Best beaches in Berlin

Check out the top beaches in Berlin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Badeschiff
1. Badeschiff
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44 local reviews
4 Eichenstr., Berlin
Open now
178950 ext. 0163
Establishment
Mikael
Why swim in the river when you can swim in a pool... that's inside the river! This crazy place has a full size…
Anke
Europe’s most extraordinary swimming pool, floating on the river Spree, open air bar and beach-like sunbathing…
Florian
Europe’s most extraordinary swimming pool, floating on the river Spree, open air bar and beach-like sunbathing…
1. Badeschiff
1. Badeschiff
host-0host-1host-2
44 local reviews
4 Eichenstr., Berlin
Open now
178950 ext. 0163
Mikael
Mikael
Why swim in the river when you can swim in a pool... that's inside the river! This crazy place has a full size swimming pool submerged into …
Anke
Anke
Europe’s most extraordinary swimming pool, floating on the river Spree, open air bar and beach-like sunbathing area and offers massages, spo…
Florian
Florian
Europe’s most extraordinary swimming pool, floating on the river Spree, open air bar and beach-like sunbathing area and offers massages, spo…
2. Strandbar Mitte
2. Strandbar Mitte
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9 local reviews
3 Monbijoustr., Berlin
030/2838558 ext. 8
LodgingEstablishment
Robb
Go for the goat cheese salad, dine in the strandkorb (beach bench.)
Martin
Relaxing beach bar oposite of Museum Island - very nice, extremely good pizza and wonderful atmosphere with Ta…
Tim
Very nice atmosphere during sunny days when people come and dance out on Tango or any other Ballroom dance. In…
2. Strandbar Mitte
2. Strandbar Mitte
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9 local reviews
3 Monbijoustr., Berlin
030/2838558 ext. 8
Robb
Robb
Go for the goat cheese salad, dine in the strandkorb (beach bench.)
Martin
Martin
Relaxing beach bar oposite of Museum Island - very nice, extremely good pizza and wonderful atmosphere with Tango music
Tim
Tim
Very nice atmosphere during sunny days when people come and dance out on Tango or any other Ballroom dance. In front of the museums island a…
3. Volkspark Friedrichshain
3. Volkspark Friedrichshain
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89 local reviews
ParkParkEstablishment
David
The park is devided into two sections: One is the less touristy and local side. The other the more dirty, cr…
Singer Hostel Berlin
Jogging, Relaxing, Playground, Open Air Cinema, Cafe / Restaurant Beach Volleyball Playgrounds
Imke
Love this park for a walk, or to jogg, play beachvolleyball or to sit in beer garden or see a film in the open…
3. Volkspark Friedrichshain
3. Volkspark Friedrichshain
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89 local reviews
David
David
The park is devided into two sections: One is the less touristy and local side. The other the more dirty, crowded and touristy park. You …
Singer Hostel Berlin
Singer Hostel Berlin
Jogging, Relaxing, Playground, Open Air Cinema, Cafe / Restaurant Beach Volleyball Playgrounds
Imke
Imke
Love this park for a walk, or to jogg, play beachvolleyball or to sit in beer garden or see a film in the open air cinema.
4. Ankerklause Gaststätte
4. Ankerklause Gaststätte
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19 local reviews
104 Kottbusser Damm, Berlin
Open now
030/6935649
Establishment
Christina
Great place eto play some music from the jukebox, and if you are lucky you can catch the huge beach chair on t…
Anke
Great place eto play some music from the jukebox, and if you are lucky you can catch the huge beach chair on t…
Jan
Nice place to sit in- or outside, have a coffee or later a drink. Used to be the favourite bar of Tarantino in…
4. Ankerklause Gaststätte
4. Ankerklause Gaststätte
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19 local reviews
104 Kottbusser Damm, Berlin
Open now
030/6935649
Christina
Christina
Great place eto play some music from the jukebox, and if you are lucky you can catch the huge beach chair on the balcony, overlooking the ch…
Anke
Anke
Great place eto play some music from the jukebox, and if you are lucky you can catch the huge beach chair on the balcony, overlooking the ch…
Jan
Jan
Nice place to sit in- or outside, have a coffee or later a drink. Used to be the favourite bar of Tarantino in Berlin during his work on "in…
5. Schlachtensee
5. Schlachtensee
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15 local reviews
Schlachtensee, Berlin
Natural feature
Allanah
Berlin is sadly not beach-adjacent, so in summer everyone goes to the lakes! When it’s too hot to be a tourist…
Alexander
Nice accessible beach for a picnic and to swims...
Sarah
Great place to have a day out. Numerous people go here for a free swim. Nice sandy mini-beaches.
5. Schlachtensee
5. Schlachtensee
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15 local reviews
Schlachtensee, Berlin
Allanah
Allanah
Berlin is sadly not beach-adjacent, so in summer everyone goes to the lakes! When it’s too hot to be a tourist, follow the locals and head t…
Alexander
Alexander
Nice accessible beach for a picnic and to swims...
Sarah
Sarah
Great place to have a day out. Numerous people go here for a free swim. Nice sandy mini-beaches.
