Honestly speaking, people tend to choose the more popular destinations for their vacations. It is no exception when the vacation of choice is a beach trip. Destinations like the Bahamas, Florida, Cyprus, Greece, France and Spain occupy the topmost and are always the most sought after. But this blog will talk about Helsinki as a beach town. Yes, it might be little hard to believe. The beaches in Helsinki are the local favorite for residents of the area who frequent the beaches of the area during summer months.
Before you plan a Helsinki beach trip, do not expect the typical tropical oasis, but rather take in the unique charm of Helsinki beaches.
A small, but very beautiful beach, there is no better place to find beach recreational facilities in Helsinki. It has a basketball area, children’s playground, a beach-volleyball area and a weightlifting area. Don’t want to do immerse in beach activities? Just sit back, relax and enjoy the view.
You are not going to see soft sandy areas because of the eighteenth century fortress that spread all over the six small islands. The beaches of these islands are mostly dotted with a mixture of rocks and sand. For all budding photographers, there could not be a better location than this. The sight of open waters and many water festivals, such as regatta keep visitors fully occupied.
Golden sandy beach, sun and great outdoors, Hietaniemi Beach is able to leave a mark on the mind of its visitors. Apart from offering a plethora of beach activities, like swimming, sunbathing and sand volleyball playing, the beach has other attractions under its belt. Walk for a few steps to discover Hietaniemi Cemetery. It is where country’s most popular figures are buried.
If you are ready to bare it all, Seurasaari Beach is the perfect place. A unique beach in Finland, Seurasaari Beach attracts naturists. If nudism is not your cup of tea, you can indulge in bird watching, biking and sunbathing.