Best beaches in Utrecht

Check out the top beaches in Utrecht, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Haarrijnseplas

1. Haarrijnseplas

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4 local reviews
Haarrijnseplas
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Daphne
The beach in the centre of the Netherlands. You can also hike, cycle ad run here
Rachel
Great place for water sports and swimming just outside the city. Includes great, safe beaches for young childr…
Erna
A small local beach, just 10-15 mins by bike. Great for sunbathing, swimming and kids playing. And drinks at K…
1. Haarrijnseplas

1. Haarrijnseplas

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4 local reviews
Haarrijnseplas
Daphne
Daphne
The beach in the centre of the Netherlands. You can also hike, cycle ad run here
Rachel
Rachel
Great place for water sports and swimming just outside the city. Includes great, safe beaches for young children to play. The area is also n…
Erna
Erna
A small local beach, just 10-15 mins by bike. Great for sunbathing, swimming and kids playing. And drinks at Key West Beach club of course!
2. Maarsseveensche Plassen

2. Maarsseveensche Plassen

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10 local reviews
Maarsseveensche Plassen, Maarssenbroek
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Hanna
Just a short ride from our home, the beautiful Maarsseveense Plassen offer everything you might seek for a cou…
Sarlota
The nicest beach in the entire region. Has a paid area with many extra facilities (childrens playing area, sna…
Rachel
Do you want to enjoy summer swims and water sports, just outside the city? Or do you like to make long walks i…
2. Maarsseveensche Plassen

2. Maarsseveensche Plassen

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10 local reviews
Maarsseveensche Plassen, Maarssenbroek
Hanna
Hanna
Just a short ride from our home, the beautiful Maarsseveense Plassen offer everything you might seek for a couple of days, while you want to…
Sarlota
Sarlota
The nicest beach in the entire region. Has a paid area with many extra facilities (childrens playing area, snacks, drinks, rental), but also…
Rachel
Rachel
Do you want to enjoy summer swims and water sports, just outside the city? Or do you like to make long walks in the snow in the forest durin…
3. Henschotermeer

3. Henschotermeer

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7 local reviews
Henschotermeer
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Isabella
If you have a car go here with nice weather. Beautiful forest with great beach
marjan
On a hot summer day, you can swim here and enjoy a big beach in the middle of the woods.
Marjan
On a hot summer day, you can swim here and enjoy a big beach in the middle of the woods.
3. Henschotermeer

3. Henschotermeer

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7 local reviews
Henschotermeer
Isabella
Isabella
If you have a car go here with nice weather. Beautiful forest with great beach
marjan
marjan
On a hot summer day, you can swim here and enjoy a big beach in the middle of the woods.
Marjan
Marjan
On a hot summer day, you can swim here and enjoy a big beach in the middle of the woods.
4. soia (Strand Oog in Al)

4. soia (Strand Oog in Al)

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16 local reviews
199 Kanaalweg, Utrecht
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06 48244979
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Patrick
A beach inside the city! You can have lunch or dinner here, chill out during the day with your feet in the san…
Elsbeth
City beach with a nice cafe/restaurant. Stadstrand met een leuk cafe/restaurant.
Marlein
This is a very nice spot in Summer! It's a city beach surrounded by the Merwede Kanaal and the Amsterdam Rijnk…
4. soia (Strand Oog in Al)

4. soia (Strand Oog in Al)

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16 local reviews
199 Kanaalweg, Utrecht
Closed now
06 48244979
Patrick
Patrick
A beach inside the city! You can have lunch or dinner here, chill out during the day with your feet in the sand or have a drink in the cosy …
Elsbeth
Elsbeth
City beach with a nice cafe/restaurant. Stadstrand met een leuk cafe/restaurant.
Marlein
Marlein
This is a very nice spot in Summer! It's a city beach surrounded by the Merwede Kanaal and the Amsterdam Rijnkanaal. Very easy place to hang…
5. De Voorveldse Polder

5. De Voorveldse Polder

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5 local reviews
De Voorveldse Polder, Utrecht
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Anna
Park and little beach for small kids. Nice to hangout in the evening.
Christine
Nice place, with a small water and beach for children
Christine
Nice place, with a small water and beach for children
5. De Voorveldse Polder

5. De Voorveldse Polder

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5 local reviews
De Voorveldse Polder, Utrecht
Anna
Anna
Park and little beach for small kids. Nice to hangout in the evening.
Christine
Christine
Nice place, with a small water and beach for children
Christine
Christine
Nice place, with a small water and beach for children
6. Key West

6. Key West

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4 local reviews
222 Strandboulevard, Utrecht
Closed now
030 276 5557
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Mariët
Lounge restaurant on sandy beach of the Haarrijnseplas. A new hot spot. Delectable dishes such as lime cream p…
Elsbeth
City beach with a restaurant. / Stadstrand met een restaurant
Sid
Beach house for lunch, dinner and drinks.
6. Key West

6. Key West

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4 local reviews
222 Strandboulevard, Utrecht
Closed now
030 276 5557
Mariët
Mariët
Lounge restaurant on sandy beach of the Haarrijnseplas. A new hot spot. Delectable dishes such as lime cream pie.
Elsbeth
Elsbeth
City beach with a restaurant. / Stadstrand met een restaurant
Sid
Sid
Beach house for lunch, dinner and drinks.
7. Strandpaviljoen De Dikke Muis

7. Strandpaviljoen De Dikke Muis

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4 local reviews
11 Boegspriet, Loosdrecht
Closed now
035 577 9539
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Robin
Beach atmosphere at super terrace in Loosdrecht public harbor. Mainly for drinks. Only 5 minutes walk to the l…
Arno & Dieke
Meaning ‘Fat Mouse’, type of beach pavilion, beautiful spot at the waterfront, easy going.
Arno & Dieke
Meaning ‘Fat Mouse’, type of beach pavilion, beautiful spot at the waterfront, easy going.
7. Strandpaviljoen De Dikke Muis

7. Strandpaviljoen De Dikke Muis

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4 local reviews
11 Boegspriet, Loosdrecht
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035 577 9539
Robin
Robin
Beach atmosphere at super terrace in Loosdrecht public harbor. Mainly for drinks. Only 5 minutes walk to the left, turn right at the white b…
Arno & Dieke
Arno & Dieke
Meaning ‘Fat Mouse’, type of beach pavilion, beautiful spot at the waterfront, easy going.
Arno & Dieke
Arno & Dieke
Meaning ‘Fat Mouse’, type of beach pavilion, beautiful spot at the waterfront, easy going.