Kitsilano Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vancouver. It has a wide array of facilities in addition to the stunning natural beach which make it perfect for a family vacation. The beach is home to the longest swimming pool in Canada, the salt-water outdoor Kitsilano Pool, which is open in the summer months. There are also volleyball courts, tennis courts, concessions, restaurants, and a playground. The soft white sands and gorgeous blue waters make this the perfect family beach vacation!
After flying into Vancouver International Airport, getting to Kitsilano Beach is relatively simple. If you’re driving, the major parking lots for Kits Beach are located off Cornwall Avenue, between Yew St. and Arbutus; this area also functions as a “main entrance” to the beach. Drive along Grant McConachie Way E and Granville St to W 16th Ave in Vancouver and then take Burrard St to your destination. If you want to take public transportation from downtown Vancouver, you can take the False Creek Ferry to Vanier Park/Vancouver Maritime Museum, walking distance to Kitsilano Beach. Using flight search engines, you can find the best prices and the best times to book your journey from Toronto, New York, Calgary, Las Vegas and many more destinations around the world.