Urban Beaches to Visit While you Tour Amsterdam

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There is no better place to go than the urban beaches while the summer starts hitting when you tour Amsterdam. Amsterdam offers various choices of destinations from chilled-out beach clubs to post-industrial hotspots for visitors to feel the sand without leaving the city. Here are a few choices of urban beaches for you to enjoy your summer in Amsterdam.


Pllek is a waterfront bar that boasts its urban beach and is a short ferry hop. This is a place where the locals and the visitors come to during the summer for enjoying great food. This place has a vibrant atmosphere during both day and night and also DJs. This is the best place in Amsterdam to kick back on a bean bag with a beer in your hands, and also to take in the views of the city across the water.


This is a chic inland beach complex surrounded by a lake; it is located in the south of the city center of Amsterdam. This place has a sand party beach that has got many spots for sunbathing which is connected by several boardwalks. It also has a big beer deck with a ping pong table and stylish restaurants.

Het Stenen Hoofd

This warm locale offers a little oasis of sand and greenery between Amsterdam’s Central station and Westerbork. Het Stenen Hoofd, despite seeming to be an urban beach covered in grass and sand, serves as a host to many cultural events of the place.

The Dok beach offers its visitors with food, live music, drinks, and an unconventional atmosphere with colorful décor. The place offers a varied selection of festivals, family events and parties even while it is seen as a perfect destination for a beach day for solo travelers.

Sloterplas Swimming Beach

This is a family-friendly urban beach which posses a wide-open space with picnic tables and nifty beach shops where renting of beach chairs, volleyball gear, mobile showers, and other handy types of equipment are encouraged; it is also one among the best summer hotspots in Amsterdam. The place has the Grand Cafe Sloterplas and food truck (which is recently added) located around the corner. This beach is a great choice for a family day out during summer in Amsterdam.

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