Things To Do In West Vancouver

Sandman Suites Vancouver - Davie Street is located in west Vancouver surrounded by an abundance of things to do and see. To enhance your stay, we have compiled a local guide of nearby attractions and activities to thrill every member of your family.

FlyOver Canada

It’s time for you to fly across Canada. Literally. Located only 2 km from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street, FlyOver Canada offers the exhilarating feeling of flight as you are suspended in their state-of-the-art immersive experience. It includes wind effects, mists and scents as you watch the sights of Canada on their 20-metre spherical screen.

Harbour Cruises & Events

If you’re looking for that one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the Vancouver skyline, surrounding coastal mountains, famous landmarks, and more, then Harbour Cruises & Events is where you’ll want to be. Board one of their ships, and you’ll enjoy a narrated tour of the inner harbour of the city. It’s all just minutes from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street.

Steveston Seabreeze Adventures

Get ready to see some whales and other incredible sea life. Make your way to Steveston Seabreeze Adventures, just 3 km from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street, and head out on a whale watching and marine life fully-guided tour.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Steeped in history, Vancouver Art Gallery, founded in 1931, features the Institute of Asian Art, which showcases First Nations artists in the region. There are more than 12,000 pieces here, including many works by famed Canadian artist, Emily Carr. You must put this iconic venue in your itinerary. It’s so close, at just a 15-minute walk or 4-minute drive from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street.

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden

The first park of its kind to be built outside of China, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a “scholars” garden, or Ming dynasty style garden home, and is one of Vancouver’s top attractions. Make your way 3.5 km from the doors of Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street, and take a guided tour, or check out a public festival, exhibition or concert.

Museum of Anthropology

If you can, find time to head out to the Museum of Anthropology, just 10 km from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street on the grounds of the University of British Columbia. The cultures and arts of indigenous peoples are highlighted here, as well as various cultural communities in the province. Immerse yourself in history and a showcase of priceless pieces from South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and around the world.

English Bay

Located pretty much right outside the doors of Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street is English Bay. Just a quick 1 km walk away, you’re going to absolutely love how much there is to see and do at this historic and iconic gathering spot. English Bay has been going strong for over 100 years. It’s host to many festivals, attractions, and other special events, including the world’s largest polar bear swim in the winter. In warmer months, swim in the ocean, sunbathe at the beach, walk along the English Bay Seawall, or take in a patio at one of the many restaurants in the area.

Stanley Park

When you stay with us at Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street, we recommend you visit historic Stanley Park. Located only 2 km from the hotel, you can easily make your way to one of the most stunning and popular parks in the city, with over 988 acres of West Coast rainforest and its iconic Vancouver Seawall. Take a run, walk or bike on this incredible pathway and get some of the best views of the city, as well as the majestic Pacific Ocean. The biggest sights to see up close are the First Nations Totem Poles at Brockton Point. Quite frankly, the list of things to do at Stanley park is too long to list here. You must see for yourself.

Granville Island

When you want to head out and explore more of what Vancouver has in store for you, make your way under the Granville Bridge to popular Granville Island. Once there, you’ll have your pick of things to do. Not to be missed is the Granville Island Public Market, featuring craft studios, theatres and artisan workshops. Discover all the boutique stores, specialty shops, outdoor outfitters and unique crafts, too. All of this and so much more, just 3 km from Sandman Suites Vancouver-Davie Street.