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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...more
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Cornwall Ave | North End of Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Best to come here June to September. Had a really good time here at the beach. What a blast with some friends and food

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JaySN12
Reviewed 5 days ago

I made a quick stop by Kitsilano Beach on a recent trip to Vancouver and was met with what I expected. It is a reasonably standard beach for this part of the world and is nicely covered in sand and shells. It had a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WeatherlyAir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is right across the water from downtown. So the view is awesome from this side. There are grassed areas as well as the sand. There is a public swimming pool right at the park. This park is also very close the HR Macmillan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Capulcu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach, & the entire suburb, are nostalgically 'old school'. The beach is beautifully clean and there's plenty of room to spread out. Just up from the beach there's a ribbon of parkland with trees, benches and manicured lawns. There're plenty of cafes, ice-cream shops,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kitsilano neighbourhood in Vancouver is a lovely area that is known for its beautiful beach. I visited the Kitsilano Beach in May 2017 and although it wasn't warm enough to go swimming, I discovered incredible views of the mountains, English Bay and city from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kits beach is great to view the fireworks in August. It can be quite crowded but still fun to socialize.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frenchie_Cub
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A very nice place to visit anytime of year but on a clear warm day in the summer is the best. There is a restaurant close to the beach and a snack stand, also restaurants and pub across the street. Parking is pretty good for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Kitsilano Beach is a great place to spend a day outdoors. There are a great variety of activities to be done owing to the variety of courts available such as; volleyball, basketball, and tennis (you will need to bring your own gear). Even more so,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ORostom
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We walked all the way from Granville Market past the Maritime Museum along the path to the beach and back. Wonderful views of the skyline of Vancouver from here. We really enjoyed taking in all the scenery and seeing everyone relaxing on the beach, it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hitchcock2
Reviewed 15 October 2018

If you are a visitor to Vancouver, you really need a car or a taxi to get to the beach’s often crowded parking lot, but you can walk there from Granville Island, where parking is free and plentiful. We took the Aquabus to Granville Island...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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Elizabeth M
6 April 2018|
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both of my dogs were off leash as were many others. Make sure your pups are well-behaved and you will get along just fine.
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Christina K
25 April 2017|
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Response from Mommasbest | Reviewed this property |
During the summer usually, but the salt water pool right next door on the beach is kept at 25 degrees (Celsius). It is open May to mid-September.
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