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Vancouver's public beaches and waterfront access make it among the most liveable cities in the world.
Our nine beaches – eight by the ocean, one by a freshwater lake – offer 18 km of beautiful outdoor space to sunbathe, swim, play sports, and picnic.
Find a beach
Map of Vancouver beaches
The waters of False Creek are great for paddling and boating, but not swimming. Use public sewage pump-outs for your boat.
The accompanying Seawall and Seaside Greenway form the world's longest uninterrupted waterfront path and are perfect for walking, running, cycling, and picnicking.