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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning place at all times of day and night, tide in or out. Wish I could stay here. The whole surrounding area of Kitsilano is superb

Thank Kieran M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there in the evening and it was pleasant. Some people were playing with their dogs, some were just chilling on the sand listening to music out loud. The views of English Bay, and the mountains were amazing as the sun sets. Not too far...More

Thank wanderinghow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of activity but still plenty of room to relax. Lots of lovely shady tress and table if you need a break from the sun!

Thank notjustclassicrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is probably the most popular one im Vanvouver. Wonderful views from English Bay, Stanley Park, downtown and the mountais around. You can do a lot of different acivities like, picnic or barbecue, playing volleybal, skating, biking, swimming, jogging or just to sit and...More

Thank FernandoAmorim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Better in summer dog walking or biking path very narrow accessible by bus 15 min from downtown Starbucks rest bars etc shopping up the hill on 4 th Ave accessible all year round better in summertime swimming pool tennis courts free not pool basketball free...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Kitsilano so decided to wander down to the beach. Despite it being cold and windy, the kids loved playing in the park and the beach was spotless and there area also wonderful views of the city and north vancouver

Thank kmbrown1972
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We enjoyed taking a picnic to Kits beach, sitting in the shade of the big logs and watching the world go by. Great place for dogs, children and activities (admire anyone who can play sports in the heat!) Saw some really cool vintage cars and...More

Thank DJS78
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It was nice to get to the beach in Vancouver, especially as you can get access to various small beaches in the city. This was a popular family beach, plenty of activities in the summer. You could have picnics, go swimming and just sit on...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Lovely area to explore on a sunny day. Friendly people and dogs. Great views and a place to sit and relax.

Thank JoelZoe1
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a clean beach, somewhat commercialized by excessive development but still beautiful. There are lots of young people walking and playing volleyball and bicycling. A good place to spend a couple hours...

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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Museum of Vancouver
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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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