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Burnaby dating: finding your match in your Vancouver

If you want long-term love and you're ready to get serious about the search for a fantastic partner, EliteSingles can help - with our membership base of educated single men and women, and with our focus on making highly compatible matches, we're the premium dating site of choice for singles seeking lasting love in Vancouver and Burnaby. Dating with us means joining one of Canada's best dating sites for commitment-minded singles: sign up today to get started!
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Meeting Burnaby singles

On paper, dating in Burnaby sounds like a breeze. After all, with the university, the parklands and easy access to Vancouver, this is a city that attracts amazing people to its boundaries - a whopping 44% of whom are single.1 Yet, although Burnaby dating may sound easy, the reality is not quite so simple. In fact, for many singles in Burnaby the busy cycle of work, family, and friendship commitments can leave little time to seek out a dating partner, let alone find someone who wants the same things from love. Happily through, there is a way to find love on your schedule - you just need the right tools for the job.

Why Canadian singles look online to find love

For many busy Canadian singles, the ideal tool is online dating. Indeed, many thousands of singles across Canada have turned to online dating in the past few years, motivated by the desire to find love in a way that suits their lifestyles. It's clear why dating sites have made such an impact - the right premium dating site can connect you directly to singles near you, while also helping to weed out those who don't fit with your ideal relationship requirements. It's a efficient way to transform your search for love from a game of chance into a targeted, intelligent approach.

Burnaby dating opportunities with EliteSingles

EliteSingles is just such a site, a premium dating service where our aim is to help singles looking for long-term love to connect on a meaningful level. When you join our site, the first step is to take our in-depth, thoughtful personality test, the results of which help us to get to know you, what you're looking for in a partner and what you desire from a relationship. We then use this information to suggest 3-7 potential matches every day, matches that we feel will be interesting, vibrant and deeply compatible with your dating needs.

A large part of our success in finding interesting matches is due to the wonderful members we have in Canada - over 91% of our Canadian members have a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree and, with an average age of 30-55, many of them are also in the prime of their careers. Not only that, the singles who use our site are looking for lasting love. This means that, if you're searching for a compatible, educated, ambitious partner in Canada, Vancouver, or Burnaby, dating with EliteSingles can help you find the ideal match.

Are you ready to become part of a community of singles seeking love in Burnaby? Try us today. Just click here to register.

Burnaby dating ideas

We can help you meet that amazing single man or wonderful single woman who gives you butterflies - and then the best part of Burnaby dating can begin: the dates themselves! There are a ton of great date ideas in Burnaby, from elegant restaurants to fun days out. Here are some of our favourites:

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Ace your first dates in Burnaby

Burnaby is a city full of great date ideas. For a first date, opt for somewhere cozy and low-key where you can get to know your online match in person. Going for coffee is a great option here, especially if you pick somewhere like Cafe Divano. With an inviting ambience, tasty food (the chocolate brownie!) and some of B.C.'s best coffee, Cafe Divano is the perfect place to set first date nerves at ease and to let you both relax into each other's company.

If a second date is on the cards, dinner is the classic option. Burnaby has lots of lovely restaurants that can help you dial up the romance but one of the best has to be the divine Pear Tree Restaurant. Their beautiful food, served with creativity and flair is the sort of thing that will keep you talking long after your plates are cleared, while the comfortably elegant setting is the ideal background for a dreamy Burnaby date.

 

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Experience Burnaby's beauty

If you and your date appreciate B.C.'s natural beauty, then make a beeline for Burnaby Mountain. As well as offering spectacular views out over Metro Vancouver, the Mountain is home to some truly stunning gardens and artworks. In summer, visit the Centennial Rose Garden: the beautiful blooms set the scene for heady romance. Art lovers should head for the Kamui Mintara/ Playground of the Gods - this set of sculptures truly comes alive at sunset. 

Another lovely option is Deer Lake Park. The park's winding trails and blue lake are the ideal places to reconnect with nature without leaving the city, while the activities around the park give you lots of options for a fun date. Music lovers should check the schedule for the Festival Lawn, those looking for a little culture should try the Burnaby Art Gallery, and foodies will find heaven at Hart House Restaurant.

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Explore Greater Vancouver

If you're dating in Burnaby, you're ideally placed for exploring Greater Vancouver. Adventure lovers should try heading up past North Vancouver to Grouse Mountain for an exhilarating day of skiing (or summer hiking), while the Capilano Suspension Bridge is an amazing place to enjoy some thrilling tree top and river views. Beautiful at any time of year, the bridge and canyon are especially charming on winter nights when they're ablaze with festive lights.

If you don't feel like the drive, then try exploring Vancouver with the help of our SkyTrain date map. We've picked a great date idea with walking distance of every SkyTrain stop: stay in Burnaby and head to Royal Oak for tea at Camellia, go south to Scott Road and try Surrey dating ideas (like a beer at Central City Brewers), or ride into Vancouver, to Stadium-Chinatown for Revel Room cocktails and great live music.