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Kitsilano Beach

Cornwall Ave | North End of Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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This is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches offering panoramic views of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, and the North Shore Mountains. Surrounded by park land, restaurants, and beautiful people, it's the quintessential Vancouver beach experience.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (28 reviews)
“tennis courts” (24 reviews)
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Cornwall Ave | North End of Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pack the towels, sunscreen and some cold drinks and head to Kits Beach. We got there about 1100 and found a choice spot by one of the many driftwood logs placed along the beach. Sit back and people watch or go for a swim. If...More

Thank MarkTCalgary
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is lots to do at Kitsilano Beach. We didn't go into the water more than our ankles, but the water was tolerable and there were several adults out on a floating platform...kids don't seem to feel the cold so I always check out the...More

Thank DonkN
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a perfect way to spend the first day of summer. Sure it rains a lot in Vancouver, and too many days are grey, but when this city blooms it is world class. After enjoying some great Mexican food on 4th Ave., we found street...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has it all: spectacular views of the ocean and mountains, tennis courts, beach volleyball, cycling/walking paths, tons of sandy beach space to walk/lounge/play on, huge cross-section of people who go there, and lots of restaurants and coffee shops near by. A must-go-to when...More

Thank cmoj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

put on your walking shoes and get down to this lovely beach. It is well worth a trip. take your camera as the birds are sure to fly down

Thank Jane505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come for the sunrise, sunset or for the fireworks (during summer). It is also packed during Pride Celebrations usually the first week/end of August. Perfect place to enjoy the city and West Vancouver views. Lots of logs that you can seat on and ride from...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful sandy Beach in the heart of Vancouver overlooking the north shore mountains. A great walk along the boardwalk, great people watching with beach volleyball and sunbathers mixing with families and people of all age out enjoying the views of English Bay. Concession for...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From Kitsilano we got a wonderful view of Vancouver... and so close to the Public Market at the Granville Island.

Thank mcluc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the beach a couple of times during our visit and each one was enjoyable. Its a busy, vibrant beach with lots of people and things to do, both on and off the beach.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large area of beach dedicated to dog area. Rocky in places but lots of sand as well. Seems very popular many people on the beach and in the area. Volleyball nets bike trail and walking path. Great views.

Thank Peter B
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative
neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture
and poetry readings, its days of flower children and
buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving
their mark on the number of organic restaurants and
fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of
Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic
expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a
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Christina K
Is the water warm enough to go in?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Veronica R | Reviewed this property |
Just during summer the water gets warmer but depends, for some people it's still cold.
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