Fodor's Expert Review Ambleside Park and Beach
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 water park in the summer. This local favorite beach area is just off Marine Drive at the foot of 13th Street. There are superb views of Stanley Park from all along the Seawall. There's also a huge off-leash area for dogs. Amenities: food and drink; parking; showers; toilets. Best for: sunrise; swimming; walking.