Vancouver, BC

Kitsilano

Kitsilano or more commonly referred to as “Kits” is located on the west side of the city nestled among some of the top rated beaches in North America.

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This legendary neighbourhood stretches from Burrard to Alma and from W. 16th south to the ocean. Once viewed as a haven for the hippies, Kits is now more known as a trendy sought after neighbourhood where people go to see and be seen.

Kits has a very laidback feel and is best known for its cafes and quaint shops, beach life and health focused community. Whether you are looking for the best beach or park to take your furry friend or the studio offering the trendiest yoga class Kits may just be

In the 1960s, West Fourth became the Rainbow Road, a landmark stop on the hippie highway. Many flocked to the Kitsilano with hopes and dreams of a freer life and were part of the hippie revolution. Today, you can still feel that historic era in this now trendy neighbourhood however the tie die has been replaced with organic cotton for the yoga pants and the psychedelic beverage is now the latest fair trade freshly roasted java. The large heritage houses once used as crash pads for transient hippies are now trendy apartments and condos occupied by young urban professionals, young families and those who seek that laidback welcoming energy Kits has always offers. So you don’t live in Kits? Chances are you visit Kits… Some of your friends live here, your favourite spin class is every Tuesday evening in Kits or your beach volleyball team plays on one of the sandy courts along the many beaches. You visit kits to get your weekly produce , meet your friends for Sushi after your warm yin yoga class or grab a cold one on a patio. West 4th is the place you go to to find that unique gift or one of a kind outfit or to enjoy some of the best food in the city. If Kits ins’t your bubble it may as well be….a bridge or seabus away from downtown or a quick ride up to UBC you can enjoy this vibrant community easily from anywhere in the city.

Location

Kitsilano is located in the west side of Vancouver, BC and bordered by Kits Beach, Fairview and Point Grey.

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