Downtown Vancouver is located on a peninsula bordering spectacular Stanley Park to the Northwest and Vancouver's Westside to the South.
The downtown core features several districts, all with their own distinct style and flare. Yaletown, one of the most popular destinations downtown is a trendy neighbourhood to the Southwest, featuring great restaurants, cafes and shopping along Mainland and Homer Streets. Yaletown borders the False Creek waterway and the popular Seawall, which highlights the wonderful views of English Bay and the Burrard Inlet.
Gastown is located in the Northeastern part of the downtown core and is known as the historic district with its cobblestone roads and brick buildings. West Cordova street is the main attraction and is packed with 5 star restaurants, gift shops and other tourist attractions.
Coal Harbour is located near the financial district downtown. This upscale neighbourhood borders breathtaking Stanley Park, a must see for every visitor to Vancouver. At over 400 hectares the park has everything from walking and biking trails to beaches, tennis courts, a tea house, public pool and the Vancouver Aquarium. Running through the heart of Coal Harbour is Robson Street, a shopper's delight with loads of restaurants and fashionable stores.
The West End is located along the Seawall bordering Stanley Park to the southwest. This colorful neighbourhood is one of Vancouver's most popular districts running along English Bay with plenty of beach access, stunning views and great dining along trendy Davie and Denman Streets. There is always something happening in the West End and if you're looking for a lively neighbourhood this is the place to be!