What is the best beach in Estonia

The TOP 10 beaches in Estonia

There are 3,700 kilometers of beaches in Estonia - along the winding Baltic coast of the mainland, on the shores of the islands and around the large Estonian lakes. Enjoy the fresh northern waters, sun, sand and life in Estonia's most popular seaside resorts. There are also toilets and an ambulance service in the very small ones.

Võsu beach

Lääne-Viru maakond, Võsu alevik

In Võsu (Eng. Wösso) in the Lahemaa National Park is one of the most popular sandy beaches for local people looking for relaxation. On the beach there is a rescue service, changing rooms, shower and toilet. Active vacationers can play various ball games or work out in the outdoor weight room, and children can swing and play in the playground nearby. A pump track for skates and BMX bikes awaits older children and adolescents soon. During the summer season, refreshments and snacks can be bought on the beach. The closest restaurants and shops are located in the settlement a few hundred meters from the beach. Good to know: there is WiFi on the beach.

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Mändjala beach

Saare maakond, Mändjala küla

Mändjala Beach is the southernmost beach in Estonia. When the sun is too hot on the beach sand or you get thirsty, the beach bar, beach chairs and hammocks between the pine trees are waiting for you. After extensive cleaning work and developments, Mändjala beach became an official bathing beach in Saaremaa in 2014.

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Kuressaare beach

Saare maakond, Kuressaare

Kuressaare bathing beach is one of the sandy beaches in Estonia with warmer sea water. Because of the low water and the quickly warming bay, it is very suitable for families with children. There are outside toilets and changing rooms on the beach. A playground with attractions for children has been built, there you can climb, swing and run around in the sand, but parents can watch everything comfortably. The official bathing season runs from June 1st to August 31st, the coast guard works daily from 11 am to 8 pm. Also note the colors of the flags: green - bathing is safe and the water temperature is over 18ºC, yellow - dangerous for children and the elderly, red - dangerous for everyone, water temperature below 16ºC.

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Beach on Lake Verevi

One of the most famous objects in the city of Elva is the Verevi lake. The warm water in the lake attracts vacationers from near and far. On the beach there is a diving platform, places for beach volleyball and a separate swimming area for children. In summer you can rent boats here and the kiosk "Roheline Konn" (Eng. "Green Frog") offers refreshments. In summer, the lifeguard ensures the safety of bathers. In winter you can go down the slope by the lake by sledge. If the ice conditions are good, there is an ice rink on the lake.

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Pirita Beach

Harju maakond, Pirita linnaosa

The largest bathing beach in Tallinn is located in the Pirita district and is a popular local recreation area for city residents. From the city center you can take buses to the beach. On the beach there are changing rooms, storage cabinets, playgrounds for children and ball playgrounds. In the summer season, a beach bar, the bar in the bowling club and stalls are open and there are other snack options right on the beach. You can also borrow beach chairs here. Good to know: During the bathing season, the lifeguard station is manned on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Pühajärve Beach

Valga maakond, Otepää linn

In the summer season from June to August the beautiful beach of Pühajärve with clean beach sand, pier, beach volleyball courts, playgrounds and arbors awaits you. There are sports trails and information boards in the Pühajärve park. The beautiful park invites young and old visitors to enjoy the summer. A special pier and a dressing room have been built for wheelchair users. On the beach of Pühajärve a lifeguard, two restaurants, a stand-up paddle rental called Otisurf and a boat rental are active in the summer season, where rowing boats and pedal boats are rented. Come and enjoy the sun and water joys!

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Paralepa beach

Lääne maakond, Haapsalu linn

Paralepa Beach has always been one of the sandy beaches with the warmest sea water in Estonia. In the immediate vicinity of the beach, you can use the shower and toilet at the Paralepa campsite or at the Hotel Thalasso Spa Fra Mare for a fee. Mobile toilets and changing rooms have been set up on the beach, there is a children's playground, a volleyball court, boat rental and you can buy snacks, ice cream and soft drinks. Good to know: The official beach season lasts from June 1st. - 31.08. and there is a lifeguard on duty every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Also note the colors of the flags: green - bathing is safe and the water temperature is over 18ºC, yellow - dangerous for children and seniors, red - dangerous for everyone, the water temperature is below 16ºC.

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Beach on Lake Tamula

The beach is located in the town of Võru on the bank of Lake Tamula. The beach is well-kept and equipped with changing rooms and attractions for various activities. You can play football and volleyball, stroll along the promenade, lie in the sun on the lawn or on the sandy beach, build sandcastles with children or climb the net. A small summer café is open on the beach and there is a rescue service. The guests of the Hotel Tamula can step onto the sandy beach directly from the hotel room or dive into the lake.

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Parnu beach

A 15-minute walk from the center is the famous sandy beach of Pärnu, which is like a town within a town in summer. Tens of thousands of sun lovers and swimmers visit the beach every day. Thanks to the shallow water and the quickly warming bay, Pärnu beach is very suitable for families with children. The parks on the beach offer protection from the north wind. There are numerous attractions for children on Pärnu Beach: swings, surf rental, mini golf, lots of ice cream and other refreshments. The favorite place for romantics in every season is the Pärnu beach promenade.

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Narva-Jõesuu beach

Ida-Viru maakond, Narva-Jõesuu

Narva-Jõesuu is famous for its unique natural environment. Narva-Jõesuu beach, with its fine sand and a peculiar pine forest, is the longest in Estonia. It runs along the southern bank of the Gulf of Finland over a length of 7.5 km. On the beach there is rescue service, a beach volleyball court, attractions for children, changing rooms and an outdoor shower. Good to know: - The easiest way to get to the public beach is to walk along the path in front of the Narva-Jõesuu SPA. - In Narva-Jõesuu parking is for a fee and parking tickets can be bought at ticket inspectors, in shops, bars and hotels.

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