Two Vancouver Beaches Ranked In “Best City Beaches In The World”

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Flight Network, a Canadian-owned online travel agency in Canada has released a list of the world’s top 50 city beaches for 2018.

To create the world’s Top 50 City Beaches list, they “received guidance from over 1200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies from around the world”.

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“These international travel experts helped to make this list an essential resource for anyone who likes to mix their sun and sand with city thrills”.

Two Vancouver beaches earned a spot on the list.

Coming in at #16 is Kitsilano Beach and at #18 is Spanish Banks Beach.

Scoring

Flight Network used five key factors to come up with the rankings:

  • Accessibility
  • Atmosphere
  • Sand and water quality
  • Annual days of sunshine
  • Average annual temperature

Here’s how Kitsilano Beach scored:

Spanish Banks Beach wasn’t too far behind either:

World’s Top 50 City Beaches Full List

  1. Bondi Beach (New South Wales)
  2. Miami Beach (Florida)
  3. Copacabana Beach (Rio de Janeiro)
  4. Barceloneta Beach (Catalonia)
  5. Waikiki Beach (Honolulu)
  6. Ipanema Beach (Rio de Janeiro)
  7. Clifton Beach (Cape Town)
  8. Playa De La Concha (San Sebastián Beaches)
  9. Kuta Beach (Bali)
  10. Clearwater Beach (Florida)
  11. Surfers Paradise Beach (Queensland Beach)
  12. Manly Beach (New South Wales)
  13. Nice Beach (Nice)
  14. Jumeirah Beach (Dubai)
  15. Kaputas Beach (Antalya)
  16. Kitsilano Beach (British Columbia)
  17. Cottesloe Beach (Western Australia)
  18. Spanish Banks Beach (British Columbia)
  19. Unawatuna Beach (Sri Lanka)
  20. South Beach (Durban)
  21. Praia Dona Ana (Faro)
  22. Kovalam Beach (Kerela)
  23. Umhlanga Beach (Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa)
  24. Nha Trang Beach (Vietnam)
  25. Nissi Beach (Ayia Napa, Cyprus)
  26. Kiwengwa Beach (Zanzibar)
  27. Brighton Beach (England)
  28. Banana Beach (Tel Aviv)
  29. Cleopatra Beach (Alanya)
  30. Caye Caulker (Belize)
  31. Karon Beach (Thailand)
  32. Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh)
  33. Kite Beach (Abu Dhabi)
  34. Eilat Beach (Eilat)
  35. Narva-Joesuu (Narva)
  36. Siloso Beach (Singapore)
  37. Agadir City Beach (Agadir Morocco)
  38. Malagueta Beach (Andalusia)
  39. Tanjung Aan Beach (Lombok)
  40. Sunshine Beach (Noosa Queensland)
  41. Spiaggia Baia Verde Di Gallipoli (Salento, Pugulia)
  42. Beirut Beach (Beirut)
  43. Bolota Beach (Bulgaria)
  44. Netanya Beach (Netanya)
  45. La Granda Plage (Biarritz City)
  46. Patong Beach (Thailand)
  47. Tossa De Mar Beach (Costa Brava, Catalonia)
  48. Sopot Beach (Polish Riveira)
  49. Mamaia Beach (Constanta)
  50. Quy Nhon Beach (Binh Dinh province)
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