A short video shows the beauty of Dundarave Beach at dusk. This West Vancouver destination is a great way to explore the city. Ambleside Park Royal Shopping Centre are nearby, and you can also find the ferry terminal there. Read on for more information about this Vancouver attraction.
Park Royal Shopping Centre
Park Royal Shopping Centre is Canada‘s first covered shopping mall and opened in 1950 in West Vancouver. This historic complex has undergone multiple redevelopment projects in the last decade. Today, the complex offers more than one hundred specialty stores. It is a popular destination for shoppers of all ages.
The Park Royal Shopping Centre is a massive indoor/outdoor mall on Marine Drive in West Vancouver. It was built around 1950 and features an impressive mix of popular brands, service outlets, and eateries. It is also home to a Tesla showroom and a Cineplex VIP Cinemas.
Park Royal Shopping Centre, which is the original West Vancouver mall, offers a mix of fashion and service. Its neighbouring retail villages, Ambleside and Dundarave, offer local shopping alternatives. A plethora of cafes, restaurants, and shops dot the neighbourhood. Ambleside Village, on Marine Drive, has a collection of arts and crafts stores and restaurants. The Boathouse and Beach House at Dundarave Pier are popular places for dining.
Besides the shops and restaurants, Park Royal also hosts occasional events. For example, during the third weekend of November, the mall holds the Light Up The Village Festival with live music, kid-friendly activities, and a Ferris wheel. This is a fun way to spend an evening out in West Vancouver.
This quaint village is just minutes away from busy Park Royal Shopping Centre, Dundarave, and Ambleside. It is accessible by car or the West Vancouver bus, and the area is a short walk from Ambleside and Stanley Park. The Park Royal Shopping Centre, Dundarave Pier, and Horseshoe Bay are just a few of the many attractions in the area.
Park Royal Shopping Centre, Dundarave pier, and Ambleside Village are all located within the municipal boundaries of West Vancouver. Park Royal once housed the largest indoor mall in Canada. It now features two malls, the North and South, where you can shop, dine, and enjoy entertainment.
The seawall along the West Vancouver waterfront is exceptional. It is a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the view. You’ll find several cafes, restaurants, and entertainment venues along the way. The seawall is an easy walk, taking about 30 minutes one-way.
The West Vancouver beachfront is an incredible place to enjoy the great outdoors. This area is home to Stanley Park, which features a dog park, a water park, picnic areas, and sports fields. Whether you are looking for a quiet spot or an energetic adventure, Stanley Park is the place for you.
The beachfront offers great views of Stanley Park and Downtown Vancouver. There are also many activities for families, including seal watching and enjoying coffee and local food. There is a playground right next to the pier, and both the beach and pier have outdoor seating. Unfortunately, the Pier will be closed in 2022 due to storm damage.
Ambleside Park is the gateway park to West Vancouver, and is home to spectacular views of downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park. Unfortunately, the piers were damaged by a storm on January 7, 2022, and will likely need repairs. However, the park is insured and is planning on reopening the piers.
The park itself is a great place to take the family for a day at the beach. It has ample parking for cars, but it gets busy on the weekends. Parking is available in nearby lots as well. This beach is sandy with wood chips and small pebbles, and there is a lifeguard on duty in the summer. In addition, a separate dog beach is located east of the main bay, but dogs are not allowed on the beach itself.
If you are looking for a scenic view of the beach, West Vancouver offers a scenic route through Park Royal and Ambleside Park. This 10k/13k walk takes you past the city’s waterfront and up to the Upper Levels (Highway 1). It passes the Lions Gate Bridge and returns you to West Vancouver through an overpass.
Ambleside Beach is the hub of beach life on the North Shore. Its beach is backed by a huge park that features grassy lawns, basketball courts, skate parks, and playgrounds. The park also has picnic tables and offers spectacular views of the Lions Gate Bridge.
Ambleside Park ferry terminal
The Ambleside Park ferry terminal is located just a few minutes’ drive from the Ambleside Park beach. The neighborhood is home to a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and recreational activities. Originally constructed as a seaside retreat for city dwellers, Ambleside is now one of West Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods. The area is also renowned for Dundarave Village, a scenic seaside village. There, you can enjoy local cuisine at the historic Beach House Restaurant and relax on the heated patio deck.
Located south of Marine Drive and between Keith Road and the Capilano River, Ambleside Park is easily accessible. The waterfront features a playground and scenic beach. Throughout the summer, you can watch cruise ships as they approach the area. Small pleasure crafts drifting offshore can also be spotted.
There is short-term parking available near the ferry terminal. It is also possible to buy a parking pass for a day or more. Check the BC Ferries website for information on current parking availability. The terminal also features free Wi-Fi. There are also washrooms at the ferry terminal, and vending machines offer snacks and beverages. Near the terminal, there are shops and restaurants. There’s also a cafeteria-style restaurant on board the ferry.
Ambleside Park is a great family park. Nearby Whytecliff Park is one of Western Canada’s premier scuba diving spots. West Vancouver has numerous other parks, such as John Lawson Park, which has a playground and a grassy field for picnicking and overlooks the city’s landmark Lions Gate Bridge.
Ambleside Park is a popular destination for tourists. It is located on the oceanfront, where the popular Spirit Trail meets the Seawall walk. This park has a variety of amenities, including restrooms, a water park, and train tracks. There’s also a café with frozen yogurt and snacks.
Ambleside Park is near the Cypress Mountain ski resort and the Ambleside Beach is the best sandy beach in the North Shore. Many locals visit the beach on weekends, or hang out in the park. The beach is also close to the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park.
Among many other things, David A. Grantham is a contributing author to UmassExtension West Vancouver Blo. He is a renowned expert on real estate in BC.
Born in North Vancouver, Louisiana, Dr. Grantham grew up in Lower Lonsdale. He then went on to complete his business degree at the University British Columbia. As of this writing, Grantham has completed over 100 projects, including the development of a high rise building in Vancouver.
He is a husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He was a dedicated outdoorsman and enjoyed sports such as hunting, fishing, scuba diving, and snow skiing. His wife, Alison Grantham, and their two daughters survived him. He is survived by his wife Alison Martin Grantham and two daughters.