Fodor's Expert Review Stanley Park Beaches

Vancouver Beach–Sight Fodor's Choice

There are two fine beaches accessed from Stanley Park, with other unnamed sandy spots dotted along the seawall. The most popular with families is Second Beach, which has a playground and large heated pool with slides. Third Beach is a little more removed than the other central beaches. It has a larger stretch of sand, fairly warm water, and unbeatable sunset views. It's a popular evening picnic spot. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking (fee); toilets. Best for: sunset; swimming; walking.

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7495 Stanley Park Dr.
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6G 3E2, Canada

www.vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/third-beach.aspx

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