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Biggest beach in Helsinki

The most popular beach in town is located by the large cemetary in a bay of fine sand. A new... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Heli P
Helsinki, Finland
Beach time

Lovely place. Recomend for a nice time. With a very nice bistro and sports voleyball available... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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“cemetery” (4 reviews)
“lockers” (2 reviews)
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The most popular beach in town is located by the large cemetary in a bay of fine sand. A new building houses lockers, toilets, showers and a bistro with a terrace, beach volley grounds are next to it. The old pavillion is being renovated and...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely place. Recomend for a nice time. With a very nice bistro and sports voleyball available. Music can be heard on speakers and safety on place

Thank qpassa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We came here for sunset and truly it was the spot for it! If you are not bothered by some teenagers and lively people, enjoy it!

Thank Martti H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Even when you are on vacation, you deserve a quiet day - or just a few hours - to recuperate from "Gottaseethis" syndrome. If you're in Helsinki on a sunny summer day, like I found myself on June 28, and just want to chill -...More

1  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know why the Hietaranta beach is so much overhyped. We went there on a sunny, hot day in July and it was just overcrowded with people. The location is perfect, very close to the city centre and easy to access with public transportation,...More

1  Thank Manoj B
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The Hietsu best beach near the city centrum. When we are lucky and get the sun shine this is the very famous beach for younger generation.

Thank Eero N
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Went on a nice sunny day, but as it had not been a hot summer the water was still a bit cold, but a great beach just to relax and read a book while soaking in some vitamin D. There is a nice atmosphere on...More

Thank ChRoux
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Spent a few hours here while out sightseeing. Very relaxing stop despite the crowds (on the beach, few in the water). It was nice that there are lockers and showers available (bring a few coins), so it was easy to change in and out of...More

Thank Sbrmatt
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Hietaranta (or Hietaniemi) is popular and famous beach that is also comfortable during autumn time. We visited there during the last weekend and it was perfect for our outdoor activities. Beach area is very large and a lot of people are visiting there. Location is...More

Thank OPP_lahti
Reviewed 9 August 2015

One of the largest of Helsinki's beaches with a pleasant beach cafe and bar, changing rooms and toilets. It's possible to walk along the beach as far as the Sibelius Monument, a very nice walk.

Thank Lydia66
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