an awesome place to be anytime of the day.
  • Euni T.
    Euni TrejoMarch 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice for going on a sunny day
  • Amir S.
    Amir SalamatOctober 11, 2015
    Really beautiful
  • Salman s.
    Salman sOctober 3, 2015
    Breathtaking 😍😍😍
  • Darrin L.
    Darrin LathamSeptember 29, 2015
    Great place to relax and enjoy people watching
  • Mariana G.
    Mariana GuillénAugust 14, 2015
    It's a shame they have a lot of rules. You can barely enjoy being there. The only thing that make it worth is the sunset and the great atmosphere people bring you there.
  • Sergio B.
    Sergio BiasiAugust 13, 2015
    Enjoy the sunset 🌅
  • Ricardo R.
    Ricardo RochaAugust 12, 2015
    I expected much more, but it is a nice place to enjoy the sunset.
  • Lina A.
    Lina AlsaifJuly 18, 2015
    Best sunset view ever 🌅
  • Lucia H.
    Lucia HsiJuly 5, 2015
    Sunshine, people and Guiness
  • Oz P.
    Oz Pablo YuJuly 4, 2015
    ... English Bay Beach is nostalgic!
  • Oz P.
    Oz Pablo YuJuly 4, 2015
    sunset's the best!
  • Alexa (@ladylexy) A.
    Get some poutine from La Belle Patate and eat it here!
  • Janusz K.
    Janusz KowalskiJune 11, 2015
    Get your food at Cactus Club take out and enjoy it on the beach.
  • Servind 0.
    Servind 0June 10, 2015
    Place ok!!
  • Servind 0.
    Servind 0June 10, 2015
    nature of Lord!
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikJune 3, 2015
    Beautiful sunsets if you are lucky. 🌇
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariApril 19, 2015
    Best to do bike ride from coal harbour then Stanley Park then English bay beach then keep going to Granville island (cross water by river bus)
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariApril 19, 2015
    Lovely beautiful area on water. Nice walk or bike ride
  • Nabil B.
    Nabil BazzariApril 19, 2015
    Nice walks on water. Scenic
  • Mohanna A.
    Mohanna AlyabisJanuary 11, 2015
    nice beach
  • P J.
    P JonesNovember 5, 2014
    Everything
  • Siw S.
    Siw S.August 20, 2014
    I sure wanna come back
  • Joed V.
    Joed ValleAugust 12, 2014
    View of sunset..
  • Rick L.
    Rick LeonovichJuly 13, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Great scenery of views n eye candy
  • Devika A.
    Devika AroraJuly 12, 2014
    I live a block away and literally chill at the other beach every evening. Grab a blanket, a book and pick your favourite tree to lie under. The ocean will relax you completely!
  • Steve
    SteveJuly 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ride your bike and eat some shawarma
  • Angelica L.
    Angelica LionJune 20, 2014
    Bring some friends is one of the best places to enjoy the sunset
  • Shamicka A.
    Shamicka ArbasJune 13, 2014
    Go biking and watch the sunset with someone special. Pure bliss :)
  • Christine Joy B.
    Stay for the sunset. It's gorgeous
  • John N.
    John NijjarMay 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    What us there to say about the bay? Well...people comes to mind. If you want to have a chat this is the best place in Vancouver. Plus the most stunning view of the ocean. Wanna play tennis and birds!
  • Emmanuel M.
    Emmanuel MarshallMay 14, 2014
    One of my favorite spot in Vancouver
  • Jukebox Print
    Jukebox PrintApril 23, 2014
    English Bay is always gorgeous – even in the rain.
  • Marco T.
    Marco TjokroFebruary 23, 2014
    Great scenery, good place for a jog or walk
  • Joseph S.
    Joseph SabioJanuary 17, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Best sunset .... Always :)
  • Todd B.
    Todd BrownOctober 23, 2013
    Eating a sandwich on the beach and watching the boats go by.
  • Mimi X.
    Mimi XieOctober 18, 2013
    Best spot for fireworks in the summer. I would recommend the walk down Denman on your way down on a sunny day. Lots of great food and cafes.
  • Emmanuel M.
    Emmanuel MarshallOctober 17, 2013
    Sunset is very beautiful in here
  • Tyler H.
    Tyler HansonSeptember 6, 2013
    Great place for a run.
  • Louis B.
    Louis BakerAugust 17, 2013
    And definitely try sweet confections!!! Also on denman.
  • Louis B.
    Louis BakerAugust 17, 2013
    You got to try Vegas burgers on denman st
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PaughAugust 1, 2013
    It's actually called First Beach
  • Josh M.
    Josh MorneauJuly 28, 2013
    Great time at the Celebration of Lights presented by #Honda #VanCity #lovethisplace #DateNight #TimeWithMyWife
  • Dalton L.
    Dalton LamboJuly 28, 2013
    On firework night... Get here fucken early!! 8pm is not early enough.. Omg!
  • Germany F.
    Germany FischerJuly 20, 2013
    Kayaking and paddleboarding...reasonable price and a lots of fun
  • Heather A.
    Heather AJuly 12, 2013
    The sun sets quickly over the mountains. Make sure you stake your space and enjoy the view. Breathtaking.
  • My Canada Payday
    My Canada PaydayJune 20, 2013
    A great way to spend a weekend afternoon.
  • Ismail G.
    Ismail GulsoyJanuary 20, 2013
    I am finding peace here .. Such a perfect place in Vancouver
  • Bee
    BeeSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Home of the original 'cupcake' store. Forget Starbucks and head to Delaney's on Denman- 1 block away from Davie. Walk toward 2nd beach and visit the Fish House for a fancy feast.
  • David G.
