West of the Lions Gate Bridge, this long stretch of sand is West Vancouver's most popular beach. There are tennis courts, volleyball nets, and a pool in the summer. This hidden gem of a beach area is just off Marine Drive at the foot of 13th Street. There are superb views of Stanley Park from all along the Seawalk. There's also a huge off-leash area for dogs. Amenities : food and drink; showers; toilets. Best for: sunrise; swimming; walking.