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Location

Located in the West-End of Vancouver, running down Beach Avenue, up Burrard Street, and along Georgia Street, Vancouver’s West-End is central to Vancouver and highlights most of Vancouver’s best hang-out spots.

Recreation

Barclay Heritage Square

Explore the historical buildings and gardens of Barclay Heritage Square. This highly recommended tourist attraction is known for its peaceful character and sanctuary.

Coal Harbour Seawall

Walk around Vancouver’s famous Coal Harbour Seawall. At approximately 5.77km, coal harbor seawall is a must-see for its beauty and ocean views and makes. It also makes for great exercise.

Harbour Cruises

Cruise along Vancouver’s West-End, meet other locals or tourists and watch the beautiful sunset during a harbor cruise. This cruise leaves no disappointment and has been on trip advisors list for decades.

West End Beaches (Sunset Beach, English Bay)

Relax on the beach or walk along with seawall that borders two of Vancouver's most famous beaches, Sunset Beach and English Bay. Although it may be busy at times, these two beaches are most known for the sunset and are within walking distance to downtown Vancouver.

Shopping on Robson

With hundreds of shops, from high-end to mom and pop shops, Robson Street is where you will satisfy all of your shopping needs, a perfect way to unwind and get to know the latest in Vancouver fashion and similar trends.

LGBTQ on Davies

Take a stroll down Davies Street and enjoy the rainbow flags, sunburst banners and LGBTQ friendly culture, community and cuisine. This street is the most popular during Pride Week which usually runs the first week of August.

Around the Corner

Coal Harbour

Downtown Vancouver

Yaletown

Granville Island

Gastown

Stanley Park

Vancouver Aquarium

Devonian Harbour Park

Coal Harbour Park

Sunset Beach

English Bay

Granville Island

BC Place

Rogers Arena

Education

Coastal Preschool

Lord Roberts Elementary School

Robert Annex Elementary School

King George Secondary School

The Life Coach Certification Group

Jun School Information Center

Vcad (Visual College of Art and Design)

Transportation

Walk: Close to all amenities and extremely walkable. Most people living in this area do not own a car or bike. Bus: Convenient bus stops and frequent bus times. Skytrain: Limited Skytrain access with the closest stations being Burrard station (1.8Km) or Yaletown station (2.2Km) Seabus: Access at the Aquatic Centre Ferry Dock (1.9Km) located to the left of the Burrard St. Bridge Car: A car is a popular mode of transportation for those traveling outside of the city but not recommended because of traffic congestion and limited/costly parking. Car Share: Car2Go, Evo, Modo, ZipCar

Restaurant & Retail

Kingyo

A 4.6 star spor for Japanese BBQ and cuisine located at 871 Denman Street

Red Umbrella Cafe

A 4.3 and highly reviewed all-day breakfast, lunch and treats handout located at 1707 Davie Street

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

Rated 4.5 stars on Google and made for those with a sweet tooth as it offers gourmet waffles and other sugary treats.