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Must-Visit Beaches in Vancouver, BC

Shantanu Godase Jul 21, 2021
Vancouver Island is flanked by the beauty and bounty of nature and all its beaches are an example of the same.
The beautiful beaches of this island are the place to be in, if you want to get away from the daily chores and melancholy of your life and escape to a place laden by serenity.
Many beaches in Vancouver Island make the perfect getaway for couples, friends, and family alike. All you are required to do is to hunt down the best one.

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Here are some of the most popular beaches in Vancouver that you must visit if you are a beach person.
Kitsilano Beach is the most popular beach on the island. Also known as Kits Beach, this place is beautiful, unpretentious, and hosts a lot of offerings.
Kitsilano Beach
You can visit here with your family, friends, and even with your pets to have a good time.

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Many activities such as swimming, beach volleyball, tennis, etc. can be enjoyed here.
This beach overlooks the English Bay on Vancouver Island.
English Bay Beach
It offers a beautiful oceanside sanctuary that will soothe you if you are seeking peace and tranquillity. The best thing about this beach is its accessibility.

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You can reach here by bike, car, foot, or any public transit.
This beach is very popular among the locals. If you want to spend some time alone, do not enter the beach on the weekends.
Second Beach
This is the perfect family beach and hence, you can plan a getaway with your family to have the time of your lives. This beautiful beach is flanked by trees and overlooks the Burrard Inlet and English Bay.
The kids can indulge in activities such as building sandcastles, playing at the playground, making the most of the heated outdoor pool, etc. Interestingly, this beach also hosts cinema where the beach converts itself into a movie theater.
Jericho Beach
The view of the city skyline, serenity, and peace are a few elements of this beach and if you are seeking all the three – Jericho beach is the place to be in.
This secluded beach spot is where you can sunbathe, walk with your partner in tow, or read a book whilst listening to the buzzing sea waves.
Locarno Beach
This is a lesser-known beach of Vancouver Island, hence a perfect option for all those people who are searching for a low-key spot to escape.

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If you want to go for a romantic walk with your partner or simply host a picnic with a few friends, this is the place to be in. Escape here and you would want to visit again.
Trout Lake Beach
This is the official freshwater beach of Vancouver Island and you will love the sight of crystal-clear waters of this beach. This is the only beach that is located in front of the Pacific Ocean. Hence, visiting here should not be skipped by any chance.
These beautiful beaches of Vancouver are everything that you must cover while vacationing on the island. They are worth all the hype!