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English Bay Beach

  • 1791 Beach Ave. Map It
  • English Bay
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 05/04/2012

Fodor's Review

The city's best-known beach, English Bay, lies just to the east of Stanley Park's southern entrance. A long stretch of sable sand, a waterslide, volleyball courts, kayak rentals, and street performers keep things interesting all summer. Known locally for being gay friendly, it draws a diverse crowd. Amenities: lifeguards; water sports; food and drink; toilets; parking (fee). Best for: swimming; walking; sunset; partiers.

Sight Information

Address:

1791 Beach Ave., between Gilford and Bidwell Sts., Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 1V3, Canada

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Phone:

604-665–3424

Updated 05/04/2012

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