6. YAAM
6. YAAM
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16 local reviews
35 Stralauer Platz, Berlin
Open now
030/6151354
BarEstablishment
Gaëlle
YAAM is one of the biggest beach bars just off from the East Side Gallery, and is renowned for its beach games…
Shan
So yes, It's a normally a club, but I often go there like, in the afternoon, even with kids, because they have…
Marian
Beachclub on the riverbank with basketball and volleyball courts, a bar plus live concerts and DJ music. (main…
6. YAAM
6. YAAM
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16 local reviews
35 Stralauer Platz, Berlin
Open now
030/6151354
Gaëlle
Gaëlle
YAAM is one of the biggest beach bars just off from the East Side Gallery, and is renowned for its beach games and relaxing atmosphere, with…
Shan
Shan
So yes, It's a normally a club, but I often go there like, in the afternoon, even with kids, because they have an outside beach area open al…
Marian
Marian
Beachclub on the riverbank with basketball and volleyball courts, a bar plus live concerts and DJ music. (mainly reggae)
7. Freibad Plötzensee
7. Freibad Plötzensee
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3 local reviews
26 Nordufer, Berlin
Open now
030/45020533
Establishment
Kim
The beach at Plötzensee is an is a natural see with a sandy beach. In summer you can spend a beautiful day her…
Daniel
Sandy beach with a bar. Can get crowded on hot days
Sam
Beautiful and often empty swimming lake best May-September. Pay for the Freibad (City Swimming Beach - €2.50) …
7. Freibad Plötzensee
7. Freibad Plötzensee
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3 local reviews
26 Nordufer, Berlin
Open now
030/45020533
Kim
Kim
The beach at Plötzensee is an is a natural see with a sandy beach. In summer you can spend a beautiful day here, buy an ice cream or some fa…
Daniel
Daniel
Sandy beach with a bar. Can get crowded on hot days
Sam
Sam
Beautiful and often empty swimming lake best May-September. Pay for the Freibad (City Swimming Beach - €2.50) or jump the fence on the north…
8. Plötzensee Prison
8. Plötzensee Prison
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18 local reviews
Plötzensee Prison, Berlin
Natural feature
Ricardo
Beach, beachbars, sun, bbq, park, fun
Laura
Friendly beach and beautiful natural settings near by. Perfect for a swimm or drink by the lake on a hot summe…
Nora
In every season it's a lovely place to take a walk, but during summer you can even go swimming! It features a …
8. Plötzensee Prison
8. Plötzensee Prison
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18 local reviews
Plötzensee Prison, Berlin
Ricardo
Ricardo
Beach, beachbars, sun, bbq, park, fun
Laura
Laura
Friendly beach and beautiful natural settings near by. Perfect for a swimm or drink by the lake on a hot summer day.
Nora
Nora
In every season it's a lovely place to take a walk, but during summer you can even go swimming! It features a sandy beach and is located jus…
9. Gleisdreieck Park
9. Gleisdreieck Park
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25 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Christopher
Interesting urban park with a very different planned feel to it from other Berlin parks, several cafes and a m…
Jacqueline
Interesting new Park in a former place between east and west Berlin. Lots of Lawn and Beachvolleyball fields.
Matthias & Michele
The second big park around the corner. On the area of the former railtracks of a former Berlin train stations.
9. Gleisdreieck Park
9. Gleisdreieck Park
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25 local reviews
Christopher
Christopher
Interesting urban park with a very different planned feel to it from other Berlin parks, several cafes and a massive craft beer bar with out…
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Interesting new Park in a former place between east and west Berlin. Lots of Lawn and Beachvolleyball fields.
Matthias & Michele
Matthias & Michele
The second big park around the corner. On the area of the former railtracks of a former Berlin train stations.
10. Deck5
10. Deck5
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10 local reviews
80 Schönhauser Allee, Berlin
Open now
030/41728905
BarRestaurantFood
Emily
Amazing rooftop beach bar. Just go into the mall, find the elevator and go to the top.
Frank
Beach Bar/Lounge on the roof top of the shopping mall
Marcus
Rooftop beach bar on top of Schoenhauser Allee Arcaden (entry around the back)
10. Deck5
10. Deck5
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10 local reviews
80 Schönhauser Allee, Berlin
Open now
030/41728905
Emily
Emily
Amazing rooftop beach bar. Just go into the mall, find the elevator and go to the top.
Frank
Frank
Beach Bar/Lounge on the roof top of the shopping mall
Marcus
Marcus
Rooftop beach bar on top of Schoenhauser Allee Arcaden (entry around the back)
11. Beachmitte
11. Beachmitte
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4 local reviews
Beachmitte, Berlin
Open now
0177 2806861
Establishment
Alexander
Beach volleyball fields in the very heart of Berlin!
Michelle
Beach volleyball, beach bar and beach playground
Sunny
The name might be misleading as it is not an actual beach but filled with sand and volleyball nets. It's a kid…
11. Beachmitte
11. Beachmitte
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4 local reviews
Beachmitte, Berlin
Open now
0177 2806861
Alexander
Alexander
Beach volleyball fields in the very heart of Berlin!
Michelle
Michelle
Beach volleyball, beach bar and beach playground
Sunny
Sunny
The name might be misleading as it is not an actual beach but filled with sand and volleyball nets. It's a kids friendly place and adults te…
12. Strandbad Wannsee
12. Strandbad Wannsee
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5 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Alexander
Super famous: the Wannsee beach is a place every Berliner knows. Europe's biggest outdoor swimming paradise: a…
Stefan
A beach at Wannsee. Costs entry free and can be a bit crowded.
Christina
The classic place to go swimming in the lake. The public beach exists since the 19th century, songs are writte…
12. Strandbad Wannsee
12. Strandbad Wannsee
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5 local reviews
Alexander
Alexander
Super famous: the Wannsee beach is a place every Berliner knows. Europe's biggest outdoor swimming paradise: a sandy beach next to a beautif…
Stefan
Stefan
A beach at Wannsee. Costs entry free and can be a bit crowded.
Christina
Christina
The classic place to go swimming in the lake. The public beach exists since the 19th century, songs are written about it