When it comes to natural beauty, Vancouver knows a thing or two about swooping people off their feet with unbelievable serenity.
Here is 604 Now’s list of the top places to catch the sunset across metro Vancouver.
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Located on West Hastings right beside the historical Waterfront Station, the Vancouver Lookout offers guests a spectacular view 356 feet up in the air. Glass elevators whisk guests up to the observation desk where they soak in views of Vancouver completely unobstructed.
You can’t mention a sunset in Vancouver without talking about Sunset Beach. Not only is the location a great place to watch fireworks in the summer, but it’s also a great place to catch a sunset any season of the year.
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Queen Elizabeth Park
Located at the highest point in Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth parks is one of the best spots in the city if you don’t want to climb on top of a mountain. This hill in the middle of the city provides fantastic views of Vancouver, the surrounding mountains, and False Creek. Once the sky starts changing colour, the lights of the city start flickering and make for an amazing view.
White Rock Pier
Nestled on the boundary of the quiet city of White Rock resides a famous pier. At 1,500 feet long, the pier stretches into the ocean and gives you a view of both the water and land in the distance. Along the promenade by the water and the pier, there are also benches where you can sit down, and watch the sun set.
Offering a birds-eye view of Vancouver, you can fully appreciate the entirety of the city and its amazing surroundings. Located in North Vancouver, Grouse Mountain offers clear views of downtown Vancouver while giving you a calm, relaxing environment to do so. With rides departing every 15 minutes until 10pm, you won’t have to worry about missing the sunset, and can catch the view at various elevations!
Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Wreck Beach is easily-accessible for visitors and sees guests from all over the world. The beach wraps around the western tip of the Point Grey headland within Pacific Spirit Regional Park and is sure to offer an amazing sunset view.
Home to Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby campus, Burnaby Mountain has a multitude of services, and attractions that make it a prime located to soak in the late evening sun rays.
On the very edge of Richmond, this small fishing community gives you views that will astonish you. Near the ocean, with the cool breeze flowing through, the environment is one of complete serenity. Additionally, Steveston Village has some of the best fish n chips you will ever try. Just ask the locals and they’ll tell you all about Pajo’s.
Vancouver’s gem. Stanley Park has time and time again given its guests unforgettable memories, and even better pictures. Looking over the Burrard Inlet, toward the North Shore you get absolutely stunning reflections off the water, while the Lion Gates Bridge rests in the background.
Originating as a carnival-style marketplace which opened for Expo ‘86 Vancouver, Lonsdale Quay Market has developed into a diverse, multi-use community anchor in the Lower Lonsdale area. From here, guests can take in the entirety of beautiful Vancouver from a far distance seeing the surroundings as well. This the perfect spot to grab some food from local vendors while soaking in the waterfront views.