    David GCJune 11, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Very nice beach and seawall to enjoy a sunny summer day
  • •BeBeSkoda•
    •BeBeSkoda•June 8, 2012
    Love walking to English Bay, grabbing some take out and eating it while the sunsets:-) Its a great spot to people watch and take in the beauty of our city. We are blessed! Aren't we???
  • Bella V.
    Bella VitaMay 23, 2012
    Check out prospect point
  • Beto G.
    Beto GalettoMay 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Gingers in bikinis FTW!
  • Pitch Ryder
    Pitch RyderMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    English Bay, one of a million reasons to live in Vancouver, day or night. Wow.
  • Patrick
    PatrickFebruary 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Looks like we have a new Cactus Club.
  • Colleen F.
    Colleen FishJanuary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing area but too bad putting in cactus club where there should be ice cream vendors for beach goers. Who eats a sit down meal at a beach. My 2 cents. Support Vancouver parks not corporate power!
  • Brian H.
    Brian HickeyJanuary 1, 2012
    Polar Bear brrrrr
  • Cam F.
    Cam FosterOctober 29, 2011
    Great people watching.
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    BRIGHT Sun <3
  • Kai C.
    Kai ChuAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    great for people watching
  • Kai C.
    Kai ChuAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    off leash fun for your four legged waggy tailed friend
  • MikaDoesMakeup.com
    MikaDoesMakeup.comAugust 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the Sunsets nightly while picking up an ice cream on Denman!
  • Jillian W.
    Jillian WalkerAugust 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Go paddleboarding -- reasonable rates and good fun!
  • LifeguardHub
    LifeguardHubAugust 9, 2011
    Don't bring a bucket filled with water to try and drench the lifeguards. Bad idea. Been there, done that. Trust me, you've been warned!
  • Hugh R.
    Hugh RobinsAugust 1, 2011
    English Bay keeps getting better and better. A little more crowded in 2011, as compared to the 1930's, but still one of thee best places to relax and sun.
  • Sanaz J.
    Sanaz JJuly 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Grab some fish and chips from Raincity Grill and eat it on the beach
  • vitaminwater canada
    happy weekend english bay! finish the weekend off with a refreshing vitaminwater this sunday. come by and find our street teams! cant find us? tweet us! vitaminwater_bc
  • UrbanMonsieur (TM) U.
    UrbanMonsieur (TM) UrbanMonsieur.comJuly 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you take a trip to Marble slab :) so good!!!
  • Sebastian M.
    Sebastian MantillaJune 20, 2011
    Lovely view. Read more
  • Rhys M.
    Rhys MJune 18, 2011
    Grab an ice cream and enjoy the view!
  • Muerta R.
    Muerta RicoMay 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Why everytime I'm here is there some random dude trying to pull crazy awkward yoga moves & handstands? Lol
  • vitaminwater canada
    out for a jog over the victoria day long wknd? we'll be chillin' and hydrating sun may 22nd! tweet us @vitaminwater_bc
  • Yuki O.
    Yuki OkamuraFebruary 21, 2011
    Go for a walk
  • John .
    John RhodesFebruary 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Watching the fireworks? Go across Beach Ave and stand on the "Beach Towers" patio! A perfect view and no crowds! Just behave yourselves and don't litter... people live here!
  • Jasper M.
    Jasper MSeptember 21, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Guys: check out the heavy construction activity on that new Seawall section - cool Engineering!
  • John C.
    John CanavanAugust 19, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Sunny Day, in Vancouver. Oh well, at least one positive aspect to the day!
  • Simon S.
    Simon SearyJuly 29, 2010
    Celebration of light get the canadian kettle corn!! Best snack!!
  • Gabriel B.
    Gabriel BaumanJuly 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Fireworks in July!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyJuly 10, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Big log... Hehe
  • Kadu N.
    Kadu NakashimaJune 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    you will always find me out there when is sunny
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyJune 3, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Grab some spandex & come dance!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyMay 20, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    SpandyAndy dances here most weekends. :-D
  • Arne N.
    Arne NomenMay 18, 2010
    Just for some sunbathing, or for the sunset.Nice place to be!
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeagherMay 8, 2010
    Take bunches of photos here!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyApril 28, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Home sweet home!
  • Kumiko I.
    Kumiko IdeSeptember 21, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Take a beach towel, and laze on the grass with take-out food and a good book.
  • Gagan D.
    Gagan DieshSeptember 9, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Walk around the sea-wall. Get to know why Vancouver is the most beautiful city in the world.
  • Richard W.
    Richard WongSeptember 9, 2009
    Grab a coffee at Starbucks and walk the seawall at English Bay.
  • Fernando L.
    Padle y bici de montaña
  • Fernando L.
    Kayak, rentar una bici y hacer el circuito en la zona y hacer padle es una excelente opción y no es caro. En Padle los lunes tiene 50% de descuento y los martes 2X1
  • Selene M.
    Selene MayoFebruary 28
    Hace mucho frío!!!
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer AnahiMay 12, 2016
    Ufff 👌 tardesitA linda, descanso, picnic, cervecita, lo mejor!
  • Servind 0.
    Servind 0June 10, 2015
    irei conhecer . . .
  • Caio Victor R.
    Um bom lugar pra passear e curti a vista!!
  • Muhsin Ç.
    Muhsin ÇapukApril 14, 2014
    :))]))))))))))))
  • CacaGuiname S.
    CacaGuiname SantosAugust 4, 2013
    Adoraria estar aí com vcs! Esse dia vai chegar!
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea MorenoMarch 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    No podrías creer la cantidad de gente que hace picnic o lee en estas playas en verano! Si es invierno ve a cualquiera de los bares o café que la rodean. Vancouver es hermoso!
  • Dina B.
    Dina BSeptember 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Fun fun fun :D
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